health_care

Local health care providers plan Ebola drill

Airport has plan to handle Ebola situation if it presents itself in Madison

Dean Clinic and St. Mary's Hospital will hold a drill Thursday for health care workers to practice what to do if Ebola ever arrives in Madison.

Hundreds receive free medical care in Madison

NACF's 1-day event offers medical exams, tests, resources, medications

It's a clinic like no other, and it was hosted in Madison Saturday. The free health care clinic provided hundreds of uninsured residents with medication and other necessary medical care that they might not normally be able to get.

Police, jails becoming de facto health care providers

Law enforcement officers responding to more calls of individuals in mental crisis

Mental health care advocates say issues stemming from law enforcement officers responding to individuals in mental crisis are symptomatic of a greater problem.

UW Hospital and Clinics named to great places to work list

Organizations evaluated on benefits, culture, development opportunities

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics was named to the 2014 list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare list released by Becker's Healthcare, according to a release.

Need for help enrolling in health care insurance increases

Counselors at centers help people navigate new law, insurance plans

With the deadline approaching to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Healthcare Act, the crowds at enrollment centers are increasing. The enrollment center at the Dane County Jobs Center has seen a spike in interest in the program in March.

Affordable Care Act phone bank

We are less than two weeks away from the deadline for enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

Beating the health care deadline

Don't wait until the last minute

The deadline for enrolling for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act is just a little more than a month away. It's time to get going.

State faces shortage of 20,000 nurses

Report: Significant number of nurses will retire in next 5 to 10 years

According to a Wisconsin Center for Nursing report, Wisconsin could see a shortage of 20,000 nurses by 2035.

Health care providers concerned about continuing coverage

Providers believe families will still need help even with Affordable Care Act

Two health care providers that work with families with little or no income expressed concern about being able to continue providing benefits and how the Affordable Care Act will impact them.