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Influx Of Fentanyl-Laced Counterfeit Pills & Toxic Fentanyl-Related Compounds Further Increases Risk Of Fentanyl-Related Overdose & Fatalities

September 27, 2017

CDC HEALTH UPDATESummary On October 26, 2015, CDC issued HAN 384 (http://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00384.asp)...

Private Fee-For-Service Plans

September 27, 2017

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Windel Stracener, MD, FAAFP, Elected To AAFP Board Of Directors

September 27, 2017

Indiana has returned to the board table! Just last week, Windel Stracener, MD, FAAFP was elected by the American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates to the AAFP Board of Directors.

Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids: Changes That Take Effect July 1, 2017

August 31, 2017

Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids: Changes That Take Effect July 1, 2017SEA 226 limits the amount of...

Recent Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Diagnosis

August 31, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Notification – June 16, 2017 Fatal Case of Rocky Mountain Spotted...

End-Of-Session Legislative Report

August 31, 2017

Overview The 2017 Indiana General Assembly focused on four major issues: passage of the biennium...

Identification Of Candida Auris Case In Indiana

August 31, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—April 21, 2017The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)...

Thank You To Our 2016 Annual Convention Exhibitors!

August 31, 2017

The 2016 IAFP Annual Convention’s exhibit hall offered an opportunity for physician attendees to...

Communicable Disease Reporting for Physicians, Hospitals and Laboratories

August 31, 2017

A reminder from Indiana State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, MD, about communicable disease reporting...

AAFP Takes Advocacy Action On Women's Health

August 31, 2017

The AAFP has joined together with four organizations to take an advocacy action on women’s health...

Report Birth Defects To The Indiana Birth Defects And Problems Registry (IBDPR)

August 31, 2017

In a recent letter to Indiana's health care professionals, Indiana state health commissioner Jerome Adams,...

Investigation Of Seoul Virus Outbreak Associated With Home-based, Rat-breeding Facilities In Wisconsin And Illinois

August 31, 2017

SummaryCDC and health officials from Wisconsin and Illinois are conducting an investigation of Seoul...

Plant Vs. Animal: Helping Patients Understand “Plant Based” Diet Recommendations

August 31, 2017

By American Dairy Association Indiana The public has increasingly become concerned about where their...

2017 Legislative Session Preview

August 31, 2017

Indiana General Assembly Prepares for the 2017 Legislative Session The results of the November 8th General...

Potential Hepatitis A Exposure Linked To Frozen Strawberries

August 31, 2017

INDIANA HEALTH ALERT NETWORK ADVISORY - POTENTIAL HEPATITIS A EXPOSURE LINKED TO FROZEN STRAWBERRIES The...

CDC Updates Travel Guidelines To Miami-Dade County, FL, Related To Potential Zika Virus Transmission

August 31, 2017

CDC Updates Guidance for Pregnant Women and Women and Men of Reproductive Age for Zika Virus Infection...

Screening For Elevated Blood Lead Levels

August 31, 2017

Lead, a heavy metal, is toxic to the human body. Individuals exposed to lead may experience an elevated...

Increase In Reports Of Suspected Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

August 31, 2017

Indiana Health Alert Network Advisory—October 14, 2016 INCREASE IN REPORTS OF SUSPECTED ACUTE...

Two New Regulations For Vitamin D

August 31, 2017

Two New Regulations for Vitamin DNew regulations will now influence the amount of vitamin D that can...

HHS Final Rule On Nondiscrimination

August 31, 2017

Impact of new HHS Final Rule on Nondiscrimination on Physicians The Office for Civil Rights...