Community Health Archives

Community Healthcare Workers Meeting The Needs Of People

June 3, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing With health equity front and center these days, particularly as we navigate through issues like COVID-19, vaccinations, and mental health, community healthcare workers (CHWs) have become more vital than ever. These front line workers play an important role in developing messages and reaching… [Read More]

Ascension Wisconsin identifies its top health priorities in Milwaukee

May 30, 2019

Over the last year, Ascension Wisconsin has been listening to local stakeholders through interviews with patients, individuals, community organizations, a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and community conversations. During this process, Ascension Wisconsin conducted: • 161 community interviews • 27 community stakeholder meetings • 7 community conversations with elected officials and residents Ascension Wisconsin held… [Read More]