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The APA Apologies to Black, Indigenous and People of Color

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) apologies to Black, Indigenous and People of Color for Its Support of Structural Racism in Psychiatry in their announcement here.

Electronic Patient Health Info Update

This past May, the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released a final rule outlining provisions about Interoperability and Information Blocking under the 21st Century Cures Act. The rule details ways in which physicians, software developers, and others are to share patient data electronically. On October 29, the ONC pushed-back compliance to this rule to April 5, 2021. For more information on how this affects psychiatrists, see APA’s recent Psychiatric News Alert and accompanying links.

APA Meetings Virtual Through November 2021

The Board has voted to hold educational and governance meetings through November 2021 virtually, including the Annual Meeting and the Fall Mental Health Services meeting (formerly known as Institute for Psychiatric Services or IPS).

PMANM Re-Endorses NM HSA

We are pleased to re-endorse the Health Security Act of NM. More information here.

Navajo Nation COVID Fundraiser

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Thank you to everyone that donated towards the cause of supporting the Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Thanks to your generosity, all combined, between your donations, and matching donations from PMANM, $6400 has been donated.


Information and Resources for New Mexico Psychiatrists

State of New Mexico

This is a link to the New Mexico Medical Board. It addresses COVID-19 concerns, including telemedicine, and reimbursement for such.

American Psychiatric Association

APA has a web page on their site specifically concerning COVID-19 resources. It can be found here.

APA’s Latest Twitter

New research suggests a history of either anxiety or depression was inversely associated with the age when Alzheimer's disease started, a retrospective analysis suggested.

APA & @PA_PsychSociety today offered their formal support to the nomination of Rachel Levine, MD, as President Biden’s Asst. Sec. of Health in @HHSGov. “The United States will be well-served by her leadership as we navigate COVID-19 and its impacts on mental health.”

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