IN THE NEWS

August 30, 2017

Congratulations to Front Range Dermatology Associates for their recognition as a “2017 Colorado Company to Watch”

Congratulations to Front Range Dermatology Associates for their recognition as a “2017 Colorado Company to Watch.” This award honors the state’s most innovative and impactful businesses […]
August 30, 2017

Nominate an outstanding physician for 2017 NCMS Physician of the Year

Do you know of a northern Colorado physician who goes above and beyond? Who provides our community with compassionate and caring medical service in practice, education […]
August 3, 2017

The opioid epidemic: What northern Colorado physicians need to know

By Lesley Brooks, MD The opioid epidemic is one of the greatest challenges facing health care today and physicians have a role in reducing opioid misuse […]
August 2, 2017

President’s letter – Summer update

Wow! How did it get to be August already?! We hope you’ve been busy, healthy, and having fun this summer.  We’ve been busy as well… In […]
August 2, 2017

NCMS 2017 wellness survey shows 69 percent of NoCo physicians sometimes or often have feelings of burnout

NCMS surveyed all actively practicing members to gauge levels of burnout among northern Colorado physicians, get a sense for what wellness resources large practices/hospital systems are […]
August 2, 2017

Summer social: Members praised good food, drinks and fun at the Budweiser Brewery

NCMS members and guests enjoyed perfect weather, an interesting brewery tour, delicious food and a variety of beverages at the 2017 NCMS Summer Social at the […]
July 24, 2017

New Medicare cards with new numbers: 3 changes you may need to make

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 requires the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to remove social security numbers (SSNs) from all […]
July 24, 2017

Prescribing opioids safely: How to have difficult patient conversations

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., and opioids account for over 60 percent of those deaths.[1] While opioids are effective […]
June 20, 2017

NCMS executive update – Summer 2017

There are many items to be happy about at mid-year 2017. We are making great progress in many areas and have heard from more members at […]
April 28, 2017

NCMS president and executive attend AMA National Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC

NCMS President Donna Sullivan, MD, and Executive Director Maria Medina, EdD, joined physician leaders and medical society staff from around the state at the 2017 American […]
April 28, 2017

Coming soon to your mailbox: MIPS participation status letters

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), part […]
April 28, 2017

Medicine claims another victory in insurance mega-mergers

On April 28, a federal appeals court upheld the lower court’s ruling to block industry giant Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna. This is a monumental win […]
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