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UW Health Managed Care Update - News and resources for managed care professionals
Fall 2012

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The UW Health Managed Care Update e-Newsletter will provide you with updates from UW Health, including news and resources for the managed care professional.
 
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Ventricular Assist Devices: Bridge to a Better Quality of Life

  Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

UW Hospital and Clinics is one of a handful of hospitals in the region offering Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) – a heart pump that can be implanted in patients to pump blood when their heart isn’t able to do the work. We invite you to view a VAD implant surgery that was taped at UW Hospital and Clinics. Read more

 
 

American Family Children's Hospital Names Chiefs of Surgery, Urology

  American Family Children's Hospital

Dr. Dan Ostlie was named Surgeon-in-Chief at American Family Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ostlie’s research interests are focused on evidence-based pediatric surgery and he has participated as the primary investigator or co-investigator in more than 20 prospective controlled trials in children.

Dr. Patrick McKenna was named Chief of Pediatric Urology at AFCH. His innovative use of computer games and noninvasive approach to management of pediatric urinary incontinence and urinary tract infections have been widely adopted nationally.

 
 

11th Annual Cancer Symposium

  Auditorium seating

Join the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center on Friday, Oct. 19 for the 11th Annual Cancer Symposium: Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together – Cancer in Aging America. Learn more or register online

 
 

Contracting Manuals Updated

  Instructional manuals

The UW Health Orientation Manual and UW Health Billing and Reimbursement Manual have been updated and were distributed in August 2012.

 

 
 

Dallman Named UHC President

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Michael Dallman was named president of and assumed the leadership for University Health Care, Inc., effective July 1. Mr. Dallman joined UHC as Vice President for Regional Development on Jan. 1, 2005. Prior to joining UW Health, Mr. Dallman served as Executive Director of the WI Valley Health Network, LLC located in Wausau, Wis. Prior to that he was Vice President at Aspirus, Inc. and held various other administrative and management roles within the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

 
 
 

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Manuals updated August 2012:

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