About Wisconsin Health News Events

Wisconsin Health News events pull together leaders from across the state and across the healthcare spectrum for unbiased, thought-provoking discussions on timely healthcare issues.

The events are a mix of expert panels and one-on-one conversations with newsmakers. They are produced in partnership with Badger Bay Management and feature unique networking opportunities with decision makers.

Upcoming Luncheon

Cost: Subscriber - $30  |  Non-Subscriber - $40

Panel Series - State of Nursing Home Care in Wisconsin

Wisconsin nursing homes are set to receive their biggest Medicaid rate increase in decades. But is it enough to curb a string of recent closures? What type of impact will it have on persistent workforce shortages as the state continues to age?


Also, what are the opportunities and challenges of technological advancements in long-term care?


Learn more at the November 12 Wisconsin Health News Panel in Milwaukee on the state of nursing homes in Wisconsin.


  • 11:30 am - Lunch Served
  • 12:00 pm - Discussion Starts
  • 1:00 pm - Adjourn


Confirmed Panelists:

  • Linda Joel, CEO, LindenGrove
  • David Mills, CEO, North Shore Healthcare
  • Bill Mulligan, President, Ziegler Financing Corporation
  • Justin Smith, Innovation and Technology Manager, Direct Supply
  • John Sauer, CEO, LeadingAge Wisconsin
  • John Vander Meer, CEO, Wisconsin Health Care Association


 Panel Series Sponsors:

2019 Luncheon Schedule

November 12

Panel Series

University Club of Milwaukee,


December 10

Newsmaker Event

Madison Club,