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With nearly 8,000 members, the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) represents physicians in every specialty and practice setting. MAG’s mission is to, “Enhance patient care and the health of the public by advancing the art and science of medicine and by representing physicians and patients in the policy making process.” MAG is a leader in the legislative and legal and third-party payer arenas.

With nearly 8,000 members, the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) represents physicians in every specialty and practice setting. MAG’s mission is to, “Enhance patient care and the health of the public by advancing the art and science of medicine and by representing physicians and patients in the policy making process.” MAG is a leader in the legislative and legal and third-party payer arenas.
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With nearly 8,000 members, the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) represents physicians in every specialty and practice setting. MAG’s mission is to, “Enhance patient care and the health of the public by advancing the art and science of medicine and by representing physicians and patients in the policy making process.” MAG is a leader in the legislative and legal and third-party payer arenas.

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@mag1849

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English

Contact:

678.303.9258


Episodes

Surprise medical bills

9/16/2019
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The latest episode of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses surprise medical bills – and it features Wells Yang, M.D., who is a resident at Northside at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville.

Duration:00:31:09

Tort climate in Georgia

9/9/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses the medical liability environment in Georgia and the rest of the U.S. – and it features Joe Wilson Jr., M.D., the executive chairman of the MagMutual Holding Company.

Duration:00:37:01

Georgia’s medical cannabis laws

9/3/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses Georgia’s medical cannabis laws and what patients and physicians need to know about the state’s low-THC oil certification process.

Duration:00:47:51

Innovations in Health Care

8/26/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses innovations in health care – and it features American Medical Association (AMA) CEO and Executive Vice President James L. Madara, M.D.

Duration:00:35:56

MedicareDrugSavings.org

8/19/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses a free resource that could help Medicare beneficiaries save hundreds of dollars or more per year on their prescription drugs – and it features Steven Cohen, M.D., a general internist with the WellStar Health System who founded MedicareDrugSavings.org.

Duration:00:20:45

Maternal mortality

7/29/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses maternal mortality, and it features Chadburn Ray, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., a board-certified OB-GYN who is an associate professor at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University and the president of the Georgia Obstetric and Gynecological Society (GOGS).

Duration:00:23:58

District U.S. Attorney discusses opioid misuse, illegal drugs

7/22/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses the steps that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Georgia is taking to combat opioid misuse – as well as illegal drugs like heroin.

Duration:00:36:58

ACEs/systemic empathy

7/15/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and “systemic empathy” – which is designed to integrate empathy into our health care experience/system to improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:40:37

Delegating physician's authority to APRNs

6/19/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses what physicians need to know about delegating their authority to an advance practice registered nurse (APRN) – including their responsibilities and the legal risks – and it features Dan Huff, Esq., a founding partner with Huff, Powell & Bailey.

Duration:00:31:14

Health care for the homeless

6/11/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses health care for the homeless or housing insecure – and it features Mohit Agarwal, M.D., a transitional year resident at Gwinnett Medical Center.

Duration:00:31:38

Direct primary care/direct contracting practice model

6/3/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses the direct primary care/direct contracting practice model – and it features Brian E. Hill, M.D., the co-founder, president and CEO of HIPnation.

Duration:00:30:13

Medicare Part D Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool

5/21/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new ‘Medicare Part D Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool’ – which helps combat opioid misuse – and CMS’s opioid prescribing policies for the Medicare Part D program.

Duration:00:24:06

Meningitis & shingles

5/14/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses the meningococcal and shingles diseases and vaccines.

Duration:00:37:21

End-of-life issues

5/6/2019
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Anna Skold, M.D., M.P.H. – an internist and palliative care physician with Kaiser Permanente of Georgia and a member of the Georgia POLST Collaborative’s Board of Directors – addresses advance directives and other important end-of-life issues on the latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show.

Duration:00:31:58

Disparities in cancer care

4/29/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses disparities in cancer care and preventable cancers in rural areas.

Duration:00:18:05

Increase in HIV in Georgia

4/12/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses HIV and an increase in the number of HIV infection cases in Georgia and other southeastern U.S. states.

Duration:00:21:17

LGBT health care issues

4/3/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses health care issues that are related to patients who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer (LGBTQ).

Duration:00:31:26

Alzheimer’s disease

3/26/2019
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The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show addresses Alzheimer’s disease and the steps that the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is taking to support people who have Alzheimer’s disease – as well as their family members and caregivers.

Duration:00:29:20

Medical/health care economics

3/19/2019
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Frank McDonald, M.D., M.B.A. – a board-certified neurologist with the Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville who served as the president of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) in 2017-2018 – discusses medical and health care economics on the latest episode of MAG’s ‘Top Docs Radio’ show.

Duration:00:16:17

Obesity & bariatric surgery

3/19/2019
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Kevin McGill, M.D., FACS, FASMBS – the director of metabolic surgery at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta – discusses obesity and metabolic/bariatric surgery on the latest episode of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show.

Duration:00:28:08