Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-5000 | La linea de mensajes: (920) 568-5001

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New Providers at Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care

Fort HealthCare opened a new primary care clinic, called Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care, on September 10. The clinic is temporarily located at 426 McMillen Street in Fort Atkinson (the location that formerly housed Fort HealthCare Surgical Associates). In spring 2013, the new practice will move into its permanent location at 1520 Madison Avenue, in the building that currently houses the Goodwill Store and is adjacent to Fort HealthCare Orthopaedic Associates and Therapy & Sport.

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Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Welcomes New Pediatricians

Fort Medical Group and Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics are pleased to welcome two new pediatricians to its team of providers. Prerna Sinha, MD and Sleem F’Guyer, MD join Julia Dewey, MD, Katherine Lemon, MD, Donald Williams, MD, Amber Heuss, APNP, and Heidi Jennrich, APNP, as they care for area patients.

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New Fort HealthCare Center for Hand Care-Open House Event

It is easy for people to take their full function of their hands for granted. Perhaps thousands of time each day we reach, touch, hold, point and lift with these essential parts of the body. Therefore, any loss of function through injury or disease can devastate lives. To better serve the people of our communities and businesses in the region, Fort HealthCare is proud to announce the newly-formed Center for Hand Care, a wrist and hand specialty clinic.

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HIMSS Analytics Recognizes Fort HealthCare with Stage 7 Award

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.

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2012 Love Lights program to fund Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program

Each year, the Fort HealthCare Partners select a project at Fort Memorial Hospital to support through the sale of Love Lights. Through proceeds raised during the 2012 campaign, Fort HealthCare Emergency Services will be able to provide equipment needed to support the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program. Currently, there is no formal program to treat sexual assault victims in Jefferson County, even though between May and August 2012, there were 44 reported cases in Jefferson County.

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Free Men's Health Talk

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.

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Healthcare Innovation Grants provide funding for community wellness improvement

Every year, the Fort Memorial Hospital Foundation funds projects that will enhance the quality of services offered at Fort HealthCare through the Healthcare Innovation Grant program. This year, $40,000 was available to fund projects that will improve the quality of life across the lifespan.

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Fort HealthCare Welcomes Pediatrician Prerna Sinha, MD

Fort HealthCare and Fort Medical Group are pleased to welcome pediatrician, Prerna Sinha, MD, to the Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine and Pediatrics clinic in Fort Atkinson. She joins Julia Dewey, MD, Katherine Lemon, MD, Donald Williams, MD, and nurse practitioner, Heidi Jennrich, as they care for patients in the area.

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Fort Memorial Hospital simulated learning lab receives local grants

In a recent communication, Dean Johnson, president of Nasco International, has informed representatives of Fort HealthCare of a $75,000 award earmarked for equipment purchases related to the proposed simulation teaching and training laboratory at Fort Memorial Hospital.

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Seeking patient satisfaction information through surveys

Patients of Fort HealthCare clinics and Fort Memorial Hospital are given the opportunity to share their experiences and help improve the quality of patient care through randomly assigned patient satisfaction surveys. Managers rely upon returned surveys to review provide insights into customer service and make improvements as indicated by respondents. Feedback provided by patients on these surveys is critical to creating the best possible patient experience.

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