From Fox 6 — Opened in 2011, the Sickle Cell Clinic at Froedtert Hospital is the only adult clinic of its kind in the state. It’s another example of how diversity and inclusion leverages the individual uniqueness among people, cultures and systems that collectively empower us to drive innovation and deliver culturally competent care.
'Why are they not getting better?': How one Black doctor is working to fight racial disparity in healthcare
From TMJ 4 — There are less than six percent of Black doctors in the U.S., but one doctor at Froedtert Hospital is working to fight that racial disparity across healthcare. LaTosha Harper, MD, is a doctor at the Froedtert & MCW McKinley Health Center in downtown Milwaukee where she specializes in family medicine. She realized she had a calling for it after losing her father and grandfather.
From CBS 58 — Marc de Moya, MD, Froedtert & MCW trauma surgeon, talks about the size of the trauma team that treats each patient, the staff roles and how they approach the patient. "Everybody has their role because time is live." David Milia, MD, trauma surgeon, talked with TMJ 4 about the long-term effects of the traumatic injuries they see in the in the Froedtert Hospital adult Level I Trauma Center.
From Becker's Hospital Review — COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation in nearly every sector, including healthcare. The article calls out Froedtert & MCW health network's effort to develop an app for employee screening.
Milwaukee — The Froedtert & MCW health network opened a new Community Hospital location today, Jan. 31., in Oak Creek providing high quality care in an inviting, streamlined setting close to home when sudden needs arise.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network announces closure of Mequon Health Center Urgent Care
Milwaukee — The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network announced today the closure of the Froedtert & MCW Mequon Health Center Urgent Care effective Feb. 1, 2022, due to the ongoing effects and impact of COVID-19 on the health network. The Froedtert & MCW Mequon Health Center will remain open.
From Fox 6 — Jason Liu, MD, emergency medicine physician, talks about how the pandemic is putting stress on the hospitals, and what you should do and expect when you need care. Unless it is a life-threatening situation, you should consider contacting your primary care physician or a virtual visit as you may experience long wait times in the Emergency Department.
From WUWM 89.7 — Mary Beth Graham, Froedtert & MCW infectious disease specialist, provides sound expertise about what our community is currently experiencing and how to protect ourselves during the Omicron surge.
From WISN 12 — Blood centers and hospitals are in the midst of what they say is the worst blood supply shortage in the past 10 years. David Milia, MD, trauma surgery medical director at Froedtert Hospital, talks about what makes this shortage more challenging than those in the past and the importance of donating blood if you are able. Visit versiti.org/wi or call 877-BE-A-HERO (877-232-4376) to schedule a blood donation appointment.
From Spectrum News 1 — Joyce Sanchez, MD, Froedtert & MCW infectious disease specialist, contributed to a retrospective on the biggest takeaways from what we learned about COVID-19 in 2021 and what could be ahead in 2022.
'A lot of people never got to say goodbye:' Milwaukee ICU nurse on how she persists, despite the tragedies of the pandemic
From WUWM 89.7 — Christin Lissmann, RN, intensive care nurse at Froedtert Hospital, reflects on the impact caring for COVID-19 patients has had on her career and her life.
From WISN 12 — The COVID-19 surge has put an overwhelming amount of stress on the Froedtert & MCW health system, including our Emergency Departments. Jason M. Liu, MD, MPH, and Bradley H. Crotty, FACP, MPH, MD, are asking people to find other places to get COVID-19 testing and to come to the Emergency Department only in the event of a real emergency.
From WUWM 89.7 — B. Tucker Woodson, MD, Froedtert& MCW sleep medicine specialist, was recently featured on WUWM 89.7, Milwaukee’s local NPR station, discussing chronic sleep problems, including how COVID-19 changes have affected sleep.
From TMJ 4 — Mary Beth Graham, MD, FIDSA, FACP, medical director of infection prevention and disease control at Froedtert Hospital, talks about how we've already had influenza hospitalizations this year as opposed to none last year and how the only definitive diagnosis between flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and COVID-19 is testing.
From WISN 12 — Nicole Santiago talks about the gift of life she received from living kidney donor, Stacy Schaefer, and the Transplant Center at Froedtert Hospital.
Froedtert & MCW health network announces the retirement of Enterprise Chief Medical Officer Jonathon Truwit, MD
Milwaukee — After eight years as the enterprise chief medical officer for the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, Jonathon Truwit, MD, will retire effective July 2022. Dr.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Jonathon Dean Truwit, MD, chief medical officer and pulmonologist; Mary Beth Graham, MD, FIDSA, FACP, infectious disease specialist; and Joyce Sanchez, MD, FACP, infectious disease specialist, provided answers to questions regarding the omicron variant of COVID-19.
Doctors say more women are seeking treatment for 'long-haul' COVID-19. Some say more research is needed to know who's most affected.
From Wisconsin Public Radio — Julie Biller, MD, medical director of the Froedtert & MCW Post COVID-19 Care Program and pulmonologist with Froedtert & MCW health network, spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio about long-haul COVID-19 in response to a Mayo Clinic publication about post COVID-19 care.
Former GV Investors Launch Character, a New $ 30 Million Venture Capital Fund with an Investment Strategy Focused on Product Design
From 6park.news — Inception Health, the hub for the Froedtert & MCW health network’s digital health services, recently made an investment in the new Milwaukee-based venture capital fund Character. This investment helps to build the innovation and start-up reputation for Milwaukee while giving the Froedtert & MCW health network early access to some great new entrepreneurs and ideas.