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-- Orleans and Jefferson Parish Medical Societies Gather Physician Input Survey and focus group participants shared issues, concerns and suggestions for 'Building a New Boat' to best meet their needs.
Two of Louisiana's largest parish physician associations began gathering input in August 2019 from physicians throughout Southeast Louisiana. This was accomplished by developing a physician needs assessment and by hosting physician focus groups in September. The purpose of these initiatives was to determine how a proposed new
How would you describe your state of well-being? Perhaps the thought hasn’t crossed your mind, but it should. With the challenges in healthcare today, providers may need a little push to stop and make themselves a priority. Members of Jefferson Parish Medical Society and Orleans Parish Medical Society are invited to attend a CME program & dinner
Topic: Provider Well-Being, Speaker: Pamela J. Parsons, MD
Thursday, July 18th, 6:30pm, Andrea's Restaurant and Capri Blu Bar,
To Register:1. Click Here for Registration2. Select "Attendee Registration" and Enter Activity Code: 23933078This is a CME/CNE/CPE activity for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and pharmacists.
Why membership in OPMS is important to NOLA physicians
Members proudly discuss some of the many benefits of joining Orleans Parish Medical Society.
“ Established over 140 years ago, Orleans Parish Medical Society has always played an important role in supporting the unique needs of physicians and their patients in the Greater New Orleans area," - said George S. Ellis, Jr., M.D., 2018-2019 President, OPMS.
When it comes to providing healthcare, there’s no city in the
George S. Ellis, Jr., MD, President (2018-2019), Orleans Parish Medical Society, addressed physicians and their guests at the 2019 Installation Dinner-Dance. Dr. Ellis thanked Board Members Jefferson Parish Medical Society and Orleans Medical Society Alliance leadership and provided insight into the OPMS mission, vision and strategic plan for the future.
Sitting: Juan Gershanik, MD, president-elect; George S. Ellis, Jr., president. Standing: Roger Smith, MD; Jay Shames, MD; Rene Loupapre, III, MD; William LaCorte, MD; William
Louisiana Medicaid is updating the quality performance measures tracked by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). Updated measures will become effective January 1, 2020, to align with the start date of new MCO contracts. If you are a Medicaid stakeholder, we want to hear what you think! Join Orleans Parish Medical Society and Jefferson Parish Medical Society at this public forum on February 20th at Children's Hospital New Orleans to share your experiences with and recommendations
Special thanks to the Orleans and Jefferson Parish Medical Societies 2019 Installation Dinner-Dance sponsors:
Congratulations to Roger Smith, MD, Orleans Parish Medical Society (OPMS), Board Member and past President (right), named to the Louisiana State Medical Society's 'Hall Of Fame'. Patrick Breaux, MD, OPMS Board Member and past President (left) did the honors at the 2019 LSMS House of Delegates Meeting.
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WHEN IT COMES TO PROVIDING HEALTHCARE, no region in the country has dealt with more unique environmental, sociological, and cultural challenges than those experienced by the Greater New Orleans area. Poverty, crime, drug addiction, teen pregnancy, low levels of education, and natural disaster have plagued it for decades. Hurricane Katrina caused a major brain drain in the medical community, and yet there are over two thousand physicians replenishing the area. Poor health indicators, including a high smoking rate, morbid obesity, and alcoholism, contribute to the high incidence of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and mental health issues.READ MORE »
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