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In the Journal: Change: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

In the May edition of the Journal, our 2020-2021 President Chad Rodgers, MD, reflects on the past year and what it means for medicine going forward. "Before the pandemic, we had certainly become accustomed to the rapid changes in health care and to the idea that change is…

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In the Journal: April’s Scientific Edition

The April edition of the Journal features scientific articles and case studies from Arkansas physicians, residents, and medical students. Read the online edition here. Thanks to our advertisers this month: Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care Buygility Law Offices of Darren O’Quinn AMS Benefits State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company

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In the Journal: Fighting More than the Virus

Burnout has long been an issue for physicians, nurses, and other health care workers. In 2017, 43.9% of physicians surveyed (2147 of 4893) exhibited at least one symptom of professional burnout, according to a study whose authors work from Mayo, Stanford, and the AMA.* In “normal” situations, burnout…

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In the Journal: AMS Representing You at the Capitol in 2021

"We’ll be relying on your presence and your fighting spirit. This has never been as true as it will be during  the upcoming Arkansas Legislative Session,” said AMS Governmental Affairs Director Scott Smith. “At the very least, we need to hear from you, so we can speak for…

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In December’s Journal

Check out the latest online edition of the Journal that features scienfic articles and case studies from research by Arkansas Physicians. Read more here.  Special thanks to our advertisers this month: AFMC AMS Benefits Buygility Friday Eldredge & Clark The Law Offices of Darren O’Quinn SVMIC

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November Edition of the Journal Features Vaccinations

In the November edition of the Journal, we highlight the importance of regular vaccinations, especially during the pandemic.  While covering the current immunization situation here in Arkansas, our goal is to assist you in providing care to patients amid flu season and the continuing pandemic. Read the rest…

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In September’s Journal – COVID-19 Alters Practice Patterns

As the pandemic continues, so have the experiences of our members. This month, we turned to clinics from around the state for a status check on things like patient response and patient load, personal protective equipment, telemedicine, testing, and other continuing concerns and challenges. Continue reading the September…

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June Edition of the Journal Now Available

The June edition of the Journal is now available exclusively online.   Click here to read more. Thank you to all of our advertisers in this issue!  If you would like to get your company in front of 4,400 physicians, residents, and medical students, email penny@arkmed.org.   AFMC State Volunteer…

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April’s Edition of the Journal Now Available

In our scientific online edition, Dr. Over writes a commentary about Medicare for All;  Case Studies on Temporalis Muscle Abscess, Withdrawl-Emergent Dyskineska, and use of Thalimoide for Gastrointestinal Angiodysplasia.  Also in this issue is the latest people and events, including information on our MIPS webinar on April 9.…

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Improving Doctor-Patient Communication

In the March edition of The Journal, we talk about how to improve doctor-patient communication. "“Most people believe they are effective communicators,” said SVMIC Vice President of Medical Practice Services Stephen A. Dickens, JD, FACMPE. “The key is not that you understand what you’re talking about, but that…

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