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August 21, 2017 (Waukesha) & August 22, 2017 (Racine): Wisconsin DHS Division of Care and Treatment Services presents: "Dinner with the Doc: MAT Workshops"

Medication-Assisted Treatment is potentially a life-saving option for many individuals recovering struggling with substance use disorder.This free training is designed for physicians, physician assistants, and advanced nurse practitioners.

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Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017; 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
WHN Panel Series presents: How are technology innovations changing healthcare delivery?
The Wisconsin Club, 900 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233 

Innovation is one of the biggest buzzwords in healthcare. How are providers and insurers embracing, and advancing, new technologies? What hurdles stand in their way? And which advancements will have the most impact on patient health?

Panelists include:

  • Mike Anderes - chief innovation and digital officer for Froedtert Health and the president of Inception Health, a company formed by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin to accelerate the adoption of digital health, identify and partner with innovative companies and increase the innovation capacity of the network. 
  • Ilya Avdeev - professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He's the principal investigator and co-director of the National Science Foundation I-Corps Site of Southeastern Wisconsin - a partnership of UWM, Marquette, Medical College of Wisconsin, Concordia and Milwaukee School of Engineering.
  • Craig Hankins - vice president of digital products at UnitedHealthcare. He oversees the strategy and delivery of mobile solutions. His responsibilities include developing new and innovative mobile technologies that serve an array of healthcare stakeholders, including consumers, care providers and employers.
  • Mike Lappin - chief administrative officer of Aurora Health Care. He is responsible for overseeing compliance, government relations, human resources, information services, internal audit, legal services, real estate and facilities management, as well as affiliations, acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions.


September 14-16, 2017: WISAM Conference - Advancing the Art and Science of Addiction Prevention and Treatment in Wisconsin; Pyle Center, Madison, WI

This two day conference on addiction prevention and treatment is open to all providers across disciplines.

A post-conference workshop on Saturday, September 16 will provide training for clinicians in the use of buprenorphine and naltrexone for the office-based management of substance use disorders. Attendees will also have the opportunity on Saturday to participate in an Opioid Prescribing Guidelines session that meets the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board’s mandatory education requirement.

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