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Eve Canton

Eve Canton

Breast Cancer Vaccine City of Hope

‘MIRACLE PATIENT’ FINDS NEW HOPE WITH BREAST CANCER VACCINE City of Hope patient Susan Young has had a remarkable response to a potentially revolutionary new treatment, a combination of the p53 cancer vaccine and a drug that blocks a specific cancer-aiding protein. The 69-year-old came to City of Hope in …
Addiction Report and EHR

Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction Cites Ways Health IT Can Help The U.S. Surgeon General issued, for the first time, a report on addiction in America, calling it a public health crisis. Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health states that the situation is …
Cures 21st Century Act

House Passes 21st Century Cures Act that Includes Health IT Provisions The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act last week with huge bipartisan support and a vote of 392-26. The broad medical innovation bill will provide funding totaling $6.3 billion for a multitude of projects aimed …

Maybe you’re considering joining LACMA. Or rejoining after having let your membership lapse. Maybe you have a colleague who could benefit from services the organization provides. Advocacy, networking, CME – this is just a sampling of how LACMA helps you. We hope our new infographic cuts right to the chase describing some …
60 Minutes

More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease right now, Lesley Stahl reported on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, so it’s not surprising that family members of Alzheimer’s patients tuned in to hear about a groundbreaking study that’s giving people hope. Read the story here.    
Kaiser Permanente

Congratulations to all the SoCal Kaiser Permanente Hospitals recognized by The Leapfrog Group and to our LACMA physicians who are integral to such excellence in care. Zahra Ajani, MD was singled out for mention in the press release. Again, kudos to physicians, the executive team and entire medical staff for your …
City of Hope

Kety Duron, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer at City of Hope was recently featured in an article in Forbes. The piece entitled, Companies Create Powerful Employer Brands By Doing These 4 Things Consistently focuses on strategies for employee engagement and creating a strong company culture. One of our favorite …
Monday Rx - 5 Dec

Closing out 2016… As we close out 2016, the next few weeks will be pivotal for LACMA on several fronts: First, we have to combat the busy holiday season with no shortage of celebrations while we continue to evolve and grow the organization. Second, while it is a season of …
practice managment

  I hope each of you had a restful holiday! We have been focused on preparing for a vibrant 2017 and we’ll kick off the new year with our new membership campaign called Target 270.  The goal, in partnership with you, CMA, LACMA District Presidents, Committee Chairs and other leadership, is to …

A Day of Thanks for Those Who Give On behalf of the LACMA team (Lisa, Eva, Ellie, Priscilla, Joy, Grant, Cheryl, Deborah, Bonnie, Randy and Luis), our Board of Directors, District Presidents and Boards, Committee chairs and members, I wanted to extend a heartfelt Happy Thanksgiving to all LACMA members.  It has …