December 29, 2010
Fort HealthCare recently announced a strategic partnership with Cerner Corporation to implement a comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) system. Considerable progress is being made regarding implementation of the Compass Electronic Health Record. As we work diligently towards that all important go-live date of August 1st, we will begin to more frequently communicate with our patients concerning the expected benefits this very powerful EHR will provide.
December 3, 2010
Fort HealthCare and Fort HealthCare Center for Women's Health are pleased to welcome Nancy Aguirre, MD, to their medical group practice. Aguirre is currently seeing patients in Fort Atkinson. In addition to caring for all aspects of women's health, Aguirre has a particular interest in providing minimally invasive surgeries, offering care for continence issues, contraceptive management and fertility issues.
November 17, 2010
Because no one should go without medical care due to an inability to pay, and because medical billing is a complex issue, Fort HealthCare has created the position of patient financial advocate. Jessica Rutter joined Fort HealthCare on October 18 with a wealth of knowledge on local, state and federal programs available to assist patients with their financial situations.
October 27, 2010
Craig Kozler, MD, and Christopher Manakas, MD, urologists with Fort HealthCare Urology Associates, are hosting free information sessions about a new treatment for bladder control issues. Kozler is presenting on Monday, November 8 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. Manakas is presenting on Wednesday, November 10 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Fort HealthCare Wound & Edema Center location in Johnson Creek (second level entrance at 400 Doctors Court). The information sessions are educational, and open for anyone to attend. Please register by calling the Fort HealthCare Health Promotion department at (920) 568-5244, or register online at www.FortHealthCare.com/classes.
October 20, 2010
Fort HealthCare's team of certified athletic trainers (ATC) are offering pre-concussion screenings for student-athletes. The program, called ImPACT, provides a cognitive baseline so in the event of a concussion, clinicians have better information to guide them in making return-to-play decisions. ImPACT is the standard tool for many high schools, collegiate and professional sports organizations for concussion management.
October 14, 2010
Fort HealthCare has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
September 29, 2010
Jonathan McLaughlin, MD, a general surgeon with Fort HealthCare Surgical Associates, is hosting a free seminar about recent advances in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on Thursday, October 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. The seminar is educational, and open for anyone to attend. Please register by calling the Fort HealthCare Health Promotion department at (920) 568-5244, or register online at www.FortHealthCare.com/classes.
September 2, 2010
Fort HealthCare's team of certified athletic trainers (ATC) recently introduced a new program called ImPACT. The program provides baseline concussion screening, to area athletes who participate in contact sports like football and soccer. ImPACT is the standard tool for many high schools, collegiate and professional sports organizations for concussion management.
August 26, 2010
Fort Medical Group and Fort HealthCare Urology Associates is pleased to welcome urology specialist, Christopher Manakas, MD, to their medical group practice. Manakas joins the staff in Fort Atkinson and Elkhorn on September 1. Manakas brings to the practice skilled treatment for incontinence, prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer prevention and treatment, as well as robotic-assisted laparoscopic and other minimally-invasive surgery experience.
August 26, 2010
Fort Medical Group and Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics is pleased to welcome pediatrician, Julia Dewey, MD, to their medical group practice. Dewey joins the staff in Fort Atkinson on September 1. In addition to offering general pediatric care, Dewey is available to care for multiples, give pelvic exams and perform circumcisions.