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During the past fiscal year, a reorganization of UWM's research activities has resulted in the largest total amount of external funding ever earned for research at the university, and now we know how large. The university has announced that it has raised $125 million as...

The Milwaukee-area emergency department linking project, which is designed to provide critical patient information to emergency departments to support better medical decision making, is on track to be launched at three Milwaukee hospitals on Feb. 25. ED Linking will begin at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare -...

With more healthcare costs shifting to employees, healthcare organizations are looking for ways to help their patients better understand their bills. It is the premise behind Health Payment Systems, a new Milwaukee-area company that has announced a contract with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. ...

Although the IPOs of Midwest life-science companies (such as TomoTherapy) do not yet position them as large-cap companies, the large amount of funding they received is encouraging for the Midwest, according to columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen says the...

Another reprieve for Merge Technologies was announced today as the financially troubled company received a stay to a previous decision to suspend trading of its securities. The NASDAQ Listing and Hearing Review Council's decision to stay the suspension is subject to further review, and the...

Depending on your current definition of broadband network connectivity, you might want to update your high-speed frame of reference, advises columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he suggests that trying to explain real high-speed broadband, the one-gigabit variety, to the "powers that...

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services Secretary Kevin Hayden has told an Assembly committee that his department is working with Electronic Data Systems to change the practice of using Social Security numbers as personal identifiers. The decision follows the release of such private information...

What are your business etiquette pet peeves? Melanie Holmes has a few and describes them briefly in this edition of Contemporary Working. The Manpower executive also expounds on gender matters, e-business etiquette, lessons learned from 83,000 quitters, and the workforce impacts of elder care....