November 8, 2013
Despite the initial problems with the federal government’s health reform website, www.HealthCare.gov, the website continues to improve and more and more 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.
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.
November 1, 2013
Fort HealthCare recently received multiple awards in the 2013 Communications Review program sponsored by the Wisconsin Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (WHPRMS). Winners were announced at the WHPRMS annual conference held October 23-25 at The Abbey Resort near Lake Geneva, WI.
October 28, 2013
For 29 years, the response from the community has made the Fort Memorial Hospital Partners Love Light Tree project a successful annual event, exemplifying the spirit of giving. Each year, the Fort HealthCare Partners select a project at Fort Memorial Hospital to support through the sale of Love Lights.
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.
October 21, 2013
Individuals looking to begin an exercise program or change their current program are invited to join the Fort HealthCare Rock the Walk 2013 Step Challenge.
October 18, 2013
To help tackle the childhood obesity issue in Jefferson County, Fort HealthCare Pediatrics has been implementing a proprietary FIT Program for kids since 2012. At the center of the program is Heidi Jennrich, APNP of the Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics clinic in Fort Atkinson.
October 17, 2013
Fort HealthCare is pleased to announce that four area community organizations have been awarded the health system’s Commitment to Corporate Wellness award. Honored were the Fort Atkinson School District, Whitewater Unified School District and the Cambridge School District/Cambridge Activities Program. Mike Wallace, President and CEO of Fort HealthCare acknowledged these organizations’ dedication to community and employee wellness at the October 9 American Heart Association Go Red Luncheon held at Koshkonong Mounds Country Club, Fort Atkinson.
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.
October 3, 2013
Fort HealthCare has organized a number of fitness events to occur in the remaining months of this year. Volunteers and participants for these family oriented activities are encouraged to visit the Fort HealthCare website pages created for both the Frosty Rock Challenge and the Spin to Win Poker Pedal. Proceeds for the Frosty Rock Challenge benefit Tomorrow’s Hope. The Spin to Win Poker Pedal is raising funds in support of the Rock River Free Clinic.