Gundersen Health credits smaller price increase to energy independence

November 30, 2017

The Gundersen Health System is crediting a smaller price increase to energy independence, according to an article on the LaCrosse Tribune website.

The 1.8 percent hike is the lowest in 20 years for the LaCrosse, Wis., system. 

Gundersen officials also credit their ability to cut the increase for 2018, down from 3.25 percent in 2017, to more efficient practices.

“It is on the horizon to go from lower increases to lower costs,” Gundersen CFO Dara Bartels said.

Read the article.



See the latest posts on our homepage


Topic Area: Energy and Power

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

House passes bill weakening Americans With Disabilities Act

Disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders say bill removes incentives for businesses


Ideas for dealing with linen hoarding

Management software, policies and education are key


Tougher penalties sought for patients who assault Hawaii healthcare workers

There were 1,075 assaults against healthcare workers in Hawaii hospitals, nursing homes and patients’ homes in 2017


Study suggests hand-washing helps decrease nursing home deaths

Researchers recommend using hospital hand-hygiene protocols


JPMorgan CEO talks about Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway venture

Three companies are forming an independent nonprofit venture to lower healthcare costs for their employees


Post Comment


• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies

All fields are required.