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Statewide CARE Service Announced to Support Mental & Emotional Well-Being of Ohio’s Healthcare Workforce
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Columbus, OH  –  A free, anonymous service is being made available to help healthcare workers throughout Ohio screen for mental and emotional health issues and, if needed, connect with licensed mental health professionals and resources. The Well-Being CARE Service is powered by the Ohio State Medical Association Foundation. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the Well-Being CARE […]

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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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PHDMC Issues New Community Levels Tool to Follow COVID Community Rates
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Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County has a new tool in its toolbox to help track data and provide information on current cases of COVID-19/variants in the community, based on hospital admissions, hospital beds in use for COVID-19 patients, and cases reported. The Low/Medium/High designation levels help communities determine which actions can be taken to […]

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MCMS 2022 Annual Meeting – June 4, 2022
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Mark Your Calendar and Plan to Attend! June 4, 2022 – 6:30 PM – Dayton Country Club Are you ready to join your physician colleagues and their spouses and guests for a fun and relaxing evening in a beautiful setting? Mark your calendar for 6:30 PM on Saturday, June 4 at the Dayton Country Club […]

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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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Safe Opioid Prescribing in Ohio
Montgomery County Medical Society By Amol Soin, MD , Ricardo M. Buenaventura, MD

Most physicians can expect to see a patient that is suffering from pain at some point during their clinical practice. Briefly, pain is an unpleasant sensory experience with both physical and emotional components. Pain is commonly thought to be associated with tissue damage but it can also occur in situations where the tissue damage is threatened as in ischemia, not easily seen such as nerve damage of peripheral neuropathy and in situations where no tissue injury is easily identified such as fibromyalgia, chronic abdominal pain or headaches. Pain has an emotional component that can make one person's pain unbearable while a different person with a similar affliction may have little or no pain. It is the subjective component of pain that makes pain management difficult for patients, doctors and regulators.

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Public Health Advisory issued for Omicron COVID Variant
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On November 24, 2021, a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529, was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). This new variant was first detected in specimens collected on November 11, 2021 in Botswana and on November 14, 2021 in South Africa.

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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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