Details Finalized for Gun Violence Prevention Workshop on Jan. 31

January 10, 2019
The panelists and tabletop discussion topics have been confirmed for the MMA’s workshop on gun violence prevention taking place Jan. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront, 11 Kellogg Blvd. East. 
 
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MMA Partnering in Cancer Summit at U of M

January 10, 2019
The MMA is a sponsor of the 2019 Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit on Feb. 28 at the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
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DFL Prioritizes MinnesotaCare Buy-In Proposal

January 10, 2019
DFL leadership, which just took control of the state House, announced on Jan. 9 that one of its top priorities for this session is the passage of the MinnesotaCare buy-in. 
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Minnesota Drops in Natl. Health Rankings for Second Year in a Row

January 03, 2019
Minnesotans were less healthy in 2018, according to America's Health Rankings Annual Report, from the United Health Foundation. Minnesota now ranks seventh overall in terms of the healthiest states in the nation. Last year, Minnesota ranked sixth, and fourth in 2016. 
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Walz Selects New Health and DHS Commissioners

January 03, 2019
On Jan. 3, Gov.-elect Tim Walz announced that he has retained Jan Malcolm as the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health, and selected state Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) as the new commissioner for the Department of Human Services.
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New Report Shines Light on Chronic Condition Care in Minnesota

December 20, 2018
On Dec. 18, MN Community Measurement (MNCM) released its “Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions” report, which includes 2018 data on quality measures for chronic disease care, including comparisons by medical group and clinic.
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MMA to Host Workshop on Gun Violence on Jan. 31

December 06, 2018
The MMA will host a workshop on gun violence for physicians on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront hotel. 
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Alzheimer’s Added to Qualifying Medical Cannabis Conditions

December 06, 2018
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Commissioner Jan Malcom announced on Dec. 3 that Alzheimer’s disease would become the 13th qualifying condition in the state’s medical cannabis program. 
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Minnesota Telemedicine Grows Seven-fold in First Half of Decade

December 06, 2018
A new study shows that telemedicine grew nearly seven-fold in Minnesota between 2010 and 2015.
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MMA-MSS Elects 2019 Executive Committee

December 06, 2018
At its Dec. 1 meeting, the MMA-Medical Student Section (MMA-MSS) elected its Executive Committee for 2019. 
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