Michigan Medicine Magazine

A Publication of the Michigan State Medical Society

Michigan Medicine® is available to MSMS members and presents timely information on public health, medicolegal issues, medical economics, science, medical education, and legislative affairs affecting Michigan physicians and their patients.

Recent Issues

May/June 2018 [Members Only]

May/June Cover

Cover Story:

Prior Authorization

Also In This Issue:

  • Immunization Disparities in Michigan Children
  • Study Shows Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Face Similar Liability Risks
  • Quality Interview Questions Improve Hiring Outcomes
March/April 2018 [Members Only]

march coverCover Story:

Patient Satisfaction
 

Also In This Issue:

  • Michigan Facing Ongoing Hepatitis Outbreak
  • RX for Patient Safety 
  • Managing Employees with Legal Obligation
January/February 2018 [Members Only]

january cover

Cover Story:

MACRA: Looking Toward 2018
 

Also In This Issue:

  • Flu Prevntion Starts and Ends with You
  • The Quality Payment Program: What You Need to Know
  • Preventing Harassment in the Workplace
November/December 2017 [Members Only]

november cover

Cover Story:

The Prescription for Job Satisfaction
 

Also In This Issue:

  • Team documentation Helps Tackle EHR Burnout
  • Video/Audio Recording of Procedures
  • Statewide Efforts Have Measurably Increased HPV Vaccine Rates
September/October 2017 [Members Only]

september cover

Cover Story:

Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement
 
Also In This Issue:

  • Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap
  • The Faintest Ink
  • Your Vaccine Recommendation is a Critical Factor in Protecting Patient Health
July/August 2017 [Members Only]

june cover

Cover Story:

Quality Payment Programs
 

Also In This Issue:

  • Maximize Success Under MIPS by Employing a QCDR
  • How Medical Scribes are Trained -- and Used -- Varies Widely
  • Protect Michigan Children and Teens from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases