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10/17/14 DCMS Press Release for North Texas Schools
10/17/14 DCMS Press Release — Physicians of DCMS’ Community Emergency Response Committee sent a letter to North Texas school officials urging them not to consider closing schools due to fears about Ebola.
     
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10/16/14 Special Message from DCMS President
Dr. Todd Pollock, DCMS president, sent an informative letter to physicians addressing their concerns and including links to documents that will educate their staff and patients about Ebola.
     
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10/12/14 Second Ebola Patient in Dallas County
On October 12, Dallas County officials confirmed a second patient has also been infected with Ebola. DCMS leaders provided information to help DCMS members, other physicians in Texas, and patients address Ebola related concerns in response to this latest development.
   
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CMS Database Debuts and Reveals Payments to Physicians
The database is the result of a Sunshine Act that was incorporated into the health law and is intended to intensify scrutiny of the relationships between physicians and the drug and device industries...read more.
     
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09/25/14 DCHHS Health Advisories: Enterovirus & Legionella
DCHHS release two health advisories regarding Enterovirus D68 and Legionella affecting local patients . . . read both advisories.
   
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Please Support the 2014 DCMS Foundation Annual Fund
The DCMS Foundation’s Annual Fund Drive is underway. We need your help to reach our goal of raising $50,000 to support Dallas County Medical Society’s community service programs.
   
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09/10/14 DCHHS Health Advisory - Enterovirus D68
Increases in severe respiratory illness from enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) among children have been confirmed recently in several states and are currently suspected in additional states . . . read more.
     
 
upcoming events
October
 
Business Boot Camp: Take Charge of Your Finances - Oct 22
Take charge of your practice finances! This seminar, presented by TMA will be held Oct. 22, at the DCMS office from 9 am to 12:30 pm. RSVP is required. Visit TMA's website for details and to register.
 
 

Early Voting: Oct 20-31
Early voting for Nov 4 election. View early voting locations for Dallas County.
 
 
 
November
Election Day - Nov 4
Vote between 7am-7pm. View Election Day precinct polling locations.
 
 

2014 Interim Meeting in Dallas: Nov 7-10
Don't miss educational events in trending health care topics at the 2014 AMA Interim Meeting, Nov. 7-10 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. CME is available to all physicians.