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MCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kathie M. Allen
Practice Manager

Stanley Askin, MD
Frederic Becker, MD

Spring 2017

Reported STDs
at Unprecedenteda
High in the U.S.

Sherry Blumenthal, MD
Charles Cutler, MD

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James A. Goodyear, MD
George R. Green, MD

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Joseph Grisafi, MD
Vice President

Walter Klein, MD
President-Elect

Mark Lopatin, MD
Chairman, Board of Directors

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2017 Annual Membership Dinner:
A Time for Healing

Jennifer Lorine, DO
Secretary

Cheri L. Matthews
Practice Manager

Robert M. McNamara, MD
Mark F. Pyfer, MD

Features
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Jay E. Rothkopf, MD
President and Treasurer

Scott E. Shapiro, MD
Immediate Past Chairman, Board of Directors

Steven A. Shapiro, DO
James W. Thomas, MD
Immediate Past President

Martin D. Trichtinger, MD
Chairman, Political Committee

MCMS Staff
Toyca D. Williams, CAE

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Executive Director

montmedsoc@verizon.net

Editorial Board
Jay E. Rothkopf, MD, Editor
George Green, MD
Mark F. Pyfer, MD
Scott E. Shapiro, MD
Toyca D. Williams, CAE, Deputy Editor
MCMS Physician is a publication of the Montgomery
County Medical Society of Pennsylvania (MCMS).
The Montgomery County Medical Society's mission
has evolved to represent and serve all physicians of
Montgomery County and their patients in order to
preserve the doctor-patient relationship, maintain
safe and quality care, advance the practice of
medicine and enhance the role of medicine and
healthcare within the community, Montgomery
County and Pennsylvania.

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Generally Speaking . . .
MACRA and MIPS in a Nutshell
Letters to the Editor
Legislative Update
Meet Your County Medical
Society Leaders
A Century Old Medical Club Still
Offers Social Respite for Physicians
Horsham Family Physicians Retire
after 50+ Years of Practicing Together
You Can Make A Difference
MCMS Happenings
News & Announcements
Milestones
MCMS Awards Scholarship
to Medical School
PAMED Establishes First Women
Physicians Caucus to Address
Needs of Female Physicians

28 The 2017 Tools for Success Practice
Management Conference
29 Legal Triage: MCMS Benefit
30 Frontline Groups
31 Strong Practice Leaders Understand
the Competition

In Every Issue
4 Chairman's Comments
6 Editor's Comments
21 News & Announcements

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