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A core reason why lawmakers have so far softened budget cuts to the University of Wisconsin System is their realization it’s a statewide economic engine – with the potential to produce even more regional horsepower. That message has come through in many ways, from independent economic...

Calling. This word is important for both an individual and an organization. On an individual level, a calling is the driving force – moving through many roles – that brings meaning or deeper purpose to the totality of your work. I like to think of my...

If you want to understand just how misleading the unemployment rate can be as an economic indicator, take a look at rural Wisconsin. Using state labor force statistics, a review of a dozen predominantly rural counties showed a sharp drop in the jobless rate for each...

Marshfield Clinic Health System is joining abouthealth, one of the two statewide networks of health systems that have emerged in Wisconsin. The move is another sign of Marshfield Clinic's split with Ministry Health, which owns Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. Physicians employed by Marshfield Clinic...

There was a time when Madison’s nickname, and a well-deserved one, was “The city that can’t put two bricks together.” Wisconsin’s capital city was legendary – and ridiculed – for its ability to kill, delay and otherwise bureaucratize construction projects of all descriptions, often to the...

Not every healthcare provider has a chief experience officer, but more and more are finding that CXOs are key to enterprise-wide patient experience improvement and the alignment of quality, safety and performance strategies. The 2015 Chief Experience Officer survey from Vocera bills itself as the first...

The votes are in and StateScoop is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 StateScoop 50 Awards, which honor the best and brightest who make state and local government more efficient and effective. David Cagigal, the State of Wisconsin CIO was named as...

Developing an awareness of how others see you is one of the hardest but also most important things you can do. Here's how. Whether you're leading 2 or 2000 people I can assure you of one immutable truth about leadership that you need to always keep...