Health Care/Wellness

The Medical College of Wisconsin has been awarded a $1 million grant to pilot a Child Psychiatry Consultation Program in Milwaukee County and 15 northern Wisconsin counties. The announcement came from Wisconsin Department of Health Services secretary Kitty Rhoades on Thursday.
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GE Healthcare, which has its U.S. headquarters in Wauwatosa, will be helping 3-year-old Dominic Wagnitz of Hartland celebrate his wish to go to the Walt Disney World Resort with a special send-off on Friday. Dominic was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish Wisconsin after being diagnosed with hypo plastic left heart syndrome.
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Midwest health care companies attracted $1.8 billion in new investments across 243 companies in 2014, according to the Midwest Healthcare Growth Capital Report released today. The totals are the highest recorded in both dollars and number of companies funded since BioEnterprise, a Cleveland-based business formation initiative, began compiling the report in 2005.
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Midwest health care companies attracted $1.8 billion in new investments across 243 companies in 2014, according to the BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare Growth Capital Report.
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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch are scheduled to take part in a groundbreaking for the new Innovations & Wellness Commons on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at 1609 W. North Ave.
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It was announced today that Peggy Troy, president and chief executive officer of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, started her year-long term as chair of the Children's Hospital Association board of trustees on Jan. 1.
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United Lutheran Program for the Aging Inc., which does business as Luther Manor, announced the appointment of Stephanie Chedid as president and chief executive officer.
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Rogers Memorial Hospital–Brown Deer recently opened several new partial hospitalization programs and intensive outpatient programs to serve the needs of patients with mental illness and addiction.
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Aurora Medical Center Summit and Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh made Consumer Reports' list of top hospitals for patient safety and respect.
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The 19th annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk to raise funds for heart disease research and awareness is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway in Wauwatosa.
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