Gov. Scott Walker’s administration submitted a waiver Wednesday that aims to lower premiums for insurance sold through Healthcare.gov and attract more insurers to the market.
Author: Ellie Borstad
Ascension Wisconsin has put the brakes on its plan to shift services away from St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee after concerns from city officials and residents, according to a Wednesday statement.
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions, such as the recent partnership between Aurora Health Care and Advocate Health Care, could pose a challenge to the Medical College of Wisconsin, the institution’s CEO said last week.
While heart disease death rates have been decreasing nationwide, there have been greater average decreases for white people than black people in Wisconsin, according to a recent report.
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Marshfield Clinic Health System now offers the first regional center to house an integrated approach to hyperbaric medicine, wound healing and wound surgery.Read More
Cutting administrative costs and increasing attention on social determinants are key to reforming an “unsustainable” healthcare system, Dr. Barbara McAneny, the incoming president of the American Medical Association, said Wednesday. If the country continues its healthcare spending pace, there won’t be money left for roads, schools or infrastructure, she warned.
Dane County is following Milwaukee County’s lead in hiring different law firms than those retained by more than 60 other counties in the state that are suing opioid manufacturers.
Health officials recommended that Milwaukee focus on reducing exposure to deteriorating lead-based paint as it develops a long-term plan to get rid of all environmental lead sources.
Milwaukee’s health commissioner is calling for more input from affected communities after the city saw an outbreak of sexually transmitted infections last year.