Cover: A physician’s view from the capitol
Top 10 rules for effective advocacy from a political novice
by Jandel Allen-Davis, MD, vice president of Government, External Relations and Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado

Posted in: Communications, Cover Story, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, Initiatives


AMA advocacy conference
Colorado physicians travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators, get updates on national health care issues
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, AMA, Initiatives


President’s letter: The liability climate is at risk and we need your help

Posted in: Communications, President's Letter, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Legal and Ethics, Advocacy, Practice Management, Initiatives


The AMA is the voice of medicine: Become a member and make a difference in federal advocacy
by Lynn Parry, MSc, MD, Colorado Delegate to the AMA

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, AMA, Initiatives


Physician advocacy
CMS CPMG Section, Medical Student Component and COPIC sponsor successful public policy training on Feb. 3
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, Initiatives


Learning from the past
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” opens in Aurora March 22
by Meleah Himber, M.Ed, Community Outreach Coordinator, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado, Anschutz

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Legal and Ethics, Practice Management


Public policy in practice
Panel on opioid legislation outlines evolution of policy response to epidemic
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Prescription Drug Abuse, Advocacy, Initiatives


Health care costs
New study shows Colorado’s health care costs are 17 percent higher than other states
by Center for Improving Value in Health Care

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Health System Reform


Forming relationships
Panel of congressmen and physicians discuss the importance of knowing your elected officials
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, Initiatives


State Innovation Model
Finding their voices: Patients speak up
by Heather Grimshaw, Communications Manager, SIM

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Practice Redesign, Practice Evolution


Legislative update
2018 General Assembly focuses on substance use, other health care issues
by Susan Koontz, JD, General Counsel, Senior Director of Government Relations

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Legislative Updates


Transforming clinical practice
Colorado TCPi practices recognized nationally
by Matt Keelin, TCPi program manager

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


“Dreamland in Denver”
Stakeholders gather for evening of powerful talks on opioid epidemic
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Prescription Drug Abuse, Initiatives


COPIC Comment: The road to physician wellness
by Ted J. Clarke, MD, Chairman & CEO, COPIC Insurance Company

Posted in: Communications, COPIC Comment, Colorado Medicine


Colorado hospitals achieve 36 percent reduction in opioid administration through CHA pilot

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Final Word: Four concrete ways physicians can engage in advocacy right now

Posted in: Communications, Final Word, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Advocacy, Initiatives


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