Medical Society News

Patients and Physicians Alerted to Medical Marijuana Scam

Apr 20, 2017 at 02:28 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Orange County Medical Society Board of Directors has been alerted to a scam that attempts t.... Read More

The OCMS and SCMS are Looking for Representatives to This Year's FMA House of Delegates

Apr 17, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

The Florida Medical Association Annual Meeting is taking place August 4-6, 2017 at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando. The deadline to submit our list of deleg.... Read More

2017 Florida Legislative Session Update

Apr 14, 2017 at 09:05 am by Staff

The Orange County Medical Society is extremely active in the ongoing 2017 Florida Legislative Session addressing issues of importance for our members. We are proud to relea.... Read More

Harnessing the Enthusiasm of Emerging Leaders

Apr 13, 2017 at 05:37 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society When you consider the speed of change and advance of technology it is probably more important t.... Read More

Does Proposed Opioid Prescribing Legislation Go Too Far?

Apr 06, 2017 at 07:28 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society In recent years, physician organizations, community treatment centers, elected officials, law en.... Read More

Organized Medicine Legislative Priorities Advance

Mar 30, 2017 at 06:05 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society As we quickly close the door on the fourth week of the 2017 Florida Legislative Session, there are.... Read More

Dr. Charles Chase to Lead OCMS Delegation

Mar 23, 2017 at 08:47 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society The Orange County Medical Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Chase, D.O. as the chair of the OCMS Delegatio.... Read More

Orange County Medical Society Announces Career Center

Feb 14, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

The Orange County Medical Society (OCMS) is proud to announce its new OCMS Career Center, the premier resource to connect career opportunities with highly qualified healthcare.... Read More

Legislation Advances that will Protect Patients from Formulary Changes

Feb 09, 2017 at 03:21 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society One of the most significant considerations for individuals and employers when analyzing.... Read More

Department of Health Enables Physician Designees to Query Drug Database

Feb 01, 2017 at 10:53 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Florida Department of Health has finalized a rule that will enable physicians to use designees t.... Read More

AMA Advocacy Protects Physicians from Reporting Penalties

Jan 19, 2017 at 09:39 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The American Medical Association released an important update last week on potential quality r.... Read More

Dr. Brian A. Nobie Sworn in as 106th President of OCMS

Jan 11, 2017 at 08:57 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Over 100 local physicians were present Wednesday evening during the OCMS Annual Meeting for the swearing in of the 106th President.... Read More

Physicians Urged to be Patient with Implementation of Medical Marijuana

Jan 04, 2017 at 10:48 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Health News Florida published a good story this week of the challenges physicians and patients face.... Read More

County Medical Societies Stepping Up to Address Physician Wellness

Dec 21, 2016 at 09:06 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Recognizing the unique role we play in medical communities across the State, the OCMS, SCMS and.... Read More

Patients Need Solutions for Covering their Cost of Care

Dec 07, 2016 at 09:37 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society One of the greatest fortunes I have received in my life is the advice I received from my insurance a.... Read More

A Thankful Profession Gives Back

Nov 22, 2016 at 09:31 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society This week, as families across the region give thanks for the blessings in their lives, the OCMS would like to share our appreciation.... Read More

Careers Dedicated to Service That Need Our Support: A Salute to our Veterans and a Call to Action

Nov 08, 2016 at 05:26 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe, Orange County Medical Society, Seminole County Medical Society This Veterans Day while we pay tribute to all of the veterans in our region we call upon the commu.... Read More

AMA Launches Advocacy and Educational Effort Targeting Prescription Prices

Nov 01, 2016 at 08:11 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe, Orange County Medical Society, Seminole County Medical Society The American Medical Association (AMA) has launched a new tool which seeks to highlight the lack.... Read More

A Victory for Patient Care and Mobilization

Oct 26, 2016 at 09:26 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe, Orange County Medical Society/Seminole County Medical Society As we continue to pour over the details of the MACRA Final Rule (2,000+ pages) it is clear that CMS.... Read More

Sharing Common Bonds: Women in Medicine

Oct 26, 2016 at 09:20 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe, Orange County Medical Society/Seminole County Medical Society The Central Florida Women in Medicine continue their rapid growth as they hosted an extremely succe.... Read More