Marijuana: Safe? Effective? Medicine?

Marijuana: Safe? Effective? Medicine?

Is Marijuana safe, effective medicine? By: Dr. Lucy Cairns M.D. In any public debate, it is helpful to examine the language used in order to better understand differing perspectives and improve communication. Many of those in favor of legalizing marijuana products for...
Thank a Member for the MCARE win

Thank a Member for the MCARE win

200 Million to be returned to Pennsylvania physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers. By: Lucy J. Cairns, MD The favorable settlement of the suit brought by the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of...
HR Topics in the Workplace

HR Topics in the Workplace

Recently, there have been several items in the news that are keeping HR professionals hopping!  In the alphabet soup of employment law, there are two “E”s that are at the forefront of employer concerns. Occupational Health and Safety Risks U.S. workplaces will...
Ready or Not: “Meaningful Use” of Health IT

Ready or Not: “Meaningful Use” of Health IT

Back in 2009, Congress passed the “Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health” or HITECH Act.   This legislation provided nearly $30 billion to facilitate the adoption of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) nation-wide.  Back in 2009, Congress passed...
Medical Mission Work

Medical Mission Work

Beavercreek’s Dr. Rogers organizes yearly surgical trip to Guatemala By Mark Gokavi, Staff Writer, DailyNews.com BCMS Member Dr. Bamberger is a General Surgeon with Surgery Consultants of Berks County. Many physicians feel the call to volunteer their time and talents...
Conversation Project

Conversation Project

If you are among those who have not yet started ‘the conversation’ about your end of life wishes with your loved ones, you have lots of company. By Dan Kimball, M.D. If you are among those who have not yet started ‘the conversation’ about your end of life wishes with...

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