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Medigram: March 6, 2014

Top Story

Society leaders meet with lawmakers in DC
Several Wisconsin Medical Society leaders met with the state’s congressional delegation in Washington, DC, this week as part of the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) annual National Advocacy Conference. Read more.

News Briefs

Society weighs in on physician apology, e-cigarette bills
As the state legislature’s regular session heads into its final month, dozens of bills are receiving hearings and committee votes. Read more.

Annual Meeting 4 weeks away; HOD anchors event-filled weekend
The 2014 Wisconsin Medical Society Annual Meeting and House of Delegates (HOD) is just a month away. If you haven’t already made plans to attend, mark your calendar today. Read more.

House of Delegates orientation now available online
A two-part webinar titled “Orientation to the House of Delegates” is now available on the Society’s website. Read more.

Specialty-specific ICD-10 webinars for physicians now available
The clock is ticking toward the October 1, 2014 implementation deadline for ICD-10, and there’s no question the transition is a major one for physicians and their practices. Read more.

Still time to spot the billboards and win
If you’ve spotted a Wisconsin Medical Society billboard, we want to hear from you! Designed to increase awareness of the Society and its member physicians among patients, legislators and other health care professionals, the billboards will be up for a few more weeks. Read more.

Society member honored by Wisconsin Association
for Perinatal Care

The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) will honor Julian E. De Lia, MD, FACOG, FACS, at its annual conference banquet on April 28, 2014, as the recipient of the 2014 Callon-Leonard Award. Read more.

Primary care research study recruiting clinics
The University of Wisconsin Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement is recruiting primary care clinics for a study evaluating the use of electronic health record patient portals. Read more.