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Researchers at University of Maryland School of Medicine are testing ultrasound to treat neuropathic pain – Baltimore Sun

Steroid injections, nerve stimulators and spinal fusions were no match for the chronic pain in Tammy Durfee’s left side — never mind the “searing-hot poker” sensation that would jab her leg without warning. After a decade searching for relief, a four-hour procedure in Baltimore put her pain to rest.

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American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 21st Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on May 3-5, 2019

The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians is excited to announce our 21st Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on May 3-5, 2019. ASIPP, “The Voice of Interventional Pain Management” with a membership of nearly 5,000 welcomes your company’s presence at the 2019 Annual Meeting. We appreciate the past attendance and support from Abbott Diagnostics and hope you will once again join us for this premier meeting in interventional pain management.

The prospectus for the 2018 ASIPP Annual Meeting is attached. You may register using the application form found in the exhibitor prospectus or online using the following link: Exhibitor Registration

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Rome 2020: The 10th World Congress of The World Institute of Pain® (WIP)

WIP is delighted to invite you to its 10th world congress that will take place in Rome, Italy , May 20-23 2020.

The World Institute of Pain® (WIP), founded in 1993, is an international institute for global advancement and standardization of physician education, training, and certification of pain physicians.

The biennial WIP World Congress, the preeminent summit on pain management, is the mainstay of the educational mission of WIP. Thousands of physicians who dedicate themselves to the phenomena of acute and chronic pain syndromes come together as both teachers and learners to contribute to the advancement of pain education and collaboration on clinical practice standards of excellence worldwide. Together, with our educational supporters representing top clinicians & scientists, medical device and pharmacologic industries, WIP brings together the most recognized experts in the field of pain medicine to exchange medical science, practical experience, and evidence-based techniques in the field of interventional pain management.

As a professional society, WIP also publishes a high impact scholarly journal, PAIN Practice; certifies physicians who meet the qualifications and competency standards for certification as Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice® and Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist; administers a recognition program for pain centers of excellence; and organizes and endorses annually a broad spectrum of regional and international symposia and hands-on workshops that promote the highest standards and techniques of interventional pain practice.

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TASCS 2019 Annual Conference & Capitol Day

TASCS 2019 Annual Conference & Capitol Day
March 27 – 29, 2019
Austin, Texas
The Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society (TASCS) Annual Conference
is being held at the historic Driskill Hotel.

Join us for three days of networking, education and advocacy!

Here is a sneak peak at some hot topics you wont want to miss:

  • HIPAA & Cyber Security, Social Media and Marketing
  • Physician Recruitment Strategies That Work
  • Infection Control & Scope Processing Updates
  • Quality Reporting & Case Costing

The TASCS block of meeting priced hotel rooms are going fast, please be sure to make your reservation today.

Special Rates: $225  (single/ double occupancy).

To reserve a room call (512) 439-1234 and remember to let the hotel know you are attending the TASCS Annual Meeting to receive the discounted rate.

The deadline to reserve a room at this rate is March 6, 2019.

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2019 TOA/TOF/TSSM Annual Conference

The Only Conference That Focuses on Orthopaedics in Texas
February 1-2, 2019 | Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Houston

Join over 180 orthopaedic surgeons and practice administrators for one of the largest orthopaedic conferences in the Southwest. The 2019 event will include clinical, coding, business, and public policy topics that are unique to Texas orthopaedic practices.

Notes regarding registration:

General Sessions – TOA members can register to attend all of the Friday and Saturday general sessions (before January 7, 2019) for $95.

Coding Course – Friday’s coding course features a separate registration fee that includes your workbook. Orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the practice are encouraged to participate.

Friday Night’s Party/Reception – Friday night will feature a party/reception at MKT Restaurant & Bar for attendees and their guests. MKT Restaurant & Bar is within walking distance from the hotel.

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2018 TASCS Infection Control Seminar — Sept. 20

ATE & LOCATION
Lectures will be on Thursday, September 20, 2018. All lectures will take place at the Hyatt Regency North Dallas Hotel located at 701 E Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75081.


HOTEL INFORMATION
TASCS has a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency North Dallas Hotel and a special room rate of $115.

You can reserve your room online here https://book.passkey.com/e/49732208 OR call (972) 619-1234 and be sure to mention you are attending the TASCS Infection Control Seminar.

The deadline to receive the special pricing is extended to 09/04/2018.

*Parking is complimentary.


AGENDA & PRICING
Click here for the full agenda and brochure

> Member Early Bird Price -$150 (before September 7, 2018)
> Member Regular Price – $175 (after September 7, 2018)

> Non Member Early Bird Price -$250 (before September 7, 2018)
> Non Member Regular Price – $275 (after September 7, 2018)


TRAVEL & AIRPORT
The nearest airport is Dallas Love Field (DAL) (http://www.dallas-lovefield.com/).

Driving Directions: 
From Dallas/Forth Worth Airport (DFW)
Proceed to North exit from terminal, after the tollbooth; stay left to get on Hwy 121 North. Then stay right on Hwy 121 for a short distance to Hwy 635 East exit. Travel Hwy 635 eastward until Hwy 75 North (Central Expressway) advanced road signs appear. Keep far right on Hwy 635 for the Hwy 75 North ramp exit. The Campbell Road exit off Hwy 75 is approximately 5 miles.

From Love Field Airport (DAL)
Exit Love Field and turn left on Mockingbird Lane. Proceed to North Dallas Tollway; go left (North) to the Hwy 635 exit. Proceed East (right) on Hwy 635 keeping on the far right lane to the Hwy 75 North (Central Expressway) exit ramp. The Campbell Road exit off Hwy I-75 is approximately 5 miles.

Shuttle Service
Complimentary transportation services to local companies within a 5-mile radius. Shuttle service to Galatyn DART Station (access to DFW and Downtown).


ACCREDITATION
Terri Goodman & Associates is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16550.

*This activity provides 7.2 contact hours.*


EXHIBITS & SPONSORSHIP
Click here to download the exhibitor prospectus

Click here to reserve your booth NOW

Texas Pain Society Houston Chapter CME Dinner — Sept. 18

“Reviewing The Science of Treatment Options for Chronic Pain”

Stem Cells/AMNIO/Exosomes presented by Ankur Mehta, MD & Medical Cannabis presented by: Larry Driver, MD

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
6:30pm – 9:00pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

EXHIBIT FORM and more details

Texas Pain Society Annual Meeting November 2-4

Texas Pain Society’s
10th Annual Scientific Meeting
November 2-4, 2018
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

The Texas Pain Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier educational conference for pain management physicians in Texas. Each year over 200 physicians attend this one of a kind event.

CME

Notable Pain Medicine-Specific CME Presentations will focus on the most current research and findings in pain medicine. Earn up to 16.5 AMA credits and 4.0 hours of ethics in one weekend from distinguished state and national speakers.

5 Great Reasons To Attend:

1. Learn about the latest state law and rule changes from the Texas Medical Board and Texas State Board of Pharmacy

2. Hear about new techniques to treat pain – from meditation to neuromodulation

3. Listen to the DEA update about “Pill Mill” activity in Texas

4. Network with other pain physicians, discuss difficult patients and how to keep your practice compliant

5. NEW! Join us for the 1st Annual Job Fair – recruit physicians to your practice or find your new position

Learn more and register online at http://www.texaspain.org/annual-meeting

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