Special COVID -19 March 2020 edition   | www.ademedsociety.org
Interested in Volunteering?
Enroll as a Certified Medical Professional Volunteer with the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA Emergency Management Institute & National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer (CVM)

Attention All Physicians (Retired or still practicing full/part time), Students, Lay persons:  Are you are interested in volunteering?
The Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer known as CVM, is asking volunteers to register by submitting two training certificates and then completing a background check.  Once cleared, you can be deployed to fill a volunteer need.  And before you ask, Yes,  everyone will need to complete the two trainings despite their educational background.

For more information, check out the CVM website:   https://covolunteers.state.co.us

The two trainings are FEMA ICS 100c and ICS 700b and can be found here:

Additionally, you will also need a FEMA Student ID number to take the classes. You can get that here   https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

Do you have further questions or need help enrolling?  Please contact Koral O'Brien directly. 

There is potentially a need throughout the state and the process to enroll is quick. 

Koral O'Brien
Volunteer Coordinator

303.692.2782  |  F  303.691.7811  |  C  303.916.2494
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO, 80246
Work hours: Mon-Thurs 5:30am to 4:00pm 

Upcoming Event Cancellations
On behalf of the ADEMS Board of Directors, we are sending well wishes and support to all of our medical family during this very difficult and stressful time. We have made a difficult decision on cancelling upcoming meetings through May to comply with current CDC recommendations to help prevent the further spread of Covid-19 and to work with our contracted vendors.
These events include:
  • Springfest at BreckenRidge Brewery on April 18th, 
  • Medical Spanish and Cultural Competency classes at DMS April 24-27th and April 28-29th 
  • ADEMS May Annual Meeting and Social scheduled for May 28th at Glenmoor.  

We will continue to work to keep you informed when and if these events are rescheduled.  Thank you for your understanding.
PPE Information in ADEMS area
Douglas County Physicians:
Any physicians in Douglas County can request a form sent to their email to submit PPE requests.  Please note the county is forwarding this onto the state, and they are asking you to exhaust all resources before utilizing this request.  Also, they are asking your request be specific units (each, pair, etc.) and boxes or cases.  Email Andrea at [email protected] to receive form.  Instructions to submit form will be included.  

Arapahoe County Physicians:
Utilize this linked portal for your request.  They also will be forwarding needs on to the state, and request you exhaust all resources before making your request.
Use  "this link":  
Arapahoe County EOC Logistics

Physician Only COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall - Tomorrow!  
Wednesday, March 18th

The Colorado Medical Society will host a virtual town hall meeting this Wednesday, March 18, 6-8 p.m., for physicians to engage directly with CMS and other key state stakeholders to get support and answers, and get and share advice with colleagues. Plan to join us live or watch an archived recording on our website. Shortly before 6 p.m. tomorrow,  click this link to join (preferred). Alternatively, call in using +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 / Webinar ID: 752 342 730.

Current data and Colorado physician resources

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is tracking up to date guidance for health care professionals on identifying, reporting and treating patients suspected of having 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Current Colorado data and resources are available  here.

Did you know?
New cost effective Delta Dental group plan available to ADEMS/CMS members and their employees

Members:  CMS has collaborated with COPIC for a great Delta Dental rate for you and your employees.  Many small offices are seeing a 10-20% savings compared to their current plan.  
Why not check it out?  
Poor oral health can lead to and escalate serious overall health issues. That's why dental insurance is important and why we've collaborated with COPIC Financial Service Group and Delta Dental, the state's leading dental benefits provider, to offer CMS/ADEMS members an affordable dental benefits program for their employees and their families. Designed for small- to medium-sized organizations, this plan offers a combination of flexibility and cost savings to fit your group's needs. CMS worked closely with COPIC Financial Service Group to develop this association plan for members. It's a product we believe in. 
Read more here

"Know Your Legal Rights"
Physicians have rights under Colorado law when it comes to dealing with health insurance plans. Information on laws that protect your practice are available now " Know Your Legal Rights." 

 Be sure to take advantage of this valuable member benefit.

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