University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 107, Issue 3

May 2008

Moving Toward Better Health

Encouraging a dialogue about health system reform; finding effective ways to encourage patients to literally get moving; successfully utilizing health care resources—these are all ways to help improve the health of patients in Wisconsin. In this issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal, we take a closer look at these topics and others that can help ensure we’re “moving toward better health.”

Click here to download a complete PDF of the issue. Click here to view the WMJ archive.



Letter to the Editor
Wisconsin First State to Screen All Newborns for ‘Bubble Boy Disease’
Murray L. Katcher, MD, PhD; Charlse D. Brokopp, DrPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):113.

Letter to the Editor
Merging Public Health
Thomas Schlenker, MD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):113-114.

As I See It
The Staff of Asclepius: A New Perspective on the Symbol of Medicine
Kyle Bradford Jones
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):115-116.

In This Issue
Reexamining the Health Care System
John J. Frey, III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):117.

Original Research

Minutes in Motion: Motivating a Community to Move
Brenda Rooney, PhD, MPH; Tisha Hooks, PhD, MS; Krystal Baciak; Sarah Havens, BS; Heather Gilles, BS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):118-123.

Public Views on Determinants of Health, Interventions to Improve Health, and Priorities for Government
Stephanie A. Robert, PhD; Bridget C. Booske, PhD; Elizabeth Rigby, PhD; Angela M. Rohan, PhD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):124-130.

Parental Perception of Quality of Hospital Care for Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Jared Kam, BS; Julie A. Panepinto, MD, MSPH; Amanda M. Brandow, DO; David C. Brousseau, MD, MS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):131-135.

A Long-term Follow-up of a Single Rural Surgeon’s Experience with Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Tim Napier, MD, FACS; Jeremi T. Olson, PA-C; Jennifer Windmiller, BA; Jennifer Treat, MA
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):136-139.

Your Practice

Social Security: Take the Money at 62 or Wait?
Molly J. McCarragher, JD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):147-148.

Your Profession

Dean’s Corner
An Integrated School of Medicine and Public Health—What Does It Mean?
Robert N. Golden, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):142-143.

MetaStar Matters
MetaStar to Begin New Medicare Contract
Jay Gold, MD, JD, MPH; Kay Simmons, MA
Wis Med J. 2008;107(3):145-146.

Share WMJ