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2015 Advocacy Day

WHA Shares Transparency Message with More than 2,000 Employers
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As employers consider their various options for providing health insurance to their employees, they are also interested in sharing information that will help their workers become better informed health care consumers. (Read more)

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Team-Based Health Care Scores Big with Patients

Workforce ReportHospitals, Health Systems Find New Care Delivery Models Alter Workforce Needs

MADISON (March 24, 2015) --The magic of University of Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan is in his ability to strategically place the right players on the floor at the right time throughout the game to optimize the team’s opportunity to win. Wisconsin hospitals and health systems are following a similar principle and that is to provide the right care, at the right time, at the right place. Increasingly, they are finding team-based care can lead to winning results, both in terms of patient satisfaction and better health outcomes.
--Read the Report.     --Read the Release.

WHA Facilitates Workshop to "Sustain and Spread" TCAB  Partners for Patients logo

cabOn March 6, hospitals from earlier WHA-led Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) cohorts participated in a special workshop to re-think the TCAB approach established nearly 12 years ago. Nearly 50 WHA member hospitals have participated in the various TCAB cohorts since 2011. Leaders of these units expressed a desire for further support from WHA for spreading the approach. (Read more)

In Review: Wisconsin Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) Cohort 3 Mid-Point Event  (3-5-15)


Wisconsin Hospitals are Committed to Quality and Transparency

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WHA Gold Members:
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Hall Render Merritt Hawkins WHA Information Center

Fast Facts
By the Numbers:

General med-surg hospitals:  129
Critical access hospitals:58
LT acute care hospitals: 6
Psychiatric hospitals: 10
Inpatient days (2013): 2,720,902
Outpatient days (2013): 16,695,548

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


Hidden Health Care Tax

This Week's Priorities

Mental Health: WI's critical psychiatrist workforce shortage was a key concern raised by speakers and legislators during the March 10 Assembly Mental Health Reform Committee meeting.. (Read more)

Security: WHA is offering a 90-minute webinar focused on what health care executives need to know about health care security trends in 2015. (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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