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Medigram: February 7, 2019

Top Story

Society’s Annual Meeting conference registration now open
Registration is now open for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting Education Conference, From Asthma to Zika: A Physician’s Guide to Summer, April 5 and 6, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison, Wis. Read more.

News Briefs

Nominees for Society offices announced; District caucuses scheduled
The Nominating Committee of the Wisconsin Medical Society House of Delegates (HOD) prepared a slate of nominees for Society offices during its meeting Jan. 25. Read more.

WisMed OnCall: Physician entrepreneurs aim to reduce burnout with AI
Documentation in the electronic health record is often cited as a top contributor to physician burnout. Read more.

Society offers free webinar: How to avoid peer to peer calls
Affecting nearly every physician specialty, peer-to-peer calls last an average of 10 to 15 minutes each. Read more.

Society members named ‘Champions in Women’s Health’
Two Wisconsin Medical Society members are among the five recipients of the “2019 Champions in Women’s Health Award” by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF): Sarina Schrager, MD, MS, and Julie Schuller, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP. Read more.

Doctor Day organizers hoping for record turnout
Doctor Day 2019 is Wednesday, May 1 in Madison, and the Wisconsin Medical Society and its partners are hoping for record attendance. Read more.

MIPS reporting deadline looms; MIPSwizard can help
The reporting deadline for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) portion of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program is only a few months away, and eligible clinicians who don’t report measures by the March 1 deadline will face a 5 percent Medicare reimbursement penalty in 2020. Read more.