Medical Board Launches New Program To Monitor Opioid Prescribing

From the North Carolina Medical Board The North Carolina Medical Board is launching a new effort to…

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AMA Calls On Physicians To Turn the Tide of the Opioid Epidemic

Last week, the nation’s physicians received a direct appeal from AMA President Steven J. Stack, MD,…

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Medical Board Seeks Input on New Opioid Prescribing CME Requirement

The North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB) is seeking preliminary public comment on draft rules for…

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Save the Date for M3

Be sure Sept. 15-18 is blocked out on your calendar so you can be part of the new M3: Merging…

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NCMS Seeks Faculty for Opioid Prescribing CME

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) has received funding support from The Physicians’…

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AMA Launches Company In Silicon Valley, MedPage Today, 1-12-16 Medicare Expands Coordinated Care…

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NCMS meets with Office of Rural Health on Prescription Drug Abuse

Earlier this month, North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) staff met with Office of Rural Health…

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CDC Draft Opioid Prescribing Guideline Now Available for Comment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is developing an opioid prescribing guideline…

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Take Action To Reduce Opioid Abuse

Attention is being focused at both the national and state level on the epidemic of opioid abuse. At…

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CMS Releases Interactive Tool to Map Opioid Prescription Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an interactive online mapping tool,…

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