Cover: Seeking common ground
Strengthening support for patients with advanced illness
by Daniel Johnson, MD, FAAHPM

Posted in: Communications, Cover Story, Colorado Medicine


Physician hero: Ultimate self-sacrifice
Kenneth Atkinson, MD, rushed to help in neighborhood shooting and tragically lost his life
by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Physician Wellness, Initiatives


President’s letter: Designing an intelligent process to examine physician-assisted death
by Michael Volz, MD, President, Colorado Medical Society

Posted in: Communications, President's Letter, Colorado Medicine


DOI listening session
Physicians share realities of dealing with health plans
by Chet Seward, Senior Director Health Care Policy

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Payment Reform, Practice Evolution


Executive office update: Experience The New CMS through the re-engineered annual meeting in Sept.
by Alfred Gilchrist, CEO, Colorado Medical Society

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Legal update: Health plan mergers
Denver district court ruling partial victory
by John Conklin, Esq., Martin Conklin, PC

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Resources, Interacting With Payers, Legal and Ethics, Payment Reform, Practice Evolution, Practice Management


Physician-assisted death: Reflections from Oregon
by Courtney S. Campbell, PhD, Hundere Professor of Religion and Culture, Director, Program in Medical Humanities, Oregon State Univ

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Chronic pain management
ACC Chronic Pain Management Program: A clinician’s experience
by Kenneth Soda, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Community Health Alliance, RCCO#6

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


Physician-assisted death: Polling shows a divided membership

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


CMS Annual Meeting preview
Standing together we make a difference

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


2016 legislative overview
by Susan Koontz, JD, CMS General Counsel

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


COPIC Comment: COPIC Care for the Caregiver®
by Ted J. Clarke, MD, Chairman & CEO, COPIC Insurance Company

Posted in: Communications, COPIC Comment, Colorado Medicine


Working for you toward Medicaid funding parity with Medicare

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine, Legislative Updates


The final word: Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs studies physician-assisted death
CMS Board votes to study issue further, educate members
by Lynn Parry, MD, CEJA Vice-chair

Posted in: Communications, Final Word, Colorado Medicine


Confronting a crisis
An open letter to America’s physicians on playing a role in reversing the opioid epidemic
by Steven J. Stack, 170th president of the American Medical Association

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


Payers starting to provide incentive for end-of-life discussion

Posted in: Communications, Colorado Medicine


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