From BizTimes — Johnny Hong, MD, Froedtert & MCW transplant surgeon, was recognized as a "Health Care Hero" for his advancements in health care. 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.
Community Memorial Hospital recently announced Emily Pearson, registered nurse on the fifth floor Surgical Unit, as this quarter’s DAISY award winner.
From BizTimes — Three executives weighed in on how their organizations foster teamwork between departments, including John Pandl, executive director of human resources for Froedtert Health.
From BizTimes — Five executives weighed in on how their organizations encourage staff to have fun, including Andres Gonzalez, vice president and chief diversity officer for Froedtert Health.
From i4cp.com — Froedtert Health CEO Cathy Jacobson talks about her career and the challenges facing women and offers advice for successful leadership.
From the Oak Creek Current — The Froedtert & MCW Drexel Town Square Health Center opens January 18 in Oak Creek’s exciting new downtown project. Everything from primary, specialty and urgent care to cancer care and outpatient surgery will be available in one location.
Community Memorial Foundation and the medical staff at Community Memorial Hospital are currently accepting scholarship applications from area students pursuing careers in health care.
Roger Beaumont, DO, and his two-person staff from New Berlin Family Practice, have joined Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.
From the Green Bay Press Gazette — The front page of Gannett statewide newspapers ran a story about Kenosha patient Frank Germinaro, who shared his journey after receiving a kidney transplant in 1970 that lasted him 47 years. Transplant surgeon Mike Zimmerman, MD, explained how uncommon the longevity of Frank’s transplant was and what may have helped him live so long.
The Healthy Community Fund has awarded $239,950 in grants to 10 area non-profit organizations.
From CBS58 — The flu season is already underway, and more people across the state are getting hospitalized because of the virus. With the holiday season around the corner, experts say more cases could pop up. Flu season started early here in Wisconsin, and health experts like Dr. Randy Mathewson want people to take the right measures. "The flu itself is a dangerous disease that can get much, much worse," says Dr. Mathewson with Froedtert & MCW Greendale Health Center. "The holiday season is coming. Influenza is a virus. It's communicable, it's spreadable. You can spread it easily just through coughing, sneezing, through secretions."
From CBS58 — Kate Dielentheis, MD, OB/GYN with the Froedtert Hospital Birth Center; and assistant professor with MCW talks about how common is it for a woman to not know she’s pregnant until she delivers.
From Today's TMJ4 — Jessica Motl, a certified physician assistant with the prostate/urological cancer program at Froedtert & MCW cancer network, explains how we can all play a role in making sure the men in our lives have the discussion with their doctors about prostate cancer screening.
From Fox6 — November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. George Bryant, Jr., and Malika Siker, MD, radiation oncologist, with the Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network joined FOX6 WakeUp with important information for men.