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A Change of HeartFrom M Magazine (June 2008) — A mechanic for 27 years, it took a horrible accident with a happy ending for Steven Klotzbuecher to embrace a different calling.
ER Nurses Get Rush From the JobFrom The Post-Crescent (Appleton) (June 2008) — Nurses enjoy the fast pace and variety they face in the emergency room.
Clinical Cancer Center Opens(May 2008) — The new Clinical Cancer Center opened to patients on May 19. Area news organizations covered the story:
Brookfield Man Doesn't Let Diagnosis Hold Him Back (BrookfieldNOW.com)
Young Cancer Patient is Optimistic (Small Business Times)
Center Pays Attention to Details (Small Business Times)
Photo Slideshow (Small Business Times)
A Second Chance (Today's TMJ4)
Donors Recognized (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Cost and Care, Part I (The Journal Times)
Cost and Care, Part II (The Journal Times)
Teacher's Cancer in Remission (WestAllisNOW)
Two Tosans Play Major Role (WauwatosaNOW)
Harry Wirth Battles a Rare Cancer (CBS 58)
Joe Daniels is Now Cancer-Free (WISN Channel 12)
Services Now Under One Roof (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Weight Loss Surgery Gives Hope to DiabeticsFrom WISN Channel 12 (May 2008) — Dana Brown experiences a good side effect of bariatric surgery: she now no longer has diabetes.
Adding Power to a Sobering PointFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (May 2008) — Froedtert Hospital's "Forever Changed" program adds hard-hitting realism to send the message about the dangers of drinking and driving.
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Hot Dogs! Peanuts! Prostate Exams!From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (April 2008) — Columnist Jim Stingl gives a first-person account of having a free prostate cancer screening at Miller Park. His column is accompanied by a video account.
Cancer Diagnosis a Small DetourFrom WauwatosaNow.com (April 2008) — Wauwatosa wife and mother Sandy Pelzek put an action plan into place as soon as she was diagnosed with breast cancer. "I can't believe what an amazing and wonderful community we have here in Wauwatosa," Pelzek says.
Free Prostate Screenings at Miller ParkFrom MyFoxMilwaukee.com (April 2008) —Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and FOX 6 are teaming for again this year for Drive Against Prostate Cancer. The program will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Tuesday, April 29, from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm at Miller Park. The first 500 men to qualify and get screened will receive a voucher for two tickets to a future Milwaukee Brewers game.
Baby's First Surgery Comes Before BirthFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (April 2008) — Medical College of Wisconsin specialists work together to operate on a baby boy's heart — before he was born.
Petasnick on Health Information SystemsFrom WTN News (April 2008) — In an interview, Bill Petasnick, president and CEO of Froedtert & Community Health, gives his views on health information systems and their integration.
15th "Birthday" for Marrow RecipientFrom StevensPointJournal.com (April 2008) — On April 7, Dave Larson will celebrate the 15th anniversary of his receiving a bone marrow transplant at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Recent College Grad Hit With Second Bout of CancerFrom HTRnews.com (April 2008) — Eric McLean, 23, is again receiving treatment — including a bone marrow transplant from a sibling — as he battles leukemia for a second time.
Tiny Beads, Big ImpactFrom HTRnews.com (March 2008) — Charlie Vogel, diagnosed with cancer of the colon, pancreas and liver a little more than six years ago, has benefitted from a new treatment called TheraSphere. The treatment involves tiny radioactive glass beads that are delivered into the liver through a catheter in the blood vessels going to the liver.
On the Fast TrackFrom ElmgroveNOW.com (March 2008) — Kris Juergens, an athletic trainer in the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Program, is one of the people "behind the scenes" of U.S. Speedskating.
Striking Back Against StrokeFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (March 2008) — New devices are used to eliminate clots and restore blood flow for victims of stroke.
Warming Up to FreezingFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Feb. 2008) — In the first part of a two-part series, the publication describes how the medical community, including Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, is beginning to embrace induced hypothermia for cardiac arrest patients. In the second part, the article examines how the treatment is considered for head injuries.
Nurse Has Drive and a DreamFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Feb. 2008) — Charlie Mahoney, a registered nurse at Froedtert Hospital, squeezes in two-hour speedskating workouts in his hectic routine as he chases an Olympic dream.
Interview With William PetasnickFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Feb. 2008) — William Petasnick, the chief executive of Froedtert & Community Health and the chairman this year of the American Hospital Association, is interviewed about his goals to improve health care.
Petasnick Led Hospital ConsolidationFrom The Business Journal of Milwaukee (Jan. 2008) — Since taking over at Froedtert Hospital in 1993, William Petasnick has led a remarkable transition to what is now a nationally recognized academic medical center.
Woman is Active AgainFrom the Green Bay Press-Gazette (Jan. 2008) — De Pere resident Sandy Hartl is able to do life's simple chores again after receiving a new ankle replacement called Salto Talaris at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin performed by Dr. Richard Marks, chief of foot and ankle surgery.
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Starved for KnowledgeFrom the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Jan. 2008) — Patti Cobb, chief clinical dietitian at Froedtert Hospital, was a consultant for a fun diet quiz.
Last Review Date: July 2, 2008
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