Froedtert Hospital seeing increase in trauma patients, psychology referrals as Milwaukee prepares to set record number of homicides
From Today’s TMJ4 — The City of Milwaukee is on track to set a new record number of homicides this year. As a result, hospitals are now feeling the effects and there’s a greater need for violence prevention. David Milia, MD, and Terri deRoon-Cassini, MD, reflected on the toll increasing violence is taking on hospitals and healthcare providers, and emphasized the importance and critical need for our partnership with 414LIFE.
From WISN 12 — Lupita finally left Froedtert Hospital after a six-month battle with COVID-19. Her brave journey continues as she recovers at home. This woman’s cup is half full!
Beloved Salam Elementary kindergarten teacher rebuilding her life after losing both hands and a foot to sepsis
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — A local Kindergarten teacher beat the odds at Froedtert Hospital. After contracting the flu, she found herself fighting for her life. Lucian "Buck" Durham, MD, provided insight to this patient’s case.
From the Milwaukee Business Journal — Froedtert & MCW health network is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to present Reverse Pitch MKE, part of Milwaukee Startup Week, where local entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to solve corporate challenges at both organizations using digital innovation. This story was also featured on urbanmilwaukee.com.
The Froedtert & MCW health network and Northwestern Mutual partner to host Reverse Pitch MKE during Startup Milwaukee Week
From WISN 12 — Kathleen Kramer rode her bicycle from Fond du Lac to Froedtert Hospital to get her 20th anniversary transplant checkup.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — With flu season around the corner, Mary Beth Graham, MD, Froedtert & MCW infectious disease specialist, reminds us of the importance of getting a flu shot and answers commonly asked questions about the vaccine.
From NBC Nightly News — Marc de Moya, MD, chief of trauma surgery, provided a thoughtful interview about the recent increase in violence and its correlation to COVID-19, as well as the Froedtert & MCW partnership with 414LIFE. The segment kicked off a new NBC Nightly News series, "America’s Cities – Fact vs. Fiction."
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.