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Leadership Insights: January 2022 - Remotely Recognized
First things first: To those who do not have the option to work remotely because your work is hands on – you who are giving, caring, providing, healing, and feeding – thank you seems inadequate for how you continue to quite literally put your lives on the li...
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Whose Business to Worry About Rural Health?

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Whose Business to Worry About Rural Health?
(Commentary by Tim Size, Executive Director, RWHC) I may be “old school” but at least on my good days, I try to follow the commandment, “to love your neighbor as yourself.” And perhaps, unfortunately, there is no loophole for members of adifferent politica...
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February 2022 Issue of Eye On Health Newsletter

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 February 2022 Issue of Eye On Health Newsletter
This issue includes: “Using All Means at Our Disposal", “Do Your Part”, “A Call for Civility and Decency”, “What I Need My Team to Know”, RWHC Receives AHA Recognition, A Stormy Healthcare Workforce Forecast, Post COVID: What to Keep; What to Toss?, Lea...
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Being Intentional in 2022

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Being Intentional in 2022
(REFUELING YOUR HEART - ISSUE 4) Truth is, intentions equals results… but requires us to take action steps. Some have heard of the saying energy flows where attention goes. Intentions require attention. This time of year, many set resolutions saying things li...
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Do Your Part (Public Education Video)

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Do Your Part (Public Education Video)
In response to the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases throughout the state and the strain hospitals are experiencing as they seek to provide both COVID and regular care to their communities, WHA, through its 501(c)(4) social welfare organization Healthy Wisconsin...
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A Tribute to Sauk Prairie Healthcare Workers

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A Tribute to Sauk Prairie Healthcare Workers
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Intimate portraits of a hospital COVID unit from a photojournalist-turned-nurse
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Saying NO! No Guilt Needed!!

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Saying NO! No Guilt Needed!!
(REFUELING YOUR HEART - ISSUE 3) Believe it or not, saying no helps you in refueling your heart that is if you can let go of the guilt that often accompanies it. Let’s reflect together.
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Leadership Insights: December 2021 - Performance Evaluation Q & A
I recently asked our class of newly promoted leaders to submit their questions about performance reviews. Here’s the Q & A for some of them.
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DHS Issues Public Health Advisory about the Omicron Variant
(PDF) As cases are anticipated to surge, DHS calls on Wisconsinites to take immediate action to prevent hospitalizations and deaths
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Rural Wisconsin hospitals 'burning on the inside' with COVID-19 surge
(Article & Video) MEDFORD — Leaders at Aspirus Medford Hospital gathered this week to assess their situation: 19 patients, double the regular load. Twelve with COVID-19, 11 of them unvaccinated. Three on ventilators, with another likely needing ventilation so...
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January 2022 Issue of Eye On Health Newsletter

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 January 2022 Issue of Eye On Health Newsletter
This issue includes: Hospitals Are Beyond Full. Period., “I Was Wrong”–Pro-Vaccination PSA, Building Healthcare Resilience, A Health Career Path for Medics & Corpsmen, Leadership Insights: “DIY DEI, Upcoming RWHC Leadership Programs, National Rural H...
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Refuel Your Heart Through Gratitude - Issue 2

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Refuel Your Heart Through Gratitude - Issue 2
Gratitude is defined as “the quality of being thankful, readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” When one is experiencing gratitude, true gratitude the heart is full. There is nothing else that is missing or desired in that moment. Gratit...
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Leadership Insights: November 2021 - DIY DEI

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Leadership Insights: November 2021 - DIY DEI
“I don’t know anything.” This may not be the best first sentence to get you to read on, but then again, maybe you feel the same way sometimes. No? Am I the only one who is a little lost in sorting out what diversity, equity and inclusion-DEI-all means?
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