CAR-T cell immunotherapy clinical trial cancer patient in remission; First-in-the-world cancer treatment shows promise
Physicians and researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and BloodCenter of Wisconsin have successfully used a new immunology treatment, CAR-T therapy, to extend the life of a 52-year-old Wisconsin man.
From Today's TMJ4 — Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls and St. Joe’s Hospital in West Bend have been providing moms to be with the very best care during pregnancies and deliveries and has welcomed generations of new residents/babies to their families and our communities over the years. Dr. Kerry Hicks, OB/GYN, and her patient, Rachel, talk about the special care nursery at CMH, a place Rachel’s twins have called home since being born at just 32 weeks.
From Today's TMJ4 — When babies are ready to come out, they come out whether the mother is in a hospital, an ambulance, a car, or wherever they are. It can be dangerous if the babies aren't born in a hospital so two registered nurses from Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls are educating EMS staff on what to do when a baby is born outside a hospital.
From Today's TMJ4 — St. Joseph's Hospital in West Bend is finalizing the steps to become Safe Sleep certified. Prenatal education coordinator, Staci Bohling, says all of the nurses and techs are getting trained on the proper ways to put a baby in a safe sleeping environment.
From Fox6 — After a cancer diagnosis, trying to figure out where to get good treatment and what type of doctor you need can be overwhelming. Dr. Amanda Kong, MD, Froedtert & MCW surgical oncologist, joined FOX6 WakeUp to make sure patients ask the right questions.
From WISN12 — Mario Montalbo, MD, Froedtert & MCW internal medicine physician, was interviewed about this year's flu season. The flu is spreading rapidly and may reach near-epidemic levels, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
From CBS58 — The Froedtert & MCW health network gave the media a peek inside the new Drexel Town Square Health Center that will be opening in Oak Creek. It will be the fourth new center opened by the health network in the past 12 months. The story also appeared in these outlets.
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Froedtert & MCW health network adopts PeraHealth’s real-time clinical surveillance technology to support quality initiatives
From Becker’s Hospital Review — The Froedtert & MCW health network is using a new predictive analytics technology to quickly identify hospitalized patients who may be at risk for serious health complications or other issues.
The new Drexel Town Square Health Center will open its doors at the corner of West Drexel Avenue and South Sixth Street on Jan. 18, bringing an unprecedented level of health care services to Oak Creek and surrounding communities.
From CBS58 — Froedtert Hospital Birth Center announced the arrival of the first baby born in 2018 at the hospital.Marco Antonio, son of Alma and Ivan, was born at 3:45 a.m. on Monday morning. This story also appeared on Telemundo Wisconsin.
St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend, welcomed its first baby of 2018 at 1:13 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 1. Oaklynn Cartright, the daughter of Brandie Swoboda and Hunter Cartright, of Hartford, weighed 8 pounds even and measured 20½ inches long.
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Becker's Healthcare named Froedtert Hospital to its 2017 list of "100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs."The organizations featured on this year's list have extensive neuroscience and spine programs, providing treatment and cutting-edge research for neurosurgical disorders. Many hospitals and health systems featured have earned top honors for medical excellence, outcomes and patient experience in their spine and brain surgery departments.
From MHealthIntelligence.com — Digital platforms that connect patients to online mental health therapy resources when and where they need it are transforming behavioral health care. Froedtert & MCW vice president Mike Anderes talks about the benefits of this new approach.
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Froedtert Health president and CEO Cathy Jacobson is once again one of “130 women hospital and health system leaders to know.”
From BizTimes — Lisa Hass-Peters, RN, Froedtert & MCW emergency preparedness coordinator, was recognized as a "Health Care Hero." The annual BizTimes Media Health Care Heroes Awards salute the impact and accomplishments of people and organizations that are making a positive difference in the community on the front lines of health care.