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MACRA, MIPS & You – WHAT’S NEXT?

MACRA, MIPS & You – WHAT’S NEXT? January 10, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Statewide CME – simultaneously held at three (3) locations: Why you should attend… The purpose of this activity is to prepare Nevada Physicians & Clinicians for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and Merit Based […]

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Nevada Medicine in 2017

Article from the Las Vegas Business Press By KEITH R. BRILL, MD, FACOG, FACS Governmental affairs co-chair, Nevada State Medical Association As we all know in Nevada, our Legislature meets for 120 days every other year. The 2017 Legislative session will see the Democratic Party in control of the Senate and the Assembly. Gov. Brian […]

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Washoe County Medical Society Searching for New Executive Director

The WCMS Executive Director is responsible for managing the operations of the staff and the successful administration of the goals and objectives of the Board-approved Strategic Plan. The Executive Director will be responsible for oversight of the agency budget including all accounting functions in accordance with the board policies and procedures, and all other applicable […]

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Coalition of Health Care Organizations, SEIU Endorse Question 1 to make Nevada Safer

COALITION OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS, SEIU ENDORSE QUESTION 1 TO MAKE NEVADA SAFER Nevada State Medical Association among health care groups and professionals supporting Question 1 to help reduce gun violence and save lives Las Vegas, NV: Today the Question 1 campaign announced the endorsement of a coalition of health care groups in Nevada, with […]

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Nevada State Medical Association Opposes Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

LAS VEGAS (September 27, 2016) – The Nevada State Medical Association, the state’s largest physician-led advocacy group, voted at its annual meeting to formally oppose state Ballot Question 2 entitled “Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana” which provides for the legalization of recreational marijuana. The Nevada State Medical Association (NSMA) held its 112th Annual Meeting and Scientific […]

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Registration Open for the Learning & Action Network (LAN) Summit

The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) invites you to participate in the 2016 LAN Fall Summit on Tuesday, October 25 in Washington, DC. The Summit’s theme, “Aligning for Action,” supports implementation and adoption of alternative payment models (APMs) nationwide. Join hundreds of other leading health care payment innovators and reserve your space […]

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Dr. Reka Danko Recognized as Reno-Tahoe Twenty Under 40 Award Recipient

Please join us in congratulating NSMA physician member, Dr. Reka Danko, on her recognition as one of Reno-Tahoe’s Twenty Under 40 award recipients! The award ceremony will be held Nov. 10 at the Eldorado Hotel Casino. Please go to RenoTahoeYPN.com for tickets and sponsorship information.

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Opioids: What Doctors Should Know About Pain Management & Substance Abuse

The Nevada State Medical Association and Washoe County Medical Society have teamed up with St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center to bring you a physician-community CME course on opioids presented by Reka Danko, MD and Denis Patterson, DO. TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Event Details   Reka Danko, MD Dr. Danko is the […]

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Naloxone Saves Lives, but Is No Cure in Heroine Epidemic

By Katherine Q. Seelye July 27, 2016 The New York Times PORTLAND, Me. — A woman in her 30s was sitting in a car in a parking lot here last month, shooting up heroin, when she overdosed. Even after the men she was with injected her with naloxone, the drug that reverses opioid overdoses, she […]

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Doctor Develops Eye Therapy to Treat Migraines

‪#‎NSMA‬ commends physician and member Dr. George Thomas Manilla of Elko for achieving an innovative treatment method for migraines!

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