New Hampshire Medical Society Names New President

John R. Butterly, MDAt its Annual Scientific Conference in Portsmouth, John R. Butterly, MD, was inaugurated as the 184th president of the New Hampshire Medical Society.

AMA EHR Survey

In their ongoing efforts to improve EHRs and interoperability of EHRs the AMA is assisting the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) with gathering information to improve the summary of care document that is produced to meet the Transfer of Care objective in Stage 2 of Meaningful Use. 

Emergency Opioid Prescribing Rules

Yesterday afternoon the Board of Medicine voted to adopt specific emergency rules for opioid prescribing.  These rules will become effective on Nov. 6.

Board of Medicine press release

New Opioid Prescribing Rules

New Hampshire Medical Society Announces New Executive

October 23, 2015

Concord, NH - After an extensive nationwide search, the Council of the New Hampshire Medical Society has selected James G. Potter, from the greater Washington, DC, area, as its new Executive Vice President.

NHMS responds to proposed emergency opioid rules

On October 7, in a closed, non-public session, the NH Attorney General presented proposed emergency rules to the Board of Medicine to address the opioid crisis.
There will be another closed session meeting on October 28, where physician comments will be reviewed.  The Board of Medicine will be able to take official action on November 4.

NHMS responds to proposed emergency opioid rules 

Opioid Abuse/Misuse Response in New Hampshire

The NH DHHS issued a health alert on October 7, regarding the opioid abuse/misuse response in New Hampshire.

NH Division of Public Health Services (NH DPHS) draws your attention to the following:

Key Points and Recommendations:

Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7

The NH DHHS issued a health alert on October 6, regarding a Vermont outbreak of Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7.

NH Division of Public Health Services (NH DPHS) draws your attention to the following:

Key Points and Recommendations:

1.There is an ongoing STEC outbreak associated with a restaurant in Vermont. A food source of this outbreak has not yet been identified.

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparation in New Hampshire: Update #5

The NH DHHS issued a health alert on September 21, regarding an update on Ebola Virus Disease protocols.

NH Division of Public Health Services (NH DPHS) draws your attention to the following:

Key Points and Recommendations:

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