If you cannot attend the WDS Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel/Seattle Airport, it is imperative that you visit the Concerned Dentists of Washington State website for their suggestions on how to vote in the upcoming election for WDS board members. Your proxy forms are due by November 14th.
If you are planning on attending the meeting, you do not need to do anything with your proxy form.
Washington state’s new Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) is fully operational and available online for licensed health care professionals to use. The Department of Health is encouraging providers to use this new system to provide improved patient care and help prevent prescription drug misuse and abuse.
Taxmegeddon? Taxpocalypse? Recently, the blogosphere has been rife with articles warning of dire tax consequences in 2013, when favorable tax provisions expire, and federal income taxes increase. If Bush-era tax breaks are allowed to lapse, a fiscal cliff could occur that would affect small businesses, including dentists. Some options, such as scheduling major purchases before year’s end, could offset losses in tax breaks. Source member Ryan Greenway, of Greenway & Company, details your options in a recent Source article.