From ABC News/ABC World News Tonight with David Muir — Altruistic live organ donors are people who voluntarily donate an organ or a portion of their organ to a person they don’t even know. Zanyah Brown, a 4-year-old from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, found the perfect match for a liver transplant in a 27-year-old stranger. This was first time since the inception of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert & MCW Froedtert Hospital joint Transplant Center, a child received a portion of a liver from an altruistic live donor.
From CBS58 — Four-year breast cancer survivor Monica Isla brought members of the ballet to Froedtert Hospital to show off the power of music.
A new digital health tool called Buoy now available on froedtert.com simplifies online searching for health information.
Construction of the new West Bend Health Center is scheduled to begin this summer. The existing facility will remain open and operational while the new health center is under construction on the southeast end of the West Bend Health Center campus.
From Oshkosh Northwestern/USA Today — More than 250 people turned out for the second annual BucksFit Challenge, presented by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network and the Milwaukee Bucks. They ran, jumped, shot hoops and worked out with Bucks players and Bango in the BMO Harris Bradley Center arena.
From Orthopedics This Week — Getting around Froedtert Hospital Campus in Wauwatosa is getting a little easier. The Froedtert & MCW Finder, available to download for free is featured in story about the MediNav Navigator. The development of the Froedtert & MCW Finder was led by Inception Health, the innovation arm of the Froedtert & MCW health network, and Connexient, our wayfinding partner.
From WISN12 — When an adult suffers a traumatic injury, our exceptional Trauma Center staff is ready to respond 24 hours a day. As the only adult Level I Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin we have specialized teams, technology, and facilities available for patients like Jeff and Cheryl, 365 days a year. This story also appeared on:
The Moorland Reserve Emergency Department in New Berlin was recently recognized by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services for exceptional cardiac care.
Molly Riebe, Campbellsport, RN, Modified Care Unit, has been recognized with St. Joseph’s Hospital third quarter DAISY Award for her “huge heart” and compassion.
From Fox6 — A groundbreaking cancer treatment developed in Milwaukee is giving terminal patients a second chance. Together, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin have developed a first-in-the-world cancer treatment. It is called CAR-T cell therapy. It uses a person's own immune system to target and destroy cancer cells. This story was also featured on CBS58.
From Fox6 — The community partnership between the Milwaukee Bucks and Froedtert & MCW health network is about making Milwaukee a healthier, more vibrant place to live. A 30-day fitness challenge aimed at getting kids fired up about exercise and eating right kicked off with a Bang(o) at several Milwaukee public schools.
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-cell therapy, to extend the life of a 52-year-old Wisconsin man.
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.