Ascension's Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff began improving a road to improve access Monday, but further renovations depend on Marshfield Clinic Health System's proposed plans to build a hospital in the area.
Author: Sean Kirkby
President Donald Trump made few comments on healthcare during a stop in Kenosha Tuesday, other than to say Republican lawmakers are planning to accomplish health reform before they turn to tax reform.
Gov. Scott Walker's administration is set to reveal the draft of its plan to drug screen and charge premiums to childless adults in BadgerCare this week and submit it for federal approval by the end of May.
Whether self-insuring the state's health plan saves an estimated $60 million is unclear, according to a University of Wisconsin economist, who says the state would have to go further to reduce costs.
As the Wisconsin Health Information Organization approaches its 10-year mark, they've learned that they need to take an approach that's more analytical, says CEO Dana Richardson.
The Board of Nursing is mulling whether it should continue to wait on deciding whether to support an update to state law that expedites the process for nurses getting licensed in other states.
Ascension Wisconsin is expanding a pilot project that helped improve staff satisfaction and fights symptoms of physician burnout.
The state's Department of Employee Trust Funds pushed back Wednesday against claims that an attorney general opinion from almost 30 years ago means it can't self-insure health benefits for local government employees.