President Report

September 21, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Local

Colleagues:  With about 100 days left this year, many of you are asking what the medical society is doing about stopping the 29% SGR cut scheduled for January 1, 2012.  This past Monday in Philadelphia, PAMED physician leaders met with Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) for the second time this year to discuss the importance of […]

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New Get Philly Program

August 3, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Local

One of Get Healthy Philly‘s many initiatives is the Breastfeeding Friendly Philadelphia campaign in partnership with Maternity Care Coalition. This campaign aims to provide lactation support programs for working mothers and to encourage hospitals to promote breastfeeding after delivery. An exciting event that supports and promotes breastfeeding is coming to Philadelphia on August 3rd (during […]

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Tobacco-Use Cessation Counseling Services Brochure Revised

August 3, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Local

The Tobacco-Use Cessation Counseling Services brochure – which is designed to provide education on tobacco-use cessation counseling services – has been updated and is now available in downloadable format, free of charge, from the CMS. To view, download, or print the brochure, please visit http://www.CMS.gov/MLNproducts/downloads/smoking.pdf.

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