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Opioid overdose response: Reversal, referral, recovery

Oct 27, 2016
You are invited to join the Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) for a webinar series featuring speakers that include state government officials as well as physician speakers from the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and Christiana Care Health...
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Provider supplier revalidation information

Oct 27, 2016
Section 6401 (a) of the Affordable Care Act established a requirement for all enrolled providers and suppliers to resubmit and recertify their Medicare enrollment information under new enrollment screening criteria. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) completed its initial round of...
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MSV featured for being a great technology partner

Oct 27, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia’s (MSV) database vendor, ProTech, featured us in its publication for being such a wonderful technology partner and for finding fun ways to encourage user adoption and organizational change management. See the feature below. Medical Society of Virginia Celebrates...
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Welcome new 2016-2017 MSV, MSVF and MSVPAC leaders!

Oct 20, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) and MSV Foundation (MSVF) elected new presidents, officers and directors during its annual meeting from Oct. 13 to 16 at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke, VA. The MSV Political Action Committee (MSVPAC) elected new directors. In a history-...
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Seeking Nominations for a Cross-Disability Provider Council

Oct 20, 2016
Over the years, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) has initiated stakeholder meetings that have included the invaluable perspective of our system’s many community providers. Also, as DBHDS advances goals to move away from costly, restrictive institutional care...
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Updates to the regulations for disease reporting

Oct 20, 2016
Virginia State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP distributed a clinician notice on the Virginia Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control. This notice reminds clinicians of their role in identifying and reporting conditions of public health concern to the Virginia...
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Use the 2016 PMP Education Toolkit

Oct 20, 2016
The Virginia Department of Health Professions’ (DHP) Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) is pleased to announce the launch of its 2016 PMP Education Toolkit to provide news and updates to pharmacists, prescribers, stakeholder groups, news media and the public. Whether you are reporting on the...
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Congratulations Romesh Wijesooriya, M.D. – Top 40 under 40

Oct 20, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) congratulates member Romesh Wijesooriya, M.D., assistant professor and chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for being voted in the 2016 Top 40 under 40 for Style Weekly . He was recognized for...
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Thank you to Sterling Ransone Jr., M.D.

Oct 13, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) thanks Sterling Ransone Jr., M.D. for helping the Virginia Department of Education (DOE) with making revisions to the Virginia DOE School Bus Driver Physical Form. He spent time reviewing the proposed amendments for the physical form for a school bus driver,...
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Resources to help Medicare beneficiaries

Oct 13, 2016
If any of your patients are Medicare beneficiaries preparing for open enrollment, from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, please tell them to consider their current health needs and the many preventive services covered by Medicare. Click here for all the recommendations provided by the Virginia Department for...
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