Approved by Governor: HB 1913 Career fatigue and wellness in certain health care providers; programs to address, civil immunity

Feb 25, 2021
SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Programs to address career fatigue and wellness in certain health care providers; civil immunity; emergency. Expands civil immunity for health care professionals serving as members of or consultants to entities that function primarily to review, evaluate, or make...
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Centra Medical Group (CMG) First in the Nation to Offer its Physicians and PAs the SafeHaven™ Program

Feb 15, 2021
Centra Medical Group 434|200-3076 stephanie.mcbride@centrahealth.com VITAL WorkLife 877|731-3949 Leonard.Pesheck@VITALWorkLife.com Medical Society of Virginia 804|377-1042 twoody@msv.org Centra Medical Group (CMG) First in the Nation to Offer its Physicians and PAs the SafeHaven™ Program CMG...
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Medical Society of Virginia Foundation Recognizes Six Outstanding Physicians

Jan 27, 2021
Richmond, Va. (Jan. 25, 2021) --The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) Foundation announced the winners of their annual Salute to Service Awards. Six Virginia physicians are being recognized from across the Commonwealth for their outstanding service in six categories: Service to -- the Profession,...
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Letter to the Editor: Independent NPs require more training

Jan 25, 2021
As physicians, we pledge to do no harm to patients. To understand how to do so properly and provide quality care requires training and sacrifice. We watch as our peers go forward into their careers while we bury ourselves in studies and clinical training and incur thousands of dollars of debt to...
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Biden Administration's National Strategy on COVID-19 and Pandemic Preparedness

Jan 22, 2021
This week, President Biden unveiled a significant national strategy for handling COVID-19 and addressing pandemic preparedness generally. The President also took initial steps to immediately implement portions of this strategy, issuing several executive orders and memoranda. Executive Orders signed...
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New program helps Virginia medical workers find mental health support

Dec 16, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. -- Unprecedented levels of burnout in the field of medicine were reported well before the COVID-19 pandemic started in Virginia. The virus has only exacerbated the critical and immediate need to help our frontline workers. In March, Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation...
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Executive Order 60 | Clarification of Certain Immunity from Liability for Healthcare Providers in Response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dec 11, 2020
Through the work of the MSV and many other partners and stakeholders, the Amended Executive Order 60 has been approved. Importance of the Issue The Commonwealth of Virginia continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of confirmed cases, hospitalizations, and persons under...
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Join Pfizer leaders for an update on the Pfizer COVID vaccine

Dec 4, 2020
Please join Pfizer leaders on December 8 at 4 PM – 5PM (EST) for an update on the Pfizer COVID vaccine. David Hering, President, Pfizer Vaccines North American and Alejandro Cane, MD, Vaccines Scientific and Medical Affairs Lead North America, will be the featured speakers. Topics covered will...
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Arthur J. Vayer Jr. and Steven C. Arner column: Don’t let COVID-19 fear delay necessary medical care

Nov 23, 2020
By now, we all know the COVID-19 safety rules: Stay home whenever possible, maintain social distance and wear a mask in public. These simple rules are an important way to help us stay safe and keep our families healthy. Another equally important way to protect personal health is to continue to get...
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AMA Collaborates with Project N95 Again to Make PPE Available to AMA Members

Nov 19, 2020
The American Medical Association (AMA) is collaborating with Project N95 (a not-for-profit, National COVID-19 Clearinghouse) again to make quality-certified personal protective equipment (PPE) available exclusively for AMA members to purchase with no minimum. To place an order: Go here to begin the...
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