From National Geographic — Is flying a good idea during a pandemic? Before you pack your bag, stuff some expert advice in your brain. Joyce L. Sanchez, MD, medical director, Froedert & MCW Travel Health Clinic weighs in.
From WTMJ 620 — Is plasma important to the fight against the pandemic? Mary Beth Graham, MD, medical director, Infection Prevention and Control Program, Froedtert Hospital; associate chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Medical College of Wisconsin; takes us through what scientists know and what we need to know.
From the Wisconsin Hospital Association — The Froedtert & MCW Comprehensive Stroke Program is built upon coordinated multi-disciplinary team work, providing life-saving care more quickly and saving brain cells, to improve recovery and quality of life.
From Wisconsin Public Radio — Beth Erickson, MD, FACR, FASTRO, radiation oncologist and researcher with the Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network and Medical College of Wisconsin faculty member, discusses how cancer treatment does not stop for a pandemic and how we’ve taken precautionary measures in response to COVID-19.
From U.S.News & World Report — Joyce Sanchez, MD, infectious disease specialist and medical director of the Froedtert & MCW Travel Health Clinic; assistant professor of medicine the Medical College of Wisconsin, joined national health experts for a virtual press conference last week to provide scientific and clinical recommendations to movie theaters and patrons.
From CBS 58 — Growing up on a Michigan pig farm taught Nathan Zwagerman, MD, Froedtert & MCW neurosurgeon, a sound work ethic. Now he uses an innovative and less invasive procedure to reach tumors deep inside the brain.
Froedtert & MCW health network and Network Health help patients manage diabetes using Glooko and Xealth
From WUWM — Joyce Sanchez, MD, infectious disease specialist at Froedtert Hospital, tackles some tough issues around the risks of resuming your exercise routine in a public gym.
From National Geographic — Joyce Sanchez, MD, infectious disease specialist and medical director of the Froedtert & MCW Travel Health Clinic, provides guidance on how to travel safer this summer.
From healthcareitnews.com — Mental health is widely recognized as an important, yet undertreated, facet of whole person health. Unmanaged chronic conditions and financial stress mixed with increasing rates of pandemic-induced anxiety and depression from social isolation has created the perfect storm for mental health issues to compound exponentially. Providers and employers have taken notice of this coming need and are offering mental health and wellness applications at an increasing rate, but quantity does not always mean quality. How do we quantify what treatments and tools are actually working?
From 620WTMJ Radio — Many communities and businesses are asking people to wear masks outside, in public and while shopping. So how do masks protect all of us? Mary Beth Graham, MD, infectious disease specialist with the Froedtert & MCW health network, talks about the benefits of wearing a mask during the coronavirus pandemic.
Reflecting the growth of Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital, two executives have been promoted and one executive has joined Froedtert Hospital to lead eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center into the future.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Froedtert Hospital announced that two executives have been promoted and one executive has joined Froedtert for the roles of chief medical officer, president and chief operating officer. This story was also covered by the Milwaukee BizTimes and The Waukesha Freeman.
‘It's a sign of humanity': Shorewood becomes first Milwaukee area community to require face masks in public buildings
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Brady McIntosh, MD, an emergency physician at Froedtert Hospital, said The Lancet Journal recently compiled the results of 172 studies across 16 countries and determined that face masks resulted in "a large reduction in the risk of infection."
Heading out to celebrate this holiday weekend? “Don’t let your guard down” says infectious disease specialist
From 620WTMJ Radio — Joyce Sanchez, MD, infectious disease specialist at Froedtert & MCW health network, offered tips to ensure a safe holiday weekend and summer!
From Fortune Magazine — Froedtert Hospital was named as one of the 15 Top Major Teaching Hospitals in the country.
From CBS 58 — Coronavirus can affect people of all shapes, sizes, colors, ages and races. It presents itself in many forms, from a fever to critical breathing complications. Froedtert & MCW infectious disease specialist John Fangman, MD, explains that we need more time to investigate the long-term impacts.
From Fox 6 — Construction for the new Kathy’s House site has begun. Kathy’s House provides housing for out-of-town patients and their families receiving care at Milwaukee-area hospitals, including Froedtert Hospital. In 2018, more than 90 percent of Kathy’s House’s 1,500 guests were patients or family members referred by the Froedtert & MCW health network. The new House is expected to open next year. This story also appeared in these media outlets.
Froedtert & MCW health network expands digital health options for pregnant patients with Babyscripts and Xealth
From Wisconsin Public Radio — Dianne Smetana, cancer patient, and her doctor, James P. Thomas, MD, PhD, hematologist/oncologist at the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center, discuss making the difficult decision whether to forego cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.