Untangling health care costs, one cord at a time

Nurses have assigned an array of nicknames to the web of medical lines, cords and tubes stationed by a patient’s bedside. Snake pit. Spaghetti. Rat’s nest. UW-Milwaukee Ph.D. student Lindsey Roddy is developing a new product to organize the web of medical lines, cords and...

Meet Brandon Tschacher, aka Mr. Milwaukee

We caught up with Brandon Tschacher, local Millennial and the man behind Milwaukee's MyCombine. Thirty-one-year-old Brandon Tschacher’s informal title could easily be Mr. Milwaukee—that’s how much he seems to care about the city. Tschacher, a Millennial, entrepreneur and frequent volunteer, keeps his eye on the prize of...

Milwaukee I-Corp launches pilot program aimed at nursing school

[caption id="attachment_638" align="alignright" width="300"] Nursing student Lindsey Roddy is a member of the first cohort of nursing students enrolled in I-Corps entrepreneurial training, a pilot program funded by the National Science Foundation to encourage more commercial products coming from academic research. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennesey)[/caption] Students and...