WI CLABSI Rate 56% Lower than National Standard
The Wisconsin Division of Public Health's annual Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention Program report shows Wisconsin hospitals have dramatically reduced some of the most serious infections to levels that are far lower than the national standard. (Read more)
Wisconsin Hospitals Care for Almost 50,000 Patients Daily
More than 47,000 people are cared for in a Wisconsin hospital every day according to data collected by the Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center (WHAIC) and published in the Guide to Wisconsin Hospitals. The WHAIC is responsible for collecting and disseminating Wisconsin hospital and freestanding ambulatory surgery center data. (Read more)
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Governance Education a Highlight of Annual Rural Health Conference. (Read more)
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High-Quality, High-Value Health Care: A Wisconsin Advantage
Wisconsin's high-quality, high-value health care is an economic development asset. In a speech before hundreds of business leaders, Governor Walker recently credited the improvements in Wisconsin’s business climate to a number of factors and he recognized that Wisconsin’s health care value is a competitive advantage to the state’s employers.
WHA has encouraged employers to contact their local hospital leaders to learn how they are improving care locally and how business and health care can work together to improve both community and employee health. To read more about the campaign, visit: www.wha.org/healthCareValue.org
Caring for Our Communities:
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Tomah Memorial Hospital
Aurora Medical Center Grafton (AMCG) received an invitation to participate in the Partners in Education program at Grafton Elementary School. (Read more)