• Federal Investigation into Private Equity, Consolidation in Medicine Three federal agencies are investigating the impact of private equity ownership and the broader consolidation of healthcare organizations on patient care and costs, prompting a wave of concern among physicians. According to Rhonda Wright, MD, from Brookhaven, Georgia, the influence of private equity has led to deteriorating […]

  • MSSNY’s Peer to Peer (P2P) Program Available to Help Stress and burnout among physicians have been documented for years, and can be overwhelming at times.  MSSNY’s peer supporters can help you gain a new perspective on your job and other life stressors.  MSSNY’s Peer to Peer (P2P) program affords physicians, residents, and medical students the […]

  • Baby Born Deaf Can Hear After Breakthrough Gene Therapy In a landmark advancement in gene therapy, Opal Sandy from Oxfordshire has shown remarkable progress in the global CHORD (Children Hearing and Oral Restoration through DNA) trial, significantly advancing the treatment of auditory neuropathy. This condition disrupts nerve impulses from the inner ear to the brain, […]

  • Advisory: Acute Flaccid Myelitis The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued a health advisory regarding Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a rare but serious paralytic condition predominantly affecting young children. Clinicians are urged to report suspected cases and collect specific specimens for testing promptly. No single pathogen has been consistently detected, but enteroviruses, […]

  • Join IPRO for Annual Meeting Luncheon: How AI Can Transform Long-Term Care  MSSNY members are invited to IPRO’s 40th Annual Meeting Luncheon on Tuesday, June 11, from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Garden City Hotel in Garden City, NY. Keynote speaker Dr. Timothy Hoff will discuss “How AI Can Transform Long-Term Care.” Meet […]

  • Healthcare Appreciation Celebration with the New York Yankees  Attention all Yankees fans! Starting tonight, May 17th, to May 22nd, the Yankees celebrate Healthcare Appreciation Days. Watch the Yankees play against the White Sox from May 17th to May 19th, and each ticket will include a choice between a tumbler, or a scrub top. Watch the […]

  • Navigating Sky-High Costs: New York’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis In New York State, physicians are grappling with the nation’s most exorbitant medical liability insurance costs, a pressing issue that significantly contributes to the overall high insurance expenses across various sectors. A recent report from the New York Civil Justice Institute underscores the gravity of the […]

  • Primary Care Access: A Critical Juncture for Physicians The primary care system in the United States is currently facing various challenges. A recent report from 2024 has shown that 29% of adults do not have a regular healthcare provider. Additionally, the waiting time for new patients can be as long as nine months, which clearly […]

  • Healthcare Appreciation Celebration with the New York Yankees Attention all Yankees fans! From May 17th to May 22nd, the Yankees celebrate Healthcare Appreciation Days. Watch the Yankees play against the White Sox from May 17th to May 19th, and each ticket will include a choice between a tumbler, or a scrub top. Watch the Yankees […]

  • Health Commerce System – New Enhancements and Security Features The Department of Health is updating its Health Commerce System (HCS) to enhance security and improve user experience. Starting May 9th, 2024, you’ll see improvements to our “Forgot Password” feature and login interface. For further details and assistance, click here.