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I am honored to be considered for the position of Secretary of LACMA. If elected to this position, I hope to collaborate with LACMA leadership to empower Los Angeles County physicians to continue to practice unencumbered, with the health and best interest of our patients guiding us. I completed my …

With record attendance, more than 600 physicians, residents, medical students and stakeholders gathered in Sacramento on April 24 to bring the voice of medicine to legislators for the 45th annual California Medical Association (CMA) Legislative Advocacy Day. Wearing white coats, physicians converged on the Capitol to educate legislators about critical health care …

Leg Day Recap Palpable success at last week’s Legislative Advocacy Day in Sacramento. Kudos to our leaders who attended including Dr. C Freeman, Dr. Sion Roy, Dr. Jeffery Lee, Dr. Jerry Abraham, Dr. Jack Chou, Dr. William Averill, Dr. Samuel Huang in addition to several members and students. The major topics of discussion …

This article originally appeared on the PatientPop website After polling healthcare practices in 2018 to understand how they approach the challenges of online reputation management, we turned our focus to the patient perspective. PatientPop asked 839 people about online reputation in general and patient reviews specifically. We wanted to know …

Our New Partnership With ACap  Today is tax day.  For some, this is a challenging time of year and for others, it’s a nightmare. This is why LACMA has a new partnership with ACap Accountants and Advisors, who were referred to us by LACMA members. ACap provides comprehensive, unbiased financial advice, with …

Delivering best-in-class patient care begins and ends with efficient, effective communication. Used well, clinical communication improves care outcomes, drives clarity throughout diagnosis and treatment, and reduces issues for caregivers and patients. Used poorly, bad clinical communication means rework, disruption, frustration, and poorer outcomes for the patient. Here at TigerConnect, enhancing …

The Other Side of Telemedicine  Telemedicine may be leading to the overprescribing of antibiotics to sniffling children, a new study suggests. Kids with cold symptoms seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor’s office or clinic, researchers found. And …

2018 may be over, but there are still last-minute opportunities to manage and minimize your tax liabilities before the filing deadline, especially for self-employed doctors who are business owners. Lower Your Taxable Income The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 introduced a very generous tax deduction, known as …

Dr. Sion Roy, a Harbor-UCLA Medical Center cardiologist, will become the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s (LACMA) youngest president in the organization’s 148-year history at the Annual Installation of President and Officers on June 21st, 2019. Dr. Roy is also a Trustee to the California Medical Association and was elected …

The Spike in CBDs Excited to share news about one of our members and former leaders, Dr. Pedram Salimpour. Dr. Salimpour was on KTTV Fox News recently talking about CBD and CVS’ decision to sell CBD products at their stores across the country.  With CBDs (Cannabidiol) suddenly inundating the US …