Wisconsin Health News: Prescription Drug Costs – No Magic Pill

Patients across Wisconsin rely on innovative drug therapies for their health and well being. But, the rising cost of prescription drugs is threatening patient access and squeezing healthcare budgets. It’s also prompted finger pointing on who is to blame, preventing consensus on how to move forward. On April 30, 2024, Wisconsin Health News will host […]

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News Conference: JFC Democrats to Discuss Progress on PFAS, Hospitals

On April 16, 2024, the Democratic members of the Joint Committee on Finance held a news conference upon the conclusion to Tuesday’s 13.10 on the committee’s progress regarding the release of $125 million to combat PFAS and $15 million to support healthcare access in western Wisconsin. Speakers included: Governor Tony Evers Sen. Latonya Johnson Rep. […]

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2024 CommUnity Conference: Civic Health in Wisconsin and Beyond

On April 16, 2024, the CommNS hosted the 2024 CommUnity Conference, in collaboration with the Civic Health of Wisconsin Initiative. Coverage includes: 9am | Opening Remarks & Sneak Peek/Preview into 2024 Civic Health of WI Report featuring the following speakers: Dr. Laura Schlachter UW Madison Mary Beth Collins, J.D., M.A. Executive Director of the Center for Community and […]

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Newsmakers: Wisconsin's Healthcare Workforce Shortage

A new Governor-appointed Task Force on the healthcare workforce is rushing to meet a 6 month timeline to submit solutions to the Governor while some say the state’s healthcare system is mid-crisis. Last month two Western Wisconsin hospitals closed suddenly – leaving area communities without essential services. State officials describe that situation as a canary in […]

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Newsmakers: Wisconsin's Healthcare Workforce Shortage

A new Governor-appointed Task Force on the healthcare workforce is rushing to meet a 6 month timeline to submit solutions to the Governor while some say the state’s healthcare system is mid-crisis. Last month two Western Wisconsin hospitals closed suddenly – leaving area communities without essential services. State officials describe that situation as a canary in […]

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Governor’s Task Force on the Healthcare Workforce

On April 4, 2024, the Governor’s Task Force on the Healthcare Workforce met on the following agenda: 1. Welcome  Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez   2. Survey Results and Scope Discussion  Dr. Hannah Maxey, Veritas Health Solutions   3. Partner Presentations   Bridgett Willey, Director, Allied Health Education and Career Pathways, UW Health; David Polk, Director, Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards, Department […]

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News Conference: DHS Submits Plan to Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance on How to Use $36 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has submitted a plan to the legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance (JFC) on how to use $36 million in opioid settlement funds to work to end the state’s opioid epidemic. On April 3, 2024, Attorney General Josh Kaul and DHS Secretary-designee Kirsten Johnson answered questions about the plan. *Short segment […]

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 16 – 22

On March 22, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. (Brought to you by the Wisconsin Realtors Association). On this week’s episode: Vos Challenges Recall Signatures Clarity on Recall, Special Elections Former MKE Election Official Convicted of Fraud Access to Oral Contraception Bills Signed into Law, Vetoed Funding […]

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for March 16 – 22

On March 22, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. (Brought to you by the Wisconsin Realtors Association). On this week’s episode: Vos Challenges Recall Signatures Clarity on Recall, Special Elections Former MKE Election Official Convicted of Fraud Access to Oral Contraception Bills Signed into Law, Vetoed Funding […]

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Rotary Club of Milwaukee: Dr. Megan Schultz

Dr. Megan Schultz is a pediatric emergency physician at Children’s Wisconsin. After completing her pediatrics residency in Boston, Dr. Schultz moved to Milwaukee for an emergency medicine fellowship, where she saw more gunshot wounds in children in her first week than she did in all her three years in Boston. Now, she is one of many […]

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