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Boston Globe
Massachusetts doctors sharply curtail opioid prescriptionswe’re in. It will take a while to get out of it.” But Dr. James S. Gessner, an
Massachusetts doctors sharply curtail opioid prescriptions
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
we’re in. It will take a while to get out of it.” But Dr. James S. Gessner, an anesthesiologist who is president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, said he was delighted to see the athenahealth data. “This looks like it’s headed in the right... Read more
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Boston Globe
Efforts to lift ban on gun-violence research face difficult path in Congressto flood Capitol Hill with teams of lobbyists. The campaign has been joined by
Efforts to lift ban on gun-violence research face difficult path in Congress
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
to flood Capitol Hill with teams of lobbyists. The campaign has been joined by the American Medical Association and the Massachusetts Medical Society. “In medicine we see a problem and say let’s study it and let’s act,’’ Kaplan said in an... Read more
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Boston Globe
A peek behind the numbers: doctors referring patients to medical marijuana specialistsillustrates that many other physicians in the state are reluctant to sign off o
A peek behind the numbers: doctors referring patients to medical marijuana specialists
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
illustrates that many other physicians in the state are reluctant to sign off on patients using the drug, according to the Massachusetts Medical Society. The hesitance reflects persistent concerns about the possible legal repercussions for their... Read more
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hcam.tv
This one’s for the menhave really not taken good care of themselves,” says primary care physician Fre
This one’s for the men
hcam.tv / Posted 23 days ago
have really not taken good care of themselves,” says primary care physician Frederic Schwartz, M.D., co-chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Men’s Health Committee. Dr. Schwartz, also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the... Read more
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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 29 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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