July 19, 2021
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) are partnering on an initiative to improve health equity in Wisconsin. MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) and the SMPH’s Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP), statewide health funders based at Wisconsin’s two medical schools, have announced a joint three-year, $3 million grant to launch an expansive new statewide partnership that will study, measure and recommend solutions for health inequities across the state of Wisconsin.
June 30, 2021
The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) recognized two statewide organizations, the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), for collecting and publicly sharing data that is essential in the fight against COVID-19.
February 24, 2021
The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) and Novo Nordisk today announced a multi-year partnership aimed at increasing public awareness of and improving clinical care for patients with obesity.
February 2, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination may be off to a slow start, but soon supply levels will rise and processes will be streamlined. Thoughtfully designed outreach with well-crafted messages will be of the utmost importance to ensure enough people are vaccinated to pave the way to population immunity and long-term protection from the disease.
November 16, 2020
A report released today by the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) identifies where disparities in health outcomes and care exist in rural and urban areas in Wisconsin. The report uses a unique categorization system developed by investigators at the University of Wisconsin Health Innovation Program (HIP) and provides important data to inform and accelerate the work statewide aimed at eliminating health disparities.