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February 2016 Bulletin Available

2016 February Bulletin

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Articles

Materia Medica …………………. 72
Hypersensitivity reactions and antibiotic cross-reactivity
Ashley Campbell, PharmD
Sarah Rindfuss, PharmD, BCPS
Kara Dupuis, PharmD
Heather Sakely, PharmD, BCPS

Legal Summary ……………….. 75
Physician and staff child abuse clearances: DHS ‘clarification’ a temporary reprieve
Beth Anne Jackson, Esq.

Legal Report …………………… 76
When the business of medicine and the practice of medicine clash: How will Pa. law  balance patient care and protection with the profession’s business interests?
Mary-Jo Rebelo, Esq.

Legal Report …………………… 78
10 significant physician contracting mistakes
Michael A. Cassidy, Esq.

Special Report ………………… 82
Zika virus infection: Update from the Allegheny County Health Department
Jennifer Fiddner, MPH
Kristen Mertz, MD, MPH

Profile …………………………….. 84
Meet your 2016 ACMS president: Lawrence R. John, MD
Christina E. Morton

Perspectives

Editorial …………………………… 50
You never forget your first love
Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS

Editorial …………………………… 52
Continuity of care
Gregory B. Patrick, MD, FACP, FCCP

Perspective ……………………… 56
When the Amish walk in …
Tibor J. Gero, MD

Perspective ……………………… 57
Screening mammography: A continued debate over the appropriate guidelines
Danielle Sharek, MD

Perspective ……………………… 60
The Patient Centered Value System: The solution to improving outcomes and experiences while decreasing costs
Anthony M. DiGioia III, MD

Departments

Society News …………………… 62
• Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine
• 14th International HELP conference
• Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society
• PAMED Alliance announces scholarship opportunity
• ACMS Board of Directors
Activities & Accolades ……… 66
ACMS Alliance News ………… 67
Community Notes …………….. 68

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