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Saturday, July 2, 2016

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Ben Lui, MD: SFMS June 2016 Member of the Month

Dr. Ben Lui is currently the Medical Director and Center Director of Chinatown Public Health Center of the SF Department of Public Health which serves close to 6,000 patients, many of whom are socioeconomically disadvantaged and/or culturally isolated.

SFDPH Health Advisory: Outbreak of Meningococcal Disease involving Men who Have Sex With Men in Southern California; Recommendations for San Francisco

Due to higher risk of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) among HIV-infected persons, on 6/22/2016 the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) expanded its recommendation for immunization with quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (MenACWY; Menactra ® or Menveo ® ) to include all HIV-positive persons age 2 months and above.

Important July 1, 2016 Deadlines for Physicians

Information about important July 1st deadlines for CURES and Meaningful Use hardship exception.

CMS Update: Guest Blog by Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPP, MPH

Guest blogger, Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPP, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of CMS Region 9 provides an update on MACRA.

Article References for June/July 2016 San Francisco Medicine

Article References for June/July 2016 San Francisco Medicine

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