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IN EVERY ISSUE: From the Exec. Director Announcements Marketplace Board of Directors Meeting Minutes To learn more visit www.mcmsonline.com

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MCMS Members: Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate the Society’s building facelift with an Open House on March 12. Details on page 3.

Celebrating 60 Years

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round-up Volume 61

Number 2

February 2015

Providing news and information for the medical community since 1955.

Dr. Paul Berggreen is keeping pace with technology. Page 16

PRESIDENT’S PAGE: Technology has transformed a physician‘s ability to discover, diagnose and treat their patients. However, with great advancements come great responsibility. Page 8

PUBLIC HEALTH: The causes of childhood obesity are many, and as such, more than one approach to treating it is important. Page 12

A CLOSER LOOK: We bring you a summary of a recent initiative led by the AMA to help improve the cumbersome EHR certification process for physicians. Page 25

FEATURE ARTICLE: Senator Bill Frist, MD shares his thoughts with Round-up readers on how our nation’s health IT framework needs to adapt. Page 26

TECHNOLOGY: The legal pitfalls of documentation shortcuts when using EHRs and steps to take to ensure that your practice is properly securing electronic records. Pages 28 & 32

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Round up Magazine February 2015  

Providing news and information since 1955 for the medical community in Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona. Celebrate 60 years with us in 2015...

Round up Magazine February 2015  

Providing news and information since 1955 for the medical community in Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona. Celebrate 60 years with us in 2015...

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