The last flu pandemic to affect the United States to this magnitude was the 1918 influenza. Kansas City was less effective than other cities, particularly St. Louis, in implementing broad and swift social distancing measures. The lessons of 1918 are very relevant today. Learn more in these links.
Walking for 30 minutes nonstop on a daily basis reduces one’s risk for heart attack by 20% in their lifetime. In conjunction with February Heart Health Month, find out how easy it is to start a walking program.
The KCMS Foundation has received the "Reviewed" designation from the Greater Kansas Community Foundation.
The newest issue of Kansas City Medicine is out. In this issue, you can learn about the NEW Kansas City Medical Society, the 2017 Annual Meeting, our Honorees and Physician Wellness. This issue takes a deep dive into the commitment to one community medical society, and the efficiencies gained for patients AND physicians with the merger.
Information on the CPC+ Initiative, which the Greater Kansas City Region has been selected for.
Links to useful tools and resources on preparing for the new Medicare payment system under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
With dozens of medical articles published per day it can be hard to keep up with all of the latest news, so we comb the internet to find the latest articles on healthcare news for you. Here are the articles from the April 22nd through the June 1oth, 2016 issues of the KCMS Update.
See a picture and full listing of attendees of the Vaccination Task Force meeting on June 10th, 2016.
Descriptions of the different awards given by the Kansas City Medical Society at the Annual Meeting. Please remember to nominate your peers!
On Monday, April 25th, the Kansas City Medical Society's Board of Directors met at the society offices at 315 Nichols Road at 6:00 pm. These are the major discussion points from that meeting.