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Fama, Anthony F., MD
Otolaryngology Associates
Otolaryngology
 
Kihlken, John T., MD
Franciscan Physician Network
Spine Specialists / Anesthesiology / Pain Medicine (AN)
 
Kim, Scott S., MD
Center for Pain Management
Anesthesiology / Pain Medicine (AN)
 
LoCascio, Daniel S., MD
Radiology of Indiana
Diagnostic Radiology / Vascular Interventional Radiology
 
As president of IMS, I welcome you to membership into an organization representing you as physicians, your patients, and quality medical services since 1848. I encourage your participation in our IMS activities including meetings and written contributions to the Bulletin.

IMS can only be as energized as the members who comprise it, so reach out to your IMS colleagues and get to know them, as well as, our focus of collegiality and quality medical care.

Susan K. Maisel, MD, IMS President

If you want more information about our newest IMS members, visit them on our physician finder here. A simple search is all that is required.

2017 Indianapolis Medical-Legal Dinner

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Ritz Charles; 12156 N Meridian Street

Please join your colleagues as The Indianapolis Medical Society and The Indianapolis Bar Association gather together for this historically popular dinner.

The setting is an effort to understand each other’s professions, to learn that we probably have more in common than we realize and to meld these professions together.

The evening will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Ora H. Pescovitz, a renowned medical professional, who will discuss “Leading with Purpose.”

Emcee Naomi Pescovitz, WTHR Eyewitness News.

Please note: Dress code is business attire.

$100.00 Indianapolis Medical Society Member

$200.00 Indianapolis Medical Society Member & Guest

To view flyer, click here.

Registration: https://www.indybar.org

Join us for the 7th Annual Carmel Marathon Weekend!

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Start time for all events: 7:30am
Welcome Members of the Indianapolis Medical Society!

We’re excited to partner with the Carmel Marathon!

Join Team IMS and support our charity, the Gennesaret Free Clinics.

For every IMS member that participates in the Carmel 5K, Carmel Marathon will donate $10 to our charity, Gennesaret Free Clinics on behalf of the Indianapolis Medical Society.

In addition, for members wanting to run farther, Carmel Marathon will donate the following: $10 for every ISG8K entry and $20 for every Carmel Marathon or Half Marathon entry.

For more information, click here.

To register online, click here.

For brochure or to register by mail, click here.

Purdue Healthcare Advisors

Purdue Healthcare Advisors is about ready to start recruitment on a new, CMS-funded grant. The enrollment portal will be completed in April, but we want to raise awareness now. Would you please consider including this information in your next communication with your membership (i.e. newsletter, etc.)?

QPP Resource Center™ to assist small practices.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) recognize that providers may need help understanding and participating in the Quality Payment Program (QPP), which is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). The QPP replaces Meaningful Use and improves Medicare by providing new resources to help you improve the quality of care at your practice.

The QPP Resource CenterTM for the Midwest, funded by CMS, is a collaboration among 10 key partners across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Purdue Healthcare Advisors, a coalition partner, is tasked with helping 6,000+ Indiana clinicians prepare for and participate in the QPP. If you are a small practice (15 or fewer clinicians), are in a rural area, Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), or medically underserved area, the QPP Resource Center™ is right for you!

Our technical assistance is free, and our web portal will provide an array of educational tools and resources to help you create effective change within your practice. Our straightforward, self-directed resources can help you to assess your current state and the need to participate in MIPS, or the potential impact of belonging to an APM. QPP Advisors will be available via live chat, phone or email to answer your questions, help you leverage the tools and resources on the QPP Resource Center web portal, and support your successful participation in the CMS QPP program.

To express your interest in participating and to sign up for program alerts, please visit our website (http://pha.purdue.edu/grant-work/qpp-resource-center/) and fill out this short questionnaire.

This material was prepared by the QPP Resource Center™, the Quality Payment Program for the Midwest, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy.

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About IMS

The Indianapolis Medical Society was established in 1848. We are a professional membership organization for all licensed Doctors of Medicine and Doctors of Osteopathy in the Indianapolis area. Our offices are located at 631 E. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-3706; our office hours are 8:00 to 4:30, Monday through Thursday. Phones are answered 24/7 by the Medical Society Exchange Answering Service.

If you are a physician and want additional information on becoming a member of our organization, please call (317) 639-3406 or E-Mail us: ims@imsonline.org. Please visit our membership page ... we want you to join us! For an application and other membership needs, use our easy online forms or download the information utilizing this link.

If you are a member of the general public and want to know if your physician is a member of Indianapolis Medical Society, or if you would like education information on your personal physician, please call (317) 639-3406 or E-Mail us: ims@imsonline.org or use our handy Physician Finder.

We also provide referrals to physicians using our staff and website physician finder. If you are new to our area or simply seeking a change of physicians, we are ready to help! Ask your physician if they are a member and if not, why not.

Additionally, our Commission on Professional Affairs reviews concerns from patients who might have questions about whether or not their treatment was ethical or appropriate.