From Becker's Hospital Review — Froedtert Hospital was included on a list of the hospitals patients are most likely to recommend in every state using Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data from CMS.
From Spectrum News 1 — Anne Marie Strehlow, Froedtert & MCW physical therapist, participated in the Professional Triathletes Organisation U.S. Open that was held in Milwaukee. She talked about balancing her strict training schedule with her work.
From the Milwaukee Business Journal — A new parking structure west of Froedtert Hospital represents the first in a series of projects paving the way for a future expansion of southeast Wisconsin’s busiest hospital.
From Becker’s Hospital Review — Froedtert & MCW health network was one of the top U.S. workplaces for disability inclusion by the 2023 Disability Equality Index, a joint initiative with the American Association of People with Disabilities.
From Yahoo! News — The Froedtert Hospital Emergency Department was one of 53 hospitals across the U.S. receiving the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award. The ENA Lantern Award recognizes emergency departments that demonstrate exceptional and innovative leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research performance.
From the Waukesha Freeman — The poor air quality in southeastern Wisconsin due to Canadian wildfires has caused an increase in visits to area emergency rooms for respiratory issues. Jonathan Rubin, MD, emergency medicine physician at Froedtert Hospital, noted that the most at risk are people with underlying conditions and urged everyone to stay indoors.
From Fox6 — Jonathan Rubin, MD, emergency medicine physician at Froedtert Hospital, talked about how humans are experiencing the same issues as the animals noting that even healthy people should avoid strenuous exercise out doors. The most at risk include the young, old and those with underlying lung and heart issues.
From CBS58 — Ben Weston, MD, MPH, emergency medicine physician, adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, talked about the air quality, symptoms, safety and long-term effects.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — The wildfire smoke blanketing the Milwaukee area has hit such high levels that the air outside is unhealthy for anyone to breathe. Ben Weston, MD, MPH, emergency medicine physician, adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, was one of three doctors providing tips on how to stay safe.
From WISN12 — Milwaukee County officials are reporting a huge increase in 911 calls for respiratory issues. Ben Weston, MD, MPH, emergency medicine physician, adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, explained who required emergency care and who is most at risk.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network opened the Forest Home Health Center, which will also house the new South Side Family Medicine Residency Program. Located at 1316 W. Forest Home Avenue, Suite A, Milwaukee, the center provides primary care for all ages and needs, including kids and older adults, and will improve access to preventive care so health problems may be detected at early stages when they may be easier to treat. The health center provides prenatal care, care after childbirth and care of newborns after hospital discharge. Behavioral health services are also available.
From Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin — Researchers at the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center are using a chemical element to trick brain cancer cells and slow tumor growth, offering new hope to patients with glioblastoma — a rare form of brain cancer.
From BizTimes — Catherine Jacobson, CEO of Froedtert Health, will be honored as BizTimes Media’s 13th Woman Executive of the Year award winner at the Women in Business Symposium on Aug. 23. As president and CEO of Froedtert Health, Jacobson leads one of the state’s largest private employers, with more than 13,000 employees.
From TMJ4 — Keith Thrower spent more than three years on a heart pump while waiting for a transplant. After receiving a heart transplant at Froedtert Hospital, he's met his donor's family and is eternally grateful for the gift of life he received.
From Shepherd Express — The Deer District Market Series, a collaborative effort presented by the Froedtert & MCW health network and supported by Deer District BID 53, kicked off its first event this past weekend with the MKE Black Summer Market. The initiative aims to showcase and promote local businesses and vendors in the vibrant Deer District.
From WCUB — From the WCUB Breakfast Club, Froedtert Holy Family Memorial Hospital, Healthiest Manitowoc County and the City of Manitowoc Parks and Recreation, will offer free exercise programs this summer.
From TMJ4 — John Neilson, MD, orthopaedic surgeon, talks about a new option and procedure for amputees that is available from the Froedtert & MCW health network. The new prosthetics helped a man who lost both of his legs after he was hit by a drunk driver.
From ASHP — Pharmacists at Froedtert & MCW health network participated in a 12-month pilot launched by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists to study how a person's genes affect how he or she responds to medications.
From the Milwaukee Business Journal — Carbon Health, which announced a strategic partnership in April 2022 with Froedtert & MCW health network, is scheduled to open its first Milwaukee-area clinic in August. The location is a strip mall at 11415 W. Burleigh St. in Wauwatosa just south of the Mayfair Collection.
From the Sheboygan Sun — Lakeshore Technical College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Froedtert & MCW Center for Healthcare Excellence at its Cleveland campus on Monday morning. The $5 million project, which includes a new 17,000-square-foot addition and updates to LTC’s existing healthcare education facilities, will double the number of healthcare students the college is able to accommodate, and thus fill a need for skilled medical professionals in the area. Fox11 News also covered the story.