July-August 2018
What's Inside

  • President's Page: Advocacy Matters
  • 149th General Assembly Closes: Strong Year for Physicians
  • Primary Care in the Spotlight: Senate Bill 227
  • Membership Survey on Assisted Suicide
  • Hidradenocarcinoma of the Scalp
  • 2018 Winners of the American College of Physicians - Delaware Chapter
  • Individual Health Insurance - Countdown to the End
  • Physician Burnout


May-June 2018
What's inside:

  • President's Page: Healthcare Transformation: The Tip of the Iceberg
  • Report of the Proceedings of the 7th Interim Meeting of the MSD Council
  • Delaware Healthcare Benchmarks: Myths and Truths
  • Year 4 of the State Innovation Model Grant:
  • An Abridged History of Modern Medicine, or: Another Fine Mess (Laurel and Hardy 1930)
  • Physician Shortage: A Primary Care Crisis in Delaware
  • Blockchain and Health care: Improving Patient Care
  • Technology and Healthcare Transformation
  • MedNet Enables Physician Collaboration of Records
  • Addressing the Primary Care Crisis - Senate Bill 199
  • Keeping an Open Mind in Buying Health Insurance


April 2018
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: Options at the End of Life
  • Why I Support the End of Life Options Act, HB 160
  • Physician Assisted Suicide Misses the Mark on Improving End-of-Life Care
  • Delaware Newborn Hearing Screening: A System That Works
  • Slender Man Strikes Again!
  • Management of Autonomic Instability in Clostridium Tetani Infection


March 2018
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: MedNet: Back to the Future
  • Your Patient got a Breast Notification with her Mammogram Report: What are you supposed to do?
  • The Bells and Whistles of Health Care: Noise Levels in Acute and Long Term Care Facilities
  • Fulminant Sepsis in the Asplenic Patient: A Physician's Guide
  • Metformin Induced Lactic Acidosis in a Patient with GIB
  • Rude Awakening: Flood Victims and Homeowners' Policies


February 2018
What's inside:

  • President's Page: A New Chapter for MSD
  • A Descriptive Study of Playground Equipment Injuries
  • Not your Average Widow Maker: Cardiac Arrest with Coronary Artery Septic Embolism
  • A Perfect Storm: Acute Presentation of Thyroid Storm
  • Acute Bilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage on Apixaban
  • Protecting Valuable Items


January 2018
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: Thinking and Acting Anew
  • Physician Autonomy in the 21st Century: Decline, Importance, and Response
  • Unusual Imaging Manifestations of Severe Bilateral Cochlear Otosclerosis
  • Report on the Proceedings of the 228th Annual Meeting


December 2017
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: Representing the Most Noble Profession on Earth
  • MSD Activities 2017 - A Snapshot of Events
  • Implementing Peer Support in ER and Impatient Settings
  • Four Bases to Cover in your Compensation Arrangement
  • Universal Health Coverage and a Single Payer System
  • Growing Pains, Risks as Internet and Social Media Proliferate


November 2017
What's Inside:

  • President's Page "Trying to Achieve Better Health with Less Spending"
  • Protocol of the Month
  • An Industry under Siege
  • Cyber-security- Protecting EHR
  • Cloud Computing and HIPPA
  • Book Review: A Place of Cold Water
  • Cancer Care in Delaware: A model for America


October 2017
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: When the Patient is a Racist
  • Commission on Cancer: CP3R Measure for Breast Cancer
  • A unique case of Malignant Peripheral Never Sheath Tumor in the Breast
  • Two cases of Adrenal Insufficiency Caused by Isolated Bilateral Adrenal Metastasis from Breast Cancer
  • Triple Negative Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Arising in a Breast Cyst


September 2017
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: Exploring the Best Method to Finance Universal Health Care
  • Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS) among Adults - 2015
  • Refractory Dyspnea in an Adolescent Treated for Ashma
  • A Case of Indifferent Medical Care


August 2017
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: Physician Participation in the Parliamentary Process
  • Point-of-Care Analysis associated with Emergency Department Utilization
  • Peritoneal Fat Containing Inguinal Hernia with Fat Infarction mimicking an Enlarged Scrotal Mass
  • AMA Meeting Highlights


July 2017
What's Inside:

  • President's Page: MSD Helped Delaware Craft Model Telehealth Legislation
  • Delaware's Journey to Adopting Telehealth
  • Navigating Technology Vendor Selection for Telehealth/Telemedicine
  • Development of an Asthma Adherence Telemedicine Program
  • Using Telemedicine for Orthopedic Follow-Up, Treatment of Acute Stroke