Physician Mentors Needed for New Student Support Program
In the absence of a statewide prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), St. Louis County is launching its own program, and a growing number of other counties and municipalities have joined that effort as subscribers. The new local effort will allow physicians and other prescribers to consult a database to examine a patient’s use of prescribed controlled substances. The local PDMP is scheduled to be fully operational on April 25, and physicians can register now to gain access to the program.
Click here for registration information and tutorials. This is not just for physicians in St. Louis County. It is open to any physician who is authorized to prescribe controlled substances.
Federal Court Blocks Anthem-Cigna Merger!
On February 8, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling that blocked the proposed merger of the two health insurance giants Anthem and Cigna...read more.
Reducing Opioid Abuse & Misuse
Opioid abuse is a national epidemic that you have the power to help prevent. Explore current resources to reverse and prevent the national epidemic of opioid misuse and addiction.
Missouri doctor elected AMA President-Elect
Physicians voted for David O. Barbe, MD, MHA, a family physician from Mountain Grove, Mo., to be the next President-Elect of the American Medical Association (AMA). Following a year-long term as president-elect, Dr. Barbe will assume the office of AMA president in June 2017. For more information on your Missouri Delegation to the AMA, click here.
The Science of Near-Death Experiences - Now In Hardcover
A Book by Missouri Medicine authors is now in print and world-standard
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ACA’s Nondiscrimination Rule Goes Into Effect - Get Details and Forms
All covered entities, no matter how large or small, must post information in a conspicuous place notifying individuals that the entity/practice does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.