Posts In Category

General

LACMA has recently partnered with athenahealth to improve care coordination within its integrated healthcare network and across the community. LACMA physicians have been using athenahealth’s cloud-based services for practice management, electronic health record and patient communications. Through this partnership with athenahealth, LACMA is now able to offer the athenahealth services to …

Governor Brown signed 8 new laws that affect employers.  Below is a short description of each law: ***SB 1343: EMPLOYERS WITH 5 OR MORE EMPLOYEES: this bill requires employers with 5 or more employees, including temporary or seasonal employees, to provide at least 2 hours of sexual harassment training to all …

Dr. David H. Aizuss Becomes the 151st President of the California Medical Association This past weekend was historic in so many ways. The California Medical Association (CMA) installed David Aizuss, M.D., as its 151st president during the organization’s annual House of Delegates (HOD) meeting. In his address to the delegates, Dr. …

The following article was modified from the original. To see the full article, including citations and to receive free CME, view it here in the September/October 2018 issue of  Rx for Prevention, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s online publication for practicing in LA County. The Department of Public Health …

This blog originally appeared on the PatientPop website and is Part 1 of a three-part series on improving the patient experience to build patient retention at your practice. Also check out Part 2 and Part 3. Most providers today recognize the patient experience extends beyond the exam room. In fact, the patient experience begins before a person …

147th House of Delegates This is officially CMA House of Delegates week!  Each year, the “House” consists of nearly 500 delegates elected by members of component medical societies, specialty societies, and CMA sections and forums, representing virtually every mode of practice and region of the state.  CMA’s House of Delegates convenes …

The 147th Annual Session of the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates (HOD) will convene next weekend, October 13-14 in Sacramento. CMA physician delegates meet annually to establish broad policy on current major issues that have been determined to be the most important issues affecting members, the association and …

This message is intended for internal medicine, infectious disease, neurology, family medicine, emergency, and urgent care providers. Please distribute as appropriate. Key Messages • The first human case of Saint Louis encephalitis in Los Angeles County since 1997 has been identified. • The clinical presentation of Saint Louis encephalitis is …

Members of the LA County Medical Community are invited to join LACMA and our Patient Care Foundation for the Annual Los Angeles Healthcare Awards for an extraordinary celebration of individuals and institutions who have positively impacted healthcare delivery in their local communities. EVENT DETAILS November 30 | Cocktail Reception at 6:30 p.m. …

On January 1, 2019, Blue Shield of California will complete the integration of Care1st Health Plan into its operations, and Care1st’s name will change to Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan. The newly renamed health plan will remain a separate company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Shield …