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Safe driving to homecoming
Friday, September 19, 2014

From Today’s TMJ4 – With homecoming celebrations right around the corner, injury prevention coordinator Lisa Hass-Peters, RN, discussed driving and safety tips for teens. She noted that 25% of crashes are results of texting while driving.

Big data analytics, population health combine to improve quality
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

From healthitanalytics.comFroedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network is taking serious steps to integrate clinical information and data-driven decision making into the process of providing the best possible care to patients.

Understanding the scope of gun violence
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

From WUWM – Emergency physician Stephen Hargarten, a medical pioneer in studying gun violence, appeared on the Kathleen Dunn Show to discuss a new report on hospital use in firearm injuries, with a focus on how the consequences of gun violence differ significantly by location and social circumstances.

Need for living donors increasing
Thursday, September 11, 2014

From wbay.comNick Sacotte has been waiting for a kidney donation for nearly two years. The average wait at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, where he is on the list, is three to five years for a deceased donor, but he's hoping to speed that time up with a living donor.

Transplants lead to new lives — and friendships
Thursday, September 11, 2014

From jsonline.comThe Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published two transplant stories — one involving a bone marrow donor and recipient who met for the first time Saturday at the recipient's wedding, and the other about a bond formed between two Wisconsinites who received new lungs. Their message to you is this: Be an organ and tissue donor. The need is great, and how often do you get a chance to save someone's life?

Becker’s Hospital Review: 100 hospitals with great heart programs
Tuesday, September 09, 2014

From Becker’s Hospital ReviewBecker’s Hospital Review named Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin to its 2014 list of "100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs."

Breakthrough treatment offers hope for metastatic prostate cancer
Monday, September 08, 2014

From Ivanhoe Media – Medical oncologist Kathryn Bylow, who participated in a national clinical trial for advanced prostate cancer, discussed how combining chemotherapy with hormone therapy at the onset of treatment extended life by 17 months. Michael Price of Pewaukee shared his perspectives on participating in the trial.

Becker’s Hospital Review: 150 CFOs to know
Monday, September 08, 2014

From Becker's Hospital ReviewBecker’s Hospital Review named Chief Finance Officer Scott Hawig one of “150 CFOs to Know.”

Miller park celebrates medical miracle
Saturday, September 06, 2014

From Fox6Now & Fox11 Green Bay – A young Green Bay patient was honored on the field alongside his medical team before a Brewers game this month. Surgical oncologist Kiran Turaga, MD, explained how chemotherapy and surgery helped shrink and remove his multiple tumors so he could go on to lead a healthy, active life.

For couple, a day of celebration — whatever the future holds
Friday, August 29, 2014

From jsonline.comWhen neuro-oncologist Jennifer Connelly shared a diagnosis of an incurable brain tumor, Rachel Tripi quickly set goals, including accelerating her wedding plans. On August 31, Rachel and her fiancé enjoyed a day that far exceeded expectations — thanks to a connection by radiation oncologist Malika Siker to the Eternal Wish Foundation. This new non-profit agency secured donations to provide Rachel her “dream wedding.”