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    Office timings 9 am to 1 pm (EST)
    Physical address:
    9355 113th St. # 7483
 Seminole, FL 33775

    Mailing address:
    9355 113th St. N., #7483 Seminole Fla 33777
    Tel:
    727-541-1159


    Email:
    araiford@pinellascma.org

Letter From The Editor

According to our PCMA mission statement, our purpose is to “inform, serve, advocate and advance” high-quality medical care and to monitor the “ethical and competent” practice of medicine. (1).  This general statement does not define quality or ethical practice. It is left to our organization of physicians to make that determination. Third parties are increasinglyRead More


Every year on July 20th, Joe Thielemann volunteers at Northside Hospital in honor of his late father, Jack Thielemann.  Jack was a volunteer at Northside Hospital for more than 35 years compiling over 36,000 volunteer hours.  He was there when the hospital opened in 1976 and as he got older would sit in the hospital’sRead More


2019 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Released

VIEW PDF Today, CMS published the proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule for 2019.  It includes provisions for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2019 as well as the physician fee schedule.  AMA staff is reading the 1,473-page proposed rule and will provide a summary in the near future.  We will work with our Federation colleaguesRead More


This is an official CDC HEALTH UPDATE Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network July 11, 2018 – 1:00 PM ET   VIEW PDF – FULL NOTICE Rising Numbers of Deaths Involving Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs, Including Carfentanil, and Increased Usage and Mixing with Non-opioids Summary This Health Alert Network (HAN) Update is to alertRead More


Northside Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, causedRead More


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