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New Undergraduate Award Honors WHA President Steve Brenton

Steve BrentonHealth care is one of the fastest growing sectors and among the largest employers in the United States. With that growth comes complexity and a need for talented leadership to shape policy. A unique collaboration among hospitals, individual donors, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison will help recognize the health policy leaders of tomorrow.

A new award in honor of Stephen Brenton (BA’76, Political Science), the outgoing president of the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA), will support UW-Madison Political Science majors in the College of Letters & Science interested in health policy. Hospitals across the state joined Brenton’s friends and colleagues to celebrate his distinguished career by establishing an endowment that will cover in-state tuition for a UW-Madison student each year. (Read more)

WHA Sponsors Wisconsin Eye Candidate Interviews
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WHA is the proud sponsor of WisconsinEye's candidate interviews 

Wisconsin’s primary elections are only a month away—August 12—with the general election taking place November 4. To help educate the public on the hundreds of candidates running for office statewide, WisconsinEye, our state’s version of C-SPAN, is conducting interviews with every candidate running for office this election cycle. (Read more)

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High-Quality, High-Value Health Care: A Wisconsin Advantage

High quality, high value health care is a hallmark in Wisconsin. Hospital systems are improving quality, increasing efficiency and delivering value to employers and residents in their communities. This week we feature the work of Memorial Medical Center in Ashland; Bellin Hospital in Green Bay and Meriter UnityPoint Health in Madison.

Wisconsin Hospitals Share 90-Day Successes in SSI Prevention  Partners for Patients logo

Wisconsin hospitals know that collaboration can speed improvement, and they are never hesitant to share best practices. In April, more than 90 staff from Wisconsin hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers gathered to discuss how to best reduce surgical site infections (SSI) at a statewide Hospital Acquired Infection Prevention Summit. (Read more)

Wisconsin Hospitals are Committed to Quality and Transparency

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This Week's Priorities

Addiction: WHA has partnered with United We C.A.N and Rise Together - Fox Valley Recovery Community to produce campaign posters to encourage individuals to call 911 for help in overdose emergency. (Read more)

2015 Chargemaster Updates will be the focus of a Nov. 14 WHA seminar. (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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