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General News
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical marijuana patient number tops 100,000 »
The News Service of Florida April 20, 2018 Florida’s medical-marijuana patient database has hit the 100,000 mark...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multimillion-dollar tobacco verdict upheld »
The News Service of Florida April 19, 2018 A divided state appeals court this week upheld a nearly $6.4 million ver...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Miami sues drug makers over opioid epidemic »
The News Service of Florida In 2016, the city of Miami saw 641 opioid-related overdoses, a 20 percent increase fro...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cities, counties take aim at state gun law »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE --- Less than two months after a 19-year-old gunman shot dea...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bondi says Florida will file opioid lawsuit »
The News Service of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said this week Florida plans to file a lawsuit against d...

Legislative News
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providers, advocates blast proposed $98 million Medicaid cut »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- A push by the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State seeks changes in Medicaid program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- For the third time in less than a year, Florida...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' gets Scott approval »
The News Service of Florida After years of legislative discussion about the issue, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday si...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sessions says no more 'business as usual' in opioid fight »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Two days after instructing federal prosecutors to seek the...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Scott signs bill aimed at ending trauma disputes »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Rick Scott signed 38 bills into law on Wednesday, in...

DCMS & Member News
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS Past President honored at Jaguars Game »
DCMS Past President Dr. Charles McIntosh was honored at the Jacksonville Jaguars game on December 10.  Dr. McIntosh...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS members named Health Care Heroes by Jacksonville Business Journal »
Each year the Jacksonville Business Journal honors members of the Jacksonville medical community as Health Care Heroes. Th...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Clinton Meets with Doctors on the First Coast Today »
This year, we have been sharing information about the DCMS efforts to curb the opioid epidemic in North Florida, and the D...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMS member elected to American Academy of Pediatrics leadership position »
Mobeen H. Rathore, MD Professor and Director of University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Year in Review: A Message from DCMS President Dr. Tra'Chella Johnson Foy »
This has been quite a year for our grand profession. Locally, we have made great strides with the success of our Future of...

Member Editorials
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Addressing gun violence at the Future of Healthcare Conference »
A Message from Dr. Sunil Joshi, DCMS Foundation President: Nearly one week after the tragedy in Parkland, many of u...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physician Wellness: A Call to Action »
Dear Colleagues, I am writing again today to express my deep concern about physician burnout and associated suicides...
Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important information about influenza »
A Message from DCMS Past-President Dr. Mobeen Rathore:   Dear Colleagues: Influenza season this year...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Physicians Need Help – DCMS is There »
Physician burnout is not just a national epidemic, it has become a concerning issue right here on the First Coast. We must...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Letter from Dr. Sunil Joshi, DCMS Foundation President »
          A Letter from Dr. Sunil Joshi, D...

Members & the Media
Saturday, December 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physicians suggest sensible reforms to Obamacare »
Three leaders within the Duval County Medical Society are weighing in on the Affordable Care Act and potential reforms....
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to combat allergies to Christmas trees- real AND artificial »
Did you know both real AND fake Christmas trees can trigger allergies? In today's article for The Florida Times-Union...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Think you're allergic to penicillin? Think again. »
Many people are told they are allergic to penicillin, which may not necessarily be the case. In this week's DCMS column...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How much sleep does your child need? »
If your children are like the majority of kids these days, they are not getting enough  sleep . They are staying...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exercise and vein health: What you should know »
If you are one of the approximately 40 million people suffering from varicose veins or  chronic venous insufficiency...

Hospital & Medical Organization News
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jacksonville physician named UF Clinical Science Researcher of the Year »
Jacksonville, Fla. (April 19, 2018) -- Nancy P. Mendenhall, M.D., has been named the 2018 Clinical Science Researcher of t...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial offering wireless monitoring for mothers in labor »
Jacksonville, FL ., (April 10, 2018) – Memorial Hospital is proud to offer wireless monitoring technology for mothers in...
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
St. Vincent's to provide free healthcare at Third Annual Medical Mission at Home »
Contact: Kyle Sieg Kyle.Sieg@jaxhealth.com 904-308-7992   Jacksonville, FL (April 5, 2018) – St....
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
St. Vincent’s creating primary care office at historic St. Pius V Catholic Church »
Jacksonville, FL (April 3, 2018) – St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-prof...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Hospital CEO elected to ACHE North Florida Chapter Board of Directors »
Contact: Ilyssa Drumm Memorial Hospital Associate Vice President, PR & Communications (904) 702-6712 Ilyssa....

CEO's Blog
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Questions Answered: New Opioid Prescribing Law »
A Message from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell: I've received dozens of emails over the past few weeks...
Monday, March 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare plays pivotal role in extended session »
An Update from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell: Sunday, the Florida Legislature ended its 2018 Session tw...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid bill will impact most providers »
An Update from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell: The Florida Legislature this week is coming closer to pa...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big win for physicians in Tallahassee today »
An Update from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell:   Senate Bill 98, which limits certain types o...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid prescribing regulations move forward »
A Legislative Update from CEO Bryan Campbell:   We are nearing the halfway point of the 2018 Florida Leg...

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