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In this section you will find a list of current, as well as archived, press releases having to do with either the organization of MedChi or with one of their members or board members.  Be sure to check back often for up to date stories.

If you cannot find what you are looking for or have a particular need, contact:
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Attention: Debbie Sciabarrasi
410-539-0872 ext. 3303

2024

April 10, 2024 - Maryland's Episode Quality Improvement Program, EQIP, Saved $20 Million In It's First Year

April 3, 2024 - Introducing Leadline: A Modern HR Solution for Healthcare Recruiting

March 6, 2024 - March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

February 22, 2024 - In Honor of American Heart Month, MedChi Recognizes and Supports Cardiologists

January 20, 2024 - MedChi Celebrates 225 Years with Kick Off Event Press Release

January 19, 2024 - MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Selected for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Initiative for Underserved in Maryland

January 5, 2024 - MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Releases 2024 Legislative Agenda

2023

December 22, 2023 - MedChi and AMA Jointly File Amicus Brief in Latent Injury Case

December 4, 2023 - Open Enrollment for Medicare Ends This Week

November 1, 2023 - MedChi Holds Annual Meeting; Installs Benjamin Lowentritt, M.D., as New President

October 9, 2023 - MedChi Statement on Appointment of Senator Melony Griffith as New CEO of MD Hospital Association

October 5, 2023 - MedChi Prepares for Annual Meeting and Fall House of Delegates

September 19, 2023 - From MedChi: New Health Laws To Go Into Effect October 1

September 5, 2023 - MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Files Amicus Brief to Uphold Anne Arundel County Gun Law

June 8, 2023 - MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Recognizes Pride Month

May 22, 2023 - Application Period for 2024 for Maryland Primary Care Program is Now Open

May 17, 2023 - MedChi Launches New Program to Offer Members High-Quality Products Through HPX

May 8, 2023 - May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 5, 2003 - May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

April 19, 2023 - In Honor of Earth Day, Please Dispose of Old Medications Responsibly

April 18, 2023 - MedChi to Hold Spring House of Delegates Meeting April 30

April 11, 2023 - Maryland Patients, Physicians, and Public Health are Big Winners in 2023 General Assembly Session

April 11, 2023 - MedChi Statement on Governor Wes Moore Signing the Prescription Drug Affordability Bill

March 31, 2023 - March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 24, 2023 - Honor Your Physician on National Doctors Day

March 20, 2023 - MedChi Applauds Gov. Moore's Medicaid Announcement

March 6, 2023 - Maryland Loan Repayment Programs Now Expanded

February 23, 2023: MedChi Members Serve As Volunteer "Physicians of the Day" During Legisaltive Session

February 17, 2023: Potential Pain Point - A proposed noncompete ban could upend business for health providers - Featured in the Washington Business Journal

February 14, 2023: MD Patients Face Burdensome Insurance Barriers to Lifesaving Health Care.  Lawmakers Must Act Now to Improve Access - Guest Commentary by Gene Ransom featured in Maryland Matters

February 5, 2023: States Must Stop Insurers From Getting in the Way of Health Care - Op-ed by Gene Ransom featured in The Washington Post

2022

December 12, 2022: MedChi Members Vote to Support Proposal to Expand Access to Healthcare in Maryland

December 5, 2022: MedChi Releases 2023 Legislative Agenda

November 28, 2022: Ashton DeLong Joins MedChi as General Counsel

November 14, 2022: MedChi Holds Annual Meeting; Installs James York, M.D., as New President

November 9, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Presents Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes With Award

November 9, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Presents Senator Melony Griffith with Award

November 9, 2022: November Spotlights Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Caregiving

October 10, 2022: Open Enrollment for 2023 Runs November 1, 2022 - January 15, 2023

September 26, 2022: From MedChi: New Health Laws That Will Go Into Effect October 1

September 9, 2022: AMA Report: Disturbing Trends on Overdose Deaths Requires Specific Actions, All-Hands Approach

August 25, 2022: The New School Year is a Good Time for All Ages to Get Caught up on Vaccinations - Op-ed in The Baltimore Sun by Gene M. Ransom, III, CEO, MedChi

August 4, 2022: MedChi Applauds Governor Hogan For Declaring August as Immunization Awareness Month in Maryland and Calls For Increased Awareness of Routine Vaccines - Maryland Physicians Encourage Conversations About Getting Caught Up on Latest Vaccine Requirements Throughout the Month

August 1, 2022: August is National Eye Exam Month

July 27, 2022: MedChi and Caring One Offer Offshore Call Center Services

July 26, 2022: MedChi and Figure 1 To Offer Online Continuing Medical Education: Credits for Reviewing Medical Cases

July 25, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Files Amicus Brief on COVID Denial Case

July 18, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Presents Senator Waldstreicher With Award

July 18, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Presents Delegate Chris Adams With Award

July 12, 2022: MedChi Care Transformation Organization (CTO) Awarded $250 Thousand Grant to Accept New Practices Into Practice Transformation Program - Grant opens up slots for Maryland-based ambulatory care practices to complete select practice transformation milestones

June 13, 2022: MedChi and MHA Applaud CMS Innovation Center and State on Important Primary Care Announcement - CMMI and Maryland Department of Health to Expand Primary Care Program during Open Application Period

June 8, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Honors Pride Month

May 16, 2022: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, Launches Podcast

April 12, 2022: Maryland Patients, Physicians, and Public Health are Big Winners in 2022 General Assembly Session

March 30, 2022: Honor Your Physician, and All Physicians, on National Doctors' Day

March 28, 2022: Introducing Figure 1: A Global Platform for Medical Minds

March 7, 2022: Survey Shows Wide Earnings Gap Persists Between Make and Female Physicians in Maryland Maryland Physician Incomes Low Compared to Physicians Nationally 

February 10, 2022: MedChi Stresses the Importance of Heart Health this February

January 4, 2022: MedChi Shares 2022 Legislative Agenda

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