Author: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

How Wisconsinites can help during the pandemic

Donations of money, food, time and personal protective equipment are needed as neighbors help neighbors through the coronavirus crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through Wisconsin, closing schools and businesses and testing the state’s health care workforce, many people wonder how they can help — beyond staying at home to help “flatten the curve” of new infections.

Cuts in Wisconsin hospitals push nurses to the limit

Hospital executives are turning to algorithms to slash labor costs. Nurses say they are feeling the pinch, putting patients at risk.

By Parker Schorr of The Cap Times and Bram Sable-Smith of Wisconsin Watch/Wisconsin Public Radio Dr. Robert Golden, chairman of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority Board, sat in front of a sea of fed-up nurses as he…