City of Madison

Semester that was: News’ biggest stories

From campus, city, state, here are biggest headlines from Spring 2020

State of Wisconsin

Bioethics workgroup gives ventilator allocation recommendations to state

State is not currently in ventilator shortage, workgroup chair says guidelines are still necessary

UW-Madison Campus

First COVID-19 patient receives blood transfusion as part of plasma therapy study

UW Health takes part in national coalition studying convalescent plasma therapy

UW-Madison Campus

UW employees help produce protective equipment to combat shortages

DPPS prints custom face shields for UW hospital workers

City of Madison

Flu cases in Madison rapidly outpace past seasons

Number observed this year compares to H1N1 pandemic, UW professor says

UW-Madison Campus

UPDATED: First confirmed coronavirus case in Wisconsin tested at UW Hospital

Patient isolated at home, in good condition

ArtsEtc

UW Ebling Library Presents Staggering Losses

Exhibit features photos, newspapers, clinical tools to tell the story of illness in WWI soldiers

Column

UW nurse unionization faces dire health care implications

As unions in healthcare industry are on the rise, nurses must remain vigilant against harmful business practices within nurse unions.

UW-Madison Campus

UW Hospital’s OB-GYN program becomes first with separate rural track

Future plans included promoting similar model to other states and institutions

UW-Madison Campus

UWPD investigating two connected burglaries at University Hospital

Suspect reportedly burglarized J5 unit, was caught rummaging through employee's purse.