University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 109, Issue 1

February 2010

Intervention through prevention: Effective for workers and employers

This issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal features an article that evaluates how employers might benefit from paying for screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services for all employees. The authors determined that providing SBIRT services would be cost-effective overall by aiding worker attendance and productivity.

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In This Issue
Changes in Store for the Wisconsin Medical Journal
John J. Frey, III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):5.

Original Research

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Wisconsin’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Program: Adding the Employer’s Perspective
Andrew Quanbeck, MS; Katharine Lang; Kohei Enami; Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):9-14.

A Study of Clinician Adherence to Treatment Guidelines for Otitis Media with Effusion
Stella U. Kalu, MD; Matthew C. Hall, MD
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):15-20.

Trends in Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obesity in Wisconsin: A 6-Year Follow-Up
Dana S. Henkel, MS, PA-C; Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH; Jessica K. Athens, MS; Jon C. Gould, MD
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):21-27.

Brief Report

Pilot Study of Adolescent Attitudes Regarding Ski or Snowboard Helmet Use
Andrew R. Peterson, MD; M. Alison Brooks, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):28-30.

Case Report

All Red is Not Always Bacterial Cellulitis: A Case of Löfgren’s Syndrome
Gagan Kumar, MD; Nilay Kumar, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):31-33.

Your Profession

Proceedings from the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Wisconsin Chapter
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):34-48.

Society’s ‘Leadership 15’ Using WHIO Data to Find Areas to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality
Tim Bartholow, MD
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):7-8.

2009 Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Fellowship Report
The CHILD Project-Connecting Health Insurance with Lunch Data
Michelle Yang
Wis Med J. 2010;109(1):49.

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