1. The Nominating Committee of the Pierce County Medical Society respectfully puts forth the following slate of candidates for positions due for election to the PCMS Board of Trustees:

    One year terms of office--2017:

  2. As part of its ongoing mission to promote the successful practice of medicine and the well-being of the public, on Tuesday, February 7 the Pierce County Medical Society convened the inaugural meeting of the PCMS Social Determinants of Health Workgroup.

  3. United States Representative Dave Reichert convened a meeting of his Healthcare Advisory Committee in Seattle on Tuesday, February 21 while he is home from the nation’s capital for the Presidents Day Recess.

  4. The Pierce County Medical Society and Pierce County Project Access are launching a joint long term effort to improve health literacy among the county's citizens across all demographics and patient populations.  Both organizations will be working with health care pr

  5. As PCMS Executive Director Bruce Ehrle continues to report back to his contacts in the nation’s capital in Congress, at HHS, and at CMS about one of the most important practice success and community engagement activities for the Society—improving population health in Pierce County that will lead to provider success in meeting new quality and pay

  6. On Monday, July 10, US Representative Dave Reichert reconvened his Healthcare Advisory Committee in Wenatchee to continue discussions about efforts in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  Rep.

  7. The special guest of honor and speaker at this year’s PCMS Annual Meeting will be Medal of Honor recipient and Navy SEAL, Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, Jr.

  8. The Pierce County Medical Society hosted a WSMA meeting with State Representative Joe Schmick, the Ranking Member of the Washington House Health Care and Wellness Committee as well as staff from the State House Republican Caucus to discuss cost drivers in he

  9. PCMS Executive Director Bruce Ehrle served as a panelist this evening for a health care forum in Tacoma sponsored by the Indivisible organizations of Gig Harbor, Tacoma, and Puyallup designed to examine the next steps in health care policy and the impacts of

  10. PCMS members gathered on Thursday, August 17 to share a perfect Pacific Northwest summer evening at Titlow Lodge and Park in Tacoma.  A prime purpose of the evening was also to welcome PCMS Medical Residen