Next event: NCMS Annual Meeting, Jan. 10, 2018

One of the best ways to connect with your northern Colorado colleagues is through NCMS events. The next event is the NCMS Annual Meeting on Jan. 10., 2018 at Brookside Gardens in Berthoud. This is our signature annual event. The theme is Nurture Your HeartRegister today!

VIDEO >> NCMS hosted our 2017 Legislative Night on Oct. 11, bringing together northern Colorado legislators and the board of directors for an evening of dialogue about health care policy. See a recap video to the right.

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What we are working on right now

The Northern Colorado Medical Society staff and board are continually working to serve Colorado physicians. Have a comment on a current initiative or suggestion for what we should tackle next? Email nocomedsoc@gmail.com or call (970) 829-7860. Here’s what we’re doing right now:

  1. Refining legislation to bring to the 2018 General Assembly to establish a statewide registry for advance care directives
  2. Conducting member outreach and recruitment for rural Larimer and Weld county communities
  3. Planning efforts surrounding physician wellness “services” for members
  4. Planning efforts to sponsor a Northern Colorado opioid physician education event
  5. Planning the NCMS Annual Meeting – Jan. 10, 2018

Welcome to Northern Colorado Medical Society

Here you can find information of interest to our physician members and the public, ask questions and make suggestions. We want to hear from you!

Advocacy

  • Communication with our local, state and national legislators on health issues important to members and citizens of Larimer and Weld counties
  • Legislative night held each October to discuss current issues with candidates and elected officials
  • Work with the Colorado Medical Society (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) on evolving issues in the practice of medicine
  • Leadership within CMS: An NCMS board member represents our Society on the CMS board of directors
  • Participation on CMS committees and work groups that set policy on issues such as patient safety, payment reform, prescription drug abuse, provider and payer relations and practice viability
  • Resolutions written by our Society that are presented to CMS regarding current issues.

Education

  • Meetings featuring speakers on medically compelling topics
  • Continuing medical education (CME) events
  • Our e-newsletter, NCMS Voice, and website feature articles and updates by members and guests
  • HIPAA-secure communication between members through DocbookMD

Member Services

  • Executive director available to assist you and your staff with practice issues
  • Annual physician and community resource directory in print, distributed throughout Larimer and Weld counties with information also available on the website
  • Physician referrals made to the public

Partnership in Action & Service

  • Providing a scholarship for local high school graduates who are attending medical school
  • Willingly partnering with other regional health organizations such as CORHIO (Colorado Regional Health Information Organization), University of Colorado Health, Banner Health System, the North Colorado Health Alliance, Northern Colorado IPA and the Northern Larimer County Health District.


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