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Partner News
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
Get the full story on the twists and turns of federal health reform and what it means for Wisconsin at this year's Wiscons...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHA Offering Education on Newly Available Expedited Physician Licensure Process »
With the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact’s voluntary expedited licensure process becoming operational this month, WHA...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Society Resource Addresses ePDMP FAQs »
Effective April 1, 2017, Wisconsin Act 266 requires all Wisconsin-licensed physicians and other prescribers to review a pa...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
While Republicans may have walked away from the American Health Care Act, the healthcare debate is certain to continue. Wi...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Silver Tsunami: Wisconsin’s Aging Population and the Future of Long-Term Care »
The silver tsunami is real. Wisconsin’s population is aging and healthcare care costs for the elderly and those needing lo...

WAO News
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAO 2017 Outstanding Advocate Award »
Announcing Academy's 2017 Outstanding Advocate and Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award Recipients On behalf of t...
Monday, February 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAO Submits Comments to FTC »
The Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology submitted comments in opposition to the federal Trade Commission’s proposed changes...

Legislative Updates
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Education Committee Backs Bills Targeting Drug Addiction »
The Senate Committee on Education approved two bills Monday that are part of a special session ordered by Gov. Scott Walke...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctors, Acupuncturists Blast Chiropractic Bill »
Doctors and acupuncturists oppose a bill that would allow chiropractors to perform physical examinations for student athle...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Examining Board Approves Final Telemedicine, Opioid Continuing Medical Education Rules »
The Medical Examining Board approved permanent rules last week that govern the practice of telemedicine and mandate contin...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Receives $7.6 Million to Fight Opioid Addiction »
Wisconsin will receive $7.6 million from the federal government to combat opioid addiction, the Department of Health and H...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker Approves CBD Oil Bill »
Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill ending state penalties for those who possess cannabidiol without psychoactive...

AAO News
Monday, June 19, 2017
Academy Joins Effort Seeking IPAB Repeal »
June 15, American Academy of Ophthalmology The Academy continues to seek a full repeal of the Independent Payment Advi...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Academy Updates Members on State of Advocacy Efforts in 2017 Washington Mid-Year Report »
Academy Updates Members on State of Advocacy Efforts in 2017 Washington Mid-Year Report The Academy is engaged...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Zika patient-support group seeks pediatric ophthalmologists for referral network »
Zika patient-support group seeks pediatric ophthalmologists for referral network The Centers for Disease Control...
Monday, June 12, 2017
AAO Publishes YO Info Resident Edition »
AAO Publishes YO Info Resident Edition June 7, American Academy of Ophthalmology The American Academy of Ophthalmology...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
CMS Tool Streamlines Your Ability to Check MIPS Eligibility »
CMS Tool Streamlines Your Ability to Check MIPS Eligibility Physicians can now use an online tool from the C...

Eye Health
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Share Stacy’s Story to Highlight Ophthalmology’s Impact »
Share Stacy’s Story to Highlight Ophthalmology’s Impact A pre-Fourth of July party turned into a nightmare fo...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
A contact lens could revolutionize glaucoma treatment »
AAO News Bionode, a startup affiliated with Purdue University, is preparing a clinical trial to assess their novel gol...
Monday, June 5, 2017
Statins May Aid in Dry Macular Degeneration Signs of AMD regressed in small trial »
by Will Boggs MD, Reuters Health June 01, 2017 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- High-risk signs of dry age-rel...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
EyeSmart: No Fireworks Are Safe »
Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year, most of them involve children...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Experimental drug reduces thyroid-associated ‘Graves' eyes’ »
By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - The experimental orphan drug teprotumumab significantly reduces the eye bulging associa...