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COPN reform and why it’s needed

Nov 10, 2016
On Nov. 9, the Richmond Times-Dispatch featured the story of Medarva Healthcare and how it took them two years to finally receive approval from the Virginia Department of Health to receive the Certificate of Public Need (COPN) required to expand its offices to the West Creek Surgery Center in...
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MSV urges you to Get Smart about Antibiotics

Nov 10, 2016
Every year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections. The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) is addressing this issue head-on by working with the Virginia...
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First MSV roadshow event is a success!

Nov 10, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) thanks the many Norfolk physicians who joined us for dinner to network and learn more about effective solutions to help independent practices continue to preserve autonomy and to thrive during challenging times. During the event, we discussed the methods that...
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Your political contributions can count year-round!

Nov 10, 2016
Even though Election Day has passed, you can still make a difference by supporting the Medical Society of Virginia Political Action Committee (MSVPAC). Whether it's election season or not, MSVPAC works year-round to promote physicians and patient perspectives with legislators. When you give to...
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VHQC rebrands as Health Quality Innovators

Nov 10, 2016
VHQC, known to many members as a Quality Improvement Organization, Health IT Regional Extension Center or Practice Transformation Network, has rebranded as Health Quality Innovators (HQI) effective Oct. 17, 2016. According to President and CEO Donald A. Glozer, the new identity better reflects the...
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MSV in action: Nov. 7 to 11

Nov 10, 2016
Get an inside peek into where Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) staff and leadership are every week with MSV in action. This week, we participated in the following: 11/9 – MSV and Privia co-hosted educational event in Norfolk 11/10 – Staff attended the 2016 Virginia Oral Health Summit in Richmond...
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Actions of the 2016 HOD

Nov 3, 2016
We thank you, the 250 participants who attended our 2016 Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) Annual Meeting at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke from Oct. 13 to 16. As we stand here in the midst of incredible change, we thank you for your support of our strengthened efforts to bring...
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BOM adopts regulations allowing charity care to count toward CME

Nov 3, 2016
During the 2016 General Assembly Session, Del. Sam Rasoul sponsored a bill to direct health regulatory boards to develop regulations allowing some volunteer service time to count towards licensees continuing education requirements. The Board of Medicine voted to enact policy that would allow...
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Attend the 2017 Virginia Patient Safety Summit on Feb. 2-3

Nov 3, 2016
In the digital age, we often overlook the human elements of health care. Clinicians find themselves heavily reliant on technology to diagnose and treat patients, and sometimes the important emotional factors that influence a patient’s health can get lost along the way. Similarly, the pace and...
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Register now for the Williamsburg Conference on Heart Disease – Dec. 4-6

Nov 3, 2016
A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System is hosting the Williamsburg Conference on Heart Disease from Dec. 4 to 6 at the Williamsburg Conference Center. The primary focus for this event is on coronary artery disease, its treatment and its prevention. The...
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