The Massachusetts Medical Society is the statewide professional association for physicians and medical students. We are dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. We offer  online CME courses and live events that award continuing medical education credits. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and NEJM Journal Watch alerts and publications covering 13 specialties.

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  • Here Come the Docpreneurs; Understand the Impact of Telemedicine on Your Practice

    February 5, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week, February 5, 2016 - Innovative technologies in health care have resulted in an evolving physician-patient relationship. This webinar will offer insight into how telemedicine impacts physician communication and patient care, and provides practical advice on how to develop...

  • Mass. PMP Overhaul Underway; Changes Expected to be Operational Mid-2016

    January 29, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week, January 29, 2016 - MMS leaders joined state public health officials for a briefing this week about the planned overhaul of the state’s Prescription Monitoring Program. The DPH has chosen Appriss, a software vendor that currently runs PMPs in 26 other states, to work on the...

  • 'Start Low and Go Very Slow:'' A New Approach to Prescribing Opioids

    January 22, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week, January 22, 2016 - Recommending that opioid therapy be treated with the same comprehensive, team-based approach used to successfully manage conditions such as diabetes and hypertension, Daniel P. Alford, MD, director of BUSM's Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit,...

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