Member Alert September 14: KMA, MagMutual to Present “Medical Liability Considerations for Physicians” CME Webinar

KMA has partnered with MagMutual to provide a one-hour virtual CME opportunity focusing on various aspects of medical liability. “Medical Liability Considerations for Physicians” will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 12-1 p.m. ET. Featured speakers will include Sarah Spurlock, Partner, Stites and Harbison, Scott Atkins, Regional Executive Officer, MagMutual, and Bill Kanich, M.D., JD, Chief Medical Officer, MagMutual.

For more information and to register, click here.

N95 Face Masks and Level 2 Isolation Gowns Available Through KHA Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Exchange

Kentucky physicians are now able to order N95 face masks and Level 2 isolation gowns through PPE.Exchange, an online marketplace of verified PPE suppliers.

The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) is sponsoring a group order for providers. Both items will include the shipping cost within the state of Kentucky. Kentucky hospitals and other health care entities, including educational or retail corporations in the state, are allowed to participate in this group order.

The order will close on September 18. Payment must be made before this date. Physicians will first need to join the PPE.Exchange marketplace as a buyer before participating. Please visit https://ppe.exchange/ and click “Become a Buyer.” You will receive a password reset link within 24 hours. Once you reset your password, proceed to the Group order links in the instructions, available here.

Contact Pam Kirchem at KHA (pkirchem@kyha.com) with any questions or the PPE Exchange team at info@ppe.exchange.

Upcoming Webinar: Lung Cancer and Covid-19 in the Outpatient Setting

Physicians are invited to participate in a free online CME opportunity provided by Rockpointe, in partnership with KMA, regarding managing their patients with lung cancer during the pandemic. The three live CME/CE-certified, MOC-eligible webinars are available Sept. 15 from 4-5 p.m. ET, Sept. 29 from 1-2 p.m. ET, and Oct. 15 from 7-8 p.m. ET.

Lung Cancer and COVID-19 in the Outpatient Setting: What Clinicians Need to Know will provide participants with the most up-to-date guidance, including information about the pathophysiology of SARS-CoV-2, factors that raise the risk of infection in patients with lung cancer, and strategies to manage patient care and counsel through telemedicine.

The webinars are spaced out over time for global participation and the dates include:

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, October 15, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

For more information and to register, click here.