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-four, 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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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.

News & Updates

October 2021 Issue of Eye On Health Newsletter

This issue includes: Fighting COVID with Arm Tied Behind Back, RWHC Briefs White House on Rural Health, “Don’t wait. Vaccinate.” PSA, A R...

30th Annual $2,500 Hermes Monato Rural Health Essay Competition

Please help us publicize the 30th Annual $2,500 Hermes Monato Rural Health Essay Competition.

Don’t wait. Vaccinate. "Coach Pete"

(Video) The ad features, Pete, a former long-time high school football coach and Pete's doctor, Dr. Heyka, of Bellin Health. Both are from ...

Behind The Mask: Stories of the COVID-19 pandemic

SSM Health filmmakers, including a former NBC News producer, visited hospitals, homes and a PPE supply center across Oklahoma, Wisconsin and...

‘Do It for the People You Love,’ Says Pennsylvania Farmer in Video about Vaccination

John Painter felt so strongly about his decision to get vaccinated that he wanted to share his experience with more people. The resulting vi...
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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