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2009-06-17 06:20:00

MSMS Connects With HealthVault to Make Health Management Easier and More Effective EAST LANSING, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp., Compuware subsidiary Covisint and MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc., to be first in the nation to provide statewide connectivity of medical and pharmacy data for Michigan. Patients and physicians who use the medical society's electronic portal, MSMS...

2009-04-29 07:45:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan physicians are the first in the nation to gain increased access to health information technologies (HIT) through a new partnership announced today by the American Medical Association (AMA) and Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) with Compuware's Covisint subsidiary. This partnership builds on MSMS's nation-leading "MSMS Connect" and comes just days after the AMA announced its agreement with Covisint to develop an AMA...

2009-04-28 08:40:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard E. Smith, M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, was installed as the 144th president of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) on Saturday, April 25, at the annual MSMS House of Delegates meeting in Grand Rapids. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090428/DC06114) Doctor Smith, the first African American to serve as MSMS president, will serve a one-year term and act as spokesperson...

2009-03-27 12:50:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Michigan, there are not enough jobs in manufacturing and construction, but the one area in which demand continues to overshadow supply is health care, particularly physicians. The health care needs of an aging population coupled with the difficulty of becoming a doctor have led to a considerable physician shortage in Michigan, a problem that is projected to get worse, according to the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS). Those...

2009-01-29 10:11:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Julie L. Novak has been named Executive Director of the East Lansing-based Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) effective immediately, the MSMS Board of Directors announced today. Novak, 46, who served the past year as MSMS Acting Executive Director, succeeds Kevin A. Kelly who passed away in December after a year-long illness. Kelly served 29 years at MSMS, including the past three years as executive director. "Julie Novak was...

2008-12-11 10:23:00

EAST LANSING, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Beth Bolton, MD, FACP, a Detroit internal medicine specialist, has been named "Woman Physician of the Year" by the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS). Doctor Bolton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer with Health Alliance Plan (HAP) since 2000, was recognized by her physician peers at MSMS for her career-long commitment to improving primary patient care through increasing access, promoting wellness and reducing...

2008-10-20 09:00:41

DETROIT, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation and Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) today announced that Compuware's Covisint subsidiary will electronically connect doctors across Michigan via MSMS Connect, leveraging the Covisint on-demand healthcare platform. Importantly, with Covisint, MSMS Connect now enables secure messaging, including patient-specific information from physician-to-physician. The partnership is believed to be the nation's first network sponsored...


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