UW Health is an academic health system associated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It encompasses the research, education and patient care activities that take place at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and within UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
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 Hospitals and Clinics, other Madison hospitals and approximately 90 regional locations.
UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority is a nationally recognized regional health system that includes:
The new UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed, post-acute inpatient program, will open in September 2015.
Other health system components include Unity Health Insurance Corporation, a subsidiary health insurance plan with 175,000 members in a 20-county region, and University Health Care, a not-for-profit membership corporation that facilitates clinical and contracting relationships with insurance companies and regional providers.
* 648-bed count for UW Hospital and Clinics includes 56 beds at UW Health at The American Center and 87 beds at American Family Children's Hospital
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