What Could Trump's Healthcare Executive Orders Mean For WI? - Here and Now, Wisconsin Public Television (10/13/17)
President Donald Trump made two significant changes this week to federal healthcare policy: he allowed smaller, cheaper plans to be sold across state lines, and he ended federal payments for cost-sharing reductions. To sort through what these changes mean for Wisconsin, we speak with Bobby Peterson of ABC for Health, and Brian Potter of the Wisconsin Hospital Association. (Potter begins at 8:30)
“New & Emerging Threats: A to Zika”(9/20/17)
Peter Shult, PhD, Associate Director, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene presents at WHA Emergency Preparedness Conference in Madison.
WisEye Rewind (7/21/17)
Watch WisEye Rewind news interview with WHA President/CEO Eric Borgerding taped Friday, July 21, 2017. Starts at 4:08.
WHA: A Valued Voice (4/19/17)
Watch a video that was shown at 2017 WHA Advocacy Day to more than 1,000 hospital supporters in Madison.
Newsmakers: Eric Borgerding, Wisconsin Hospital Association, on American Health Care Act -- WisconsinEye (3/21/17)
On March 21, 2017, Senior Producer Steve Walters discusses the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the replacement called the American Health Care Act with Eric Borgerding, CEO of the Wisconsin Hospital Association at the WisconsinEye studios in Madison, WI.
WHA Sponsors WisconsinEye Candidate Interviews
WisEye Election Coverage 2016 features hundreds of interviews, full election coverage
MADISON (August 11, 2016) -----With the primary results in, the field has now narrowed and Wisconsin’s November 8 general election is just three months away. To help educate the public on the candidates running for office statewide, WisconsinEye, our state’s version of C-SPAN, has launched a free video player providing the state’s most extensive coverage of Wisconsin legislative races.
To help support this important public service of WisconsinEye, the Wisconsin Hospital Association is sponsoring WisconsinEye’s 2016 candidate interviews. Watch the interviews here: http://www.wiseye.org
(To watch Borgerding’s intro, go to http://www.wiseye.org/mp4stream/SPN/SPN_160717_WHA%202.mp4.)
Wisconsin Health System-Employer Partnerships Make Health Care More Accessible
WHA/WisEye video highlights how employers and health care providers are working to make Wisconsin a healthier state
MADISON (September 2, 2016) ---- Wisconsin hospitals and health systems are partnering with local employers to make health care more accessible and convenient for employees, with an even bigger goal in mind: creating healthier communities.
Thousands of Wisconsin employers are working with their local health systems on wellness and health-related programs and activities that range from adding on- or near-site medical clinics, to bringing in nurses and health coaches to conduct health risk assessments or design and staff employee wellness classes and fitness programs.
Wisconsin Rural Hospitals Support Essential Health Care Infrastructure Statewide
WHA/WisEye video highlights Wisconsin’s rural health care delivery system
MADISON (July 8, 2016) ----- Access to high-quality health care close to home is one of the assets Wisconsin employers value and patients across the state appreciate. In fact, a recent study by financial firm, Smart Assets, found Wisconsin is the sixth best state for health care access. For employers, that means employees can schedule routine medical appointments locally and reduce the amount of time they are off work.
“Wisconsin is known as a state with high quality health care, delivered by hospitals and health care systems that are the third most efficient in the country,” according to WHA President/CEO Eric Borgerding.
Employer Success Stories
--Watch Employer Success Stories from Ministry Health Care (September, 2016)
WHA: A Strong Advocate for Wisconsin Hospitals (3/30/16)
Watch a video that was shown at 2016 WHA Advocacy Day to more than 1,000 hospital supporters in Madison.
WHA MACRA Physician Focused Education Video Available (12/15/16)
As a direct result of input from WHA’s Physician Leaders Council, WHA has developed a brief high level video targeted at an audience of staff physicians that our members’ physician leaders could use in departmental staff meetings, etc., to help educate their physicians in advance of and during their organizations' implementation of MACRA.
The video features WHA’s incoming 2017 physician leader representatives on the WHA Board of Directors – Dr. Andy Anderson and Dr. Mark Thompson.
Advocacy is Central to WHA's Mission(4/30/15)
Wisconsin leads the nation in delivering high-quality, high-value health care and in transparency. Wisconsin hospitals and health systems provide not just health care, but also employ more than 100,000 people across the state. High-value health care is an economic development asset for the state and local communities. Listen to the Wisconsin Hospital Association tell the health care story and learn why it’s an asset in the Badger state.