• Bulletin: The Opioid Edition

    Access the latest edition of Bulletin that explores the Opioid Crisis.The Opioid Crisis is all around us, but do you know everything you need to know about the new legislation, where the crisis came from, or how it will affect your practice? Four months ago, the Bulletin started to learn as much as we could about the environment surrounding the opioid crisis, Continue Reading

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  • WCMS Hires New Executive Director

    Welcome Gabrielle Szlenkier, new executive director to the Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS)! Gabrielle Szlenkier has returned to Michigan after working in Washington, DC for the past 10 years.  While in Washington, she worked on public health policy and was responsible for strengthening physicians' advocacy work on Capitol Hill.  Her enthusiasm  and experience will be a terrific asset to WCMS!  Please join us in Continue Reading

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  • Opioid Epidemic: U-M New Intitiatives

    Opioid epidemic: Right-sizing surgical prescribing, the potential use of litigation and prescription tracking policy U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation From post-surgery painkiller prescribing to the legal and policy realm, IHPI members' recent work is taking on the nation's opioid epidemic from several angles.   Two teams recently published papers showing that surgeons can cut back on their painkiller Continue Reading

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