Your Partner. Your Source.

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) has been providing affordable and effective services to healthcare organizations since 1979. RWHC is owned and operated by forty-three, rural acute, general medical-surgical hospitals. The Cooperative's emphasis on developing a collaborative network among both freestanding and system affiliated rural hospitals distinguishes it from alternative approaches. RWHC offers a variety of programs and services to its members as well as to other clients across the nation.

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Working Together

After another election, it’s clear that Wisconsin has some political differences. But fighting the spread of COVID-19 is something we can a...

Believe Nurses. Believe Doctors.

This is Andrea, an ICU nurse at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - Madison, talking about the hardest part of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supporting Employee and Patient Families with Child Care Assistance

Childcare has emerged as a top priority in all three of Wisconsin Partners’ regional groups. We’ve seen how childcare has been a challenge...

An Open Letter to the People of Wisconsin

Signed by thousands of us in Wisconsin healthcare and being published statewide. "Wisconsin, we love you. Many of us grew up here, others ch...

Wisconsin Public Radio - Newsmakers

A truly excellent interview with David Hartberg, Vernon Memorial Healthcare CEO and RWHC President. (David’s interview is from minute 2:26 ...

RWHC is proud to have met American Heart Association criteria for Gold recognition in the AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index. See for more information.

Great Resource

The RWHC is a great resource to our organization. As a Member we have access to the most current information regarding the countless changes in our industry and are better positioned to anticipate and respond to them.

Leadership Residency

The best part of the RWHC Leadership Residency was to discuss with other leaders our experiences in difficult situations. The opportunity to discuss what was learned in that situation, what went well and what they would change was priceless.

Accurate & Timely Work

We have enjoyed working with RWHC for many years. We depend on their accurate and timely work to ensure we are in compliance with our credentialing standards. We particularly like that RWHC’s secure website allows access at any time to monitor file development so we can plan our approval process.

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