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Below are all the 2017 PAMED resolutions:
RESOLUTION 17-201:
STOP THE BLEED PUBLIC EDUCATION HOUSE
ACTION: ADOPTED AS AMENDED
RESOLVED, that the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED)
support the American College of Surgeons' national public
educational campaign entitled "Stop the Bleed" and encourage its
component county and specialty associations and all physicians
within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to promote this
education for the health of all patients.

RESOLUTION 17-202:
TEEN HEALTH WEEK HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED
RESOLVED, that PAMED actively promote Teen Health Week
and encourage its component county and specialty associations
to also work with their local schools to adopt Teen Health Week.

RESOLUTION 17-203:

RESOLUTION 17-206:

MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR
SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS HOUSE ACTION:
ADOPTED AS AMENDED

BABY BOXES FOR INFANTS HOUSE ACTION:
ADOPTED AS AMENDED

RESOLVED, that PAMED coordinate public and professional
education campaigns and programs to promote more widespread
use of the safe and effective medication-assisted treatments in
coordination with counseling and evidence-based therapies
which are available; and be it further RESOLVED, that PAMED
promote training programs for those Pennsylvania physicians
interested in becoming medication-assisted treatment providers.

RESOLUTION 17-204:
ABORTION COVERAGE IN HEALTH INSURANCE
HOUSE ACTION: REFERRED TO BOARD FOR STUDY

RESOLUTION 17-205:
VA HEALTH SERVICES FOR WOMEN VETERANS
HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED
RESOLVED, that PAMED recognize the disparity in access
to care for women veterans; and, be it further RESOLVED,
that PAMED encourage research to address this population's
specific needs to improve patient outcomes; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that the Pennsylvania Delegation to the American
Medical Association present this resolution to the upcoming
interim meeting of the AMA (I-2017) for national adoption.

RESOLVED, that PAMED encourage the research of safe sleeping
environments which could include the study of the safety, efficacy,
and methods of implementation of boxes for babies to sleep in as a
potential initiative to decrease the incidence of sudden unexpected
infant death in Pennsylvania.

RESOLUTION 17-301:
MEDICAID REFORM HOUSE ACTION: REFERRED TO
BOARD FOR STUDY

RESOLUTION 17-302:
PAMED SUPPORT OF DIRECT PRIMARY CARE HOUSE
ACTION: ADOPTED AS AMENDED
RESOLVED, that PAMED provide a written description of the Direct
Primary Care model to its members for the purpose of educating
on alternative practice models; and, be it further RESOLVED, that
PAMED submit a press release outlining PAMED's support of the
Direct Primary Care model and publishing said press release; and,
be it further RESOLVED, that PAMED work with state legislators
to support the practice of Direct Primary Care models.

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