February 6, 2018

A D.O.’s response to an “inaccurate and sloppy” L.A. Times op-ed

Editor’s note: With the letter below, NCMS member Kristine Rivera, DO, a family physician in Fort Collins, responds to an opinion-editorial, “Dr. Nassar was not a doctor,” […]
February 5, 2018

Central Line: The Colorado Medical Society’s 21st century web-based communications platform

The Colorado Medical Society launched in November 2016 a new and balanced approach to governance and member participation that brings member voices directly into the CMS […]
February 5, 2018

Member spotlight: Jeff Donner, MD, works to increase awareness of fragility fractures and how to avoid them

Longtime NCMS board member Jeff Donner, MD, cares deeply about implementing the best orthopedic care in northern Colorado and around the state and nation, and is […]
February 5, 2018

Executive update – Winter 2018

Thank you to all of the NCMS members and special guests who joined us for the 2018 NCMS Annual Meeting in January. We had a wonderful […]
February 5, 2018

President’s letter: Winter 2018

By Peter Smith, MD After a simply great annual meeting for the Northern Colorado Medical Society, I would like to start by recognizing some individuals. Many thanks […]
November 3, 2017

President’s letter – November 2017

Welcome, winter! Wow! It’s been quite the ride! This is my last letter as President, and after the past two years I am quite proud of […]
October 31, 2017

Free training on advance care directives for medical practices

CPT code 99497: Medicare allows $83.50 for first 30 minutes Physicians and their staffs can receive free training on advance care planning from SOCI coaches. The […]
October 31, 2017

Executive update – Fourth-quarter check in

It has been a wonderful year. We held our 2017 Annual Meeting on Jan. 12, 2017, featuring physician-comedian Brad Nieder, MD, and renowned wellness expert Carla […]
October 25, 2017

Get help with QPP through the Colorado QPP Coalition

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) began Jan. 1, 2017 under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). This program is an effort to drive clinician […]
October 25, 2017

Connect with CMS through Central Line – a revolutionary engagement platform

Did you know that any member of CMS/NCMS can propose policy ideas for the medical society 24/7 and from the convenience of your computer or smart […]
October 20, 2017

Reflection: Gun control measure survey

Dear Members of the Northern Colorado Medical Society: I wish to extend my appreciation to all the members who responded to our recent member survey asking […]
October 20, 2017

Jeff Donner, MD, and Colorado Spine Institute recognized for fragility fracture patient care

A broken bone, also known as an osteoporotic or fragility fracture, is a serious complication of osteoporosis and often the first sign that a person has […]