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MSV congratulates latest state board appointments

Aug 31, 2016
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced his latest state board appointments and reappointments, including several Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) members: Board of Medicine Ayed Salman Ali, M.D. of Vienna, Hematologist-Oncologist with Fauquier Health, Warrenton Barbara Allison-Bryan, M.D. of North,...
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Need a refresher on ICD-10?

Aug 30, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) will hold two new refresher courses in Richmond this fall. Now that ICD-10 is here, you may not realize all the different ways you can use it. This valuable course is intended to refresh individuals on ICD-10 basics with instructor-led exercises to build your...
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Physicians dispensing drugs

Aug 30, 2016
The Virginia Board of Pharmacy issued a guidance document on physicians dispensing drugs and the types of dispensing licenses available to physicians: Permitted physicians – Practice as a pharmacy. This authorizes the Board to license a physician to practice pharmacy when good cause is shown that...
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Leadership. Teamwork. Collaboration.

Aug 30, 2016
Leadership. Teamwork. Collaboration. Dig into any flourishing business and you will inevitably stumble on these terms as the keys to their success. But how do you not only learn but effectively apply these skills in your environment? The partnership of Medical Society of Virginia Foundation (MSVF...
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2017 White Coats on Call - What's new?

Aug 30, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia's (MSV) White Coats on Call is just around the corner. The 2016 edition of White Coats on Call was among the most successful yet. Not only did physicians flood the General Assembly halls and make their presence felt among key influencers, they also once again met...
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Everything you need to know about MSV resolutions

Aug 30, 2016
While the 2016 Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) Annual Meeting’s agenda includes several reasons why you should attend, including a dynamic keynote speaker, Jerry Acuff, Founder and President of Delta Point, two education sessions led by MSV’s very own Kurt Elward, M.D., M.P.H. and S. Hughes...
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Upcoming prescription drug abuse forums

Aug 30, 2016
One Care is hosting a series of free educational forums on prescription drug abuse specifically geared for health care providers. Attendees will have the opportunity to improve learning deficits to promote safer opioid prescribing with sessions led by Sarah Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, CGP, FASCP...
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Addiction recovery and treatment services (ARTS) webinars

Aug 30, 2016
The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) is conducting in-person informational sessions for providers on the Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services transformation: “ARTS 101 – The Basics.” These sessions will provide a general overview of Virginia Medicaid and FAMIS ARTS...
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Zika Virus update and situation report

Aug 30, 2016
Virginia State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP distributed a fourth clinician notice on the Zika virus and the latest guidance information released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Three things to note from the guidance include: Recommendations...
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Register to take part in national meaningful use and public health surveys

Aug 30, 2016
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics conducts national health care surveys to collect data and information used by Congress, health care services researchers and others to shape health care policy and the future of health care in the United States. The National...
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