Fall 2019 Newsletter

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SCW Fall Member Meeting

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.


Save the Date 2020

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.


SCW On the Road 

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.


Pediatric Surgical Care Initiative Update

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.


Rural MAPs

Jessica Schumacher, PhD, SCW Director of Data and Analytics, was selected to be a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Rural Health Workgroup.


Funding Updates

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.