Madison, January 15, 2018 - Where is Care is excited to announce its partnership with The Reentry Associates, an organization devoted to helping its clients reenter their communities smoothly and successfully, be it from hospitalization, incarceration, treatment, etc. The Reentry Associates serve to augment the services their clients are receiving by connecting clients with peers who can help match them with the programs, mentoring, coaching, or training each individual may need.
Madison, January 3, 2018 - Similarities among Where Is Care and the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) has prompted RWHC to join the growing network of Where Is Care partners. Executive Director of RWHC, Tim Size, expands on why this newfound partnership will benefit the rural Wisconsin community.
Madison, January 3, 2018 – Where Is Care (formerly HealthConnect.Link) is excited about its newly formed partnership with Dementia Friendly Middleton, a volunteer organization devoted to educating and training community members, businesses, and other organizations about dementia. Dementia Friendly Middleton seeks to better serve those in our community who live with dementia and decrease the stigma and isolation that surround these types of diagnoses.
Madison, January 1, 2018 - As we welcome the New Year, we are excited to announce an important change at HealthConnect.Link. As of January 1st, 2018, we are changing our name to Where Is Care. The name change is a result of an extensive rebranding effort designed to mirror the success and transformation of our organization.
What was to become “a real passion” for Kevin Dwyer ’16, MBA ’17 has its origins three years ago, when his wife Emily began a family medicine residency program in Madison.
“Neither of us were really prepared for just how challenging it was going to be for her to not only manage learning the medicine, but also working with very complex situations with low-income patients.”
Madison Public Library has recognized the benefits and strengths of HealthConnect.Link and are excited to contribute to the non-profit's future successes. Mary Fahndrich, Community Engagement Librarian of Madison Public Library, says that as a safe and welcoming place for the most vulnerable and marginalized members of the Madison community, Madison Public Library's newfound partnership with HealthConnect.Link will aide in bridging the information gap between those who need a service and those who provide the service.
Originally published by Wisconsin Health News 7/28/2017(Interview by Sean Krikby)
HealthConnect.Link CEO Kevin Dwyer has a vision – creating an online community that helps uninsured and low-income people get connected to the services they need.
Dwyer has been leading a team of volunteers in developing a website that healthcare and social services providers in Dane County can update with what services they have available. They can also use the site to help connect their patients to services.
Madison, July 7, 2017 – HealthConnect.Link, a Madison-based non-profit venture, has continued to attract additional community partners aligned in their mission to improve access to needed healthcare and community service resources. Recent additions have included local non-profit agencies focused on behavioral health and support for individuals, children and families.