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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Aurora Health Care Opens New Psychiatric Expansion »
July 19, Wisconsin Health News Aurora Health Care is set to open a new substance use disorder treatment center at its...
Monday, July 16, 2018
Help Patients Quick Smoking - Free CME for Online Learning »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is sponsoring an online training program on how to help behavioral health pati...
Monday, July 16, 2018
Workers’ Comp. Premiums Decline for Third Year »
July 12, Wisconsin Health News Workers’ compensation premiums for businesses are set to decline by 6.03 percent this O...
Monday, July 16, 2018
WHN Hospital CEO Roundtable »
The annual Wisconsin Health News CEO Roundtable is August 14 in Madison. A panel of the state’s leading health system and...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Psychiatric Summary, Summer 2018 »
Issue XXV, Summer 2018 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-fifth installment consolidating re...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Congratulations to Wisconsin’s 2018 Psychiatry Grads »
Katrina Hickle-Koclanes, MD and Gregory Burek, MD WPA Executive Council RFM Reps The University of Wisconsin Depar...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Univ. of WI Welcomes New Psychiatry Residents, Summer 2018 »
Katrina Hickle-Koclanes, MD WPA Executive Council RFM Rep from UW It was another record-breaking year for the Univer...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
MCW Welcomes Incoming Psychiatry Residents, Summer 2018 »
MCW-Milwaukee (Mara Pheister, MD, Program Director) Shannon Friedbacher, MD attended the Medical College of W...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Clinical Training for Treating Substance Use Disorders »
Join the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine on Saturday, September 29 in Madison for a  high-impact workshop day...
Monday, May 21, 2018
New Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at MCW »
With increased public awareness and decreasing stigma around addiction, the need to train more doctors in this specialty i...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UnityPoint Health-Meriter to Expand Youth Psychiatric Hospital »
May 10, Wisconsin Health News UnityPoint Health-Meriter will invest $11 million to add 10 inpatient beds and outpatie...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Mayo Clinic to Expand Psychiatry Residency Program to Eau Claire »
May 9, Wisconsin Health News A Mayo Clinic program based in Minnesota is expanding to provide psychiatry residents to...
Monday, April 30, 2018
MCW psychiatry consulting service exceeds first-year goals »
April 25, Wisconsin Health News  The number of doctors enrolled in program allowing them to consult with a psychi...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Supreme Court hears arguments on cap on damages »
WMS Medigram, April 19 T he Wisconsin Supreme Court heard arguments this morning in  Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured P...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Psychiatric Summary, Spring 2018 »
Issue XXIV, Spring 2018 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-fourth installment consolidatin...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
GAP Fellowship in Child Psychiatry Endowed by PRMS »
Limited access to mental health care has far-reaching implications for children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses...
Monday, March 26, 2018
IPFCF Board Approves Fund Fee Decrease »
March 23, Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance and Financial Services The Injured Patients and Families Compensati...
Friday, March 23, 2018
Governor Walker Proclaims April 23-29 National Addiction Treatment Week in Wisconsin »
Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin, signs  proclamation   declaring April 23-29, 2018 "Addiction Treatment Aw...
Sunday, March 11, 2018
April 11 Behavioral Health Virtual Job Fair »
On April 11, a  virtual job fair  will be hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency...
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Darold Treffert, MD receives Lifetime Achievement Award »
Darold Treffert, MD, psychiatrist and world-renowned expert on autism and savant syndrome, received a Lifetime Achievement...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Milwaukee County aims to complete crisis services redesign by late 2020, early 2021 »
February 27, Wisconsin Health News Milwaukee County is hoping to implement a redesign of its mental health crisis sys...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
March 13 Panel: The future of mental health in Milwaukee »
Milwaukee's mental health system is in flux. The county is moving forward with overhauling the way it delivers c...
Monday, January 22, 2018
Opioid task force releases more recommendations »
January 22, Wisconsin Health News Gov. Scott Walker signed two executive orders that are part of a series of new reco...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Psychiatric Summary, Winter 2018 »
Issue XXIII, Winter 2018 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-third installment consolidatin...
Friday, January 5, 2018
Wisconsin Psychiatry Training Update, January 2018 »
MCW Central Wisconsin Residency Update Edward Krall, MD, MS, FAPA, Director of Residency Training The Medical Col...
Friday, December 15, 2017
DHS plans Dementia Summit in March »
December 15, Wisconsin Health News   The Department of Health Services is planning another Dementia Summit a...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Society supports bills to fight psychiatry shortage, promote safer drug practices »
December 14, WMS Medigram The Wisconsin Medical Society has registered strong support for legislation that would creat...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Heifetz Resigns as Medicaid Director »
December 6, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services has accepted the resignation of Medicaid Director...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Deputy Insurance Commissioner to Headline Dec. 13 WHN Event »
Deputy Insurance Commissioner J.P. Wieske will outline what a Wisconsin version of the Affordable Care Act could look like...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Clyde ‘Bud’ Chumbley, MD, named new Society CEO »
November 13, Medigram Alert The Wisconsin Medical Society Board of Directors has named Clyde “Bud” Chumbley, MD, MBA...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Grant increases mental health care access »
November 15, Foundation Focus, WMS-Foundation Based on a comparison between psychiatrists available and the overall po...
Monday, October 30, 2017
Milwaukee County doesn't expect to see proposal on emergency psychiatric services »
October 30, Wisconsin Health News Milwaukee County Mental Health Board members don’t expect the vendor that could t...
Friday, October 27, 2017
Psychiatric Summary, Fall 2017 »
Issue XXII, Fall 2017 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-second installment consolidating...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
DHS Plans to Raise Rates for Outpatient Mental Health Treatment »
October 24, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services plans to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates for o...
Friday, October 20, 2017
DHS Axes Prior Approval for Some Mental Health Treatment »
October 10, Wisconsin Health News The state’s Medicaid program won't have to give prior approval for patients to rec...

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