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Governor Signs Legislation Requiring Newborn Cardiac Screening Test

At a ceremony March 3rd conducted at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker signed legislation requiring all newborn babies to be tested for a critical congenital heart defect. MCW endorsed the legislation. Dr. Stuart Berger (Pediatrics – Cardiology) discusses the importance of the test in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.

http://fox6now.com/2014/03/03/gov-scott-walker-signs-newborn-screening-bill-into-law/

Fox 6 News, March 3, 2014

http://www.cbs58.com/news/local-news/Wisconsin-Law-Will-Require-Pulse-Oximetry-Screening-in-Newborns-248288441.html

CBS 58 News, March 3, 2014

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/scott-walker-to-sign-newborn-screening-bill-b99216969z1-248207401.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2014

http://www.wpr.org/governor-signs-bill-encouraging-heart-defect-screening-newborns

Wisconsin Public Radio, March 4, 2014

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Stem cell patent to benefit MCW research

Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MACC Fund: Trapshooting Event Raises More than $100,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

Aug. 28 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer, a trapshooting event, raised over $100,000 for the MACC Fund. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New Database Shows Wide Variance in Costs among Hospitals

Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal

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