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Measles prevention Healthy Advisory from NYSDOH.
Sunshine Act: Registration and data submission in process, plus new and updated resources from CMS. Click here for information and links.
The Center to Advance Palliative Care has published a new reference guide and toolkit for organizations leading the financing of health care and for providers working in shared risk arrangements. The toolkit, Improving Care for People with Serious Illness through Innovative Payer-Provider Partnerships, examines how payers, providers and communities are working together to find new ways to deliver, finance and provide access to palliative care. Download toolkit here.
Community Health Grants available through Greater Rochester Health Foundation, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. Grants are intended to support a variety of short-term, health-benefiting activities or organizations whose primary mission is health services and/or health promotion. Applications for the second cycle will be accepted until September 15, 2014. Read more.
As of April 1, 2014, HIV testing providers no longer need to obtain written consent to an HIV test via a general medical consent form or an HIV‐specific consent form. Read more from the NYSDOH AIDS Institute.
Lyme disease is increasing Monroe County. Local cases have doubled each year starting in 2011. Click here for updated information on Lyme diagnostics, treatment, and reporting from Monroe County DOH.
The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in the US, identified in a traveler, was reported to CDC by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on May 1, 2014, and confirmed by CDC on May 2. Read MMWR Report from CDC and CDC Health Advisory.
CMS eHealth University, a resource to help providers understand, implement, and successfully participate in ICD-10 and other CMS eHealth programs, features a full curriculum of materials and information, all in one location. The education modules are organized by level, from beginner to advanced, and simplify complex information in a variety of formats.
Anthony L. Jordan Health Clinic offers a Hepatitis C treatment program. Download: Anthony L. Jordan Hepatitis C Clinic Referral Form
DME Administrative Contractors has published a letter concerning the detection of DME scams in physician’s offices.
How do the FCC’s robocall rules apply to your practice? Click here for information.
Rochester skyline image © Sheridan Vincent
Monroe County Medical Society
7th District Branch of the Medical Society of the State of New York
Serving Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne & Yates Counties
The Park at Allens Creek
132 Allens Creek Road
Rochester, New York 14618
Tel: (585) 473-7573 • Fax: (585) 473-7641
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