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From Doc To Coach

  By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The journey through medical education and into practice is one that Betsy Spomer, MD of Powell suggests is very prescribed and linear. However, the route to job satisfaction and maintaining work-life balance is not. Spomer’s own experience as a physician experiencing burnout has led her in a new […]

Physician Burnout Now the Norm

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society Betsy Spomer, MD still thinks about the day a deal for her new physician office fell through. She had been practicing in Powell for about 12 years before modifying her practice plan into something that would allow for what she thought was more balance in her life. The new […]

Conferences, Webinars, Announcements, and Publications for August 22, 2017

The Wyoming Medical Society receives several solicitations for products, webinars, conferences, as well as publications from various sources. We share a cross section of this information here without endorsement. Announcements The Wyoming Medicaid newsletter for August offers many items that Wyoming physicians should at least consider. Among the subject matter is a policy change regarding […]

WWAMI E-2017 Class Receives Their Whitecoats

The next generation of Wyoming physicians received their whitecoats during a ceremony and dinner Friday night at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center on the campus of the University of Wyoming. The whitecoat ceremony welcomes incoming medical students to the medical profession. A room packed with families and friends of the incoming class of medical students […]

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Wyoming Awards State HIE Contract to Medicity

  By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The Wyoming Department of Health announced this week that Medicity has been awarded a contract to be the vendor to develop the state’s Health Information Exchange (HIE). Contract negotiations are now underway with Medicity. Medicity is based in Utah and also serves Colorado, and Montana, which Wyoming Medicaid […]

Joint Revenue Subcommittee Seeks New Funding For Wyoming

As the state searches for new funding sources, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Subcommittee met today in Thermopolis. Their work included a number of potential changes to the state’s tax code which may impact the work of physicians. The state’s budget has struggled with the drop in severance tax income has led to a state […]

Conferences, Publications, and Announcements for August 8

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society received a number of items in which it shares with its members without endorsement. Announcements The 2017 AMPAC Campaign School will be taking place Oct. 27-29 at the AMA Office in Washington, DC. The school is targeted to AMA members, their spouses, residents, medical students and medical society staff who want to become […]