Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In
News & Press
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news below.

To view the RSS feed, click on the RSS button to the right. If you are a Google Chrome or Safari user, you may need to install a plugin to properly view the RSS.

Get the Google Chrome Plugin Here
Get the Safari Plugin Here

State
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WI Medicaid EHR Incentive Program - Deadline March 31, 2017 »
The following is a message from the Wisconsin Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. The Wisc...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Committees green light opioid bills »
March 10, Wisconsin Health News Two Assembly committees approved five bills that target the state's opioid addiction Th...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WI Medicaid EHR Incentive Program - Alternate Attestation Method »
The following is an announcement from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Medicaid EHR Incentive Program C...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keynote Announced for the 2017 MCH Quality Network Kickoff Event »
Dr. Allen Coffman, a pediatrician in Chattanooga, Tennessee will the keynote speaker at the 2017 Maternal and Child Health...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Deadline »
The following is an announcement from the Department of Health Services' Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. The dead...

National
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EMS for Children - Pediatric Champion of the Year Nominations »
National EMS Week 2017 is May 21 - 27. Wednesday, May 24, is National EMS for Children Day. This week is a time to celebra...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP, WIAAP call for no vote in House on the AHCA »
The following is a message from Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP, AAP President. We are at a critical moment when it com...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC clarifies footnote in 2017 schedule about birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine »
Each February, the  U.S. Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents  is published by the A...
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Nominations: AAP/AMA 2017 Abraham Jacobi Award »
Call for Nominations : The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accept...
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s the Latest with the Flu: Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) »
Current Flu Situation As of March 7,  flu activity  was still elevated in the United States and expected t...

Partner
Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invitation to Learning Community: Phase II of Pediatric Growth and Endocrinology ECHO »
Pediatricians nationwide are invited to learn more about pediatric growth and endocrinology by enrolling in an innovative...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WI-AIMH accepted as affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health »
The Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health ( WI-AIMH ) announced yesterday that it has been accepted as an affiliate...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Retail: A Set of Tools for Policy and Partnership »
Healthy Retail: A Set of Tools for Policy and Partnership PLAYBOOK, CONVERSATION STARTERS, AND COLLABORATION WORK...
Friday, June 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Changes Name »
The Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists has launched a new website at  www.WISCCAP.org . With t...

Legislative Updates
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
AAP Urges urge Congress to reject the proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget »
The following is a letter sent by Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, to the federa...
Friday, March 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP Comments on the American Health Care Act »
The following is a letter from AAP President Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP regarding the American Health Care Act (AHCA)....
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
By the numbers: Introducing the 115th Congress »
With the 115th Congress and the Trump administration taking office this month, the Academy will position itself as the lea...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stand up for children and #Votekids on Election Day »
The following is a letter from AAP President Benard Dreyer, MD, FAAP. I’ve always been a “democracy junkie.” I’ve voted...
Friday, July 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Help Needed: Prioritize the Family First Prevention Services Act »
The following is an Action Alert from the Department of Federal Affairs at the American Academy of Pediatrics,  publi...

Other
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Respondents Sought: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV »
Researchers at Northwestern are conducting a research study to examine the perspectives of adolescent medicine providers o...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rethinking SIDS: Many Deaths No Longer A Mystery »
July 15, 20116:25 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered ANDREA HSU Many cases once thought to be sudden infant deat...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Urgency in Fighting Childhood Obesity »
By  JANE E. BRODY N Y Times   Life-threatening ailments like heart disease, cancer, stroke and Ty...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidance Updated for Sedation of Pediatric Patients »
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Guidelines have been updated for monitoring and management of pediatric patient...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Higher Than Thought »
TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Because most young children who suffer a concussion aren't first seen in hospita...