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 DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION


The Dade County Medical Association works hard on behalf of Miami-Dade County physicians.  Founded in 1903, the DCMA is proud and honored to be the largest association representing physicians in Miami-Dade County.

 

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October 21, 2014 Required CME Hours !!!

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May 21, 2014 Important: Increase in Reported Measles Cases - United States 2014

Dear Physicians: Important information regarding a higher number of reported cases of Measles in the United States this year.   Patricia

 

Important: Increase in Reported Measles Cases - United States 2014

  

The National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is requesting all immunization programs share the following information with all health care providers and infection control specialists: 

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April 29, 2014 Report Shows 20-year US immunization Program Spares Millions

April 28, 2014 

Dear Physicians -

Report Shows 20-year US Immunization Program Spares Millions of

Children From Diseases

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) features an article on Vaccines for Children program celebrating 20-years.  This report is available at

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April 28, 2014 House Bill 7113

April 25, 2014 

Dear Physicians – Unfortunately the Florida House of Representatives just voted to pass HB 7113 by a vote of 74 yes to 42 no.   This is the massive health care bill that among other things, ensures three disputed trauma centers remain open, gives long-sought powers to nurse practitioners, expands the use of telemedicine, allows pharmacists to supervise additional technicians and strips the Miami-Dade County Commission of power to approve labor contracts at the massive Jackson Health System.  

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April 28, 2014 Legislative Update from Tallahassee - Week Eight

We are entering the last week of the 2014 legislative session. 

HEALTH INSURANCE LEGISLATION (SB 1354/HB 1001)

 

With SB 1354 (http://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2014/0408) having passed all of its committees in the Senate, this legislation is now set to be heard on the Senate floor today, Monday, April 28.  We expect SB 1354 to be brought up for a vote and passed out of the Senate on Tuesday, April 29.

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