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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Get L.I.T.E. Gets Revamped

If you are looking to lose weight or want to incorporate better eating and activity habits into your life, Get L.I.T.E. (Lifestyle Improvement Through Education), the weight management program offered through Fort HealthCare, can help.

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Mercury-to-digital thermometer exchange, Saturday

The City of Fort Atkinson Wastewater Utility and Fort HealthCare will be holding a mercury-to-digital thermometer exchange at the Fort Atkinson Farmers Market on Saturday, September 3, 8:00 a.m. through Noon. The market is located in the Milwaukee street municipal parking lot across from the post office in downtown Fort Atkinson. This is the third and final thermometer drive underwritten by Fort HealthCare through the purchase of 200 digital thermometers.

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FREE Seminar: Varicose Veins Treatment

Bill Kontny, MD of Fort HealthCare Surgical Associates is hosting a free informational seminar about effective treatment for venous reflux disease (varicose veins) on Monday, September 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium. Individuals are invited to register for this free event online at FortHealthCare.com/Classes, or by calling 920-568-5244.

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Fort HealthCare Donates to Cambridge Food Pantry

Fort HealthCare recently donated a variety of items used to make health/hygiene kits for the Cambridge Food Pantry to put on their shelves. Fort HealthCare also shared information about their free Mammogram program, free community health program, and pocket-sized first aid information cards.

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Family Health Fair and Radio Disney Coming to Jefferson

Fort HealthCare will be hosting the second annual Family Health Fair from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Center on Saturday, August 27. The Radio Disney Road Crew will be featured at the Family Health Fair from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the fairgrounds activity building. There will be dancing, games, prizes and health information. Games at the fair include Sumo Wrestling, Operation, Inflatable Twister, Bungee Run and Dance, Dance Revolution.

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Care and Share meeting to discuss senior needs for winter, August 18

The next meeting is set for Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the First Floor Classroom at Fort Memorial Hospital. The topic will be “Gearing up for Fall.” Guest speakers include Denise Grossman, elderly benefits specialist for Jefferson County Aging and Disability Resource Center and Jessica Rutter, patient financial advocate at Fort HealthCare.

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Wound & Edema Center partners with Actra Orthotics and Prosthetics

Fort HealthCare's Wound & Edema Center in Johnson Creek is pleased to announce a partnership with Actra Orthotics and Prosthetics of Madison. Actra is accredited by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics and is a custom prosthetic and orthotic provider with several offices throughout Wisconsin.

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Heart Failure Clinic becomes Heart Failure Follow-up Program

Fort HealthCare is pleased to announce that the current Heart Failure clinic is changing its name to Heart Failure Follow-up Program, to better reflect the services offered and patients served. The program began in 2003 and is open to any patient with a diagnosis of heart failure. The program is staffed by registered nurses, trained in critical care, and has physician oversight.

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MyCompass to provide access to online health records

The MyCompass patient portal will go-live along with the other Cerner EHR features beginning August 1. With MyCompass, Fort HealthCare patients will be able to direct, manage and monitor their health, and their family's health - easily, immediately, accurately and securely via 24/7 online access.

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New Scanner combines high-quality images with patient comfort

A new nuclear scanner at Fort Memorial Hospital provides high-quality images to help doctors quickly and accurately diagnose heart disease and cancer with optimized X-ray dose. The Infinia Hawkeye 4 nuclear system from GE Healthcare gives doctors information about both the nature and the precise location of disease, all in a single exam that is quick and comfortable for patients.

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