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.

 

Why We Oppose the ThedaCare, Neuroscience Group and Hand to Shoulder Center Project

What is our opinion of ThedaCare’s proposed venture with the Neuroscience Group and the Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin? To put it mildly, we are adamantly opposed. Why? Simply put, because, in our opinion, the new partnership will be able to charge higher prices for the same services currently provided in their existing facilities. A letter we received from a retired pastor from the Weyauwega area in 2018 may help to explain. This gentleman had been receiving outpatient chemotherapy at the Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology clinic that closed in May 2018. This virtually new $28 million building still remains vacant on Appleton’s northeast side. The Weyauwega resident had been paying le

 

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