High summer temperatures can lead to heat-related illnesses
From WISN 12 — Adam King, internist with Froedtert & MCW McKinley Health Center, explains how to stay safe in hot temperatures.
Angel is headed to Tokyo to be an official for the Olympic boxing competitions
From 96.5 WKLH FM — Angel Villarreal, Froedtert Hospital security officer, will leave soon for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Villarreal is an official for the sport of boxing, serving as a technical specialist, making sure the judges are following the rules and regulations. In a separate interview with Today's TMJ4 Angel reflected on how his 36 years at Froedtert Hospital has helped prepare him for the Olympics.
New night market coming to the Deer District July - Sept.
From CBS 58 — A new night market is coming to Milwaukee's downtown Deer District. The event, presented by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, will support minority-owned businesses, and supply the community with healthy, locally-produced food, and support and develop small food businesses. The Milwaukee Record and Spectrum News 1 also reported on the story.
Nine health systems among best workplaces for disability inclusion
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Froedtert & MCW health network was one of the nine health systems named to the 2021 Disability Equality Index's best places to work for disability inclusion. The index is jointly determined by the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN. The companies determined the winners from a list of 319 companies that completed the Disability Equality Index assessment.
Froedtert Health again named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion
Deer District Market presented by the Froedtert & MCW health network coming to the plaza at Fiserv Forum
After 6-month COVID-19 battle, Brookfield man goes home
From WISN 12 — Mike Berry, who almost died from COVID-19, is happy to finally be home after spending six months at Froedtert Hospital. Jay Patel, MD, pulmonary and critical care physician, and Arika Monka, his CVICU Nurse, talked about the care he received and how it felt to see him go home.
Community Response to Historic Philanthropic Campaign Sets Records
Evolving the virtual care experience for patients
From Accenture — Earlier this year at a multi-national conference, Mike Anderes, President of Inception Health and Chief Innovation and Digital Officer for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, shared best practices and our evolving virtual care experience.
Wisconsin Doctor Says Medical Professionals Need More Training To Foster Better Health Outcomes For The LGBTQ+ Community
From WUWM 89.7 — Jessica Francis, MD, LGBTQ+ health specialist, talks about the social and structural inequities that impact health outcomes for LGBTQ+ populations and put the LGBTQ+ community at increased risk.
Froedtert Hospital Announces $11.5 Million Scholarship Fund in Partnership With Milwaukee Area Technical College and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
'That sense that you take for granted.' COVID-19 long-haulers deal with changes in taste and smell months after diagnosis
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Todd Loehrl, MD, ear, nose and throat specialist, talks about the long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients' sense of taste and smell, as well as the post-COVID-19 care program at the Froedtert & MCW health network.
Woman grateful to be alive after suffering a stroke during exercise class
From Today's TMJ4 — At 47, Jackie Balsiger didn't expect to have a stroke — especially during kickboxing class. Thanks to the vigilant staff at her local YMCA, Jackie is alive and well after receiving top-notch stroke treatment at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and Froedtert Hospital.
'She's a miracle': Baby saves mom's life
From WISN 12 — Two years ago, 24-week-pregnant Nicole was healthy and looking forward to giving birth to her second child. Her world quickly turned upside down when she felt short of breath after a run. After being airlifted to Froedtert Hospital, Nicole was diagnosed with heart failure.
Milwaukee's Anna Grace returns to The Voice Monday night
From Today's TMJ4 — Fallon Schloemer, DO, Froedtert & MCW neurologist specializing in the treatment of migraine headaches, was able to catch up with her patient, Anna Grace, last Sunday to talk about her dreams, instead of her headaches. Migraines can be debilitating and chronic, but there is help to live your best life!
Froedtert Health joins MKE Tech Hub Coalition with $100,000 annual pledge
From The Business Journals WISCONSININNO — Froedtert Health announced Tuesday that it’s joining the MKE Tech Hub Coalition, a nonprofit group of local companies aiming to inclusively double southeastern Wisconsin’s technology workforce by 2025.
Froedtert Health joins the MKE Tech Hub Coalition to advance tech and innovation in the region
Milwaukee Wis. — Froedtert Health announced it has joined the MKE Tech Hub Coalition to support the advancement of the Milwaukee region as a tech and innovation hub. The MKE Tech Hub Coalition was formed in 2019 to work with companies and organizations to transform southeastern Wisconsin into a thriving innovation-based economy.
“Step by step”: Patients and providers tackle long-haul COVID-19 cases, one day at a time
From Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin — Cynthia, a 27-year-old patient of Julie Biller, MD, medical director of the Froedtert & MCW Post COVID-19 Care Program and pulmonologist, recently spoke about the care she’s receiving as she fights back from lasting COVID-19 symptoms seven months after her diagnosis.
Manitowoc’s Holy Family Memorial names Dr. Michael DeGere next vice president and chief medical officer
Different outcomes for Oshkosh sisters in cancer drug trial
From MSN/WBAY — William H. Bradley, MD, recently presented five-year study results of a clinical trial benefitting women with advanced ovarian cancer. The initial SOLO1 results were published in 2018 in the NEJM. Kathy Daniels, featured in the WBAY news story, participated in the clinical trial 7 years ago and remains cancer free. The Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network backs its commitment to the constant search for new and more effective cancer treatments by participating in significant clinical trials for new drugs, radiation therapies, interventional techniques, technologies and surgical procedures. On average, more than 250 adult cancer clinical trials are in process at any given time.
You can still test positive for COVID-19 after getting the vaccine
From WISN 12 — Mary Beth Graham, MD, FIDSA, FACP, medical director for Infection Prevention and Control at Froedtert Hospital, explains why it is so important for everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine even though a person may contract the virus after vaccination.