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National Healthcare Decisions Day 2016

In September 2014, the Institute of Medicine released the report Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life[i]. The report confirms what healthcare practitioners know, that most people are unable to make their own … Continue reading

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2016 Medicare fee schedule: Here’s what you need to know

Pennsylvania Medical Society The final rule detailing how Medicare will reimburse physicians in 2016 was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Oct. 30, 2015. With your practice and family responsibilities, we know you don’t have … Continue reading

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2015 David C. Martin Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2015 David C. Martin Award Recipients Mr. Benjamin Hazen Ms. Martha Matsumoto   The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of the David C. Martin Award: Mr. Benjamin Hazen and Ms. Martha Matsumoto, medical students attending … Continue reading

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National Panel recommends changes to end-of-life care

End-of-Life Care in U.S. Is Lacking, Report Says Panel Urges Overhauling Health Care at End of Life

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