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Category Archives: Legal

Resources for physicians – Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

2018 is a License Renewal Year.  2 hours of approved Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting training is required for renewal.   PAMED is offering free training, for members, to comply with the CME requirement.  Get started at www.pamedsoc.org/childabusecme.   Other … Continue reading

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May Bulletin Available

  Opinion Editorial …………………………. 166 Rules Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS Editorial …………………………. 168 Lions and tigers and self-pay patients: Oh my! Charles Horton, MD Perspective ……………………. 170 Why is breast density important? Its effect on breast cancer risk and … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania’s New Opioid Laws and How They Impact Physicians

On November 2, 2016, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed a package of new laws aimed at combating the growing heroin and opioid epidemic.  These laws have a significant impact on practicing physicians statewide, especially because some took effect immediately after they … Continue reading

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Attorney General Imposes Improved Protections for UPMC Jameson Merger

  Written by Michael A. Cassidy, Esq. History of Transaction The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered a Final Order on March 23, 2016 approving the acquisition of Jameson Hospital in New Castle, Pennsylvania by UPMC.  … Continue reading

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