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Rural Health
Resources by State: Wisconsin

UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Offers various resources concerning COVID-19 and emergency preparedness, including situational awareness updates such as information on COVID-19 cases and deaths, ventilator availability, and other related concerns. Provides WHA contact information as well as relevant newsletter articles and press releases, including WHA announcements and state-level regulatory/legislative updates.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Hospital Association
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Wisconsin Department of Health Services - COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)
Resources and information on Wisconsin's response to COVID-19, including health alerts, guidance, and information on cases in Wisconsin.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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Broadband in Rural Wisconsin: Identifying Gaps, Highlighting Successes
Examines gaps and successes regarding broadband in rural Wisconsin. Discusses basic broadband information, rural access by county, and different strategies for success. Features county- and state-level data and statistics from 2019 on the percent of rural population with broadband access at different speeds.
Author(s): Dale Knapp, Jack Votava
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Forward Analytics
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Wisconsin Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Wisconsin in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Models of Success in Rural Maternity Care: Western Wisconsin Health
Profiles Western Wisconsin Health, a Critical Access Hospital in rural Wisconsin with a successful obstetrics unit. Describes the philosophy of the leadership and staff, as well as the scope of services. Includes recommendations for emulating this model.
Author(s): Katy B. Kozhimannil, Mary Gilbertson
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Nursing Preparedness: Words from Researchers and Rural Nurses
Focuses on job preparedness for rural nurses. Features three rural registered nurses and a nursing doctoral candidate sharing their experiences and insights about rural nursing preparedness.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Registered Nurses: Stories of Caring for Their Communities
Features five rural registered nurses from across the country describing their path to nursing, their accomplishments, and how they provide healthcare in their rural communities.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Making it Work: Models of Success in Rural Maternity Care
Describes factors that underlie 3 successful models of rural maternity care and informs communities, clinicians, and hospitals wishing to keep obstetric services available on the local level. Includes information from interviews conducted at facilities in Baldwin, Wisconsin; Lakin, Kansas; and Russelville, Arkansas.
Author(s): Katy B. Kozhimannil, Carrie Henning-Smith, Megan Lahr, Mary Gilbertson
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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PharmD Concentration Helps Pharmacy Students Prepare for a Career in Rural America
Features the Rural Pharmacy Practice program, a concentration for PharmD students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy who are interested in working in rural communities. Describes how the program was created. Discusses the experiences students have, including conducting community needs assessments and related population health projects.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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