From medpage.com — Most of us are wondering the same thing. Is it safe to travel? Here's a comprehensive overview by Dr. Joyce Sanchez, medical director of the Travel Health Clinic with the Froedtert & MCW health network, who offers an expert’s perspective to help us make smart choices.
Froedtert Health and Holy Family Memorial announced today the official start of their affiliation agreement. The agreement was initially announced on Jan. 6 of this year and closed at midnight on March 1. The finalized agreement calls for Froedtert Health to partner with Holy Family Memorial to deliver coordinated, high-quality, academic health care in Manitowoc County. Holy Family Memorial will operate as part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin network and will maintain its Catholic identity under the sole sponsorship of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, Inc.
From Spectrum News 1 — Several Froedtert & MCW staff spoke about the "Supporting Our Staff" program and how it's designed to give staff someone to talk to when they are overwhelmed, stressed or upset.
From CBS 58 — Sid Singh, MD, enterprise chief quality and patient safety officer, talks about the benefits of having a third vaccine available and the advantages of a single-dose vaccine.
From BizTimes — Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers has opened its new behavioral health clinic on National Avenue on Milwaukee’s south side. The Froedtert & MCW health network has pledged $3.7 million to support the clinic.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Mary Beth Graham, MD, medical director of infection prevention and control at Froedtert Hospital, explained some of the concerns medical professionals and scientists are grappling with now that the UK COVID-19 variant has been reported in Wisconsin.
From Fox 6 — The Wisconsin Hospital Association reports 412 people hospitalized for COVID-19, a number close to what we saw back in April. Michael Stadler, MD, chief medical officer at Froedtert Hospital, talked about the decrease and how there wasn't the post-holiday surge we expected.
The COVID-19 precautions we're taking appear to be having a second effect: Cases of flu are almost nonexistent
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Mary Beth Graham, MD, medical director, infection prevention and control at Froedtert Hospital; associate chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Medical College of Wisconsin, explains that, while the dramatic decrease in influenza this season isn’t a surprise, it’s still a good idea to get your flu shots.
From WISN 12 — Being pregnant during a pandemic is a whole new level of worry. Thankfully, the Froedtert & MCW health network offers Babyscripts, a secure app integrated with a patient’s electronic health record.
From Today's TMJ4 — A $30,000 grant from The Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club/Run allowed MCW cardiovascular researcher Ze Zheng, PhD, to analyze data from hospitalized COVID-19 patients and discover that high cholesterol doubled a patient’s risk of death. This year, 100% of money raised from the annual run/walk will be devoted to COVID-related heart research.
From CBS 58 — Jennifer Jury McIntosh, DO, MS, OB/GYN, Froedtert & MCW Maternal Fetal Medicine Program and Medical College of Wisconsin associate professor, explains what science can tell us about the COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant women and emphasizes patients should feel comfortable having a conversation with their providers whenever they have questions.
From WISN 12 — 15,000 patients, 65 and older, who were contacted and then booked for an appointment across seven Froedtert & MCW health clinics, which opened on a snowy Tuesday.
New clinics focus on the lasting effects of COVID-19, including fatigue, muscle weakness, pain and loss of taste
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Julie Biller, pulmonologist and director for the Froedtert & MCW Post COVID-19 Care Program, talks about how the clinic brings together several specialties to manage the wide variety of symptoms that can linger after COVID-19.
WI DHS reports progress with vaccines, say weekly supply must ramp up to reach herd immunity by fall
From Today's TMJ4 — Jill Polzin, a registered nurse in the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center, shared her experience of getting her second COVID-19 vaccine yesterday and the importance of the vaccination for the safety of our patients.
Froedtert Health and Holy Family Memorial announced today that Froedtert Health will acquire, under the terms of an agreement between the two organizations, a majority membership interest in Holy Family Memorial. The finalized agreement calls for Froedtert Health to partner with Holy Family Memorial to deliver coordinated, high-quality, academic health care in Manitowoc County.