From Spectrum News 1 — The Brain Aneurysm Foundation estimates 1 in 50 Americans is living with an unruptured aneurysm. Standard treatment used to be clipping the aneurysm via surgery requiring a large incision that begins behind the ear and stretches along the head. Hirad Hedayat, MD, a neurosurgeon at Froedtert Hospital, talks about how now, in some cases, surgeons can now perform the procedure through an incision in the eyebrow.
From WISN 12 — April is National Donate Life Month, and right now, more than 90,000 people are currently on a waiting list for a kidney donation. WISN 12 News' Gabriella Garza spoke exclusively with a woman who decided to give the gift of life to a stranger.
Froedtert & MCW health network and RAYUS Radiology expand access to imaging with new diagnostic imaging center in West Bend
Three Froedtert & MCW health network hospitals recognized as LGBTQ+ equity and inclusion top performers
Milwaukee and Cedarburg, Wis. — Five primary care providers who have been practicing in the Cedarburg area for many years will join Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.
‘My life has changed forever’: Milwaukee nurse, a COVID-19 long-hauler, still on the path to recovery
From Spectrum News 1 — Cynthia, who receives cardiac and pulmonary care at the Froedtert & MCW Post-COVID Multispecialty Program, has struggled with ongoing COVID-19 symptoms since getting COVID-19 in 2020. She and Julie Biller, MD, pulmonologist, caught up with Spectrum New 1 WI almost a year later to provide an update on her progress and recovery since first sharing her story last year.
A federal program to ease access to COVID-19 antivirals rolls out, but pills have been going unused in many parts of the United States
From CNN — Jane Wainaina, MD, FACP, infectious-disease specialist and medical director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Froedtert Hospital, talked with CNN about the challenges of distributing COVID-19 antiviral medication.
From mketech.org — "Innovation at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network is everywhere. It can also come from anywhere. Today, we’re excited to partner with InOn Health and co-founders Kaakpema 'KP' Yelpaala and Sara Yelpaala. InOn Health has a unique approach to delivering health information to our communities through an approach of deep cultural awareness and personalization." said Mike Anderes, chief digital officer for Froedtert Health and the president of Inception Health.
From CBS 58 — Watch the story about local artist who shares a little love with Froedtert Hospital, one heart at a time.
From WISN 12 — WISN 12 offered this rare looking into the Froedtert Hospital Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). Since March 2020, Froedtert & MCW health network hospitals and emergency departments have cared for more than 8,600 people with COVID-19, with 905 COVID-19 patients admitted to the MICU in 2020 and 2021. The front-line workers in the MICU have witnessed suffering and heartache, and they urge people to get vaccinated
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.