News and events

The Alliance welcome five new staff members

The Alliance is excited to announce five new members joining our staff. We are please to welcome Amber Bloom (Project Coordinator - Early Literacy), Amy Parry (Data Project Manager - Injury Prevention), Erica Kane (Project Manager - Emergency Care), Joanna O'Donnell (Project Manager - Grief and Bereavement) and Rachael Wolf (Project Coordinator - Oral Health). We look forward to their leadership and efforts as we continue to grow as an organization!

Sack Plaque raises $11,700 for Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile

For its second year in a row Delta Dental of Wisconsin teamed up with Packers Radio Network during this NFL season for Sack Plaque. For each Green Bay Packer sack during the 2015-16 season Delta Dental of Wisconsin donated $100 to our Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile program. In the month of December and through the playoff games this donation was raised to $500 per Packer sack. At the end of the season 53 sacks resulted in a $11,700 donation to Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile! A big thank you to Delta Dental of Wisconsin and Packers Radio Network. Go Pack Go!

Newborn Nest program featured on local news | WBAY-TV, WSAW-TV, WKOW-TV 

Local news stations in Green Bay (WBAY-TV), Wausau (WSAW-TV) and Madison (WKOW-TV) aired stories featuring our Newborn Nest pilot program and its role in improving safe sleep for Wisconsin newborns. Read the full stories on WBAY-TV, WSAW-TV and WKOW-TV. Learn more about our Newborn Nest program.

Reach Out and Read Wisconsin featured in Wisconsin Medical Journal

Jonathon Fricke, MD, MPH completed his Capstone project with Reach Out and Read Wisconsin. His Capstone investigated the impact of Reach Out and Read on parent-child early literacy habits. Read more about his article, recently published in the Wisconsin Medical Journal. 

Wisconsin Preventing Children's Cavities Better Than Most States | Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) features Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile program and its role in preventing tooth decay in Wisconsin's children. Listen to the WPR clip.

Initial business case for coordinated team-based care

This initial business case provides the evidence and argument for Medicaid to move toward a coordinated team-based care framework that bridges the gap between clinical care services, and prevention and self-management services through value-based financing. View business case.

Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Baseline and Health Disparities Report

Just released - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has published the Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Baseline and Health Disparities Report.

America’s Health Ranking Report

Wisconsin ranked 16 when compared to other states. Learn more and view the rankings. Also view the Wisconsin summary.

Recalls

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Wisconsin Child Care Administrators Association Annual Conference

February 22-24
Elkhart Lake, WI
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Preserving Early Childhood Collaborative Leadership Forum

March 1-2
Madison, WI
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Fulfilling the Promise

March 6-8
Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Health Education Network Annual Meeting

April 20
Middleton, WI
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Wisconsin Association of School Nurses Conference

April 26-28
Madison, WI
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Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care Conference

April 30 - May 2
Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Public Health Association Annual Conference

May 23-25
Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference

June 12-14
Elkhart Lake, WI
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Association of Asthma Educators Annual Conference

July 28-30
Milwaukee, WI
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American Lunch Association in Wisconsin

November 16
Brookfield, WI
More information to come