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Partner News
Monday, November 20, 2017
Society Selects New CEO »
The Wisconsin Medical Society Board of Directors has named Clyde “Bud” Chumbley, MD, MBA, chief executive officer of the W...
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...

WAO News
Monday, June 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Your 2018 WAO EyeMD Symposium National Speakers! »
The Wisconsin Eye MD Symposium is fast approaching! Don't miss an opportunity September 22 at the Milwaukee Marriot Downto...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Platinum Participation Award Recipiants »
Academy Secretary for State Affairs Kurt Heitman, MD announced the recipients of the Academy’s 2018 Platinum Participation...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
REMEMBERING WAO Member - DR. MATTHEW DINSDALE DAVIS »
REMEMBERING DR. MATTHEW DINSDALE DAVIS...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
March is Workplace Eye Wellness & Eye Donor Awareness Month »
In support of the Academy’s monthly eye health observances, Academy staff write template articles, news releases and soc...
Sunday, January 28, 2018
WAO Member featured on CW-57 Program "Wisconsin Doctors" »
Yao Liu, MD, assistant professor and Director of the UW Teleophthalmology Program, and staff from the UW Health Specialty...

Legislative Updates
Tuesday, May 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness Opportunity Available for Limited Time »
Physicians who were previously ineligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program may now qualify under a temporar...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs WAO Legislation »
The Governor signed the Early Eyedrop Refill Bill into law on April 16.   The bill was an initiative of the Wisconsi...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Workers Compensation Call to Action »
The legislature is considering legislation based on proposals from the Workers Compensation Advisory Council.  The pr...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Coalition Urges Repeal of IPAB »
Numerous state and national organizations across the country are asking the Senate to join the House in voting to repeal t...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Wisconsin Supreme Court to review case on medical malpractice caps »
November 27, Wisconsin Health News The state’s Supreme Court agreed last week to review a lower court’s decision...

AAO News
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anthem's Cataract Anesthesia Guidance »
April 26, AAO Update AAO recently shared an update with states on Anthem’s policy on Cataract Anesthesia ( AAO lett...
Monday, February 26, 2018
Academy stops 12-state cut that could’ve delayed care, threatened physicians’ livelihoods »
Academy stops 12-state cut that could’ve delayed care, threatened physicians’ livelihoods...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided by Wearing Eye Protectio »
Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided by Wearing Eye Protection   On-t...
Friday, January 19, 2018
Contribute to the Surgical Scope Fund to Provide Every State with Resources to Defend Patient Safety »
Contribute to the Surgical Scope Fund to Provide Every State with Resources to Defend Patient Safety  ...
Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BREAKING: Academy Wins Vitrectomy Medicare Coverage Restoration »
BREAKING: Academy Wins Vitrectomy Medicare Coverage Restoration The Academy received word directly fro...

Eye Health
Monday, June 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will Your Sunglasses Protect You From Serious Eye Disease? »
With summer in full swing, the days are longer, the sun hotter, and the threat from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays, g...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
No Fireworks Are Safe, Even "Innocent" Sparklers Can Cause Serious Eye Injuries »
Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year. Most of those visits involve c...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Face Higher Risk of Blindness Than Men »
Studies show there is a gender gap in eye disease. Women are more likely than men to suffer from sight-threatening conditi...
Monday, March 26, 2018
April EyeSmart »
Basketball, Baseball and Air/Paintball Guns Top the List of Leading Causes of Eye Injuries More than 40 percent of eye...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Recent News from the National Eye Institute »
Recent News from the National Eye Institute   Immune cells in the retina can spontaneously regenerate...