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We’d like to thank our partner Workwise Law for their article on HR practices – The “Business” of Practicing Medicine: The Top 5 Mistakes Doctors Make. Here’s a quick look at the issues they highlight. You can read the full article to find the solutions Workwise Law offers. Problematic Hiring Practices That Lead To …

NATIONAL DOCTORS DAY March 30th marks the annual observation of National Doctors Day.  This day was established to recognize physicians, their work and their contributions to society and the community.  On National Doctors Day, we say “thank you” to our physicians for all that they do for us and for our …

LACMA’s “African American Physicians: The Searing Journey” event that took place at LACMA’s Headquarters on August 31, 2016 shined light on the challenges physicians face on a daily basis. LACMA’s goal for the event was to provide a safe environment that encouraged members to share their stories, and often harrowing …

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 …
cyber security

Cybersecurity has become one of the most daunting problems facing the healthcare industry, and the number of attacks is on the rise, as previously reported by PNN. With all the information available on the deep web market, a new report from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) titled “Your …

Kaiser Permanente today announced it will open its own medical school in Pasadena. The school will be within several miles of other Kaiser facilities, where students will be trained. Kaiser initially announced plans to open a medical school in December, but at that time it was unclear where the school …

Kaiser Permanente announced last week plans to open a medical school in Southern California in 2019. Kaiser officials said the new school would include hands-on experience for students in clinics and hospitals, with a focus on primary care, the use of new technologies and physicians’ role as part of a …

Thanks to a grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the California Medical Association’s Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) is offering a free course on child abuse prevention, recognition and reporting. The course is designed for California physicians, nurses and other health care professionals who regularly or occasionally …

Vito Imbasciani, M.D., President-Elect of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and member of the California Medical Association (CMA) Board of Trustees, has been appointed secretary at the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday. Dr. Imbasciani, a Los Angeles democrat, previously served as surgeon in …