Communications Review-Call for Entries 2017 Coming Soon

For more than 40 years, WHPRMS has recognized excellence and superior accomplishment in the practice of healthcare public relations and marketing. Communications Review was one of the first award programs of its kind in the country and today is widely recognized by healthcare communicators for its quality and credibility. The opportunity to enter your work […]

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Press Release-Board Appoints New Members and Bids Farewell to Outgoing Veterans

  WHPRMS Welcomes Four Members to Board of Directors Madison, Wis., February 23, 2016—The Wisconsin Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (WHPRMS) is pleased to announce the addition of four members to its board of directors. While the start of 2016 introduces fresh talent to the board, it also means several dedicated board members’ terms […]

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Can you read a nutrition label?

It’s a serious question. Did you know the single strongest predictor of an individual’s health status is literacy skills? It’s no doubt that health literacy affects positive outcomes for patients. Low health literacy causes poorer health knowledge, higher mortality, and increased hospital use, emergency visits and health care costs. In fact, one-third of all adults […]

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WHA releases 2015 Community Benefit Report

Wisconsin hospitals provided $278 million in charity care Wisconsin has one of the lowest uninsured rates in the country. That does not mean, however, that there are not people living in Wisconsin who need assistance with medical bills, or that everyone has equal access to health care. Hospitals and health systems are caring for patients […]

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Top tweets and most popular posts of #whprms2015 annual conference

If you attended the 2015 WHPRMS annual conference this year, you know it was a well worth the trip. With nearly 100 attendees—including vendors spanning Wisconsin, Minnesota, all the way to Florida. We were lucky this year to partner with the Minnesota Health Strategy & Communications Network (MHSCN). In addition, it’s was Oktoberfest! Everyone who took […]

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