Ascension divests handful of Wisconsin hospitals, clinics to nonprofit Aspirus Health

Ascension divests handful of Wisconsin hospitals, clinics to nonprofit Aspirus Health

Dive Brief: Ascension is selling several of its hospitals and clinics in Wisconsin to nonprofit health system Aspirus Health, the two companies announced Tuesday. Catholic health giant Ascension has signed an agreement to transfer ownership of seven hospitals, 21 physician

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Aspirus Health to buy Ascension hospitals, clinics in Wisconsin

Ascension to lay off 223 IT workers in Michigan

Ascension is selling several of its Wisconsin hospitals and other healthcare facilities to not-for-profit Aspirus Health, the companies said Tuesday.Ascension will divest seven hospitals, 21 physician clinics and a medical transport company in north and central Wisconsin. Ascension owns 24

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Wisconsin health worker fired after ‘intentionally’ spoiling COVID-19 vaccine doses – National

Wisconsin health worker fired after ‘intentionally’ spoiling COVID-19 vaccine doses - National

A Wisconsin health-care worker has been fired after admitting they intentionally removed dozens of vials of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine from a pharmacy refrigerator, forcing more than 500 doses to be thrown out.Advocate Aurora Health said in a statement that

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Wisconsin hospital files 200 debt lawsuits during pandemic

Wisconsin hospital files 200 debt lawsuits during pandemic

Alysa Gummow didn’t know what to think in October when the letters from law firms arrived in the mail. She had filed for bankruptcy in 2017 to restructure nearly $50,000 in debt — mostly from an earlier hip surgery. But

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These are the favorite holiday treats in Wisconsin and Illinois

These are the favorite holiday treats in Wisconsin and Illinois

A chocolate Santa Claus in the state of Illinois and Andes peppermints in Wisconsin — those are the most preferred treats of residents for the holiday season. How do we know? Because Zippia.com, a job recruitment firm, studied Google trends

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A Wisconsin mayor drove the city’s ambulance until she got COVID-19. Now, she’s on the mend after months in the hospital.

A Wisconsin mayor drove the city’s ambulance until she got COVID-19. Now, she’s on the mend after months in the hospital.

The first woman to serve as mayor in the long history of the small northern Wisconsin city of Peshtigo also drove the ambulance there for 25 years. But when Cathi Malke started to feel the symptoms of COVID-19 become more

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Homeless Shelters Grapple With COVID Safety as Cold Creeps In

Homeless Shelters Grapple With COVID Safety as Cold Creeps In

By Giles Bruce Monday, November 16, 2020 (Kaiser News) — CHICAGO — Ben Barnes has slept in abandoned buildings, hallways and alleys. For the past year or so, he’s been staying at the city’s largest homeless shelter, Pacific

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Wisconsin chief health officer quits as COVID-19 cases increase

Distrust of authority fuels virus misinformation for Latinos

Wisconsin’s chief health officer quit Thursday as COVID-19 continues to run rampant across the state, saying her job has been hard and she needs to pay more attention to herself and her family.State Health Officer and DHS Interim Division of

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Medical College of Wisconsin CEO on science, academic medicine during COVID

Medical College of Wisconsin CEO on science, academic medicine during COVID

Dr. John Raymond Sr. has served as president and CEO of the Milwaukee-based Medical College of Wisconsin since July 2010. It’s the nation’s third-largest private medical school, and its more than 1,600 faculty physicians constitute one of the largest medical

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