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2019 Online Magazine Archives


Read December Issue

Cover Feature: Physician Advocacy
2 Advocacy: A Call to Action
By Ramona Behshad, MD
12 Getting Involved in Advocacy: Now Is the Time
13 Commentary: Ten Things You Can Do to Get Involved That Don’t Require Money
By State Rep. Jonathan Patterson, MD

10 Models of Collaboration to Address Psychiatric Needs
By Suzanne L’Ecuyer, MD
16 Proposed Stark Law Changes Would Support Value-Based Payment
By Todd A. Zigrang and Jessica L. Bailey-Wheaton

Read October Issue
Cover Feature: Addressing Patient Mental Health Concerns
10 Mental Health Disparities in the St. Louis Region: Where You Live Matters
By Echo Wang, MPH; Aleksandr Bukatko, MPH; Olivia Chapman, MPH; and Nhial T. Tutlam, PhD, MPH
14 Q&A: Top Issues in Mental Health
Interview with Jessica Gold, MD, MS
16 Ketamine Use as an Antidepressant: Proceed with Caution
By Luis A. Giuffra, MD, PhD


Read August Issue

Cover Feature: Issues in Physician Employment
12 The Anatomy of an Employment Agreement
By Sanja Ord, JD
16 The #MeToo Movement and Medicine
By Julie Z. Devine, JD
19 Non-Compete Agreements – What Physicians Need to Know
By Bill Corrigan, JD, and Michael Kass, JD

Read June Issue

Cover Feature: Artificial Intelligence and Technology Update
12 Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Medicine
By Julia Evangelou Strait
14 An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
16 What Makes EHR So Stressful? SLMMS Members Weigh In
18 The Many Pitfalls of Electronic Medical Records
By Lisa Howe and Alejandro Valdez
20 Increasing Utilization of Non-Traditional Patient Care Sites
By Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, FACHE, CVA, ASA & Jessica L. Bailey-Wheaton, Esq.
22 Taking a Proactive Approach to Your Medical Practice’s Cybersecurity
By Ryan Haislar
Read April Issue

Cover Feature: Convenient Care Clinics
12 Retail Clinics Find Niche in Health Care Marketplace
By Jim Braibish, St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine

8 Help Wanted on the Dark Web
By Derrick Weisbrod
10 Acting Like a Doctor: Unique SLU Course
By David Nowak, Executive Vice President
16 CMS Issues New Site-Neutral Rule for Outpatient and Physician Clinic Payments
By Arthur Gale, MD

Read February Issue

Cover Feature: SLMMS 2019 Annual Meeting

2 Increasing Participation and Advocacy, Particularly Among Younger Physicians
Installation Address by President Ramona Behshad, MD
6 Medical Society Makes Our Mark in the Community
Address by outgoing President Christopher A. Swingle, DO
8 MSMA: Working on Behalf of Physicians
Excerpts from remarks by MSMA President Joseph Corrado, MD
10 Photos from the 2019 SLMMS Annual Meeting
12 Congratulations 50-Year Members
13 Thank You to Our 2019 Annual Meeting Sponsors
14 Q&A With SLMMS 2019 President Ramona Behshad, MD

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