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FORT HEALTHCARE COMPANY PICNIC AUGUST 4TH!
Mark your calendar for this Thursday!
The annual employee summer picnic will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. on the Hospital's south lawn, and from 4:00-6:15 p.m. in the Steel Away Café. Fort HealthCare Partners are also welcome to attend!
MAIN NEWS
Best in the Area - Congratulations!
We applaud Donald Williams, MD, Gail Bisbach, RN, and Paramedic Larry Fritz
The annual Daily Jefferson County Union Readers' Poll for The Best in the Area (Jefferson County) results have come in! The readers' vote of confidence in our caring professionals reflects our pride in the great work that these three - and their colleagues - deliver every day throughout the communities we serve. And we are proud to be voted the Best Medical Facility for 9 consecutive years!
Summer's Bounty Fruit & Veggie Challenge Begins August 16th!
Marci Pasquesi, Community Programming Coordinator
Sign-up time is here! This challenge runs from Tuesday, August 16th through Tuesday, September 13th. Participating in this challenge is another way we can work together to help improve our employee population's health and boost our rank in the County Health Rankings - on our way to fulfilling our Vision to be the healthiest community in Wisconsin! Log in to sign up for the challenge at Cernerhealth.com.
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Fort HealthCare Named 2016 Most Wired
Bob Johnston, Marketing Analyst & Web Specialist
For the third year in a row, Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has named Fort HealthCare one of the Most Wired health care providers in the nation. Fort HealthCare is one of 13 hospitals in Wisconsin to receive this distinguished award.
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HOSPITAL & CLINIC NEWS
New ICU Open Now!
The MSP floor has been modified to include the new Intensive Care Unit. Now the newer 2nd floor of the hospital houses MSP, the ICU, and the Center for Joint Replacement. All of these services efficiently provide the best possible care for patients and a more streamlined workflow for physicians and staff.
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August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Beverly Haferman, RN, LC
The main focus of these two health awareness celebrations is on the importance of the role that breast milk has in an infant's development, as well as the health and wellness benefits to the mother. At Fort HealthCare, you will find an encouraging and caring environment where breastfeeding is encouraged to take place whenever necessary.
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Nursing Scholarships Still Available
Kari Behling, Volunteer Services Manager
To encourage the completion of coursework by future nurses, two $1,000 nursing scholarships are available to students who are currently enrolled in an associate degree nursing program. Applications are DUE by August 15th. Application and more information is available online.
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HEALTH & WELLNESS
Employee Experience: Summer's Bounty Challenge
Laura Lau tells her story
Read more about the Lab's Laura Lau and her experience with last year's Summer's Bounty Fruits & Veggies Challenge!
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Enter Into 12 Weeks of Fitness!
Tiffany Pernat, Worksite Wellness Specialist
Class sessions begin August 15th
Now recruiting for more participants ready to begin or maintain their weight loss and/or lifestyle modification journeys! This class is beginning soon - Sign up at FortHealthCare.com/Classes under Health Education & Training.
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Get the Veggies, Taste the Fruit
Ask for a free sample at The Coffee Shop
New V8-Fusion Smoothies are a delicious answer for those of us that may not be getting enough fruits and vegetables in our daily diet. Choose from three great flavors - Peach Mango, Watermelon Raspberry, or Strawberry Banana. Each smoothie is under 170 calories! Available in The Coffee Shop for $1.50 each.
HR CORNER
New Employees - June 2016
Lesa Radloff, Sr. HR Representative
We welcome all of the new employees who started working at Fort HealthCare in June 2016! View the list online.
Welcome Joni Sund, PAC, MPAS
Joni Sund, PAC, MPAS is providing family medicine physician assistant services at the Fort HealthCare Cambridge clinic. View her provider profile online.
Welcome Miranda DeThier, PAC
Miranda DeThier, PAC is providing family medicine physician assistant services at both the Fort HealthCare Johnson Creek and Jefferson clinics. View her provider profile online.
RESPECT AWARDS
RESPECT Award Recipients
The Fort HealthCare RESPECT Award is one of the ways we can recognize our colleagues for their dedication to our Mission and Vision, and for often going above and beyond what is expected in their daily tasks. RESPECT Award nominations are submitted by Fort HealthCare staff. Read this month's full nomination entries online!
FOUNDATION NEWS
Foundation Supports Behavioral Health Services for Students
Dwight Heaney, Executive Director, Fort Memorial Hospital Foundation
Women Who CARE, a program of the Fort Memorial Hospital Foundation, is supporting a pilot project to provide school-based behavioral health counseling services for students.
Women Who CARE Plans Dinner Event
Dwight Heaney, Executive Director, Fort Memorial Hospital Foundation
Women Who CARE invites employees and providers to attend a dinner event at PLOW Restaurant in Cambridge on Thursday, September 22nd.
MEDIA CORNER
Awareness: National Junk Food Day
Heidi Jennrich, APNP of Fort HealthCare Pediatrics Talks Healthy Snacks
Heidi Jennrich, APNP of Fort HealthCare Pediatrics "celebrated" National Junk Food Day on July 22nd by making a video that put a new spin on the awareness day and instead promoted healthy snacking for kids. View her video online!
Healthy Community Coalitions Feature Videos
Fort HealthCare is committed to greater engagement in the overall health of the community. We are partners with several local community coalitions joined in this mission. Each group produced a video showing more of what they are all about. Learn more about each coalition and view their VIDEOS online!
EVENTS
RECIPE
August's Food of the Month: Cranberries!
Try this month's featured recipe for a Cranberry Green Tea Smoothie!
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