Sunday, February 01, 2015

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EBOLA UPDATE

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DPH PROVIDES TRIAGING GUIDELINES FOR
 NON-HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE SETTINGS

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is urging providers to be ready and is providing guidance to outpatient facilities including, but not limited to urgent care centers and outpatient clinics, in order to help with triaging and handling patients who may have had potential exposures to Ebola virus.  DPH is now recommending an approach based on World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. 

Learn more

Joint statement on Ebola from the American Hospital Association, The American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association

EBOLA FACT SHEET

Monitoring and Managing Potential Ebola Virus Exposure in Delaware

Delaware's Prescription Monitoring Program

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MSD Celebrates 225 Year History

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MSD celebrated 225 years since its incorporation in the State of Delaware in 1789. The event took place on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. MSD acknowledged 11 Past Presidents of its organization who attended the event, which recognized the founding fathers of MSD as well as the evolution of medicine over these many years. Physicians and their guests were transported back in time with the use of music, decorations, and food and beverage inspired by 18th Century cooking.

Coming Events

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February 7
 Delaware Academy of Family Physicians' 13th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium
John Ammon Medical Education Center, Christiana Hospital.

Topics: Exercise in Pregnancy; Evaluating Fatigue in the Athlete; Use of  Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine; Update in Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis; and Evaluation and Treatment of Tendonopathy. 

February 10
MSD's Practice Management Education and Leadership Series: Proper Release of Confidential Health Information
MSD Conference Center, Newark

Topics:  Defining of release requirements for medical records; Review of HIPAA rules; Review of most common breaches; Power of attorney; Subpoenas  and court orders.

February 14
2015 Delaware Chapter of the American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting
John Ammon Medical Education Center, Christiana Hospital

Topics: Hepatitis C: The End is Near?; Beat the Clock: Cholesterol Guidelines; The Intestinal Microbiota: Bringing Stool Out of the Dark and into the Limelight; Falling for You: An Internist’s Guide
to Syncope Workup: Medical Marijuana; Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine; The Clinician’s Approach to Diffuse Parenchymal Disease;  and High Value Care: Reduce Waste and
Improve Outcomes.


  



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