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Latest Announcements

Calling for Volunteers!

Path to Wellness, a free community health program that promotes education, health screening, and self-management skill development, is holding a free health screening event:

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 am - 2 pm
at the Golden Gate Community Center

Volunteers are needed 
to process screening participants.

Patient Education Handouts

The Maricopa County Medical Society is committed to helping consumers understand the changing healthcare landscape.

In 2014, our Round-up Magazine will include a patient handout (as a tear out sheet) that can be used by you to help patients understand various issues to aid them in making more informed decisions for them and their families.

Download the pdfs (linked into the month) below, print and make copies. Distribute them in your waiting and exam rooms. Provide copies to your staff- they can hand them out with check-in paperwork.

Do you have suggestions on future handout topics? We'd love to hear them! Contact the Society at mcms@mcmsonline.com or call 602-252-2015.

 

January - What you should know as a patient in 2014  

 

February - Confused about the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid? We can help!   

 

March - What is compliance and why does it matter?  

 

April - Understanding my insurance, what do I owe?

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Recent News

Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Now Coordinates Physical and Behavioral Health Services for AHCCCS SMI Patients

Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care now serves as the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) for the greater Maricopa County region under a contract with the state. As a RBHA, it will provide managed care behavioral health services for its members, but it will also coordinate physical health services and behavioral health services for people with serious mental illness (SMI) who have AHCCCS coverage.

Measles in Maricopa County

Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed that an unvaccinated individual returning from Europe has measles.  While in Maricopa County, this individual visited multiple public locations and likely exposed others to measles.

Mountain Vista Medical Center Offering Discounted Breast Cancer Screening in May

Mother's Day Special - Breast cancer screening available for $75 in May

Most moms expect to receive flowers, chocolates or breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day, but what if you could give her something really meaningful this year? What if you could treat her to a potentially life-saving mammogram at Mountain Vista Medical Center?

On weekdays through May 2014, the hospital is offering a $75 breast cancer screening in honor of the day dedicated to Moms. Mammograms can help detect tumors and increase the chances of a successful fight against breast cancer.

Midwestern University's Health Careers Institute for High School Students

The Health Careers Institute for High School Students is an annual, free-of-charge summer medical program offered by Midwestern University designed to give Arizona high school students an in-depth and hands-on look at healthcare professions and procedures. During the eight-day program, students will have a chance to perform basic surgical techniques such as suturing, venipuncture, and vital signs monitoring in supervised lab settings, perform diagnostic tests on Midwestern University’s advanced patient simulators, and learn many new fascinating facts about the world of healthcare.

This year's event is July 10-19 at the Midwestern University Campus in Glendale.

Deadline to register is May 1st. 

Call (623) 572-3353 to request an application.
Visit the MWU Health Careers Institute for High School Students Web site for more information and to find the application online.

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