Message from the President - Get Out the Vote

September 13, 2016

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What is MACRA? A Simplified Presentation

September 8, 2016

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Public Health Alert from BCHHS: Prescribing epinephrine for students

September 7, 2016

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Letter from US Surgeon General

August 26, 2016

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Innovations in Rural Medicine: Endoscopic Services at Cherokee Indian Hospital

August 9, 2016

This article is based on in-person interviews with Drs. Elizabeth Saladin and Executive Clinical Director Richard Bunio at CIH on July 13, 2016

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Project Access Update: Gabapentin prescriptions

August 8, 2016

This message is to inform you that your patients will no longer be able to obtain Gabapentin (Neurontin) with their PA® medication card.

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Public Health Alert from BCHHS: ACIP Recommendation Against Intranasal Flu Vaccine for 2016-17 Flu Season

August 4, 2016

Get key points for upcoming flu season. 

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“Blue Ridge Bone & Joint” merges with three other NC practices to form one of the state’s largest physician-owned orthopaedic practices

August 1, 2016

In a common mission to provide streamlined, patient-centered care, four independent orthopaedic physician groups across North Carolina have joined together to form a new practice called EmergeOrtho.

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"The Loss of One of Our Own, To Suicide" by Dr. Bob Henderson

July 26, 2016

His physician, his friend, the woman’s husband had committed suicide, a victim of physician burnout.  How could this happen?  How could this happen to an excellent physician who was well respected among his peers and in the community.  The CEO proclaimed, "this cannot be allowed to happen again in North Carolina!"

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Seeking Health Care Leadership & Management Applicants

July 25, 2016

Information on NCMS' newest KIPL leadership program, Health Care Leadership & Management (HCLM).

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MACRA 2017 and Beyond: What You Need to Do Now

July 20, 2016

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Dr. Brian Ling Memorial Scholarship Awarded

July 14, 2016

The Western Carolina Medical Society is pleased to announce Abhishek Das as the 2016 high school senior recipient of the Dr. Brian Ling Memorial Scholarship.  

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WCMS Issues Statement on Gun Violence

July 4, 2016

On 7/4/16, the WCMS Association's Executive Committee of the Board issued a statement regarding gun violence.

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Refugee Families may be Resettled in WNC

June 30, 2016

The Citizen Times and WLOS report that the International Rescue Committee and faith groups from Hendersonville and Asheville are exploring options for resettling 150 Syrian refugee families in our area.

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AMA Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule

June 29, 2016

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