Hospitals, clinics, surgical centers, specialty medical systems and health care providers in Northeast Wisconsin offer greater health care value to employees and employers than most regions around the country.
Lean Process Pioneers
The New North region demonstrates its leadership in health care value by being one of the first in the nation to implement lean thinking into health care processes.
Health care systems in the region voluntarily provide true cost comparison data among peer providers to patients and employees to ensure the greatest value and a competitive marketplace for health care in Northeast Wisconsin.
Quality & Value
In the New North, direct-to-patient surveys and interviews are being used by health care systems to deliver the greatest patient experience.
Inside the Northeast Wisconsin Business Locator: “An Internationally-Renowned Doctor’s Experience”
“Over 700 CEOs, senior executives and physician leaders from the U.S. as well as China, Canada, the Netherlands, Sweden and Scotland will visit medical facilities in Northeast Wisconsin this year. They all come for one reason – to witness spectacular health care delivery in action. For the patients in our communities, this means less waiting time for appointments, fewer errors and better results. With health care now the biggest single cost to employers, our region has become very attractive.”
-John Toussaint, M.D., CEO Emeritus, ThedaCare
Did you know?
- Wisconsin hospitals employ more than 100,000 people and generate nearly $30 billion in economic activity.
- Wisconsin has 150 hospitals. Three (3) are nationally ranked and 10 others that meet national high performing standards. All top ranked hospitals are within a 2 hour drive from Northeast Wisconsin, with two top Hospitals are located within the New North region.
- 3 hospitals in the New North region are ranked “Best Hospitals in the Nation” by U.S. News & World Report and are featured for several areas of High-Performing Specialties.