Bulletin for 8-6-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 33 – August 6, 2010

Featured Stories

ACO Summit Set for Saturday at NCMS

A capacity crowd is expected at the ACO Summit being hosted by the North Carolina Medical Society on Saturday, August 7, 2010. More than 100 physicians are expected, making it one of the largest meetings ever held at the NCMS offices.

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Focus on Health System Reform: Independent Payment Advisory Board

Beginning in 2014, the federal government will be able to sidestep Congress and impose its own cost-containment policies for the Medicare program through the creation of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Read on to learn more.

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NCMS Joins Piedmont Health in Celebrating National Health Center Week

August 9-13 is National Health Center Week, and the North Carolina Medical Society will observe the occasion by helping Piedmont Health Services (PHS) celebrate its 40th Anniversary. See the list of planned events.

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Health Care Reform Symposium Examines Impact of PPACA

Approximately 200 people attended the Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) Symposium, Health Care Reform: Myth vs. Facts, on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in Raleigh. NCMS partnered with TBJ in publicizing the event.

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In This Issue

Loan Fund To Assist Development of EHR in Economically Distressed Areas

2011 NCMS Leadership College Scholars Announced

Community Care of North Carolina in National Spotlight

Community Grants Seeks to Shape NC Policies on Healthy Living

Remembering Charles L. Nance, Jr., MD

New President Named at Moses Cone in Greensboro

Have You Checked the NCMS Online Calendar Lately?

Physician FYI

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS at Work for You

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Meetings & Events

NC Dermatology Association Summer Meeting
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Carolinas Chapter/American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting
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NC Spine Society Annual Meeting
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Contact Info

PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

1.919.833.2023 FAX

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