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Friday, June 12, 2020
CDC Immunization Guidance During COVID-19 »
MA DPH Immunization Division News Please see the following message from the CDC, regarding immunization guidance duri...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Food Assistance Resources for MassHealth Members »
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of individuals and families across Massachusetts are facing food in...
Monday, May 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Pharmacist Administration of Medications for the treatment of Mental Illness and SUD »
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Heal...
Saturday, February 2, 2019
MassHealth News - Changes to Non-Emergency Transportation & Customer Web Portal (CWP) »
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
MCSR is Available Online! »
As of January 7, 2019 at 10am, the MCSR system has moved to an online system (eGOV) for physicians, dentists, advanced pra...
Friday, September 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DPH Resources for 2018-2019 Flu Season »
For updated Flu information for healthcare and public health professionals for the 2018-2019 Flue season, please visi...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Online Resources for PATCH ACT Awareness (Protecting Access to Confidential Health Care) »
Important Information for Practitioners in Massachusetts: In March 2018, the PATCH ( Protecting Access to Confid...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Update to required training for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention »
March 9, 2018  To: Massachusetts Nursing and Professional Healthcare Organizations From: Board of Registrati...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DPH Advisory about Invasive Meningococcal Disease Serogroup B »
Forwarded the MA DPH: Last week, a student at Smith College was diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease (IMD)....
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
MDPH Releases 2017-2018 ACIP Influenza Recommendations »
This year the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is publishing its recommendations regarding influenza va...
Friday, December 16, 2016
New Prescription Requirements for Schedule II Opioids »
The MA Department of Public Health issued a circular letter on 12/16/16 regarding a change in state law relating to patien...
Friday, December 16, 2016
New Massachusetts Law Allows PCPs to Delegate Administration of Immunizations »
Effective November 8, 2016, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2016 created a new law that allows a primary care provider (PCP) ac...
Saturday, September 24, 2016
BORN Issues Revised Advisory Ruling on Management of Pain »
Massachusetts BORN Issues Revised Advisory Ruling on Management of Pain That Impacts Educational Requirements for APRN's w...
Saturday, September 24, 2016
MA BORN to Stop Mailing License Renewal Reminders »
Massachusetts BORN is Going Green with Elimination of Paper Renewal Reminders and Paper Licenses   Effective wit...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
MA BORN 2016 Newsletter »
The Nursing Board’s 2016 newsletter, Nursing Board News, is now available on the Board’s website at
Friday, September 9, 2016
MA DPH 2016-2017 Recommendations for Influenza & Pneumococcal Disease »
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Recommendations and Resources for the Control of Influenza and Pneumococcal...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
BORN News - Revised Ruling on Nurse Practitioner as First Assistant in Cardiac Catheterization »
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Department of Public Health Division...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA DPH Issues Advisory Related to Prescription Drug Monitoring Program »
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Health Care Safety and Qualityrecently released an advisory r...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concussion Training Requirement for Clinicians »
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) Head Injuries and Concussions in Extracurricular Activities regulatio...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Update for Members Involved in Death Pronouncement »
VIP EDRS Update: Grace Period Ends October 31, 2014   First of all, the Registry would like to thank...
Thursday, September 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Registration in Nursing Updates Regulations for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses »
What this means for NPs    The state laws that regulate the practice of nurse practitioners (NPs) have not...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MassHealth Revalidation of Nurse Practitioners »
The MCNP has been contacted by MassHealth Provider Relations with a request that we update our membership about the M...
Thursday, April 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
DPH Issues Emergency Order Requiring Use of PMP for Each Prescription of Hydrocodone-only Medication »
Please read the following important prescribing notice issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health - Bureau of...
Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioner Authority to Sign Application for Temporary Involuntary Hospitalization »
  Released by the Department of Public Health Division of Health Professions Licensure Board of Registration in N...

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