Sunday, January 25, 2015

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is urging providers to be ready and is providing guidance to outpatient facilities including, but not limited to urgent care centers and outpatient clinics, in order to help with triaging and handling patients who may have had potential exposures to Ebola virus.  DPH is now recommending an approach based on World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. 

Learn more

Joint statement on Ebola from the American Hospital Association, The American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association


Monitoring and Managing Potential Ebola Virus Exposure in Delaware

Delaware's Prescription Monitoring Program



MSD Celebrates 225 Year History


MSD celebrated 225 years since its incorporation in the State of Delaware in 1789. The event took place on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. MSD acknowledged 11 Past Presidents of its organization who attended the event, which recognized the founding fathers of MSD as well as the evolution of medicine over these many years. Physicians and their guests were transported back in time with the use of music, decorations, and food and beverage inspired by 18th Century cooking.

Coming Events


January 29
ICD-10 Coding Workshop
MSD Conference Center, Newark

Topics: Implementation and compliance timeline; Key skills required for the new system; Review of coding guidelines for ICD-10-CM; Characteristics of new expanded codes; Documentation requirements and reporting hierarchy; Coding structure differences; Status of supplementary classification; and Medical terminology basic review.

February 7
 Delaware Academy of Family Physicians' 13th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium
John Ammon Medical Education Center, Christiana Hospital.

Topics: Exercise in Pregnancy; Evaluating Fatigue in the Athlete; Use of  Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine; Update in Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis; and Evaluation and Treatment of Tendonopathy. 

February 14
2015 Delaware Chapter of the American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting
John Ammon Medical Education Center, Christiana Hospital

Topics: Hepatitis C: The End is Near?; Beat the Clock: Cholesterol Guidelines; The Intestinal Microbiota: Bringing Stool Out of the Dark and into the Limelight; Falling for You: An Internist’s Guide
to Syncope Workup: Medical Marijuana; Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine; The Clinician’s Approach to Diffuse Parenchymal Disease;  and High Value Care: Reduce Waste and
Improve Outcomes.


CDL Course

MSD's CDL-Certified Medical Examiner Course Offers Online Training from the Convenience of Your Home or Office

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