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Special "News You Can Use" on Ebola Virus Disease

Friday, October 3, 2014 From Dr. Wilma Wooten, Public Health Officer, HHSA, County of San Diego: The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Services (PHS) advises all San Diego physicians to review the October 2 health advisory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) entitled “Evaluating Patients for Possible Ebola Virus Disease: Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel and Health Officials” (copied and pasted at bottom in its entirety). The advisory reminds healthcare personnel to increase vigilance in asking about travel history to Ebola-affected countries in West Africa ...

"News You Can Use" <> August 18, 2014

CONTENTS Vote No on Prop 46! SDCMS Foundation Solana Beach Sunset 5K Run / Walk on September 27 Three Great SDCMS Training Sessions for SDCMS Members: Taming Microsoft Outlook, Leader’s Toolkit, Work-Life Balance August 18 Update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak in West Africa Pertussis Epidemic in San Diego County and California CDC Interim Guidance for Specimen Collection, Transport, Testing, and Submission for Patients With Suspected Infection With Ebola Virus Disease ...

"News You Can Use" <> August 4, 2014

CONTENTS Three Great SDCMS Training Sessions for SDCMS Members We Hope to See Everyone at the SDCMS Foundation Solana Beach Sunset 5K Run/Walk on September 27 Outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Topics Free STD Clinical Update at Liberty Station on August 28 10% Cut in Medi-Cal Rates • FFS Payments • Managed Care • Future Information California Among Six States That Pay the Least ...

Special "News You Can Use" <> Love Your Heart!

Special SDCMS “News You Can Use” <> Love Your Heart! — Thursday, February 6, 2014 Physicians: Please Participate in Love Your Heart This February 14! All you need to do is track the blood pressures you provide your patients during the course of your Feb. 14 workday. Reducing heart attacks and strokes in our community is a goal we can all rally around. As part of the County of San Diego HHSA’s Love Your Heart initiative, the SDCMS Foundation is working with private practice physicians to increase blood pressure screenings and educate ...

"News You Can Use" <> January 29, 2014

CONTENTS: CURES Sign-up Event on Feb. 28 Influenza Updates “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” Love Your Heart Aims to Screen 20,000 on Feb. 14 Clinician Resources for Teens Struggling With Drug Abuse Details on the Federal Budget HHS Extends Stark Exception and Safe Harbor Rule for EHR Donations Don’t Ignore Medicare Revalidation Requests Unsuccessful Electronic Prescribers Face Payment Cuts in ...

"News You Can Use" <> January 10, 2014

CONTENTS Executive Director Comment on the Governor's 2014-15 Budget Eliminating the Retroactive 10% Medi-Cal Cuts Download CMA's "Surviving the First Month of Covered California" Tip Sheet Trying to Figure Out Life After Residency? Practice Managers / Office Managers: Please Take the 2013 SDCMS Medical Office Salary Survey! Meet Dr. Madara, the CEO of the American Medical Association (AMA), at a UCSD/AMA Evening Reception Influenza Updates President Signed Law ...