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Statewide Partnership Awarded $3 Million to Address Health Disparities in Wisconsin

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. 

WCHQ Recognizes WHA and Wisconsin Dept. of Health for Data, Analytics Efforts During the Pandemic

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.

Novo Nordisk, WCHQ Partner to Improve Care, Reduce Obesity

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.

UW researchers develop tool to help prioritize, plan COVID-19 vaccine outreach and communications

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.