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Lowell Sun
Critics: Rankings unfair to doctors, misleading to patientsrising as the program collects more data. CPI has been a lightning rod for crit
Critics: Rankings unfair to doctors, misleading to patients
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
rising as the program collects more data. CPI has been a lightning rod for criticism since its inception. In 2008, the Massachusetts Medical Society, which represents the state's doctors, sued the GIC and two insurance plans. The MMS alleged... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wanted: social entrepreneursthan 400 of them in the state, he says, versus more than 1,500 optometrists. B
Wanted: social entrepreneurs
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
than 400 of them in the state, he says, versus more than 1,500 optometrists. But the bill has been fiercely fought by the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. John Mandeville, a Quincy doctor... Read more
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MedCity News
Is the Technology Gap the Reason Why Medical Errors are the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the US?information CMS Pushing for ‘Plug and Play’ Interoperability Tools That Alread
Is the Technology Gap the Reason Why Medical Errors are the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the US?
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
information CMS Pushing for ‘Plug and Play’ Interoperability Tools That Already Exist Meanwhile in an interview with the Massachusetts Medical Society, Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS)... Read more
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PhysOrg
AMA report affirms human health impacts from LEDson that tradition," explained Dr. Mario Motto, report coauthor and former IDA b
AMA report affirms human health impacts from LEDs
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
on that tradition," explained Dr. Mario Motto, report coauthor and former IDA board member, and past president of the Massachusetts Medical Society. "Our hope is that municipalities will use the report's guidelines when considering the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker, HHS chief describe stigma as barrier to solving opioid crisistake a long time. “It’s going to take a multiyear process to really get our arm
Baker, HHS chief describe stigma as barrier to solving opioid crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
take a long time. “It’s going to take a multiyear process to really get our arms around this.” And the president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, which earlier clashed with Baker over his proposed limits on opioid prescriptions, offered a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Health advocates urging increase in tobacco purchasing agein neighboring states, where the legal age to buy tobacco is still 18. Dr. Ala
Health advocates urging increase in tobacco purchasing age
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
in neighboring states, where the legal age to buy tobacco is still 18. Dr. Alan Woodward, the former president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, said that they are concerned about smoking among people even younger than 18. “We want to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Patient with drug history got no guidanceignored. Why isn’t every patient who receives an opioid prescription given inf
Patient with drug history got no guidance
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
ignored. Why isn’t every patient who receives an opioid prescription given information on physical dependence, as the Massachusetts Medical Society recommended back in March? And why aren’t patients in recovery already receiving the same... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River's Dr. Harvey Reback retires after more than 50 yearsHanover Internal Medicine Associates, is a member of the Fall River Medical Soc
Fall River's Dr. Harvey Reback retires after more than 50 years
The Herald News / Posted 24 days ago
Hanover Internal Medicine Associates, is a member of the Fall River Medical Society, Bristol County South Division of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Heart Association. He is a trustee for the Jewish Home for the Aged, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Medical marijuana doctors loses license to practiceidentify himself said, “Nobody’s commenting right now.” Dr. James S. Gessner,
Medical marijuana doctors loses license to practice
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
identify himself said, “Nobody’s commenting right now.” Dr. James S. Gessner, an anesthesiologist who is president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, said in an e-mail that doctors are reluctant to certify patients for medical marijuana because... Read more
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Roll Call
Maura Healey Targets ‘Ridiculous’ Gun Cultureand others to remove the stigma that’s been attached to substance abuse disorde
Maura Healey Targets ‘Ridiculous’ Gun Culture
Roll Call / Posted 26 days ago
and others to remove the stigma that’s been attached to substance abuse disorders,” said Dennis Dimitri, president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, a statewide organization representing physicians. An October Boston Globe profile called... Read more

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