2015 Interim Meeting

The 2015 Interim Meeting was held from December 4-5 at MMS Headquarters and the Newton Marriott Hotel. 

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News & Speeches from the 2015 Interim Meeting

  • 2015 Interim Meeting: Slideshow December 10, 2015

    The MMS House of Delegates convened December 4-5, 2015, for its 2015 Interim Meeting.

  • Massachusetts Medical Society Physicians Adopt New Resolutions at Interim Meeting December 5, 2015

    Delegates pass resolutions on recreational marijuana, medical marijuana use in women of reproductive age, drug price transparency by pharmaceutical companies, and interoperability and vendor accountability with electronic medical records, and other issues.

  • Video: President's Report -- Interim 2015 December 4, 2015

    At the opening session of the Interim Meeting of the MMS House of Delegates, President Dennis M. Dimitri, MD, speaks about the Society’s work to end the opioid overdose epidemic. “What makes this public health crisis different from any other is that it cuts across many medical specialties and has...

  • MMS President: Opioid Crisis is Society's Top Issue December 4, 2015

    With more than one thousand overdose-related deaths last year, and the widespread suffering it has caused, the epidemic of opioid abuse in the Commonwealth has for the Massachusetts Medical Society become “issue number one this past year, and number one by a long shot,” MMS President Dennis M....

  • 2015 Interim Meeting: President's Report December 4, 2015

    House of Delegates – Opening Session Speech Presented by Dennis M. Dimitri, M.D., MMS President, 2015-16. For several years, much of our work here at the House has focused on the transformation of the American health care system.

  • Annual Oration: Doctors Need to Reshape the Value Agenda December 4, 2015

    Physicians need to take a leadership role in reshaping the approach to value in health care reform, said Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, in the 2015 MMS Annual Oration.

  • MMS Ethics Forum: Big Data Offers Big Promise, But Big Concerns As Well December 4, 2015

    Concerns about Big Data in health care provide the focus for the MMS Ethics Forum.

  • Video: 2015 Interim Meeting - Annual Oration December 4, 2015

    The 2015 Annual Oration focused on the impact of Massachusetts health care reform as it relates to costs, quality, and access to care.  Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012, An Act Improving The Quality Of Health Care And Reducing Costs Through Increased Transparency, Efficiency And Innovation, has...

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