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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Washtenaw Among Michigan’s Healthiest

Washtenaw County ranks first among Michigan counties in health factors according to the 2015 County Health Rankings released last week. Washtenaw ranks ninth among Michigan counties for health outcomes. This is the sixth consecutive year that Washtenaw County has received the top ranking for health factors. https://webmail.msms.org/owa/?ae=Item&a=Open&t=IPM.Note&id=RgAAAAAfV4D6iTbLTJ%2bFUONPyqoNBwBlhM0a8LScQr7xFTFH6hg2AAAAnjDVAABlhM0a8LScQr7xFTFH6hg2AAEUll3sAAAA&pspid=_1427815865858_569155774
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Michigan Ranked 11th-best State for Doctors

Michigan is ranked the 11th-best state for doctors, according to a new report by WalletHub. The study looks at 12 metrics to assess the medical environment in each of the states and the District of Columbia. Michigan ranked fourth for average starting salary (with a cost-of-living adjustment), fifth for annual wages (with a cost-of-living adjustment),…
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Washtenaw County Epi Update – 3/20/15

Influenza B Influenza B is keeping this flu season alive.  Almost all of the confirmed influenza labs in Washtenaw residents in March 2015 have been Influenza B.  Both strains of Influenza B are circulating locally. See the following website for more details on this year’s flu season: http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/public_health/disease_control/ph_flusurveillance.html Animal Bites and Bat Encounters Spring and…
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AMA President-Elect Steven J. Stack, MD, Speaks at Washtenaw County Medical Society

[caption id="attachment_1220" align="alignnone" width="300"] WCMS Past President Charles F, Koopmann, Jr., MD; AMA President-Elect Steven Stack, MD; President-Elect Brad J. Uren, MD, and President Larry Junck, MD[/caption] The Washtenaw County Medical Society hosted the American Medical Association (AMA) President-elect Steven J. Stack, MD, at its general membership meeting March 4th in Ann Arbor. An emergency…
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March 4, 2015 General Session – Incoming AMA President Steven Stack, MD

March 2015 Session Flyer(1) Dr. Steven Stack will be speaking on "Beyond Reform:  Rethinking Health Care for the 21st Century". Dr. Stack is an emergency physician practicing in Lexington, Kentucky. He has served on the AMA Board of Trustees since 2006, and was elected President-Elect in 2014. He will begin his term as President in…
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