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Neuroprotective Agents for Spinal Cord Injury
Thursday, April 03, 2014

From WUWM Lake Effect (April 3, 2014) – For years, doctors use steroids to reduce inflammation in the area surrounding a spinal cord injury. Dr. Shekar Kurpad, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin spinal cord injury center director, described research he and his colleagues are doing with neuroprotective drugs. These hold hope form more effectively stabilizing injuries and improving outcomes.

New Medical Home Model Places Patient at Center of Health Care
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

From Wisconsin Woman Magazine (April 2014) – With services provided by a Medical Home care coordinator at the Froedtert & Medical College Hartford Health Center, 52-year-old Mary Heiska-Ryan lost nearly 100 pounds. With a more patient-centered, proactive, evidence-based approach to care, the Medical Home model helps improve outcomes and enhance quality of life.

Uncertainty Still Surrounds Health Reform
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

From WISN12 (March 2014) - As a guest on WISN12’s “Upfront with Mike Gousha,”Froedtert Health president and CEO Cathy Jacobson discussed how health systems are focused on delivering quality care at a lower cost despite the uncertainties as health care reform unfolds.

New Exercise Philosophy Personalizes Your Workout
Monday, March 31, 2014

From Milwaukee Magazine (March 2014) – A new fitness program is on the market that is tailored based on personal body type and level of endurance. Internist Robert Gleeson, MD, discussed how keeping score of your personal health and well-being can be an additional key to better health.

Flush Colonoscopy Fears Down the Drain
Sunday, March 30, 2014

From Wauwatosa Now (March 2014) — March was Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Specialists at several Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin suggest talking with a primary care colon cancer screening when approaching age 50, or when having symptoms or concerns.

Dr. Tutton – Spinal Fracture Treatments
Sunday, March 30, 2014

From 620WTMJ (March 2014) – Froedtert & the Medical College is now offering a newly FDA-approved treatment for compression fractures in the spine. Interventional radiologist Sean Tutton, MD, explained how a new implant is being used to treat patients with spinal fractures.

Uncertainty Still Surrounds Health Reform
Sunday, March 30, 2014

From WISN12 (March 2014) - As a guest on WISN12’s “Upfront with Mike Gousha,”Froedtert Health president and CEO Cathy Jacobson discussed how health systems are focused on delivering quality care at a lower cost despite the uncertainties as health care reform unfolds.

Milwaukee Woman Spreads Awareness about Colon Cancer
Thursday, March 27, 2014

From fox6now.com (March 2014) — March was Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Lynn Godec was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer at the age of 37. Kirk Ludwig, MD, colorectal surgeon, explains that screening is recommended at the age of 50, but that doesn't mean you can't get screened earlier.

Wisconsin Hospitals Among the Best in Quality of Care Rankings
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

From WUWM 89.7 (March 2014) - A two-part series on ways hospitals are improving care and reducing costs featured two Froedtert & the Medical College initiatives: a dedicated clinic for patients with sickle cell anemia, and a new rapid test for bloodstream infections.

Learning to Identify the Warning Signs of Stroke
Monday, March 24, 2014

From Fox6Now (March 2014) - Neurointerventionalist Sam Zaidat, MD, visited Fox6Now to help raise awareness of the warning signs of stroke. Dr. Zaidat explained that although stroke is the third leading cause of death among women, more than one in five U.S. women can’t identify a single warning sign.