• OUR MISSION

    Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

Medigram: April 30, 2015

Top Story

Halverson inaugurated Society president; Hummel elected president-elect
Jerry L. Halverson, MD, DFAPA, of Fitchburg was inaugurated the 164th president of the Wisconsin Medical Society during the Society’s Annual Meeting at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, April 25. Read more.

News Briefs

Interstate Compact Licensing bill gathering legislative sponsors
A Wisconsin Medical Society-supported bill that makes it easier for physicians to obtain licenses to practice medicine in multiple states is now gathering state legislative cosponsors. Read more.

Physician Citizen of the Year, Presidential Citations awarded during Society’s Annual Meeting
Among the many activities that occurred during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center April 25-26, were the recognition of Steven Manson, MD, as the 2015 Physician Citizen of the Year and U.S. Representative Ron Kind and Tom Jackson, MD, as Presidential Citation honorees. Read more.

Foundation honors physician, students during Annual Meeting
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored a physician and three medical students during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting April 25-26 in Madison. Read more.

MetaStar extends health IT assistance to providers enrolled
in Medicaid

MetaStar has been awarded a two-year grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to provide free expert assistance to Medicaid-enrolled health care providers as they adopt, implement, upgrade and meaningfully use certified electronic health record (EHR) technology. Read more.