MMA Statement: Avera Marshall Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling

Patients and physicians score victory in Avera Marshall ruling
Minnesota physicians and their patients are ringing in the new year with welcome news. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled today in favor of the medical staff of Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center following a three-year legal struggle with the hospital’s administration and board of directors. 
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Minneapolis Doctor Takes Over Association Reins; Group Honors Four Members and One Legislator

BRAINERD, MINN. – Nearly 150 physicians from around the state gathered Sept. 19 and 20 at Madden’s on Gull Lake for the Minnesota Medical Association’s Annual Conference where they selected leaders, recognized four peers and honored one lawmaker. 
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Stay Away from Fireworks This Fourth of July, MMA Advises

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Medical Association is advising Minnesotans to stay safe this Fourth of July holiday by leaving the lighting of fireworks to the professionals.
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Legislative Session a Success for Minnesota Physicians, MMA Says


Highlights include tighter regulations on e-cigarettes, a prohibition on minors from using tanning devices, the restoration of the state’s newborn screening program and opioid legislation that will save lives

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MN Physicians Boost Economy by $21 Billion, Study Shows

Minnesota’s more than 13,000 physicians fulfill a vital role in the state’s economy by supporting more than 143,000 jobs and generating $21 billion in economic activity, according to a new economic impact study released today by the American Medical Association (AMA).
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Seven Clinics to Participate in Choosing Wisely Initiative

Seven clinics throughout the state have agreed to participate in a Minnesota Medical Association-backed implementation program to improve physician-patient dialogue about unnecessary health care services. 
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MMA Board Does Not Support Current Medical Marijuana Legislation

At its March 15 meeting, the Minnesota Medical Association’s Board of Trustees voted not to support the current medical marijuana legislation working its way through the state Capitol.
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Physicians Weigh In On Medical Marijuana Legislation at Forum

Two-thirds of the physicians attending a Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) forum on medical marijuana oppose the current legislation at the state Capitol.
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Physicians to Consider Medical Marijuana at Forum

Members of the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) will weigh the pros and cons of legalizing medical marijuana at a special forum on Tuesday, March 4, between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway.
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MMA’s Legislative Team Focuses on Health Care Priorities for 2014 Session

With the start of the 2014 legislative session just days away, the Minnesota Medical Association is focusing on several key issues affecting all Minnesota physicians. 
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