Incorrect Reporting on New Opioid Rules

April 10, 2016

NHOS Spring Meeting

Learn more about NH Orthopaedic Society!Join your colleagues on Wednesday, May 18, at O Steaks & Seafood at 11 South Main St, Concord, New Hampshire.

event date: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 -
17:45 to 21:00

PFC Contamination in Southern New Hampshire

The NH DHHS issued a health alert on April 6, regarding Perfluorochemical (PFC) Contamination in Southern New Hampshire.

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

Key Points and Recommendations

Zika Virus Outbreak Update #3

The NH DHHS issued a health alert on March 30, with a third update on the Zika virus outbreak.

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

Key Points and Recommendations

Clinicians should remain aware of multiple new guidelines and resources regarding Zika virus.

CDC has now published timeframes regarding preventing sexual transmission from a male partner to a female partner:

SB417 Physician Non-compete Bill Moves Forward

March 30, 2016

SB417, the bill to prohibit geographic non-compete clauses in physician contracts, passed the NH Senate last Thursday with a bi-partisan vote of 19-5. 

The main points in favor of the bill were patient access to care, continuity of care and patient choice of physician.

The House hearing is on Tuesday, April 5, 3:15pm in room 205, Leg. Office Bldg., Concord.

What are your office challenges?

NHMS would like to offer a ½ day educational workshop in May, for office staff, and we want you to tell us what would be most beneficial to the everyday operations of your office. 

Is more training needed on ICD -10 codes or was that a smooth transition?

Is too much time being spent on collections?

Is it familiarizing yourself with social media and how best to use it? 

Is it compliance issues? 

Free Military Culture Trainings

Learn about Dare Mighty Things' military culture trainingsOn behalf of the NH Department of Health and Human Services, and in partnership with NHCarePath, Dare Mighty Things is providing free military culture training to organizations across the state of NH to improve access to and quality of care for Veterans, Service Members, and their Families.

NH Physicians Applaud Efforts to Curb Opioid Abuse

March 16, 2016 (Concord) – The New Hampshire Medical Society commends the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) release of the new Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, and offers praise to the New Hampshire medical and nursing licensing boards that have submitted proposed permanent opioid prescribing rules similar to the CDC guidance.

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

March 16, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain on March 15. It includes a checklist and a website with additional tools for implementation.

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain - United States, 2016

Download the pdf version

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