It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Alexander Strasser, MD on Sunday, September 10, 2017. An Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Strasser was 83 years old. An MCMS member since 1963, Dr. Strasser was a member of the MCMS nominating committee and a long-time co-editor for The Bulletin. In addition, he was the Highland Hospital representative for the MCMS Board of Directors. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dr. Strasser’s wife and family. Donations may be made to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his memory.
New CME Opportunity for PAs Participating in QI through Monroe County Medical Society
Letter to opioid prescribers from Deputy Commissioner of Monroe County Department of Public Health re: strategies for reducing deaths opiod overdoes deaths.
NYSDOH Health Advisory re: Hepatitis C Infection Investigation in Westchester County
NYS has implemented a naloxone co-payment assistance program so the co-payment (up to $40) is covered when accessing naloxone at participating pharmacies. See letter from DOH outlining the program.The list of participating pharmacies that dispense naloxone on standing orders – they do not need a prescription – is available here. Click on Monroe. All Wegmans, Walgreens, Rite Aid and CVS pharmacies participate in addition to a few others.
Contribute is Rochester RHIO's call to participating providers to share patient data (C-CDAs) with the RHIO through your EHRs. With this additional data, the RHIO will be able to provide more complete patient health records, enabling the highest quality patient care -- effectively transforming the healthcare system. Example use cases & FAQs. Become a Data Contributor.
The URMC Department of Psychiatry Division of Collaborative Care & Wellness is hosting its second annual Behavioral Health Integration Annual Symposium on Oct. 13. The event is focused on the value that integrated medical and behavioral health care can bring to patients, providers and health care systems.