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Unhealthy Alcohol Use Awareness
Unhealthy Alcohol Use Awareness

With alcohol related harm growing across the country, the NH Medical Society is launching a new online alcohol resource and awareness campaign through a grant from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Its goals are to increase recognition of alcohol’s potential... Continue Reading

Postedby Jennifer Mazzei
Date posted03/7/2023


February 28th is Rare Disease Day
February 28th is Rare Disease Day

February 28th is Rare Disease Day. This is an international initiative to spread awareness and make sure that those affected by rare diseases have a voice. For the last several years, advocates in NH have joined the global effort. Governor Sununu has long supported the cause and has once again... Continue Reading

Postedby Angela L Shepard MD, MPH
Date posted02/27/2023


Attending the President’s State of the Union Address to support a new bill to reduce barriers to MAT
Attending the President’s State of the Union Address to support a new bill to reduce barriers to MAT

I had the distinct honor of accompanying Senator Maggie Hassan to the President’s State of the Union address on February 7th to promote the importance of a new bill that she sponsored to reduce barriers to Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. The Mainstreaming... Continue Reading

Postedby Marie-Elizabeth Ramas
Date posted02/8/2023


Update from NHMS President
Update from NHMS President

Dear NHMS members: I write to share the news of leadership changes at the NH Medical Society (NHMS). James Potter, who served as our Executive Vice President since 2015, has moved on from NHMS to pursue other opportunities. We are all grateful to James for his advocacy for our organization,... Continue Reading

Postedby Eric Y Loo MD
Date posted01/19/2023


2022 Election Wrap Up and Look Ahead
2022 Election Wrap Up and Look Ahead

As we look forward to the 2023 New Hampshire Legislative Session – physicians will continue to have a strong presence in the legislature. This year’s election saw our largest ever field of physicians (8) and spouses of physicians (8) running for office. Of those 16 total candidates,... Continue Reading

Postedby Michael Padmore
Date posted01/4/2023


NH Physicians Needed for Medicare Advisory Committee (MAC)
NH Physicians Needed for Medicare Advisory Committee (MAC)

Have you ever felt frustrated that Medicare doesn’t cover a particular service or item, but was unsure about how to go about making it better? If so, please read on… The Medicare program requires their administrative contractors to have an advisory committee composed of subject... Continue Reading

Date posted12/6/2022


Dr. Eric Loo Inaugurated as the 191th President of the New Hampshire Medical Society
Dr. Eric Loo Inaugurated as the 191th President of the New Hampshire Medical Society

Eric Y. Loo, MD was inaugurated as the 191th president of the New Hampshire Medical Society during its 2022 Annual Scientific Conference held at the Marriott Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle, NH succeeding Dr. Eric Kropp from Bow. Dr. Loo practices hematopathology and molecular genetic... Continue Reading

Date posted11/7/2022


Upgrades to the NHMS Website & Updated CME Reporting System
Upgrades to the NHMS Website & Updated CME Reporting System

On November 1, 2022, the New Hampshire Medical Society (NHMS) upgraded our website, online management system, and CME credential system. These upgrades will benefit both you and our staff team. Below is some information about the change and what you can expect. If you need immediate attention... Continue Reading

Date posted10/26/2022


Mobile Health Clinic to Roll Out to Increase Access to Quality Heathcare
Mobile Health Clinic to Roll Out to Increase Access to Quality Heathcare

NH Medical Society and North Country Health Consortium kick off Phase I with Launches at Partner Hospitals $1.1 Million Already Committed to Implementation of Mobile Clinic Continue Reading

Date posted09/16/2022


Analysis & Summary of Revised NH Board of Medicine Rules for Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
Analysis & Summary of Revised NH Board of Medicine Rules for Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

The following is brief analysis, summary and tracked changes in a copy of the New Hampshire Board of Medicine (BOM) Med 502 rules relating to the prescribing of opioids for chronic pain resulting from HB 1639 and BOM revised rules #13248 approved by JLCAR, effective 8-6-21. Analysis Having... Continue Reading

Date posted03/18/2022


NHHS Health Alert – COVID-19 Pandemic, Update # 58 Paxlovid and Molnupiravir Distribution
NHHS Health Alert – COVID-19 Pandemic, Update # 58 Paxlovid and Molnupiravir Distribution

Key Points and Recommendations: Providers should continue to refer to the NIH and IDSA treatment guidelines for decisions regarding the multiple outpatient therapies available to treat patients with COVID-19. The two oral antiviral medications Paxlovid and molnupiravir are now being allocated... Continue Reading

Date posted03/14/2022


Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results, Update #1: Expanded Recall
Recall of LeadCare® Blood Lead Tests Due to Risk of Falsely Low Results, Update #1: Expanded Recall

On August 31, 2021, NH DHHS issued a health alert update on the recall of LeadCare blood lead tests.Key Points and Recommendations: Magellan Diagnostics, Inc. has expanded their product recall involving the LeadCare ® blood test kits. This expanded COOR-LO recall includes LeadCare® II... Continue Reading

Date posted08/31/2021