From WUWM — Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, an enterprise epidemiologist with Froedtert & MCW health network, explained the characteristics that make the measles virus so contagious.
Ginger Knapp and Stephanie Luepnitz Recognized with SJH Excellence in Nursing and Support Personnel Awards
Ginger Knapp, Emergency Department RN from Hubertus, and Stephanie Luepnitz, lead Emergency Department technician from West Bend, have been awarded the 2019 St. Joseph’s Hospital Excellence in Nursing Award and Excellence in Nursing Support Personnel Award, respectively.
From CBS 58 — Accomplished dancer and a five-year breast cancer survivor Monica Isla brings the healing powers of ballet to others living with cancer, encouraging well-being through increased flexibility and decreased stress. Last week, Monica’s students, patients of the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center, took part in a private class with Milwaukee Ballet’s second company to promote whole-person healing with ballet. Following the class, the dancers performed in the Clinical Cancer Center lobby. Beautiful!
From the Fond du Lac Reporter — Matthew Moore was just 43 years old when he suffered a stroke that could have proved fatal. Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, interventional neurologist, explains Matthew's complex case and how the team at the comprehensive stroke center at Froedtert Hospital saved his life.
From CBS 58 — Dr. Adam King, a primary care doctor who specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics at Froedert & MCW McKinley Health Center, provides much-needed answers about how you can determine if you are immunized against the measles.
The Well Wisher Gift Shop at St. Joseph’s Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, will hold a spring open house for the community April 30 and May 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features door prizes, specialty food product samples, refreshments and "Super Sale Tables."
From Physics World — Christopher Schultz, MD, chair, Radiation Oncology Department, explained the important role the Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network is playing in the transformation of radiation therapy. Schultz and his team are one of the early adopters of Elekta’s Unity system, which combines high-field, 1.5 T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with a state-of-the-art linear accelerator. This new generation of image-guided radiotherapy systems makes it possible to visualize the target area during treatment and adapt the radiation dose in real time.
From WTMJ Radio — Adam King, MD, internist with Froedtert & MCW McKinley Health Center, talks about the largest measles outbreak in the U.S.since 2014 — what we need to know and how we can protect ourselves and loved ones.
From Fox 6 — Shadie Majidi, MD, a diagnostic radiologist specializing in breast imaging with Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, explained what women should know about recent FDA recommendations related to mammograms and breast density.
From mHealth Intelligence — The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health system is using an mHealth platform featuring Proteus Digital Medicine technology to help care providers and patients with chronic conditions improve medicine management at home.
The Mequon-Thiensville School District celebrated the opening of the MTSD Health and Wellness Center—its employee health clinic—with an open house for employees on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
The Froedtert & MCW health network announced that they have teamed up with Proteus Digital Health® and Xealth® to provide an evidence-based digital medicines offering that is fully integrated into patients’ electronic health records (EHR).
Adam Kirchhoff, a resident of West Bend and an RN on the Medical/Surgical Unit, has been recognized with St. Joseph’s Hospital’s second quarter DAISY Award for his support and politeness.
From CBS 58 — The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center and the Froedtert & MCW health network are partnering to open a rehabilitation clinic inside the JCC. At the clinic, staff will provide services including physical therapy, ACL injury care and prevention, neurological rehabilitation and spine therapy.
The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC) and the Froedtert & MCW health network are pleased to announce that they are partnering to enhance the health of JCC members and bring a new level of services to the North Shore community.
St. Joseph’s is accepting nominations for it’s sixth annual “Excellence in Medicine” award, which recognizes the accomplishments of an individual physician/PA/APNP/CRNA at St. Joseph’s Hospital and celebrates the work of all of our providers.