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From USA Today — Experts from around the country, including Mary Beth Graham, MD, director of infection prevention and control at Froedtert Hospital, discuss whether wearing gloves in public protects you from transmission of COVID-19 virus.
From Fox 6 — Dr. Mary Beth Graham, the director of infection prevention and control at Froedtert Hospital, weighs in on wearing masks when we leave the house.
From Wisconsin Public Radio — Mary Beth Graham, MD, medical director of infection prevention and control, comments on patients infected with COVID-19 who will be treated with Remdesivir at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee as part of a nationwide study of its effectiveness.
From Today's TMJ4 — This week, Froedtert & MCW facilities implemented universal face covering requirement for all patients. Mary Beth Graham, MD, medical director of infection prevention and control at Froedtert Hospital, associate chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at MCW, explains why masks reduce the spread of COVID-19.
From Milwaukee Magazine — Jodi Sklar is a housekeeper at Froedtert Hospital. In addition to her daily responsibilities of cleaning and disinfecting patient rooms, she has stepped in as "surrogate family member" and provide extra TLC for patients when visitors aren’t allowed.
From Fox 6 — 27-year-old Billy Schulz was given a 50/50 chance at survival after his coronavirus illness quickly took a scary turn. The treatment he received made a huge difference in his recovery. Doctors used an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine — or ECMO — to give his lungs a break. Schulz, who has no underlying medical conditions, showed signs of improvement, and after five-and-a-half days on the machine, he was taken off — nearly recovered.
From Fox 6 — Froedtert Hospital staff gave Fred, a 75-year-old resident of Milwaukee, a proper sendoff when he was released Tuesday, April 23, after being hospitalized with COVID-19 since April 4.
From Fox 6 — Roseann Gumina, MD, Froedtert & MCW OB/GYN, is reassuring women who are pregnant during this time of uncertainty. "A mother and baby's health is a top priority," she says.
Holy Family Memorial Medical Center (HFM) and Froedtert Health announced the organizations have entered into a letter of intent to provide health care services.
From CBS 58 — Health officials say more cases of COVID-19 are expected across the country. But what steps you should take, if you think you've become sick with the virus? Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, Froedtert & MCW infectious disease specialist, for says the symptoms of COVID-19 might not be so obvious.
From Fox 6 — Courtney Belot, a radiation therapist at Froedtert Hospital, designs and paints protective masks for young patients in need of radiation treatment.
From Today's TMJ4 — Recent estimates suggest about 1 million Americans suffer from multiple sclerosis. Ahmed Obeidat, MD, an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, called MS "one of the most common disabling diseases in young adults." He said roughly 21,000 people across Wisconsin have it.
From WTMJ AM620 — Awake surgery has been performed since the late 1950’s, but many people think the procedure is new. Froedtert Hospital performs approximately four awake surgeries each month.
From Fox 6 — Ronda Laue was moved to do breast self-exams because of Buddy Check 6 — a program FOX 6 is committed to and proud of. "I'm lucky, I'm one of the lucky ones. Buddy Check is my buddy, they're my buddy. I do Buddy Check with you guys on TV," said Laue. "I caught it really, really early. That's what saved me.” All because she took a moment in her chair to do the self-exam
From CBS 58 — Marc de Moya, MD, chief of trauma surgery, provided a thoughtful interview about our role as an Adult Level I Trauma Center and our preparedness for tragic events like the one that occurred at Molson Coors.