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News | March 27, 2020

Interoperability of Healthcare Systems – What I Need to Know About the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule

The conversation in the podcast will provide listeners with an overview of what the 21st Century Cures Act Rule will mean for patients, health care providers, health information technology developers and vendors, and health information networks. We will discuss the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) that will help individuals...

News | March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Ethical Issues in Public Health and Physician Responsibilities in Disease Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics Dr. G. Richard Holt, professor emeritus and clinical professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, examines  both the public health and ethical issues associated with the current novel coronavirus infections and...

News | March 19, 2020

Medical Malpractice Insurance

Insurance coverage that protects health care providers against patients who sue them under the claim that they were harmed by the physician’s negligent or intentionally harmful treatment decisions. This coverage can help prevent financial devastation in the event of a lawsuit. The Southern Medical Association has partnered with the Norcal...

News | March 18, 2020

Mental Health Perspective on Coronavirus

Dr. Anandhi Narasimhan will discuss issues related to mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Topics include managing anxiety, how to deal with social distancing and isolation, how to talk to children about coronavirus. Also will discuss how treatment can be optimized so that mental health services are available to those...

News | March 17, 2020

A Pandemic Situation: SARS 2 COVID-19

Drs. Andy Mohan and Deepak Mohan team up to discuss the current pandemic from a frontline and technology perspective with star guest Mr. Aneesh Chopra, who is the former and first Chief Technology Officer of the United States appointed by former president Barack Obama, President of CareJourney, and author “Innovative...

News | March 3, 2020

SMJ Online CME Courses

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News | March 3, 2020

SMJ : March 2020 Issue

The Southern Medical Journal is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Medical Association. It has a multidisciplinary and inter-professional focus that covers a broad range of topics relevant to physicians and other healthcare specialists, including medicine; surgery; women’s and children’s health; mental health; emergency and disaster medicine; public health...

News | February 24, 2020

Meet the SMA President: Philip Hartman, MD

Meet Dr. Philip Hartman — Family Practice Physician at St. Elizabeth. Dr. Hartman is the President of SMA for the 2019-2020 year. Recently, Dr. Hartman was interviewed by St. Elizabeths for an insider of the life of a physician and SMA is pleased to share that insight with its members...

News | February 10, 2020

American Heart Month: SMA’s Hypertension Resources

Modalities to Achieve Hypertension Control in Clinical Practice: A Call to Action Price: $10 | Credits: 1 Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. and now globally. Hypertension also remains one of the major risk factors for cardio disease including heart disease...

News | February 4, 2020

SMJ : February 2020 Issue

The Southern Medical Journal is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Medical Association. It has a multidisciplinary and inter-professional focus that covers a broad range of topics relevant to physicians and other healthcare specialists, including medicine; surgery; women’s and children’s health; mental health; emergency and disaster medicine; public health...

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