“Top Cancer Doctors 2015” Includes 31 in Wisconsin

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The publisher of “America’s Top Doctors,” Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. recently released its 2015 list of the top cancer doctors in the U.S. The list is available in a 63 page supplement to the special health issue of Newsweek magazine published for the week of July 31 – August 7 and on the magazine’s website. Thirty-one Wisconsin-based physicians made the list, including specialists at UW Hospital, Froedtert Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Castle Connolly compiled the ...

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ProHealth Announces New Clinical Partnerships

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ProHealth Care is partnering with three of the Midwest’s leading health systems to operate its heart surgery and cancer programs in Waukesha County.

Last year ProHealth announced a three-year agreement with Indiana University Health to run its cardiothoracic surgery program at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. The agreement is the first instance of a Milwaukee area health system partnering with an out-of-state health system to run one of its programs. Under the terms of the agreement, three Indiana University ...

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Plans emerge to reduce ProHealth Care lab costs

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on February 5 that Waukesha-based health system ProHealth Care is considering contracting with ACL Laboratories to reduce the cost of its lab tests. ACL is owned by the large health systems Aurora Health Care and Advocate Health Care, and achieves a lower cost per test by leveraging economies of scale. The smaller ProHealth hopes to take advantage of these savings by partnering with ACL, which processes more than ten times as many tests each day ...

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