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FOX VALLEY HEALTH CARE
TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

Transforming the organization delivery, and financing of the medical care systems in the Fox Valley to achieve lower costs, higher quality, and better outcomes.

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Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this blog are primarily those of Merton D. Finkler Ph.D., retired Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Economics at Lawrence University and William McLaughlin retired Founder President and CEO of Netwerkes.com. Those opinions are based upon many years of education, scholarship, teaching and industry experience. Read their biographies at "Meet the Team" and make your own judgments about the veracity of their opinions.

 

November 12, 2019

Does the Fox Valley Really Need Another Elaborate Specialist Facility? We say NO!

On November 6th, ThedaCare, in conjunction with the Neuroscience Group and the Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin, announced their plan to construct a $144 million Ort...

November 8, 2019

Fox Valley Health Care Transformation Initiative was formed two and one half years ago to oppose a proposed new hospital by ThedaCare on the basis of both cost and need. That project would have shuttered the existing facilities in Appleton and Neenah...

On Friday June 21, 2019 Fox Valley Health Care Transformation Initiative (FVHCTI) convened a meeting at Lawrence University. Present were:

From FVHCTI:

Deb Werth

Marty Finkler

David Riemer

Bill Oemichen

Bill McLaughlin

From City of Appleton: Mayor Tim Hanna

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We are very pleased to announce that Walt Edwards, long time President and CFO of Appleton Medical Center has joined the Fox Valley Health Care team. Walt has extensive knowledge and experience in health care organization and finance. He also shares...

March 18, 2019

The chart below displays how the burden of paying for medical care for those covered by Outagamie County, Wisconsin has grown in the past three decades.  Similar patterns exist for shorter periods time.  In each case the county’s share of medical car...

February 21, 2019

The Appleton Post Crescent has just published a story about problems experienced by oncology patients at ThedaCare following their absorption of Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology last summer. We encourage all of our subscribers to read the fine repo...

February 18, 2019

We have been taken with the courage and no-nonsense rhetoric of a  young woman from Sweden: Greta Thunberg. This young woman stood before a United Nations conference on climate change in Poland recently and told world leaders: “You are not mature eno...

January 17, 2019

Thank you to the approximately 85 people, one of the largest audiences for the Noon Hour Philosophers program at First English, who attended Marty's talk. As promised, here are the slides for that presentation. Remember: this effort needs all of your...

December 3, 2018

Marty Finkler, Emeritus Professor Economics at Lawrence University and co-founder of Fox Valley Health Care will speak at First English Lutheran Church. This congregation sponsors a "Noon Hour Philosophers" program and Marty's presentation will be ma...

November 21, 2018

 We have submitted the following letter to the editor of the Post-Crescent and have been informed that it will be published on December 1, 2018.

Letter to the Editor:

In his recent letter, Walt Edwards (former President of Appleton Medical Center) made...

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