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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 shared two trasplant stories — one involving a bone marrow donor and recipient who will meet 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?

For Couple, a Day of Celebration — Whatever the Future Holds
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

From jsonline.comAt age 23, Rachel Tripi learned she had brain cancer that could not be cured. Yet it didn’t stop her in working with her physicians to set ambitious goals: returning to college and work ... and continuing with wedding planning. Rachel and her fiancé had a “dream wedding” on Aug. 31, 2014, thanks to Malika Siker, MD, her radiation oncologist who referred Rachel to Eternal Wish, a “Make-A-Wish-type” organization for adults. Dr. Siker and Rachel’s neuro-oncologist Jennifer Connelly, MD, attended the wedding and say they are impressed with patients like Rachel who show positivity and forward-thinking hope.

The impact your pharmacists could have on population health
Friday, August 29, 2014

From advisory.comPharmacists at Froedtert Hospital are taking on a larger role in coordinating care for patients before, during and after their hospital stay.

With Aging Population, Need for More Geriatricians Grows
Monday, August 25, 2014

From jsonline.comThe Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiled geriatrician Edmund Duthie, MD, who explained the specialized practice and challenge of geriatricians.

Froedtert & the Medical College ALS Clinic Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge
Saturday, August 23, 2014

From WauwatosaNow.comDr. Paul Barkhaus and a team of neurological specialists from the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin ALS Clinic enthusiastically took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge which has been making waves across social media sites for weeks. ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is an extremely challenging disease for patients and their caregivers. Dr. Paul Barkhaus said his team participated in honor of their patients and caregivers and encourage anyone whose life has been touched by ALS also take up the challenge. See the team’s video at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=690830277661182

Supporting the Mayor of Milwaukee’s Walking Challenge
Friday, August 22, 2014

From WauwatosaNow.comTo recognize the City of Milwaukee’s 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin staff members joined Mayor Tom Barrett and Froedtert Health president and CEO Cathy Jacobson for a walk around the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus. When the challenge was announced, Jacobson quickly signed up, and encouraged people across the regional health system to take pledge to walk 100 miles in 100 days.

Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders under 40
Monday, August 18, 2014

From Becker’s Hospital Review – Becker’s Hospital Review recognized Siddhartha Singh, MD, Froedtert Hospital’s associate chief medical officer, in a national list of 25 up-and-coming health care leaders. He was the only person from Wisconsin to make the list.

Froedtert Considers Offering Insurance
Thursday, August 14, 2014

From bizjournals.com – Froedtert Health and Ministry Health Care have agreed to pursue co-ownership of Network Health, a Menasha, Wisconsin-based health insurance plan. Integrated Health Network, an alliance of six health care organizations, will be the provider network for the health plan, offering consumers an additional choice of in-network doctors, hospitals and clinics for their health care needs.

Froedtert Considers Offering Insurance
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

From biztimes.com – Froedtert Health and Ministry Health Care have agreed to pursue co-ownership of Network Health, a Menasha, Wisconsin-based health insurance plan. Integrated Health Network, an alliance of six health care organizations, will be the provider network for the health plan, offering consumers an additional choice of in-network doctors, hospitals and clinics for their health care needs.