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Read December Issue

December 2018 cover
Cover Feature: Safety Net Providers

14 Care With Compassion in the Safety Net

By Jim Braibish, St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine

Features

10 A Look Back on an AMA Presidency

By David O. Barbe, MD, MHA

18 Stand Up and Be Counted: The Net Benefit of Census 2020
By Robert Hughes, PhD

20 Protecting Your Assets
By Weston Manley, CPA, CFA, CFP, and Josh Hutkins, Esq.

Columns

2 President’s Page: “Got Your Mind Right Yet, Doc?”
By Christopher A. Swingle, DO, Medical Society President

4 Executive Vice President: Benefits Add Value to Membership
By David M. Nowak, SLMMS Executive Vice President

12 MGMA: Take Two and (Video) Call Me in the Morning
By Kevin K. Peek

17 Harry’s Homilies: On Caring
By Harry L.S. Knopf, MD

24 Parting Shots: Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You
By Richard J. Gimpelson, MD



Read October Issue

Oct 18 Cover
Cover Feature: Decision 2018

14 Where They Stand: The Candidates on Health Care Issues

16 Medical Marijuana Proposals on Missouri Ballot

Features

6 Meet Your 2019 SLMMS Officer and Councilor Nominees

10 Emergency Physicians Respond on ED Utilization Question
By Evan Schwarz, MD, FACEP, FACMT, and Jonathan Heidt, MD, MHA, FACEP, Missouri College of Emergency Physicians

12 Local ACOs Collaborate to Improve Care

18 Private School Directory (Special Advertising Section)

Columns

2 President’s Page
On Mentorship
By Christopher A. Swingle, DO, Medical Society President

17 MGMA
Leaders-Born or Made?
By Julie Guethler, Greater St. Louis MGMA

24 Parting Shots
There Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
By Richard J. Gimpelson, MD

4 Harry's Homilies: On Service
By Harry L.S. Knopf, MD

Read August Issue

August 2018 Cover
Cover Feature: Innovation
10 McDonnell Genome Institute: A World Leader in Genomics Research

By Nathan O. Stitziel, MD, PhD

13 Innovators: People and Organizations Driving Improvement in Medicine and Health Care in St. Louis
By Jim Braibish, St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine

16 Blockchain Technology Offers Potential in Health Care
By Derrick Weisbrod

17 MGMA: Health Care Innovation in St. Louis
By Melony Tanko and Michael Tan, Greater St. Louis MGMA

Features
6 2018 SLMMS Physician Survey Shows Insurance Companies Continue to Delay and Restrict Necessary Care for Patients

18 Ellis Fischel, MD: Cancer Surgeon, Humanitarian and Innovator
By Arthur Gale, MD

20 Local Collaboration Aims to Reduce ED Visits While Strengthening Physician-Patient Relationships
By Louise Probst, St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition

Columns
2 President’s Page: Passionate About Innovation
By Christopher A. Swingle, DO, Medical Society President

12 Harry’s Homilies: On Innovators
By Harry L.S. Knopf, MD

24 Parting Shots: Helping Patients Manage Pain While Addressing Opioid Risks
By Richard J. Gimpelson, MD
Read June Issue

Cover Feature: Team-Based Care

10 Implementing a Team-Based Care Approach

By Karen S. Schechter, RHIA, MBA, CCS-P, CMPE

14 Team-Based Care: It’s a Worthwhile Journey
By Kathy Gibala

Features

16 Front Desk and Scheduling: The Face of Your Practice
By Chastity D. Werner, CMPE, RHIT, NCP, CRCR

19 Navigating MIPS in 2018
By Derrick Weisbrod, MGMA of Greater St. Louis

20 Onerous Rules on Certification, Quality Adversely Impact Physicians
By Arthur Gale, MD

25 Serving the Next Generation of Physicians
By Dominic DeMarco and Parth Joshi

Columns

2 President’s Page: The Value of SLMMS
By Christopher A. Swingle, DO, Medical Society President

5 Executive Vice President: Another Successful “Resolution Season”
By David M. Nowak

13 Harry’s Homilies: On Teamwork
By Harry L.S. Knopf, MD

24 Parting Shots: The Anthem Compromise: Heads, They Win; Tails, You Lose
By Richard J. Gimpelson, MD

Read April Issue

Cover Feature: Vigilance on Vaccinations

2 President’s Page: How Do We Approach Anti-Vaccination Attitudes?
By Christopher A. Swingle, DO, Medical Society President.

14 Vigilance on Vaccinations
Emphasis needed to maintain high childhood immunization rates, raise teen and adult rates, and counter misinformation
By Jim Braibish, St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine

16 Book Review: Autism’s False Prophets:
Bad Science, Risky Medicine and the Search for a Cure
The story of the doctor behind the discredited study linking autism and vaccination, and his continued anti-vaccination advocacy
By Arthur Gale, MD

Features

12 Reversing the Opioid Epidemic: A Call to Action
Data increasingly shows effectiveness of opioid substitution therapy
By Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD; Ned Presnall, LCSW; and Rachel Winograd, PhD

18 Legislature Considers Bill to Modernize Telehealth Use
Would allow MO HealthNet reimbursement for telehealth, give providers more latitude
By Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, FACHE, ASA and Jessica L. Bailey-Wheaton, Esq.

25 Physicians in Service: Going Home to Help
Physician assists Hurricane Harvey victims in hometown; donates car to family in need
By Jim Braibish, St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine

Columns
4 Executive Vice President: Opioids – A Modern-Day Epidemic
By David M. Nowak

8 Harry’s Homilies: On Vaccination
By Harry L.S. Knopf, MD

24 Parting Shots: The Prudent Layperson: Rest in Peace
By Richard J. Gimpelson, MD
Read February Issue




Cover Feature: SLMMS 2018 Annual Meeting

2 Honoring the Past, Creating the Future
Installation Address by 2018 SLMMS President Christopher A. Swingle, DO

4 MSMA President Provides Update
Comments by MSMA President Warren C. Lovinger, Jr., MD

6 Unrelenting Advocates for the Patient
Address to the by outgoing President J. Collins Corder, MD

12 2018 Medical Society Leaders Welcomed
Photos from the 2018 Annual Meeting

16 Q&A with SLMMS 2018 President Christopher A. Swingle, DO

2017 Awards

8 Robert E. Schlueter Leadership Award: Edmond B. Cabbabe, MD
9 President’s Award: David K Bean, DO
10 Award of Merit: Bruce R. Bacon, MD
10 Arthur Gale Writer’s Award: Samer W. Cabbabe, MD

Features

20 Physicians – Six Things to Know Before You Leave a Medical Practice
By Sarah J. Klebolt

Columns


24 Parting Shots: Maintenance of Certification: Is the End Near?
By Richard J. Gimpelson, MD

25 Harry’s Homilies: On Criticism
By Harry L.S. Knopf, MD

 

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