The former director of Walworth County's Department of Health and Human Services has been appointed to head the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Gov. Scott Walker named Engels interim secretary on Monday, pending the appointment of Rhoades' successor.
Gov. Scott Walker on Monday named Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Tom Engels as the agency’s interim leader following the death…
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Officials announced that Kitty Rhoades, secretary for the Department of Health Services, died Saturday in Madison after falling ill in the past week.
Drug overdoses kill more Wisconsin residents than motor vehicle crashes, breast cancer, suicide and other types of deaths, a special report from the state says.
Rep. Jesse Kremer, R-Kewaskum, is calling for an investigation into the state activities of Planned Parenthood following the national release of a controversial video.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire at the end of September. Congress should renew funding now for this valuable program.
The city of Madison sued the state Department of Health Services and its secretary on Tuesday over the department’s refusal to accept emergenc…
Homeless veterans living in northern Wisconsin and having substance abuse and mental health problems will soon be getting the help they need.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has awarded $3.3 million to six health organizations in the state to set up resident physicians in rural and underserved areas.
The state denies that it improperly billed Medicaid for youth mental health services between 2004 and 2006.
The head of a state agency says she is proud of the “care and caution” exercised in the placement of a violent, mentally disabled man who has injured at least nine of his caretakers since he came to Baraboo in February.
Groups such as Smoke Free Wisconsin don't support Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $50-a-month fee for state employees who smoke.
Dennis Smith, head of the Department of Health Services, is resigning. Gov. Scott Walker named deputy secretary Kitty Rhoades as secretary.
The battles between different factions in the disability community about employment policies for individuals with significant disabilities have gone on too long.
Segregated workshops for people with disabilities — often called "pre-vocational" programs — are common across the country and in Wisconsin.
The number of Wisconsin residents older than 65 will double within 30 years, suggesting a host of challenges that future employers, leaders and taxpayers will face, a new state study shows.
The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources terminated its arrangement with the Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups to provide legal services to elderly services specialists in 64 of the state’s 72 counties.