1. As part of its priority activities relating to practice success, the Pierce County Medical Society is launching the PCMS Practice Success Forum.

  2. Despite an electrical power failure during a thunderstorm on March 1, 2016 the Pierce County Medical Society Board of Trustees continued to meet and conduct business in the spirit of those who founded the organization in 1888, albeit with a little assistance from 21st Century technology.  In the accompanying phot

  3. Pierce County Medical Society President Brian Mulhall, MD and Executive Director Bruce Ehrle have sent communications on behalf of the Society to members of the Congressional delegation representing the State of Washington strongly advocating that federal funding be provided for the Alliance for South Sound Health initiative launched by CHI Fran

  4. PCMS Executive Director Bruce Ehrle has been named Vice Chair of the Health Care Working Group for the South Sound Military and Communities Partnership, dedicated to collaboration on health care issues between the civilian and armed forces communities of the region by bringing together leaders from the military, VA, and civilian organizations an

  5. Registration now open until May 25 for June 8th PCMS Wine Tasting with Paul Gregutt

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    Landmark Convention Center, Rooftop Ballroom
    47 Saint Helens Avenue, Tacoma

  6. Dr. Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator and Chief Medical Officer of CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) will participate in a PCMS Practice Success Forum webinar on Friday, June 17, 8:00-9:00am

  7. This week CMS released its proposed rule to implement the Quality Payment System consisting of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs).  This system was passed in to law last year as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) that among other things fixed th

  8. The Pierce County Medical Society will soon be releasing resources for physicians to utilize to improve social determinants of health for patients in our community. 

  9. As health care providers journey deeper in to an era that focuses on improving population health and patient outcomes across delivery settings, one of the integrations that is being sought is an important one between physical health and behavioral health.  Physicians and PAs, whether they be in small to large independent practices or in large he

  10. Please hold Wednesday, July 20, 12:15-1:00pm for a PCMS Practice Success Forum webinar featuring Jacques Colon, Health Equity Coordinator for the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department.