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PCMH webinars and training sessions calendar, provided by the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA), lists opportunities for physicians to learn more about Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). Click here to view the schedule.

NC SPIN “Can We Survive Our Healthcare System?” forum will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, beginning at 8:30 am at GlaxoSmithKline R&D Auditorium, 5 Moore Dr., Research Triangle Park. The forum will address problems surrounding the healthcare system and provide innovations toward improving the system. NCMS member Victor Dzau, MD, MPH, chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and CEO of Duke University Health System will deliver the keynote address. Other panelists include Jack Bailey of GlaxoSmithKline; Alan Verhey of Duke Divinity School; Lanier Cansler, former Secretary of Health and Human Services; and NCMS member L. Allen Dobson, Jr., MD of Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC). The forum costs $45 per person, $35 for students and groups of five or more. Lunch will be provided. Click here to register.

Fourth Annual Sara Schuh Child Abuse Conference, which is being hosted by The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center, along with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), South Carolina Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy Center and South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers, will be on Thursday-Friday, April 19-20, 2012 at Seacoast Church, Mt. Pleasant. The conference is designed to facilitate new understanding and to upgrade professional practices in the prevention, recognition/diagnosis, management and legal handling of child abuse cases. Registration for both days is $35 and includes lunch on Friday. Attendees can receive a maximum of 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. There is an additional fee of $25 for CMEs. Click here for more information and to register. Questions can be directed to Anna Shaw, The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center Education & Program Manager, at ashaw@dnlcc.org or 843-723-3600.

2012 NC OB/GYN Society Annual Meeting, which is sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, will be held Friday-Sunday, April 20-22, 2012, at the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord Golf Resort and Spa. The common conditions and concerns related to women’s health care will be addressed. Attendees can receive a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The registration deadline is Monday, March 19, 2012. For more information about the meeting, contact Nancy Lowe, NCMS Associate Director Specialty Society and Meeting Services, at (919) 833-3836 or nlowe@ncmedsoc.org. Click here to register.

North Carolina Society of Pathologists (NCSP) 2012 Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, April 27, 2012, at the Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill. The meeting is designed for pathologists, fellows and residents and will discuss modern techniques applied to mesothelioma diagnosis, current status of thymoma classification, current regulatory, legislative and advocacy issues pertaining to the practice of pathology and insurance payments and payor adherence to contract terms. Attendees can receive up to 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Register before April 1 to receive the early-bird discounted rates. Registration forms should be submitted to NCSP, PO Box 27167, Raleigh, NC 27611. Contact Nancy Lowe, NCMS Associate Director Specialty Society and Meeting Services, at (919) 833-3836 or nlowe@ncmedsoc.org for more information.

Cracking the Codes: Coding and Billing for Influenza Virus Vaccines Across Multiple Sites, a webinar from October 2011 offered by Sanofi Pasteur, is now available for viewing at all times. The webinar features an expert-led review of coding and billing for influenza vaccination in various health care settings. Click here to view the webinar.

 
 

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