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Healthy HospitalsWisconsin Hospitals Generate $26 Billion in Economic Activity

Patients traveling to WI for care generate well over $3 billion in economic activity, support more than 6,400 hospital jobs

Wisconsin hospitals generate $26 billion annually in economic activity and directly employ more than 107,000 people in communities throughout the state, according to a new report released December 3 by the University of Wisconsin/UW Extension and the Wisconsin Hospital Association. (Read more...)



WHA: A Strong Advocate for Wisconsin Hospitals

Watch a video that was shown at 2016 WHA Advocacy Day to more than 1,000 hospital supporters in Madison.

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WHA 2016 Advocacy Day Attracts more than 1,000 Hospital Supporters to Madison
 
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WHA Report Shows Hospitals Continue to
Improve Quality, Reduce Infections
WI hospitals reduced some infections by more than 60%;
Look to decrease sepsis deaths

quality reportWisconsin hospitals’ efforts to improve quality are resulting in better patient care, lowering health care costs and saving lives.

A new report from the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) documents the progress that hospitals are making in reducing infections, preventing falls and decreasing hospital readmissions.

Read Valued Voice Story here.
Read News Release here.

Wisconsin Hospitals are Committed to Quality and Transparency

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Fast Facts
By the Numbers:

General med-surg hospitals:  129
Critical access hospitals:58
LT acute care hospitals: 6
Psychiatric hospitals: 10
Inpatient days (2014): 2,605,211
Outpatient days (2014): 17,439,574

 Wisconsin hospitals employ more than 100,000 people and generate nearly
$30 billion in economic activity.

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Legislation: WHA's government relations team has prepared summaries of new laws passed during the 2015-16 WI legislative session... (Read more)

MACRA: Proposed Regulation on Physician Payments Released (Read more)

Palliative Care: CAPC has given Wisconsin an A grade for provision of palliative care services. (Read more)

 

WHA Job Bulletin

The WHA Job Bulletin provides member hospitals a venue where they can post vacancies on-line as a no cost benefit of membership.

 

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