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News in the Category: MCMS News Updates

RISHI Offers Workshop Retreat to Enhance Personal and Professional Resilience
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The Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (RISHI) at Pure Healthcare is offering a 2.5 day retreat workshop in personal and professional resilience for physicians, nurses, graduate program learners and healthcare paraprofessionals. This year’s “TENDING THE FLAME” workshop will be held May 5-7, 2023 at The Mills Park Hotel in Yellow Springs, […]

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Still Time to Reach Out to Congress to Take Action on Medicare Physician Payment – Act Now!
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As you all likely know, Congress plans to cut Medicare physician payments by 2% starting Jan 1, 2023.  Due to advocacy from our AMA and others, that is an improvement from the planned 4.5% cuts for most physicians, and as much as 9% cuts for Emergency Room visits.  However, to be clear, any cuts to […]

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Important Information concerning Increasing Presence of Xylazine Exposure in Overdose Deaths
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Xylazine is a non-opioid sedative analgesic used in veterinary medicine to calm and handle animals for diagnostic tests and for anesthesia and pain relief for animal surgeries.  It is increasingly being detected in drug overdoses.  In a national study, the presence of xylazine in overdose deaths grew nearly 20-fold between 2015-2020 (Friedman, et al., 2022).  […]

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SAVE THE DATE! – 2023 MCMS ANNUAL MEETING – April 29, 2023
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Mark your calendar now to save the date and time and make plans to attend the 2023 MCMS Annual Meeting. The new date of Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 6:30 PM has been selected to push beyond the winter season. More details will be forthcoming as the date approaches. This event will celebrate the MCMS […]

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Time to Renew Your MCMS Membership – Use New MCMS Online Portal!
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We are anxious for you to use our new MCMS membership portal for renewing your MCMS membership. Going forward, many of the MCMS activities will be announced online through this website and through email communication. The online Membership Directory will provide real-time updates to keep the Montgomery County community apprised of your practice location and status.

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MCMS 2022 Annual Meeting Highlights
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MCMS ANNUAL MEETING – Are You Registered?
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Spring is finally in the air, and with the sunshine and warmer temperatures it is time to come out of hibernation and meet and greet your fellow physicians! MCMS is planning a Cocktail/hors d’oeuvres Reception on Saturday, June 4 at 6:30 PM at Dayton Country Club. A bit different from past annual meetings, this will […]

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MCMS Website Updates Bring New Options for Members and Membership
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Membership Directory and Individual Profiles. We hope you have noticed the new look to the MCMS Website. The membership Directory is now listed in real-time on the site, and physicians can be searched by name, practice group name, or specialty. While office practice information is visible to all viewers, the personal home information is only […]

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2021 Outgoing MCMS President’s Message
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The following message was prepared by David O. Griffith, MD, 2021 MCMS President. He highlights the activities of MCMS throughout the past year.

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MCMS COMMITTEE LIST 2022
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The following MCMS Member physicians have been assigned to serve on Committees as listed below

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Recent Retirements / Deaths Recorded
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We're honoring our newly deceased colleagues and giving our congratulations to those who have recently announced their retirement plans.

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