November 12, 2012
Craig Kozler, MD, and Christopher Manakas, MD, urologists with Fort HealthCare Urology Associates, are hosting free information sessions about an innovative treatment for bladder control issues. The first presentation date is Tuesday, November 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. The second is on Thursday, November 15 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 presentation will be the same at either location, so it is only necessary to attend one. The information sessions are educational, and open for anyone to attend. Please register by calling (920) 568-5244, or register online at www.FortHealthCare.com/classes, and selecting “A Healthier You.”
November 5, 2012
Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. We encourage everyone to explore opportunities for self-enhancement. These new fitness classes beginning in August and other offerings can help.
November 2, 2012
The Specialty Clinic at Fort HealthCare’s Fort Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that UW Health Doctors Mary Klink and Mihai Teodorescu are now providing sleep medicine consultations. Dr. Klink and Dr. Teodorescu will see patients on Mondays and Tuesdays during the month.
October 17, 2012
For patients admitted to Fort Memorial Hospital, being seen by a hospitalist can mean improved outcomes and specialized care. Through frequent communication with patient’s primary care physicians, hospitalists only treat hospitalized patients and do not have a regular clinic practice. Because of this they are highly experienced in caring for persons with illnesses serious enough to require hospital care
October 10, 2012
BloodCenter of Wisconsin will be hosting a blood screening event at Fort Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. At this event, BloodCenter staff and volunteers use a self-test kit to learn more about your blood type.
September 26, 2012
Sara Wilde, an occupational therapist at the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center, has earned the distinguished Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) certification after completing all required examinations and clinical studies. The designation offers assurance to the public that the therapist treating them has achieved the highest recognition of competency in the profession.
September 18, 2012
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently notified Fort HealthCare that the recent electronic medical record (EMR) initiative at Fort Memorial Hospital and Fort HealthCare clinics has resulted in a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award, signifying attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model. The HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 award honors hospitals operating in a paperless environment and represents those organizations that have achieved best practices in implementing an EMR.
September 12, 2012
The urologists of Fort HealthCare Urology Associates are hosting a free men’s health talk on Tuesday, September 18th. Check-in for the seminar begins at 6:00 p.m. and the seminar will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. Men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) and bladder control problems (stress urinary incontinence) - which are common conditions often caused by diabetes, prostate cancer, or cardiovascular disease - are encouraged to attend. To RSVP for this event, call (877) 433-2873.
August 9, 2012
Fort HealthCare recognizes that access to essential primary care services is sometimes unavailable to those who are under-insured. In a continuing effort to increase access to care, the organization is introducing a new program that provides these individuals with baseline lab measurements, biometrics like waist circumference and body mass index, and a general health risk assessment that addresses chronic diseases and lifestyle choices. The program also provides access to tools and information needed to make necessary lifestyle changes. It is specifically targeted to benefit those with little or no insurance, and is funded through Tomorrow’s Hope.
July 17, 2012
Fort HealthCare is once again offering Stepping On, a fall prevention program for seniors. Those 65 and older, who have had a fall, are fearful of falling or are living in their own home or apartment are encouraged to attend the workshop led by Lee Clay, RN and Faith Nurse coordinator.