JAMS

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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2020 Brings Changes to the Journal

For 140 years, the monthly Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society has served Arkansas physicians with education and information covering numerous topics. Published by the Arkansas Medical Society, its purpose is to share independent, peer-reviewed scientific research articles written by Arkansas physicians, residents, medical students, and other healthcare…

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A Veterans Day Salute

The following commentary was written by District 9 Trustee Robert Zimmerman, MD, PhD for the November edition of the Journal.  On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated, igniting World War I. The U.S. formally entered the global conflict in April of 1917. As American…

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Opioid Tales – Games Patients Play

From our Executive Vice President, David Wroten: I’m having dinner with one of my favorite physician friends a few weeks ago. He’s an anesthesiologist specializing in pain management. We don’t usually talk shop, but that night he was telling me about a recent experience with a patient (no,…

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Dealing with Drug-Seeking Patients

We are very excited about the November issue of the Journal that will be hitting mailboxes in the next few days.  The Journal talked with member physicians about the drain of time and resources that patients can cause when they exhibit "drug seeking" behaviors. You can read "Dealing…

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Becoming Social: A Discussion on Using Social Media in Medicine

Post. Share. Like. Follow. These are the simple commands of social media that dominate our world, and today’s physician must make an informed decision about his or her professional and personal use of social media. Having an online presence as a doctor may afford you the power to…

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A New Battle in an Old War: Smoking Gives Way to Vaping

New delivery system. Same old tobacco stain. Those of us who lived through Big Tobacco’s undoing in the 90s may not want to believe it. As physicians, you especially may be growing weary to see another tobacco-related health crisis reemerging as alternative forms of nicotine delivery have become…

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