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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  • Exclusive: CMS Head Talks with MMS about MACRA

    May 27, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week - Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), sat down with MMS for an exclusive interview earlier this month. Key topics were the proposed Quality Payment Program (part of the MACRA law to reform Medicare payment) and EHR...

  • MMS Adopts New HIT Principles

    May 20, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week - To keep pace with the evolution of health information technology and physicians’ accompanying concerns, the MMS adopted new HIT principles at the MMS annual meeting earlier this month.

  • MMS Adopts Resolutions on Education, Substance Abuse, and Weight Stigma

    May 13, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week - At the conclusion of the MMS annual meeting on Saturday May 7, the House of Delegates passed a range of resolutions, which now become MMS policy. Among the most high-profile is a resolution to urge the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine to eliminate the Step 2...

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