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Medigram: July 2, 2015

Top Story

2014 Sunshine Act data released; know how to review
and discuss with patients

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released data Tuesday regarding payments made by medical drug, device and supply manufacturers to physicians and teaching hospitals in 2014. Read more.

News Briefs

New ambassador program engages Milwaukee faith communities
Honoring Choices Wisconsin (HCW) has expanded its capacity to engage faith communities in the Milwaukee area. Fifteen faith ambassadors, representing a variety of faith perspectives, professional backgrounds and geographic areas, have been trained to lead groups of 10 to 15 individuals through the process of advance care planning. Read more.

Society releases public service announcement on sparkler safety as part of new series
Coinciding with the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Wisconsin Medical Society last week released a public service announcement (PSA) on sparkler safety. Read more.

Physicians sought to serve as WMJ reviewers
WMJ is seeking to expand its existing pool of highly qualified reviewers. Read more.