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Our annual Tennessee Healthcare Symposium went virtual in 2020 over three days. Now you have the opportunity to re-watch the informative panels.
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TMA was named the most influential advocacy organization on Capitol Hill in 2019 because our members and advocacy team work with state lawmakers and others to achieve legislative victories.
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Our virtual meeting will host Dr. Niran Al-Agba and Dr. Rebekah Bernard, authors of the book, "Patients at Risk." More about event
Our virtual medical society meeting will focus on balance billing, scope of practice legislation and the GME funding crisis.
Thursday, April 22 at 6:30 pm CST
Our guest speakers will be Dr. Niran Al-Agba and Dr. Rebekah Bernard, authors of the book "Patients at Risk: The Rise of the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant in Healthcare."
While Scope of Practice battles continue every year, Tennessee physicians will find this meeting both timely and insightful. "Patients at Risk" exposes the ongoing political maneuverings and corporate agendas that lead to the replacement of qualified medical professionals by lesser-trained practitioners/extenders.
Our guests will discuss actual cases they researched, and lessons they learned about improving public and political input on the subject. Click here to watch their interview on WGN.
Pre-registration for this meeting is required, but attendance is free. Registrants will receive a special 20% book discount code upon RSVP.
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The AMA hosts a webinar series focusing on COVID-19 information. This event focuses on vaccines.
When: Tuesday, April 13, at 3 p.m. CST
Host: Susan R. Bailey, MD, President of AMA
Guest: Peter Marks, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Dr. Marks joins Dr. Bailey to discuss the most up-to-date information on the rollout of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals vaccine and the other FDA approved vaccines for COVID-19.
Questions submitted by attendees will be addressed, as well.
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This virtual meeting, hosted by the Memphis Medical Society, will discuss the importance of the HPV vaccine for cancer prevention in children and young adults.
When: Tuesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. CST
The Memphis Pediatric Society, Memphis Medical Society and Bluff City Medical Society are hosting a virtual event with guest presenter Dr. Heather Brandt, Director of St. Jude's HPV Cancer Prevention Program.
This meeting will discuss the importance of the HPV vaccine for cancer prevention in children and young adults, including:
CME is available for the presentation, thanks to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Registration is required to attend. Click here to register.
Join the TDoH's every Friday update on COVID-19 vaccines and Tennessee's plan for allocation and distribution.
Take a deep dive into COVID-19 vaccines and the Tennessee plan for allocation and distribution. The TDoH COVID-19 Update for Clinicians will be held every Friday at 12:00 pm CST/1:00 pm EST. We plan to use this time for “open office hours” that will provide vaccine updates and spend the majority of the hour answering vaccine-related questions from providers.
Webinar registration is required here, where you can also find important updates, FAQs and archived webinars.
This program will provide physicians with an understanding of the causes of healthcare disparity… more about event
This program will provide physicians with an understanding of the causes of healthcare disparity and tools to help achieve healthcare equity.
While the health of Americans overall has improved dramatically over the last century, these gains have not been shared equally, with racial and ethnic minorities continuing to have worse health outcomes. Examples of this include higher rates of hypertension, myocardial infarctions, strokes, heart failure, and chronic kidney disease and lower life expectancy see in black individuals; and the increased rates of diabetes and infant mortality rate seen in Native Americans.
Education on healthcare disparities has focused on statistics and awareness. To address this issue effectively, this program will provide physicians with an understanding of the causes of healthcare disparity and tools to help achieve healthcare equity. Some topics covered:
Course Type: Live Webinar
Number of Credits: 1 Credit
Credit Type: CME/CE-Certified, MOC-Eligible Credit
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the sudden adoption of telemedicine by many practices and systems… more about event
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the sudden adoption of telemedicine by many practices and systems.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the sudden adoption of telemedicine by many practices and systems, accompanied by government and payer emergency measures that make providing virtual care easier. Given this rapid growth, it’s important to look at potential risks associated with telemedicine.
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From one-off issues to complex and encompassing bills, our advocacy team aims to shape the output of the 112th General Assembly.
TMA leads the perennial fight to keep Tennessee physicians supervising patient care and to prevent inappropriate scope of practice expansion by mid-level healthcare providers.
Protecting physicians’ rights to choose how they practice and get paid appropriately for services they provide without patients suffering surprise medical billing from insurers.
Our work spans from Federal and state Prescriber laws, to member-only guidance, including our cautionary Doctor Shopping Guide.
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As physicians, it’s clear we don’t drive the healthcare car, but maybe we will be able to argue for the passenger seat up front instead of being kidnapped in the trunk. TMA can help us.
Scott Huitink, MD
Thank you to the Tennessee Medical Association for standing tall and supporting us when no one else would.
Wm. MacMillan Rodney, MD
North Memphis, Family Medicine and Obstetrics
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