Topics: Wisconsin

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Confronting Adverse Childhood Experiences to Improve Rural Kids’ Lifelong Health

Buncombe County classroom "Calm Spot"

Studies show that the more adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) one has, the higher the risk of chronic health conditions, anxiety disorders, low life potential, and even early death. A sense of urgency for early intervention spurred one western North Carolina school district and a Native American tribe in Wisconsin to act. Read more about how their programs confront ACEs and build resiliency to overcome them.

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September 20, 2017

HITECH Programs Help CAHs Fund IT Conversion

The federal government offers funding and other support for electronic health record implementation through several programs including Regional Extension Centers.

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May 17, 2012

An Interview with Tim Size, MBA

Tim Size

The Executive Director of the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative discusses the evolution of his cooperative, health care advocacy and blogging.

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May 28, 2009

Innovative Programs Offer Health Care Coverage to the Rural Uninsured

Dan Truttman

Rural people are more likely to be uninsured or pay more for insurance with higher premiums and fewer benefits. The Farmers’ Health Cooperative of Wisconsin and Franklin Community Health Network’s Contract for Care are attempting to meet the special needs of farmers and other self-employed rural people.

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February 28, 2008