Health Care/Wellness

Exact Sciences Corp., one of the fastest-growing companies in Wisconsin, plans to move its corporate headquartes to a $125 million development proposed by Brookfield-based Hammes Co. and City of Industry, Calif.-based Majestic Realty Co. for the Judge Doyle Square site in downtown Madison.
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Milwaukee-based nonprofit Growing Power is rallying the community to embrace fitness and healthy food at once with its second annual Good Food Revolution 5K Walk/Run.
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Aurora Health Care on Thursday announced that it is awarding a total of $6.6 million in grants through its Better Together Fund to nearly two dozen federally qualified health centers and free clinics throughout eastern Wisconsin. The funds will be used to help community-based providers improve access to primary care and behavioral health services.
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While some may question the need for pre-employment drug screening, data from the National Institute of Health indicates that nearly 75 percent of all adult illicit drug users are employed.
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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing has launched a partnership to train fire department paramedics in community-based health care. The program will train paramedics to provide follow-up health care to frequent users of emergency medical services. Paramedics will receive training to support these patients and help change health behaviors before patients reach a crisis again.
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Aurora Health Care today announced that it is awarding a total of $6.6 million in grants through its Better Together Fund to nearly two dozen federally qualified health centers and free clinics throughout eastern Wisconsin. The funds will be used to help community-based providers improve access to primary care and behavioral health services.
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Assurant Inc. announced it plans to sell or shut down its Assurant Health division, which is based in downtown Milwaukee.
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Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin, the Brookfield-based clinically integrated network of major health care systems and the Medical College of Wisconsin, has named Barclay Ferguson as chief financial officer.
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Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday on Elements Massage’s new location at the Mequon Town Center, 11215 N. Cedarburg Road. The 2,044-square-foot studio built by Waukesha-based Total Team Construction LLC is expected to open in late July, according to Aimee Matchette, the area director for Wisconsin and owner of the Whitefish Bay studio.
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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing has launched a partnership to train fire department paramedics in community-based health care. The program will train paramedics to provide follow-up health care to frequent users of emergency medical services. Paramedics will receive training to support these patients and help change health behaviors before patients reach a crisis again.
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