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Forum, Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 Forum includes the 2016 Year in Review, information about the proposed Use of Photography in the Examination Room position statement, an article about Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program, a Message From the President from Dr. Greene discussing the new controlled substances CME requirement, five questions with Board Member Dr. Bryant Murphy, and a call for applicants to serve on the Board.


Past Issues

Forum, Winter 2017

The winter 2017 Forum includes Dr. Greene’s first Message from the President, a review of changes made to Position Statements in 2016, an infographic detailing the results of the licensee survey, an overview of proposed changes to the Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative, and information on how to find course to satisfy the new CME requirement.

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Forum, Fall 2016

This issue of the Forum includes Dr. Udekwu’s final message as Board president, information on the new and reappointed Board Members, an infographic showing the current data from the Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative (SOPI), an update on the Board’s preliminary move to adopt the CDC’s opioid policy, and an article on the Board’s new approach to monitoring licensee health issues.

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Forum, Summer 2016

This issue of the Forum includes a message from the President on the Board’s efforts to increase oversight of opioid prescribing, three scenarios in regards to urine drug screening, a 2016 Legislative update, a guide to licensees for seeking help for depression without fear, and material on easing challenges associated with reentering the practice of medicine, and an article on the new position statement that addresses practice ownership.

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Forum, Spring 2016

This issue of the Forum includes important information on NCMB’s new Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative, an update on the Board’s pending controlled substances prescribing CME rule and the annual Year In Review graphics spread. Dr. Udekwu’s President’s Message discusses the Board’s efforts to apply business principles to the agency’s work. The issue also includes information about NCMB’s three newest Board Members.

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