The Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network continues to diversify and grow. WISHIN, the state’s health information exchange, helps facilitate the flow of patient information between providers and others, regardless of the type of electronic health record systems they use.
Author: Sean Kirkby
The federal government has granted a one-year extension to a BadgerCare Plus project that provides healthcare coverage to childless adults who make less than the federal poverty level. It continues to review the project, which was set to expire at the end of the year.
The United States Supreme Court last week denied an attempt by Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based information technology company, to appeal a lower court decision upholding $140 million in punitive damages it owes to Verona-based Epic.
Public Health Madison & Dane County is providing additional funding to support violence prevention efforts.
Out-of-state mental healthcare providers would be able to practice telehealth in Wisconsin under a bill that received a public hearing this week in the Senate.
A Wisconsin attorney earlier this month urged United States senators to take action on the use of artificial intelligence by health insurance companies, warning that hundreds of thousands of incorrect healthcare coverage denials are likely going unchallenged.
Wisconsin hospitals and health systems provided more than $2.1 billion in community benefits and charity care during fiscal year 2022, according to a Wisconsin Hospital Association report released Tuesday.
The Department of Health Services would pilot a program that virtually connects law enforcement officers with behavioral health professionals when responding to mental health 911 calls, under a bill that received a public hearing Tuesday.
The Wisconsin Partnership Program, a grantmaking program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has awarded three grants that will provide up to $250,000 each over three years.
Gov. Tony Evers’ administration said Monday it’s now accepting applications for a second round of veteran mental health grants.