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Thursday, September 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nearly 80,000 died of flu last year, CDC says »
The AP (9/26, Stobbe) reports about 80,000 Americans died of the flu and related complications this past winter – “the d...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate passes sweeping opioids package »
  The Washington Post: Senate Passes Sweeping Opioids Package The package of 70 Senate bills costs $8.4 b...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NY sues opioid maker, says Purdue Pharma misled consumers »
  ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the opioid maker mi...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emory takeover of DeKalb set for Sept. »
  Andy Miller Now that the state has given its approval, DeKalb Medical will become part of Emory Healthc...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS pushes for simpler EHR requirements for ACO physicians »
  By  Rachel Z. Arndt   | August 10, 2018   With its new proposed ru...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cobb County joins Opioid Lawsuit »
Jon Gargis - Marietta Daily Journal Cobb County has become one of the latest governments to file a lawsuit against co...
Thursday, June 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Northside Hospital Atlanta Completes New Eight-Story Patient Tower »
Northside Hospital has completed the first major expansion of its Atlanta campus in more than a decade with the opening of...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Atul Gawande appointed as CEO of newly formed health care company »
Atul Gawande, the surgeon and journalist who has written extensively about America's failure to grapple with an inefficien...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uncovered: The Holy Grail of Opioid Prescription Durations After Surgery »
R esearchers say they're getting closer to pinpointing a Goldilocks range for opioid prescriptions after surgery — the v...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAA Opioid Task Force creates new Opioid Resources webpage, End The Opioid Epidemic »
  Check out Medical Association Atlanta’s new web page outlining new requirements for Georgia physicians includi...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prolonged opioid use rarely begins with surgery, study suggests »
  The  Los Angeles Times  (8/17, Healy) reports that “patients who most frequently” proceed “to use...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Express Scripts to limit opioid prescriptions »
The  AP  (8/16, Salter) reports Express Scripts will “limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescrib...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vaccinations Protect Everyone »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD   Vaccinations not only protect you.  They also protect those around...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shingles Prevention Update: heads up about a new vaccine under study »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD      If you have had chicken pox, you’re at risk for shingle...
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Insurance Coverage Affects Adult Vaccination Rates »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD    Cost, insurance coverage and vaccination rates:  Adults wit...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
13 different vaccines recommended for adults »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD    There are now 13 different vaccines recommended for adults by ACI...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s new for Hepatitis B vaccination for 2017? »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD    New indications for Hepatitis B vaccination:  It’s all in t...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s new for 2017 for Meningococcal vaccination? »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD    Here’s what’s new for 2017.  There are new indications for...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preserving Your Family Legacy with Strategic Philanthropy »
By Avery Tucker Fontaine Senior Wealth Director BNY Mellown Wealth Management   Philanthropy is cha...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV vaccination update for 2017 »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD    Cancer protection thru vaccination has just gotten little easier...
Friday, March 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s new for Flu (vaccination) for 2017 »
What’s new for Flu (vaccination) for 2017 By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD    Flu season contin...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Adult Immunization 2017 Update »
By Sandra Adamson Fryhofer MD, MACP   The 2017 ACIP Adult Immunization schedule has just been released.&...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Thomas Bat would like to announce and welcome 4 new providers to North Atlanta Primary Care »
Walkitria Smith, M.D. Arielle Sullivan-Harris, M.D Stephanie Evans, PA-C Katelyn Suchajda, PA-C North Atlan...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurance Commissioner Recinds BCBS contract amendements »
Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has advised the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) that he has told Blue Cr...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAA member Deborah Martin, M.D. receives humanitarian award »
ATLANTA – Deborah A. Martin, M.D., received the Medical Association of Georgia's (MAG) Jack A. Raines Humanitarian Award f...

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