News Room

Categories: All Categories | Community Health | From Your Local Stream Team | Health, Wellness & You | Workplace Health
Archive: All Articles | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

Use these search selections to find news articles by category and year.

Welniak Celebrates Second Anniversary at Fort HealthCare Jefferson

Monday, December 30, 2013 - Fort HealthCare Jefferson physician Linda Welniak, MD, is celebrating the beginning of her third year at the Jefferson clinic providing family medicine care to area residents. The Fort HealthCare Jefferson clinic is located at 840 West Racine Street in Jefferson. She and nurse practitioner Noreen Lyons care for patients of all ages. More...

Barrett and Partipilo of Fort HealthCare are Certified Hand Therapists

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - Rebecca Barrett and Jackie Partipilo, both occupational therapists at the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center in Whitewater, have earned the distinguished Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) designation after completing all required examinations and clinical studies. The certification offers assurance to the public that the therapist treating them has achieved the highest recognition of competency in the profession. More...

Fort HealthCare's Suttinger Earns CHT Certification

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Laura Suttinger, an occupational therapist at the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center in Whitewater, has earned the distinguished Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) certification after completing all required examinations and clinical studies. More...

Fort HealthCare to Host Diabetes Awareness Indoor Walking Event

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - Fort HealthCare is hosting a free indoor Diabetes Walk on Wednesday, November 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital, 611 Sherman Avenue East in Fort Atkinson. More...

Fort HealthCare Healing Breast Care Center Open House

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Fort HealthCare has created a Healing Breast Care Center in the hospital, and would like to invite the public to an open house event on Tuesday, October 29th from 3-6 p.m. The Center is located on the Ground Floor of Fort Memorial Hospital, 611 Sherman Avenue East in Fort Atkinson. More...

ObamaCare enrollment assistance available from local organizations

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - Individuals across the entire county are now able to sign up for new health insurance options made available by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare. Coverage begins as early as January 1, 2014. The new Health Insurance Marketplace offers different types of health plans to meet a variety of budgets and coverage needs for persons seeking health insurance without the benefit of an employer sponsored plan. This is especially important to persons and families affected by changes in the 2014 State of Wisconsin BadgerCare Plus eligibility allowances. More...

Free Prostate Screening September 28

Friday, September 20, 2013 - In recognition of prostate cancer awareness month, Fort HealthCare is offering a free, baseline prostate screening for men on Saturday, September 28th from 8-11:30 a.m. at Fort HealthCare Urology Associates, located at 520 Handeyside Lane in Fort Atkinson. More...

Flu Shots Available for Fort HealthCare Patients

Friday, September 20, 2013 - To help you get through flu season without getting extremely ill, Fort Medical Group primary care clinics are encouraging their patients to call very soon to make an appointment to receive a flu shot, which reserves a dose for them for the season. More...

Fort Memorial PET/CT scan services helps detect disease at earlier stages

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Beginning Friday, September 27th patients living in the Fort Atkinson area will no longer be required to travel out of the area to have an exam that helps doctors detect disease in its early stages and monitor the progress of patients’ treatment. The scanner, developed by GE Healthcare, combines two kinds of imaging to give doctors complete information about the patient’s condition in a single exam that usually takes less than one hour. Previously, doctors had to put patients through two separate scans to get similar information. More...

Fort HealthCare Johnson Creek Offering Free Blood Pressure Screening Day

Monday, September 16, 2013 - The Fort HealthCare Johnson Creek Clinic is hosting a free blood pressure screening day on Wednesday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the clinic. The clinic is located on the lower level of the building at 400 Doctors Court, off of Highway 26 near Menards. Registration is not required, and new patients are encouraged to attend. More...

Wound & Edema Center receives Center of Excellence award

Monday, September 16, 2013 - The Fort HealthCare Wound & Edema Center in Johnson Creek was recently awarded the Robert Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award by Healogics, the largest national wound healing company. The award is based on high patient satisfaction, exceptional healing rates and outstanding clinical outcomes for 24 consecutive months. Healogics partners with more than 500 hospitals across 44 states who utilize advanced wound healing techniques to treat patients with chronic wounds. More...

