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Medigram: December 12, 2019

Top Story

CME conference to focus on adolescent mental and behavioral health
Navigating the Transition Zone: From Adolescence through Young Adulthood, April 17 and 18 in Madison, will include sessions focused on mental and behavioral health. Read more.

News Briefs

A healthy Wisconsin starts with you! Help fund health initiatives
“I have been fortunate enough to receive amazing resources from the Nurse’s Nook Program thanks to my medical provider referring me. I want to thank everyone who has donated…” Read more.

Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council reaches agreement on draft bill
At Tuesday’s Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) meeting the Council reached agreement on a draft bill to be introduced in the legislature. Read more.

Deadline nears for Society officer nominations
The nomination deadline for open Wisconsin Medical Society offices is fast approaching. All materials are due to the Society’s House of Delegates (HOD) Nominating Committee by Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Read more.

Keeping Wisconsin Safe: Why it’s the best place to practice medicine
There’s a reason Wisconsin is one of the safest places to practice medicine; it’s long been a haven for affordable medical professional liability (MPL) insurance. Which, among many other reasons, also makes it a great state to be a patient in. Read more.


Recommended by Wisconsin Medical Society CEO Bud Chumbley, MD, MBA

In a move to cut costs, a Chicago-based health system fired at least 15 physicians. The physicians will be replaced by advanced practice nurses. This is just one of several examples in this MedPage Today article.