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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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Guest Column: Wisconsin Hospitals Step Up to Meet Ebola Challenge

By Karen McKeown, RN, MSN, State Health Officer and Adm., Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services


On October 17, Gov. Scott Walker urged Wisconsin hospital executives to develop an organization-wide plan to address Ebola. He asked hospitals to drill their plans so they would be prepared in the unlikely event that a suspected Ebola case would present at their hospital or clinic. The situation was changing quickly at the national level at that point. (Read more...)

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. Hospitals have been working with WHA in a focused initiative to improve quality.

WHA Opens Quality Initiatives to All Member Hospitals in 2015  Partners for Patients logo

Over the past three years, Wisconsin hospitals have dedicated resources and made a commitment to improve the overall quality of health care in Wisconsin by working with the WHA Partners for Patients collaborative. During this time, countless hospital teams have come together to learn evidence-based practices and share what they know about reducing hospital-acquired harm and unnecessary readmissions. The results have been excellent.

In an effort to continue this outstanding momentum, WHA is offering several improvement initiatives to all member hospitals in the first half of 2015. The initiatives were chosen based on hospital feedback and what is on the horizon nationally. (Read more)

Wisconsin Hospitals are Committed to Quality and Transparency

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This Week's Priorities

ICD-10: WHA urged Congress to reject calls to once again delay of implementation of ICD-10.(Read more)

GME: DHS has awarded a total of $1.8 million to two health systems to fund new and expanded GME programs.(Read more)

ACA: WI has been awarded $2.5 million in funding under an ACA initiative designed to encourage states to design and test new ways to deliver and pay for health care.(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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