Fort HealthCare Frosty Rock Challenge slated for November 16

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - The inaugural Fort HealthCare Frosty Rock Challenge 5k &12k will be held on Saturday, November 16. Beginning at the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center in Fort Atkinson, participants will have a choice between a 5k road course run or walk and a 12k mixed course run. The 12k race commences at 9:00 AM and is followed by the start of the 5k at 9:15 AM. Registration begins at 7:30 AM. More...

Jefferson High volleyball team raises funds for free mammograms

Friday, August 30, 2013 - Every year the Jefferson High School volleyball team dedicates a home game to the 'Pink' cause. This year's 'PINK' game is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1, with Varsity play starting at 6:30 PM. Every dollar made that night - concessions, t-shirt sales, 50/50 raffles and more - goes toward a breast cancer related cause. As was true last year, monies raised will be donated to the Fort HealthCare mammogram voucher program, a service that provides free mammograms for under- and uninsured women. More...

Geoffrey Smith, DO achieves certified wound specialist status

Monday, August 12, 2013 - Geoffrey Smith, DO of the Fort HealthCare Wound & Edema Center, has recently been awarded the status of Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) by the American Board of Wound Management. The CWS board certification is a formal recognition of a master level knowledge and specialty practice in wound management. More...

Fort HealthCare's McConnell Receives Biofeedback Certification

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - Becky McConnell, MPT, BCB-PMD, with Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center, recently received certification from the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). McConnell joins an elite group of professionals who have met the criteria required in order to become a certified provider of biofeedback services. More...

FREE Joint Pain Seminars in June

Friday, June 7, 2013 - Beth Schmitz, RN, Joint Care Coordinator for the Fort HealthCare Center for Joint Replacement, is hosting a number of free seminars about joint health throughout the county during the month of June. More...

Celebrate Hand Therapy Week: June 3-9, 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - During June 3-9, 2013, the Fort HealthCare Center for Hand Care will celebrate Hand Therapy Week. Hand Therapy Week is an integrated national program sponsored by the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT). More...

Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care Open House

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - The newly constructed Fort Healthcare Integrated Family Care clinic will be hosting an open house event for the public on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. The clinic is located at 1520 Madison Avenue in Fort Atkinson. More...

Pilots' Medical Certification Available Locally

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - Aaron J. Beck, MD, of Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care, recently completed training as an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Dr. Beck is available for both routine aviation physical examinations and appointments to evaluate the acute medical condition of a pilot between his or her routinely scheduled exams. He offers medical certification exams for local pilots. More...

FREE SEMINAR: Help for Hand, Hip and Knee Pain

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - Fort HealthCare is hosting a free seminar about joint health and related conditions on Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Three Pillars Senior Living Community in Dousman, Wis. More...

FREE Seminar About Joint Pain

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - Beth Schmitz, RN, Joint Care Coordinator for the Fort HealthCare Center for Joint Replacement, is hosting a free seminar about joint health on Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium. More...

Fort HealthCare Center for Joint Replacement receives high marks

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - The Center for Joint Replacement at Fort Memorial Hospital was recently recognized by Marshall Steele & Associates (MS&A), a healthcare consulting and management company, for achieving exceptional results in the treatment of patients receiving hip and knee replacements. During the 18 month period July 2011 through December 2012, a zero percent complication rate occurred among the 353 hip and knee replacement patients treated. More...

Center of Excellence award for Fort HealthCare Wound & Edema Center, Johnson Creek

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - For the third consecutive year, the Fort HealthCare Wound & Edema Center has been recognized as a Center of Distinction by Healogics, a national leader in wound care. For the first-time ever, the clinic was also granted the Robert Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award, making it one of only two in Wisconsin to receive this honor. More...

Fort HealthCare promotes National Nutrition Month

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Eating right is essential to keeping a body running at its best. During National Nutrition Month®, Fort HealthCare and the Academy of Nutrition and offer a reminder to build an eating plan with lifestyle and nutritional needs in mind through the "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” promotion. More...

Varicose Veins Treatment: Free Seminar

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - Bill Kontny, MD of Fort HealthCare Surgical Associates is hosting a free informational seminar about effective treatment for venous reflux disease (varicose veins) on Tuesday, March 12 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium. More...

Health Information News

Subscribe

  • RSS News Feed
  • eHealth365 Magazine
     
     
     
    Follow Me on Pinterest

© Fort HealthCare 2014. Privacy Policy: English | Spanish | Vendor Program | Social Media Guidelines
611 Sherman Avenue East, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 | (920) 568-5000