Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
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Fort HealthCare Scholarship Winners Announced

Fort HealthCare recently provided a total of $10,400 in scholarship money to ten area residents. Fort HealthCare believes that investing in students who have shown academic leadership or community involvement will result in future leaders able to make their communities healthier places.

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FREE Joint Pain Seminars in June

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.

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Nasco staff view products in action at Fort HealthCare symposium

Over 100 clients and representatives from Fort Atkinson-based Nasco, an international supplier of educational and agricultural supplies, attended a half-day symposium at Fort Memorial Hospital. Held on June 4, the event allowed Fort HealthCare staff to demonstrate how they use Nasco products to improve staff training and skills, and therefore, the quality of healthcare in the community.

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Fort HealthCare begins door-to-door health needs survey

Each year, Fort HealthCare authorizes a comprehensive survey to assess the general public's individual healthcare status and health-related behaviors. Survey results guide the organization in identifying the need for new and improved services, addressing individual health conditions more effectively and in assessing the overall health of the communities it serves. This year’s survey will again be a door-to-door canvass and occur throughout the Fort HealthCare service area including Jefferson County, Cambridge and Whitewater. The survey process begins during the week of June 10 and will continue until 400 surveys are completed.

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Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care Open House

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.

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Celebrate Hand Therapy Week: June 3-9, 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).

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Fort HealthCare Leads Efforts to Improve Jefferson County Health Rankings

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released the 2013 County Health Rankings on March 20. The county health rankings examine the health and well-being of people living in nearly every county in every state in the country, and shows that how long and how well people live depends upon multiple factors beyond just their access to medical care.

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Fort HealthCare honors volunteers

Fort HealthCare honored its many volunteers at the annual awards banquet on April 25 at Jansen’s Banquet Hall in Fort Atkinson. Over 230 adult volunteers contributed 22,438 hours of service during 2012. In addition, 630 hours were volunteered by area high school and college students.

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FREE SEMINAR: Help for Hand, Hip and Knee Pain

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.

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Pilots' Medical Certification Available Locally

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.

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