JAMS

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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Take a Look Inside Correctional Medicine in Arkansas

"I tell new hires or interviewed applicants that it's like working in a third-world country," said Nannette Vowell, MD, of her work as medical director of the Ouachita River Correctional Unit's Special Needs Hospital. “It’s basic medical care, with basic equipment and dedicated staff. If you approach it…

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Osteopathic Medical Schools Featured in May Edition of Journal

The May edition of the Journal is hitting mailboxes, and in this issue we cover the osteopathic medical schools in Arkansas and their impact on physician shortages and access to care.  NYITCOM at A-State in Jonesboro and the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Forth Smith both strive…

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Read the April 2019 Edition of the Journal

Read the April 2019 issue of the Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society here. In this issue you'll find information about the 2019 Annual Membership Meetnig and reports from the Board of Trustees, AMS Benefits, Department of Health, State Medical Board, and MEFFA.

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Read the February issue of the Journal

The February issue of the Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society is now available and accessible to everyone!  Check it out! https://joom.ag/qxTa We are always looking for interesting content that would appeal to our members, so if you have a story or topic that you would like to see…

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