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General News
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plan could help health practitioners in loan defaults »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Health-care practitioners who default on federal or state guar...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A total nears 3,400 cases »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Just days before the end of 2019, Florida had recei...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
By the Numbers: Hepatitis A Outbreak »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   The number of  hepatitis A  cases in Flor...
Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases continue climbing »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of hepatitis A cases in Florida continues t...
Friday, August 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Board signs off on 'anesthesiologist' title »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- John McDonough, an advanced practice re...

Legislative News
Tuesday, January 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House speaker says health care remains 'focus' »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- House Speaker Jose Oliva said Tuesday that health c...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New opioid law causes confusion for doctors »
CORAL GABLES --- Florida lawmakers passed far-reaching health care legislation this year, from trying to import drugs from...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump administration advances drug-importation plan »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In a move that could help Gov. Ron...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Economists grapple with Medicaid expansion »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- State economists are struggling to come up with...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Full Committee markup of Surprise Billing Legislation »
Please see this important update from the American Medical Association regarding  H.R. 360,  the No Surprises...

DCMS & Member News
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Remembering Joseph Tepas, MD, longtime DCMS member »
Joseph Tepas, MD - February 26, 1946 -  December 20, 2019   Dr. Joseph Tepas, a lifetime membe...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's a Wrap! The 2019 DCMS Annual Meeting and Future of Healthcare Conference »
The 2019 DCMS Annual Meeting and Future of Healthcare Conference is officially over. Thank you to the hundreds of doctors,...
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Duval Delegation shines at FMA House of Delegates »
By Ruple Galani, MD Duval County Medical Society President Duval Delegation Chair   Tonight, at TIAA...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS members volunteer with FAME Medical in Tanzania: Part 2 »
Please enjoy the below update from DCMS members Dr. Todd Sack and Barbara Sharp following their service trip with FAME Me...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the 2019/2020 Northeast Florida Healthcare Guide & DCMS Directory »
The Duval County Medical Society and Heritage Publishing are delighted to announce the 2019/2020 Jacksonville & Northe...

Member Editorials
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS President Dr. Galani Needs Your Help! »
  Dear Colleagues, Here’s a quick question for you. Do you own an HDTV made by Gateway Computers? Here’s an...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
April in Tallahassee: An Update on the Legislative Session »
By Mark Dobbertien, MD, FACS DCMS Treasurer & FMA Surgical Specialty Board Representative...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House moves to expand scope of practice »
By Mark Dobbertien, MD, FACS DCMS Treasurer & FMA Surgical Specialty Board Representative  ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action Needed: CMS Proposed Rule »
  Dear Colleague, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed changes to the E/M serv...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Addressing gun violence at the Future of Healthcare Conference »
A Message from Dr. Sunil Joshi, DCMS Foundation President: Nearly one week after the tragedy in Parkland, many of u...

Members & the Media
Saturday, December 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physicians suggest sensible reforms to Obamacare »
Three leaders within the Duval County Medical Society are weighing in on the Affordable Care Act and potential reforms....
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to combat allergies to Christmas trees- real AND artificial »
Did you know both real AND fake Christmas trees can trigger allergies? In today's article for The Florida Times-Union...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Think you're allergic to penicillin? Think again. »
Many people are told they are allergic to penicillin, which may not necessarily be the case. In this week's DCMS column...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How much sleep does your child need? »
If your children are like the majority of kids these days, they are not getting enough  sleep . They are staying...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exercise and vein health: What you should know »
If you are one of the approximately 40 million people suffering from varicose veins or  chronic venous insufficiency...

Hospital & Medical Organization News
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial offers surgical sleep apnea treatment option »
JACKSONVILLE, FL  – Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville is now offering a breakthrough in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial welcomes new CFO, Kevin McKeown »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 26, 2019) – Memorial Hospital Jacksonville is pleased to announce that Kevin McKeown will be retu...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Angel Kids Pediatrics recognized as TCPI Exemplary Practice »
Jacksonville, FL, August 22, 2019 -  Angel Kids Pediatrics has been recognized and honored by CMS (Centers for Medi...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABIM responds to calls for change in MOC »
On Tuesday, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced its intent to create a longitudinal assessment option...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial earns Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award »
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 12, 2019) – Memorial Hospital is proud to share that it has earned Healthgrades Patient Safety Ex...

CEO's Blog
Thursday, January 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continuing the Legacy »
On behalf of the talented and dedicated team of professionals at Cobbe Consulting & Management, I would like to share...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New healthcare laws take effect Monday »
On Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a number of bills passed during this legislative session that will go in...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
They're headed into overtime in Tallahassee »
No, this has nothing to do with the Florida St. Seminoles or even sports for that matter. The Florida Legislature wil...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LifeBridge: Confidential Physician Wellness »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer   Physicians have the highest rate of suicide among all pr...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More free opioid resources from DCMS »
By Bryan Campbell, DCMS Chief Executive Officer   Now that HB21, the new Opioid Prescribing Bill, has been...

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