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RPMS Hosts Quarterly Meeting

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--The Rapides Parish Medical Society held its quarterly legislative meeting in Alexandria.

Those in attendance heard from Representative Lance Harris on issues that affect healthcare delivery at all levels.

The acting president of the medical society says that one of the biggest concerns is with Huey P. Long closing, hospitals have been trying to provide needed care by opening urgent care clinics-- putting a burden on hospitals as well as medical employees.

"Right now, the urgent care clinics and the hospitals are trying to pick up the slack.. we hope to have a good brainstorming session to continue to provide an answer to this very difficult question," RPMS Member Richard F. Norem said.

The medical society's next  legislative meeting will be on April 11 and will feature guest speaker Vance McAllister. The spring legislative session begins March 10th.

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