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Medigram: June 26, 2014

Editor’s note: Medigram will not be published Thursday, July 3 unless breaking news occurs. We will resume weekly publication Thursday, July 10.

Top Story

July 1 is deadline to apply for hardship exemption
Physicians who wish to stave off next year’s financial penalties for not meeting electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use requirements have until July 1 to apply for a hardship exemption. Read more.

News Briefs

$3.3 million awarded for new GME programs in rural and underserved areas
Six Wisconsin health organizations have been awarded grants totaling over $3.3 million to establish new Graduate Medical Education programs (GME) over the next three years. Read more.

CME available in latest WMJ
The latest issue of WMJ is now available and Society members are reminded that they can earn continuing medical education (CME) credit at no cost by reading the designated article and successfully completing a corresponding quiz. Read more.

Registration open for Appropriate Use Criteria conference Sept 29
Registration is now open for “Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) and the Road to Clinical Value,” a one-day CME conference September 29 in Madison. Read more.