The ACP New Jersey Chapter Scientific Meeting is right around the corner – March 3, 2017, and I would like to invite you to be a part of it by becoming an exhibitor or sponsor. I am happy to inform you that we are returning to the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel in Elizabeth, NJ. We are expecting approximately 250 attendees, including internists, subspecialists, and internal medicine residents and medical students from New Jersey and the surrounding states. The meeting is currently in its planning stages and a final schedule will be out shortly.
Influenza, the flu, is a serious disease, especially for older adults. The flu may lead to hospitalization or even death. Symptoms can include: fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches and fatigue. Though most people with the flu will recover witing a few days, older adults are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications.
New Jersey will retain its position as one of 14 regions selected for participation in the CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, scheduled to launch in January, 2017. CPC+ is an advanced primary care medical home delivery and payment model that builds on the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCi) program, which began in 2012 and concludes at the end of this year.
Why You Should Apply for the CPC+ Program Fundamentally restructuring how we pay for primary care is an important step towards our goal of reforming the health care system to one that is foundational in… Continue reading