UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with 1,400 physicians and 16,500 staff at six hospitals and 80 outpatient sites. UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill their patient care, research, education and community service missions.
UW School of Medicine and Public Health is the nation's only combined school of medicine and public health. Its 1,500 faculty in 10 basic science and 17 clinical departments engage in research, education and clinical care at UW Health's clinic locations, University Hospital, American Family Children’s Hospital, UW Health at the American Center, UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, other Madison hospitals and approximately 90 regional locations.
UW Health is a nationally recognized regional health system that includes:
- University Hospital, a 505-bed regional referral center that is home to a Level One adult and pediatric trauma center, American College of Surgeons-verified Burn Center, one of the nation's largest organ transplant programs, one of the nation's first certified comprehensive stroke centers and the UW Carbone Cancer Center, one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the country
- UW Health at The American Center, a 56-bed, community-based health and wellness facility
- American Family Children's Hospital, a nationally-ranked, 87-bed facility with pediatric and surgical neonatal intensive care unit
- UnityPoint Health-Meriter, a 448-bed community-based hospital providing a complete range of medical and surgical services for residents of Dane county and surrounding communities. Learn more about the UW Health and UnityPoint Health-Meriter Partnership
- UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed, post-acute inpatient rehabilitation facility
- A regional division that extends to Rockford, Illinois, and includes the 333-bed SwedishAmerican Hospital, an associated 34-bed inpatient/outpatient medical center in Belvidere, Illinois, and regional cancer center in Rockford
- Six regional cancer centers:
- Regional outreach clinics in approximately 65 locations
- UW Medical Foundation, the state's second-largest medical practice group, representing more than 1,300 faculty physicians of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health
- UnityPoint Health Meriter Clinics - as part of UnityPoint Health-Meriter, this organization offers adults and children primary and specialty care, including heart and vascular, orthopedics and women's services throughout Dane County
- Quartz, an organization that manages services for the health insurance plans of Unity Health Insurance and Gundersen Health Plan, which are co-owned by UW Health and Gundersen Health System. Quartz also provides administrative services for self-funded health plans. Quartz services 275,000 customers who live in southern and western Wisconsin, parts of Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota.
- University Health Care, a not-for-profit membership corporation that facilitates clinical and contracting relationships with insurance companies and regional providers
- Joint Ventures and affiliations including cancer centers, surgery centers, dialysis programs, home health, infusion and many other programs and services