Medical Society News

Time is Running Out - Have You Launched a Plan for MIPS Reporting?

Aug 31, 2017 at 06:49 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society With October 1st rapidly approaching our organizations are reminding physicians that time is runni.... Read More

Setting our Targets on Areas of Need in Combating the Opioid Crisis

Aug 24, 2017 at 08:20 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Orange and Seminole County Medical Societies continue to work with multiple stakeholders in i.... Read More

Physician Appreciation Night

Aug 23, 2017 at 11:49 am by Staff

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Region Unites to Tackle Our Opioid Crisis

Aug 23, 2017 at 11:07 am by Staff

A Region Unites to Tackle Our Opioid Crisis The Orange County Medical Society and Orange County Government are coming together to educate the medi.... Read More

SCMS September Meeting

Aug 17, 2017 at 07:28 pm by Staff

September Membership Meeting at East End Market! Wine & Cheese Pairing Bring a Guest Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM East End Market, 3201 Corrine Dr., Orlando.... Read More

Central Florida Caucus Shines During FMA Annual Meeting

Aug 17, 2017 at 11:55 am by Staff

By Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Physicians throughout the region were extremely well represented during the 2017 Florida Me.... Read More

UCF Medical Student Recognized with Outstanding Community Service Award

Aug 10, 2017 at 04:55 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society The Orange County Medical Society is extremely proud to announce that one of our emerging leaders, Jessica Walsh O'Sullivan, was r.... Read More

OCMS Announces Partnership with Mingle Analytics for 2017 MIPS Reporting and Registry Service

Jul 27, 2017 at 07:36 pm by Staff

Availability of Quality Reporting Program The Orange County Medical Society is pleased to announce the availability of a new program for quality reporting services using the r.... Read More

Addressing the Orange County Opioid Crisis

Jul 27, 2017 at 07:10 pm by Staff

A Region Unites to Tackle Our Opioid Crisis The Orange County Medical Society and Orange County Government are coming together to educate the medical community on measures.... Read More

Medical Societies' Reminder on Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis

Jul 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm by Staff

Now that summer is here, and our lakes, rivers, springs, and other freshwater bodies are once again popular for all types of bathing activities, the possibility of Primary Ame.... Read More

Insurance Carriers Need to Eliminate Administrative Waste

Jul 13, 2017 at 11:32 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society A key component of bending the health care cost curve is rooting out waste and nonvalue added proce.... Read More

CMS Signals More MACRA Assistance for Small Practices

Jul 06, 2017 at 08:34 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has again signaled their willingness to try t.... Read More

Join the 2017 Orange & Seminole County Medical Societies' Legal Trends Impacting Physicians Symposium

Jun 22, 2017 at 07:52 pm by Staff

You are invited to attend the OCMS/SCMS 2017 Annual Legal Symposium on July 15th in Downtown Orlando. This program is for those physicians who want to learn more about legal.... Read More

Multiple Fronts on the Opioid Crisis

Jun 15, 2017 at 11:31 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society There is no denying that the battle to address the opioid crisis is going to take a significant.... Read More

EMR Settlement a Timely Warning to Physicians

Jun 08, 2017 at 11:53 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The recent announcement of the settlement between eClinicalWorks and the U.S. Government shoul.... Read More

Legislature Takes Action to Address Controlled Substances

May 25, 2017 at 05:48 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Florida Legislature spent considerable time during the 2017 Legislative Session debating.... Read More

Legislature Expands Prescription Drug Price Transparency

May 18, 2017 at 11:34 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society While our organization reflects on some of the missed opportunities related to health care polic.... Read More

OCMS/SCMS Final Look at 2017 Regular Legislative Session

May 11, 2017 at 10:48 am by Staff

The 2017 Legislative Session came to a dramatic conclusion on Friday night with many health policy issues remaining undecided and failing to advance. The Legislature is due.... Read More

Life Expectancy of African Americans Rising and More Help Could be on the Way

May 03, 2017 at 07:22 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Wednesday's edition of the AMA Morning Rounds included a series of media reports delivering good.... Read More

OCMS and SCMS 2017 Legislative Update

Apr 25, 2017 at 06:01 pm by Staff

Supported Bills: Ambulatory Surgery Centers - (SB 222 & HB 145) Summary: Bill extends length of stay in an ASC to 24 hours from the start of the procedure. Creates li.... Read More