Fall 2019 Newsletter
The SCW Fall Member Meeting was held on Saturday, November 9 at The American Club in Kohler, WI. The highlight of the meeting was a session on perioperative pain management in the era of the opioid epidemic.
Please mark your calendars for next year’s Summer meeting. The meeting will be held on July 10-11 at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa.
Members of the Coordinating Center are visiting hospitals across Wisconsin to increase engagement in the Collaborative. If you are interested in scheduling a visit, please contact Jeanette May.
The Pediatric Surgical Care quality initiative will be holding six collaborative learning sessions across the next few months. Interested in participating? Fill out this short survey to receive more information.
Jessica Schumacher, PhD, SCW Director of Data and Analytics, was selected to be a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Rural Health Workgroup.
Addressing Opioid Prescribing in the Stateline
SCW was awarded $235,382 from the Hendricks Family Foundation in October to address opioid prescribing in the Stateline over the next two years.
Building a Surgery Engagement and Measurement Network to Improve Rural Cancer Care Delivery
SCW, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, has been awarded $200,000 from the National Cancer Institute to improve surgical quality in rural communities through its Rural Task Force.