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The first session of the House of Delegates (HOD) will convene on Friday, October 26, from 4:00-6:00 pm. The order of business for the first session will include elections and other important Society business. The Reference Committee Report will not be open for discussion until the second session of the HOD on Saturday, October 27, beginning at 9:00 am.
Coupled with abbreviated HOD sessions, the NCMS has scheduled dynamic educational sessions and networking opportunities. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has accepted the invitation of NCMS President Robert “Charlie” W. Monteiro, MD, to address the medical community about the prescription drug crisis in North Carolina and resources available, including the Controlled Substance Reporting System (CSRS), prescription drug “take back” events, and training for law enforcement and healthcare providers. This session, entitled “The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse” will take place on Friday, October 26 from 2:00-4:00 pm.
On Saturday, October 27 from 2:30-4:30 pm, a session entitled “Value-Driven Healthcare: Physician-Led Innovations in North Carolina,” will focus on accountable care models and physician leadership. NCMS member Grace Terrell, MD, President and CEO at Cornerstone Healthcare, will lead a discussion on how North Carolina practices are taking the lead in implementing accountable care models. NCMS members Conrad Flick, MD, FAAFP, of Family Medical Associates of Raleigh; Perrin Jones, MD, of East Carolina Anesthesia Associates, PLLC; John J. Meier, IV, MD, of Wake Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; Ward Oakley, Jr., MD, of Pinehurst Surgical; David C. Oliver, MD, of Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA; as well as Stephen Nuckolls, CEO of Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA, will speak at this session.
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