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 to Acquire a Majority Membership Interest in Holy Family Memorial
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.
Paging Dr. Sandman
From MKE Lifestyle — B. Tucker Woodson, MD, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery and sleep medicine specialist, Froedtert & MCW health network, addresses how the pandemic may impact your sleep.
Froedtert Health donates 50,000 masks and $20,000 funding to area health centers
Natalie's Everyday Heroes: Cardiac nurse shares personal experience with patients after receiving heart transplant of her own
From CBS 58 — Froedtert & MCW cardiac nurse Lauryl Schaffer was featured on CBS 58 as one of Natalie’s Everyday Heroes! Lauryl shared her heart transplant journey with the help of cardiologist Nunzio Gaglianello, MD.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin open new hospitals in New Berlin and Pewaukee
From CBS 58 — The Froedtert & MCW health network opened two new community hospitals in New Berlin and Pewaukee to provide high quality care in a setting close to home when sudden medical needs arise. The story also appeared in Milwaukee Biz Times, GM Today and Becker's Hospital Review.
Froedtert & MCW health network opens community hospitals in New Berlin and Pewaukee
Use apps to improve patient outcomes
From Medical Economics — Bradley Crotty, MD, MPH, chief digital engagement officer and internist at Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin health network, sees the use of medical apps as a step along the road to making health care less of a transactional relationship between patient and physician.
Froedtert Health named third in nation for equity, diversity and inclusion culture
Here's the coronavirus safety gear you should pack if you really must travel this holiday season
From Business Insider — Joyce Sanchez, MD, medical director of the Froedtert & MCW Travel Health Clinic, talked about the importance of wearing a mask, including how a mask can protect you when you are standing in line or sitting on a plane.
Pandemic stress over the holidays
From Today's TMJ4 — "It's important to reflect on what the holidays mean to us. The changes you're making to your holiday routine are with good purpose, there's a really good reason you’re doing this to keep you and the community safe." Andrew Schramm, PhD, Froedtert & MCW clinical psychologist, spoke with Today’s TMJ4. The topic? How we can work to manage stress as we enter a unique holiday season.
Froedtert ER doctor describes stress, alarm due to COVID-19
From WISN 12 — In Wisconsin, COVID-19 cases continue to mount and hospitals throughout the state are facing near capacity challenges. An Froedtert & MCW Froedtert Hospital emergency department physician shares his front-line perspective.
COVID-19 is surging. But Americans can still travel to these 75 countries.
From National Geographic — Joyce Sanchez, MD, infectious disease specialist, and medical director for Froedtert & MCW Travel Health Clinic, is one of a panel of experts to weigh in on travel during the COVID-19 surge.
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and Moorland Reserve Health Center Host Drive-Thru Drug Collection Events Oct. 24
Menomonee Falls, Wis. — Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and Moorland Reserve Health Center will offer public drug collection events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Doctora contesta dudas de la vacuna contra la gripe
From Telemundo Wisconsin — Este año es importante evitar contraer la gripe, ya que las comunidades de todo Wisconsin siguen luchando contra la propagación de otro virus en COVID-19. La influenza (gripe) puede ser una enfermedad respiratoria grave y a veces mortal, según un comunicado de prensa de Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades estiman que desde 2010, la gripe ha causado entre 140,000 y 960,000 hospitalizaciones y entre 12,000 y 79,000 muertes cada año. La mejor manera de ayudar a prevenir la gripe es vacunarse cada año, ya que se ha demostrado que las vacunas reducen el riesgo de contraer la enfermedad de la gripe, de acuerdo con el comunicado.
Froedtert Hospital seeing increase in trauma patients, psychology referrals as Milwaukee prepares to set record number of homicides
From Today’s TMJ4 — The City of Milwaukee is on track to set a new record number of homicides this year. As a result, hospitals are now feeling the effects and there’s a greater need for violence prevention. David Milia, MD, and Terri deRoon-Cassini, MD, reflected on the toll increasing violence is taking on hospitals and healthcare providers, and emphasized the importance and critical need for our partnership with 414LIFE.
Person of the Week: Lupita Salas
From WISN 12 — Lupita finally left Froedtert Hospital after a six-month battle with COVID-19. Her brave journey continues as she recovers at home. This woman’s cup is half full!
Beloved Salam Elementary kindergarten teacher rebuilding her life after losing both hands and a foot to sepsis
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — A local Kindergarten teacher beat the odds at Froedtert Hospital. After contracting the flu, she found herself fighting for her life. Lucian "Buck" Durham, MD, provided insight to this patient’s case.
Here's what Milwaukee, other cities, have planned for this year's virtual Startup Wisconsin Week
From the Milwaukee Business Journal — Froedtert & MCW health network is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to present Reverse Pitch MKE, part of Milwaukee Startup Week, where local entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to solve corporate challenges at both organizations using digital innovation. This story was also featured on urbanmilwaukee.com.