October 14, 2016

WHIO Learning Forum Highlights the Power of WHIO and New EHR Technology

Harnessing the power of WHIO and new cloud technology to improve health care are key topics of the Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO)’s 2016 Learning Forum, Navigation to Innovation on November 7.

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August 29, 2016

WHIO Adds Radiology Dashboard to Atlas of Health Care

WHIO announces Radiology Dashboard that allows users to examine high cost radiology services in more robust detail, including MRI, ultrasound, CAT scan, and nuclear medicine.

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August 11, 2016

WHIO and the Future of Health Care

Panel discussion includes WHIO's role in how Big Data and telehealth are transforming health care.

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August 04, 2016

WHIO Names Dana Richardson CEO

The Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) has named Dana Richardson its new CEO. Richardson succeeds Josephine Musser who is retiring.

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August 01, 2016

WHIO Expands Health Literacy Outreach

The Wisconsin Health Information Organization has renewed its support of a statewide program to increase patient involvement in their health care.

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July 28, 2016

WHIO Connect July 2016

The latest news about WHIO and its role in health care reform.

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April 13, 2016

WHIO Connect April 2016

The latest news about WHIO and its role in health care reform.

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March 04, 2016

WHIO 2015 Annual Report

A summary of WHIO's accomplishments in 2015.

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January 20, 2016

New Medicare Data Enhances WHIO Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) now includes Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims data in its interactive WHIO Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin, 3rd Edition.

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December 29, 2015

Wisconsin in Top Tier in State Health Care Performance

A new report by the Commonwealth Fund ranks Wisconsin among leaders in state health care performance.

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November 16, 2015

WHIO Chosen for Total Cost of Care Project

The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) announced today that the Wisconsin Health Information Organization was selected to join a groundbreaking Total Cost of Care (TCoC) pilot program.

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October 30, 2015

WHIO Data Show Variation in Wisconsin Health Systems

The Greater Milwaukee Business Foundation on Health, Inc. (GMBFH) released the results of a study, using WHIO data, comparing the average medical service utilization levels in SE Wisconsin health systems.

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October 15, 2015

Study Ranks Wisconsin 3rd in Nation for Health Care Efficiency

A new report ranks Wisconsin 3rd among states in health care efficiency over a 5 year period.

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October 01, 2015

WHIO Introduces Online, Interactive Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Health Information Organization proudly announces an enhanced, online, interactive 2nd edition of the WHIO Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin.

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September 18, 2015

WHIO Honors Wisconsin Champions of Health Care Transparency in Congress

WHIO honors three members of the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation as “Champions of Health Care Transparency.”

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September 17, 2015

Update on State Health Innovation Plan

Former WHIO CEO Julie Bartels offers an update on the State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) whose program she manages.

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July 28, 2015

WHIO Unveils Interactive Health Datamart Stats

WHIO unveils interactive, online tool illustrating changing characteristics of its vast Datamart over span of 9 years. Interactivity permits comparative distribution of claims from Datamart Version (DMV) 2 (2006) through DMV 14 (2013-2015).

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July 16, 2015

WHIO Data Analyzed in CDC Report

A report evaluating vaccination of pregnant women in Wisconsin to prevent pertussis among newborns, following the 2013 Tdap revised immunization recommendations, was published today in the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Researchers used WHIO data to analyze approximately 49% of Wisconsin births in 2013-2014.

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June 25, 2015

Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies for Obamacare

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that federal subsidies in states using the federal health insurance exchange may continue. The 6-3 decision affects people in 34 states, including Wisconsin.

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June 17, 2015

State Health Innovation Plan Moves Forward

State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) moves forward using WHIO data.

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May 26, 2015

Wisconsin Ranks High in Seniors' Health

Wisconsin ranks 7th in the country in the health of seniors according to the United Health Foundation's latest America's Health Rankings.

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May 12, 2015

Health Care Varies by Clinic, Region of State

WHIO Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin shows variation in health care delivery

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May 08, 2015

Wisconsin State Budget Committee Votes to End Physicians' Fee

The Wisconsin state budget committee voted to eliminate a physicians' fee that helps support WHIO's unique All-Payer Claims Database.

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May 06, 2015

Wisconsin's Role in SGR Fix to Aid Quality Efforts

WHIO founder Dr. John Toussaint highlights Wisconsin's leadership in legislative action to improve health care quality.

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May 05, 2015

Wisconsin Health Care Quality Ranked 2nd in Nation

A report from the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ranks Wisconsin 2nd among all states in quality of care.

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April 27, 2015

WHIO CEO Jo Musser "On the Record" with Wisconsin Health News

WHIO CEO Jo Musser in Wisconsin Health News interview touts Medicare Payment Reform, WHIO's Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin and public reporting on MyHealthWI.org.

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April 15, 2015

New Law Boosts Health Care Transparency

Medicare Payment Modernization Bill allows access to data to provide a complete picture of value of health care in Wisconsin.

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February 25, 2015

WHIO Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin Released

WHIO proudly announces the publication of The WHIO Atlas of Health Care in Wisconsin, Vol. 1.

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February 24, 2015

WHIO Launches MyHealthWI.Org

WHIO launches MyHealthWI.org, a website designed to help patients and their families take a more active, informed role in their own healthcare and make value-based healthcare choices.

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