February 13, 2013

Walker proposes millions to help rural health care

By Logan Lafferty

Wisconsin would spend $23 million to help improve health care in rural and poor urban areas under a proposal Gov. Scott Walker announced Monday…Mayo’s Family Medicine Residency Program “could certainly use more funding,” said Dr. David Rushlow, chief medical officer. “It could offset current costs, make the program stronger and allow more development to place residents in rural hospitals. Many elect rural rotation,” Rushlow said.

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La Crosse Tribune by Mike Tighe

Tags: Development, Dr. David Rushlow, Family Medicine Residency Program, Finanical, funding, Gov. Scott Walker, Health Care, La Crosse Tribune

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