MMA Once Again Urges Minnesotans to Get Vaccinated, Take Precautions

November 18, 2021
As Minnesota became the nation’s hotspot in terms of COVID-19 infection rates, the MMA urged Minnesotans once again to get vaccinated, get a booster shot when available, and continue masking up and keeping socially distant.
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Battling Pandemic, Misinformation Top Issues at AMA Meeting

November 18, 2021
Navigating the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and battling misinformation were at the top of the agenda at the AMA’s House of Delegates (HOD) meeting held online earlier this week.
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2022 Day at the Capitol to be Held Virtually Again

November 18, 2021
With House leadership’s recent decision to meet virtually during the 2022 legislative session, the MMA has decided that its annual Day at the Capitol will be held via Zoom again. At this point, Senate leadership is planning to meet in-person. 
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Register Now for Implicit Bias in Healthcare Workshop

November 18, 2021
On Dec. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m., the MMA will offer a live, virtual workshop in which participants will examine implicit bias in healthcare settings, understand how it contributes to health disparities, and learn strategies to address it.
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Report Reveals Costs to Health Care Fell in Minnesota During Pandemic

November 18, 2021
On Nov. 16, MN Community Measurement (MNCM) released its annual health care cost report that offers a first glance at understanding the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on cost and utilization of services.
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MMA Board Supports Legislation to Protect Physician/Patient Discussions of Adverse Events

November 11, 2021
On Nov. 6, the MMA Board of Trustees voted to advance patient safety and timely and transparent resolution of adverse events by facilitating adoption of a model, known as CANDOR, by Minnesota physicians and other healthcare providers. 
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Legal Resources Made Available for Mandating Vaccinations in Healthcare Settings

November 11, 2021
Attorneys at Minneapolis-based law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP have developed resources to assist healthcare facilities in navigating the recently released rules for mandating COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace.
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Expert to Discuss COVID-19 Variants, Vaccines, Boosters and Safety at Nov. 17 Forum

November 11, 2021
The MMA’s next Physician Forum will discuss COVID-19 vaccines and variants on Nov. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. 
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Public Hearing Set for Regina Hospital’s Proposed Relocation of Labor, Delivery Services  

November 11, 2021
A public hearing for the proposed relocation of labor and delivery services from Regina Hospital in Hastings to United Hospital and Children’s Minnesota Saint Paul is scheduled for Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.  
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Board Approves Pulse Policy Proposal on Early Childhood Advocacy

November 11, 2021
At its Nov. 6 meeting, the MMA Board of Trustees approved a policy proposal submitted through The Pulse on advocacy for investments in early childhood.
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