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Medigram: June 23, 2016

Top Story

Society submits comments on MACRA proposed rule
The Wisconsin Medical Society today submitted comments on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) proposed rule. Read more.

News Briefs

Antimicrobial survey seeking physician feedback ends July 1
There’s just over a week remaining for Wisconsin physicians to offer feedback through an online survey to help improve antimicrobial resistance (AMR) resources in the state. Read more.

Medical Society of Milwaukee County to host ‘An Evening with Patrick J. Kennedy’
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy will headline an event Sept. 19 to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse. The event, being held at the Italian Conference Center in Milwaukee, is presented by the Medical Society of Milwaukee County (MSMC).Read more.


Ostrov named CMO for WPS Health Insurance, Arise Health Plan
Wisconsin Medical Society member Michael Ostrov, MD, MS, has been promoted to chief medical officer for WPS Health Insurance and Arise Health Plan. Read more.

Society Snapshot

From 1934: Physician’s historical research reveals existence of a La Crosse medical school
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s strong history with the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is undisputed. Read more.