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HEALTH CARE REFORM: AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE

Guest: Allan Wearing, Sales and Marketing Director, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin Allan Wearing has had a long and extensive career in the Wisconsin health insurance industry spending 30 years with Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin before joining Group Health Cooperative. On this radio program, Al Wearing uses his trained… Read more »

WISCONSIN INNOVATIONS ON DISPLAY

Guests: Dave Driscoll, Principal Curator, Wisconsin Innovations: From the Iconic to the Unexpected Exhibit Laura Beam, Coordinator, History on the Square Event, Wisconsin Historical Foundation Wisconsin ideas, ingenuity and artifacts all come together at the Wisconsin Historical Museum in its recently opened exhibit,Wisconsin Innovations: From the Iconic to the Unexpected. Even the exhibit is “new”… Read more »

PARTING THOUGHTS FROM JEREMI SURI AND ALISON ALTER

Guests: Jeremi Suri, former UW Madison History Professor Alison Alter, former Development Director, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters “History is about change,” says Jeremi Suri who, with his wife, Alison Alter, departed this summer from the University of Wisconsin Madison where they built a formidable reputation over the past ten years, to continue… Read more »

SAFE AND HEALTHY AGING – PART TWO: Preventing Adverse Drug Events

Guests: Kay Heggestad, MD, retired family practitioner, Delegation memberRoberta Carrier, Ph.D., Pharmacy, Delegation memberJanet Loewi, family caregiver, Delegation member Last week’s program presented an overview of United Way of Dane County’s Safeand Healthy Aging initiative which was launched on September 1st. The countywide,community-based program brought together health care professionals, pharmacists,social service providers, caregivers, media and… Read more »

SAFE AND HEALTHY AGING – PART ONE: Preventing Falls

Guests: Tom Walker, Co-Chair, Safe and Healthy Aging Delegation Andy Kosseff, MD, Co-Chair and Chair, Safe Communities Falls Prevention Program Janet Bollig, Home Health United, S.A.F.E. At Home The population in Dane County is aging and projected to grow by 136% by 2030. In addition to growing older, our seniors also have expanded life expectancies…. Read more »