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IMANE meets with Mass Medical Society

Monday, May 07, 2012 8:20 PM | Deleted user

The Indian Medical Association of New England held a first-ever joint meeting with the Massachusetts Medical Society on May 7 in Waltham, Mass.

According to IMANE, the meeting and collaboration, which was the idea of association President Dr. Arun Chaudhary, was well attended.

The meeting started with a morning welcome speech by Chaudhary. This was followed by a mock cross examination with attorneys John Faggiano, Christy Hepburn and Anne Kerney. 

After a breakfast, there was a talk on the changing times in the world of medicine by Lynda Young, president-elect of the Mass Medical Society.

Lunch, provided by Tamarind Bay, was accompanied by a talk by attorney James Bello of Morrison Mahoney Group, who emphasized the importance of accurate documentation.
The final speech was Dr. Stancel M. Riley, executive director of the Mass Medical Board, who talked about all the changes and new requirements for license renewal in Massachusetts. Especially noteworthy was his discussion of the appropriate use of opiods and end of life care requirement for licenses renewal. 

Dr. Sapna Aggarwal, a member of the IMANE executive committee, said the meeting provided a great platform for learning about upcoming changes in the health care which physicians need to be aware of.

Dr. Manju Sheth, IMANE secretary, said that it was very satisfying to get so many compliments from some very happy physicians who attended the meeting. She said that the association will now seriously consider doing similar risk management lectures as a regular feature of the group’s education events.

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