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Save these Dates for other 2014 GOGS Events

  • Winter CPT Coding, Friday, December 5, 2014 in Atlanta, GA
  • Practice Administrators Meeting, Friday, December 5, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga
  • Details coming soon.


  Future GOGS Annual Meetings: Save the Dates

  • 2015 GOGS Annual Meeting, Thursday, August 27 – Sunday, August 30, 2015, at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL

  • 2016 GOGS Annual Meeting, Thursday, August 25 – Sunday, August 28, 2016, at The Cloister, Sea Island, GA
     
  • 2017 GOGS Annual Meeting, Thursday, August 24 – Sunday, August 27, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL


3rd Annual Medical Fair
The Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals in association with the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce and the Georgia Rural Health Association announced the 3rd Annual Medical Fair, September 5-7, 2014 at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria, 6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339. Complimentary registrations are available for practicing physicians, residents in GME program and medical students. Registration is available online, or contact Kim Mize at kmize@gach.org for more information. Online: http://www.cvent.com/events/3rd-annual-medical-fair/event-summary-cf6f8894e92f4e32a2c039946532d5e5.aspx.


28th Annual GPA Conference
The 28th Georgia Perinatal Association Conference is September 24-26, 2014 at The King & Prince Resort on St. Simons Island. This year’s theme is “Promoting Safer Maternal and Infant Outcome in Georgia.” The conference is for anyone interested in improving health of mothers and infants. To register online, visit https://www.formstack.com/forms/?1735227-H3Pzim6FVg. For the meeting brochure and registration form, visit http://www.georgiaperinatal.org/docs/GPA14_ConferenceBrochure.pdf. Hotel group rates are available at the King and Prince from $120 to $150/night until Monday, August 11 or until the room block is full. For reservations, call 877-724-3170 and mention “Georgia Perinatal Association” or e-mail reservations at reservations@kingandprince.com.


The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative: Improving Maternity Care and Increasing Breastfeeding Rates
This webinar will be presented as part of the HPOE Live! Webinar Series 2014 on September 23, from 2:00-3:00 pm ET. Topics will describe the BFHI, the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding and feature a hospital success story shared by the CEO of Providence Hospital, who will talk about applications of quality improvement to drive change in practice to help mothers successfully breastfeed. Participants include Moderator: Bonnie Connors Jellen, Director, Section for Maternal and Child Health, American Hospital Association; Jennifer Ustianov, Senior Director, NICHQ; and Amy Freeman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Providence Hospital, Washington, DC. This webinar is free, but advanced registration is required. To register click here.


Webinar on Reconceptualizing Screening for Chlamydia Control
As part of the STD Prevention Science Series, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hosting a free, live webinar,
“STD Prevention Science Series: Reconceptualizing Screening for Chlamydia Control: Process Considerations, Targets and Outcomes”
on September 25, 2014 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET. Dr. Edward W. Hook III, M.D., Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine is presenting. Dr. Hook is also a member of and spokesperson for the National Coalition for Sexual Health. Click to register.


Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Annual Meeting & Conference
The HMHB Annual Meeting and Conference will be held Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 8:00am-4:00pm at Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon, GA, 31204. The theme is “Healthy Babies Are Our Future!” Topics include Obesity in Pregnant Women, Breastfeeding, Maternal Mortality, Environmental Factors in Women’s Reproductive Health Immunizations. Register Now, ($85) Early Registration Closes September 19th. Visit www.hmhbga.org to register. For questions, 770-451-0020 x 206 or ayanna.rutherford@hmhbga.org.