From Becker’s Hospital Review — In a 50-state poll, U.S. healthcare leaders were asked, "What are the most pressing concerns you face and how are you responding?" Froedtert Health president and CEO Cathy Jacobson cites cost and access for Wisconsin residents, as well as the need to meet the changing expectations of patients.
Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Hospitals as National Leaders in LGBTQ Health Care Equality
Three Froedtert & MCW hospitals were named a “2018 Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Community Memorial Hospital recently announced Kayla Raddemann, registered nurse on the fourth floor Surgical/Orthopaedic/Pediatric Unit, as this quarter’s DAISY award winner.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — A digital health tool that uses artificial intelligence to check symptoms is a new option for the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. The tool, Buoy, is like the system's own version of WebMD that uses artificial intelligence to personalize the experience. This story was also covered by:
Community Memorial Hospital Accepting Nominations for 2018 Spirit of Caring Award for Exceptional Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers
Community Memorial Hospital is accepting nominations for the 2018 Spirit of Caring award. Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for exceptional physicians and advanced practice providers to recognize their achievements.
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.