From Healthcare IT News — Melek Somai, MD, MPH, vice president and chief technology and product officer at Inception Health and Froedtert & MCW health network, described the Wisconsin health system's efforts to expand its integration of artificial intelligence into workflows and care processes — from streamlining patient scheduling to providing personalized preventive care recommendations. Part 2 of 2.
From WISN12 — Srividya Kidambi, MD, MS, Froedtert & MCW endocrinologist, talked with WISN about Ozempic, other weight loss drugs and the importance of seeing a specialist when trying to lose weight medically.
From MedCityNews — Vale Health announced its launch on Monday at ViVE. The startup's platform helps health systems connect their patients to health and wellness products, which are becoming increasingly interesting to consumers. Vale has 16 founding health systems partners that will go live with the platform, with the Froedtert & MCW health network being the first.
From Healthcare IT News — Melek Somai, MD, MPH, vice president and chief technology and product officer at Inception Health and Froedtert & MCW health network, discussed the most promising use cases for artificial intelligence, and describes how our health system has made it an "integral component" of its information ecosystem. Part 1 of 2.
From Insight Publications — Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc. has named its board of directors representing the North Region. The North Region board will serve as the governing body of ThedaCare and its hospital entities and provide oversight for quality, safety, patient experience, credentialing, privileging, value-based care strategy, philanthropy, communication and education across the region.
From CBS58 — Community members received free screenings for hair, skin, and nails health at Gee’s Clippers on Saturday, Feb. 17. Froedtert & MCW staff offered the screenings, including Olushola L. Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD, dermatologist. There are barriers to access of care, knowledge and financial challenges. The pop-up clinic was a chance for community members to get questions answered. The story was also covered TMJ4.
Fond du Lac, Wis. — The newly combined health system of Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of a new health campus in Fond du Lac. The campus will expand convenient access to care for those living in the region.
Milwaukee and Neenah, Wis. — Froedtert ThedaCare Health, Inc., the legal entity that now encompasses the combined organization of Froedtert Health and ThedaCare, has announced its Board of Directors for the organization. The board will collaborate on ways to improve the health and well-being of people across the state of Wisconsin.
A new neuroscience institute to help people with brain and spine issues has opened just outside Milwaukee
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — A new neuroscience institute has launched in Milwaukee, with a focus on caring for people of all ages with neurological issues and advancing neurosciences through clinical trials and research. It’s a collaboration among Children’s Wisconsin, the Froedtert & MCW health network, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans’ Administration Medical Center. This was also covered by Spectrum News 1.
Children’s Wisconsin, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, The Medical College of Wisconsin, and The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center Launch Wisconsin Institute of NeuroScience
From Becker’s ASC Review — Healthgrades listed Froedtert Hospital as one of the top hospitals in Wisconsin in its list of top hospitals for cardiology in 23 states. To determine the rankings, hospitals were evaluated based on patient outcomes in the treatment of heart attack, heart failure and coronary interventional procedures.
From CBS 58 — Froedtert & MCW health network partnered with the Milwaukee Fire Department EMS staff to host FREE Hands-Only CPR and early cardiac care for the community at Gee’s Clippers Barber and Beauty Salon last weekend.
From Becker’s GI & Endoscopy — Froedtert Hospital was listed as one of the top hospitals for gastrointestinal surgery. To determine the rankings, hospitals were evaluated based on patient outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, as well as the treatment of bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds and pancreatitis.
From FOX6 — Mark Lodes, MD, chief medical officer for population health and medical education for the F&MCW health network, shared information on the genesis of the Froedtert & MCW partnership with the Jewish Community Pantry, the Froedtert Screening Station and the importance of reaching the community with this vital resource addressing population health and equity (scroll down to fourth video.)
From Advisory Board — Froedtert Hospital was recognized by Healthgrades as one of the top 250 hospitals in the U.S. To determine the winners, Healthgrades used Medicare data from 2020-2022 to evaluate roughly 4,500 hospitals on how well they performed in 31 of the most common procedures and conditions, including heart attack, pneumonia, and sepsis.
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Newsweek included Froedtert Hospital its 2024 "America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity" list. The list is based on publicly available data, interviews with human resources professionals and an anonymous online survey of workers at companies in the U.S. Respondents answered questions about corporate culture, working environments and other aspects of their own companies and others they were familiar with.
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Froedtert Hospital was among 103 hospitals nationwide recognized for exceptional cardiology care via its "America's Best Hospitals" awards. Healthgrades evaluated clinical performance for approximately 4,500 hospitals across more than 30 common procedures and conditions, including heart attack, pneumonia and sepsis.
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Froedtert Hospital was listed as one of the top 50 U.S. hospitals listed by Healthgrades in 2024. Healthgrades evaluated clinical performance for approximately 4,500 hospitals across more than 30 common procedures and conditions, including heart attack, pneumonia and sepsis.
From CBS58 — Veronica Loy, MD, a Froedtert & MCW transplant hepatologist, highlighted the advantages of reducing alcohol consumption. She emphasized the health benefits of participating in Dry January and beyond by highlighting a range of alcohol-free alternatives.
From The Cap Times — Catherine Jacobson, CEO of Froedtert ThedaCare Health, will be the featured speaker at the next Cap Times Power Hour on Friday, April 12, at The Edgewater Hotel. Froedtert ThedaCare Health is composed of two Wisconsin health care systems — Froedtert Health and ThedaCare — which merged on Jan. 1. Jacobson led the merger effort.
From Madison365 — Weekly health care clinics, held at Gee's Clippers in partnership with Froedtert Health, were highlighted in a story about the owner's holistic approach to community care.