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AMWA Board Call for Nominations
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Save the Date! AMWA Interim Meeting, Sept. 26-27, 2014
The AMWA Interim Meeting will take place Sept. 26-27, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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AMWA Fellowship Program
Fellowship Application reviewers needed: Board certification and a minimum of five years of clinical and/or academic experience required. Contact associatedirector@amwa-doc.org.
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Major TV Network seeks women in medicine stories from AMWA
Send in suggestions of real life stories about women in medicine (women run clinic/hospital, labor & delivery, etc.)
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AMWA Leaders among Vision 2020 Delegates
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla and Dr. Eliza Chin represent represent AMWA at the Generations of Action: Vision 2020 Fourth National Congress.
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New Jersey Women in Medicine Luncheon
This luncheon will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Essex Fells, N.J.
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NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH) introduces new mobile app with women's health clinical guidelines.
Download the app on the iPhone/iPad or Download the app on Android devices
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Meaningful Use rule change offers more flexibility to physicians, EHR vendors
Medical Economics
Physicians and hospitals will have more time to attest to Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Stage 3 and more flexibility about the electronic health record (EHR) systems they use.
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Texting patients — Steps physicians must take to avoid liability
Medical Economics
Using text messaging in your practice can present legal issues that you may not have considered.
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Replacing Myths with Facts: Sex Selective Abortion Laws in the US
Webinar May 30, 2014, 2 p.m. Eastern
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Why telemedicine is the future of healthcare
By Jessica Taylor
According to medical professionals present at this year's ATA 2014 conference, telemedicine is the future of the healthcare industry.
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MERS cases highlight risk to healthcare workers
Medscape (free login required)
The second confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in the U.S., like the first one, points to a hard-hit patient population — healthcare workers.
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How many patients should your doctor see each day?
The Washington Post
A 2012 article in the Annals of Family Medicine noted that the average primary-care physician has about 2,300 patients on his “panel” — that is, the total under his or her care.
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Integrating telemedicine and mHealth into the health system
By Jessica Taylor
Many people think futuristic possibilities when they hear about telemedicine and mobile health, but the reality is that both will increase productivity and efficiency throughout the health system in the coming years.
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Don't sue me! Avoiding malpractice pitfalls in hospital medicine
Medscape (free login required)
Is it somewhat inevitable that hospitalists, at some point in their careers, will face at least one medical liability suit?
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