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Medigram: November 29, 2018

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Society forum brings together physicians to focus on burnout ‘dilemma’
More than 40 physicians and other health care professionals had the opportunity to share their experiences with physician burnout and see how Wisconsin measures up at the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Physician Well-being and Resiliency Forum yesterday at Carroll University in Waukesha. Read more.

News Briefs

Webinar series on resiliency available free to Society members
Beginning in January, the Wisconsin Medical Society is offering members and their health care teams free access to “Health Care Workforce Resilience,” a series of monthly webinars designed to provide “bite-sized” options for dealing with burnout in health care. Read more.

WisMed On Call: Untangling the burnout dilemma
“Burnout is really a dilemma; it’s not a problem,” says Arthur S. Hengerer, MD, in the latest episode of WisMed OnCall. Read more.

WisMed Assure receives 2018 Philanthropic Award from ProAssurance
Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance & Financial Services, now doing business as WisMed Assure, has been awarded ProAssurance’s 2018 Philanthropic Award for outstanding contributions to the community and its profession. Read more.

Playing it safe when hosting a holiday party
Many employers host holiday parties to show appreciation for their employees and to provide employees a chance to socialize with their colleagues. Read more.

Is your practice prepared for a data breach?
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s popular Medical Records and the Law (MRL) webinar series continues December 4 at 2 p.m. with “Data Breaches and Security Incidents: Effective Preparation and Incident Response.” Read more.

MetaStar to host Madison-based broadcast of IHI National Forum on Quality
MetaStar will again be hosting a broadcast of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, December 11, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. and December 12, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Read more.