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Medigram: August 18, 2016

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Medical Examining Board modifies future opioid CME requirement
The State of Wisconsin’s Medical Examining Board (MEB) modified its plan for requiring most physicians to take controlled substances prescribing-specific continuing medical education (CME) as part of the 30-credit biennial requirement. Read more.

News Briefs

Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance Services launches Association Health Plan
To continue to serve Wisconsin Medical Society members, Wisconsin Medical Society Holdings Corporation has created an Association Health Plan (Plan). Read more.

WHIO names Dana Richardson CEO
The Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) has named Dana Richardson its new chief executive offer (CEO). Read more.

Registration limited for free financial literacy panel, dinner
Registration is open for “What I Wish I Knew: Financial literacy for medical students, residents and young physicians,” a free panel discussion and dinner Sept. 13 at the Wisconsin Medical Society headquarters in Madison. Read more.

Surgical site infection prevention summit Oct. 28 in Wisconsin Dells
The Wisconsin Division of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin are hosting “Wisconsin Surgical Site Infection Prevention Summit IV: Advancing Surgical Care Across the Operative Continuum” on Friday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells. Read more.

Aug. 23 webinar focuses on physician reentry
The Coalition for Physician Enhancement (CPE) is presenting Examining the Concept of Physician Reentry: Definitions, Tools, and Processes, a free webinar on Aug. 23 at 9 a.m. Read more.