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WHA Conference Focuses on
Integrated Care Delivery Models

On September 13, WHA held its first ever advanced practice clinician (APC) conference in Wisconsin Dells. The conference was designed to help hospitals and clinics understand and navigate unique regulatory, billing and reimbursement, scope of practice, education and training, and onboarding and retention trends that impact APC practice in team-based care delivery models.

“With the growth in WHA members’ APC workforce, so too has WHA’s agenda grown to support and advance our members’ ability to maximize its APC workforce to provide highquality, cost-efficient team-based care,” said Ann Zenk, WHA Vice President, Workforce and Clinical Practice, who kicked off the day’s educational sessions.

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WHA Information Center Launches IC Insights Web Page
First edition looks at cancer statistics

The WHA Information Center (WHAIC) has launched a new IC Insights page allowing a closer look at the data and resources available to you.

For years, the WHA Information Center has published Fast Facts each month to provide knowledge and information to the public regarding common health concerns and outcomes in Wisconsin. IC Insights provides examples on how users can create various visualizations and analysis with access to the quarterly data sets. IC Insights will now allow those consumers access to more detailed information, as well as provide a way to interact with the valuable data.

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 2018 Elections: What’s at Stake for
Wisconsin’s Health Care

Who gets elected this fall could impact the state’s health care environment –
and your organization

“Health care dwarfs every other issue in this election. Voters care about access to health care for their families—and cost.”

That was the message from WHA President/CEO Eric Borgerding at the Wisconsin Health News (WHN) panel discussion about what’s at stake for Wisconsin families and the health care industry in this fall’s elections.  

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By the Numbers:

General med-surg hospitals:  128
Critical access hospitals:58
LT acute care hospitals: 6
Psychiatric hospitals: 11
Inpatient days (2016): 2,565,519
Outpatient days (2016): 18,743,013

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

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This Week's Priorities

ePDMP: The DSPS partnered with WHA to host roundtables across the state to discuss Wisconsin’s ePDMP... (Read more)

Community Benefits: WHA is beginning to put together our 2018 Community Benefits Report—and we want your stories.(Read more)

APCs: On Sept. 13, WHA will bring together those interested in examining the practice challenges and opportunities for integrated care delivery associated with the use of APCs... (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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