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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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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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