Events, Conferences, and Announcements for September 30

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society receives a number of webinar, CME, and other conference opportunities which we share with our members without endorsement. This week’s list includes: Announcements The Wyoming Association of Sheriff and Chiefs of Police will host Ben Court, the Professional Relations Director for CeDar, a residential additional and co-occurring disorders treatment […]

Joint Revenue Committee Shoots Down Tobacco Tax

Director of the Wyoming Department of Revenue Dan Noble testifies in front of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee in Buffalo, last Thursday. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society On a vote of 9-4 the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee decided not to draft a bill which would have increased the state’s tobacco tax from […]

17P Providers Guide Draft

The Wyoming Department of Health has produced a providers guide for using 17P in hopes of lower the number of pre-term births in Wyoming. The Department of Health seeks edits or comments on the guide and is asking for those by Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. Providers are asked to add references for new […]

MD Position Announcement

Telehealth-Telemedicine Physicians needed: Kura MD, a premier leader in telehealth, is looking for PT or FT physicians with experience in Emergency Medical or Family Practice. We have a contract with the Wyoming Arapaho Tribe and we anticipate 25 telehealth patients per day. Candidates must have a current WY medical license. Kura will provide training and […]

Title XXV Committee Reviews new Payment Model Proposal

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Subcommittee To Review Title 25 Issues met in Cheyenne on Tuesday with a new payment model for Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers highlighting the debate. Stefan Johansson, Administrator of the Wyoming Department of Health’s Policy, Research, and Evaluation Division presented the […]

Letter from US Surgeon General to Providers

UNITED STATES SURGEON GENERAL Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A. August 2016 Dear Colleague, I am asking for your help to solve an urgent health crisis facing America: the opioid epidemic. Everywhere I travel, I see communities devastated by opioid overdoses. I meet families too ashamed to seek treatment for addiction. And I will never forget […]