Monday, September 18th, 11:00 AM :
GETTING FOOD TO RURAL WISCONSIN: USING INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY & COLLABORATION
One in 14 people in Wisconsin is food insecure, with rural communities struggling at a higher rate. Join Alliant Energy, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin and UW Health for a discussion on new and collaborative solutions to provide more choice, access, and fresh food to those in need in rural communities. Learn how these innovative techniques could be applied to other challenges facing those communities as well.
Tuesday, September 19th, 1:00 PM
MYCHART EVERYWHERE AND ANYWHERE
Epic continues to expand the ways that patients can get and stay connected. Options like scheduling, arrival, bill pay, and payment plans are now available via text or email. And on the hospital side, MyChart Bedside is available on the phone or TV. We will use this time to review new modes of access, communication preferences, and even how patients can enroll in clinical programs.
Wednesday, September 20th, 1:00 PM
WHAT WE THROW AWAY: HOW TRASH IS CHANGING AND WHAT THAT MEANS
Hear a panel of experts talk about Madison and Dane County efforts to use technological advances to reduce landfill usage and create a new economy around waste. Session inspired by Forward Theater’s current production of “The Garbologists.” Cap Times members and VIP ticketholders will receive discounts to see the play.
Thursday, September 21st, 1:00 PM
WHAT CAN I DO TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE?
Hear a panel of Wisconsin-based experts and activists explore ways to combat climate change in your own communities, including how to take advantage of new federal tax breaks for clean energy initiatives.
PANELISTS: Cristina Carvajal, Stephen Cavill, Susan Millar, Maria Redmond
MODERATOR: Natalie Yahr
Friday, September 22nd, 1:00 PM
BEYOND BURNOUT: THE EMOTIONAL HEALTH OF WISCONSIN’S HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers faced critical levels of burnout. But the past few years have been especially challenging. Those who put themselves at risk to help their communities during a years-long public health crisis are struggling more than ever with heavy workloads, staffing shortages, lagging technology and other factors — all of which can impact the quality of service to patients. Hear what local health care leaders are doing to take better care of those who deliver our care.