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New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow

... Milwaukee, Wisconsin : The Virtual Intensive Care Unit as an Alternative Environment for Critical Care Practice and Experienced RN Retention at froedtert Hospital The seven case studies examined: Bon Secours Richmond Health System; Scripps Health; Carondelet Health Network; Monongalia Coun...

Study links arm/hand swelling to number of lymph nodes removed during breast cancer surgery

...ities of daily living and quality of life," says lead author Tina Yen, M.D., M.S., a Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist who practices at froedtert Hospital, a major hospital affiliate. "For these reasons, lymphedema is probably the most feared complication among breast cancer survivors. A better ...

Personal disaster preparedness

... A recent survey by Medical College of Wisconsin researchers of over 1,800 patients seen in the froedtert Hospital Emergency Department revealed that Metro Milwaukee residents may not personally be as well prepared for disasters as the rest of the country....

New study finds healthy children of Alzheimer patients show early brain changes

...t brain structures for memory processing. These structures are relevant for information acquisition, filtering and sorting. The study, conducted at froedtert Hospital, was led by Shi Jiang Li, Ph.D., professor of biophysics, and was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzhei...

First Ever National Biovigilance Network in the U.S. Reaches $1 Million in Funding, Prepares for Fall Pilot Launch

...al Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Emory Crawford Long Hospital Emory University Euclid Hospital Fairview Hospital Fairview Southdale froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Fletcher Allen Health Care Genesis Medical Center Grady Memorial Hospital Hahnemann Hospital Hennepin Cou...

New study shows sedentary high school girls are at significant risk for future osteoporosis

...cal medicine and rehabilitation at the Medical College, and director of the froedtert & Medical College Sports Medicine Program. She is also a member of the Medi... intake and adapting unhealthy nutrition habits. The study, conducted at froedtert Hospital, examined eighty varsity athletes and eighty non-athletes at an al...

Medical College of Wisconsin study finds drug may limit radiation kidney damage in BMT patients

...lacebo-controlled trial, the team tested captopril on 52 adults and three children undergoing bone marrow transplant from July 1998 to January 2006 at froedtert Hospital and Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin, both major teaching affiliates of the College. When compared to a placebo, captopril-treated subjects ha...
Froedtert in Medical Technology

CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, Announces First Cancer Patients Treated With Monaco(TM) Radiation Treatment Planning System

...herapy (IMRT) treatment planning system. Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have all begun producing treatment plans with the application. Featuring biological modeling, co...
Froedtert in Biological News

Study finds pitching mound height affects throwing motion, injury risk

...ations and Milwaukee-area NCAA Division I-A college pitchers for the study, which was conducted both during 2007 spring training in Arizona and at the froedtert & Medical College Sports Medicine Center in Milwaukee. Our researchers employed a motion analysis system using eight digital cameras that record...

Scientists pinpoint inflammation gene

...Take Off Pounds Sensibly), an international weight-loss organization whose members provided genetic material for analysis. Dr. Kissebah practices at froedtert Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of the Medical College. Other scientists from SFBR, ChemGenex, Deakin University (Geelong, Australia) and the Int...
Froedtert in Biological Technology

Elekta Chosen to Deliver Sophisticated Brain Mapping Technology to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee

ATLANTA and MILWAUKEE, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta Neuromag(R), the world-leading equipment for non-invasive measurement of brain activity using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) technology, has been ordered by Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/...

Rodney Dykehouse of Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin warns against tech for its own sake

Rodney Dykehouse is a featured speaker at the Digital Healthcare Conference 2005 on choosing technologies that advance organizations. Rodney Dykehouse does not chase technology. For the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin CIO, implementing electronic medical records and other systems i...

Standards Needed for Advances in Healthcare Technology

...o do otherwise. If you are in Milwaukee today and in St. Louis tomorrow or an inpatient today and an outpatient tomorrow, or at St. Lukes tomorrow and froedtert the next, the long-term vision has to be one of portability. GE Medical Systems Information Technologies has already introduced a product designed ...

Medical College of Wisconsin ties breast cancer to inflammation

...and can assist in better diagnosis of breast cancer patients, especially those at higher risk, Khanna said. The tissue samples were obtained from froedtert Hospital, the Medical College Breast Care Clinic and from the Cooperative Human Tissue Network, which is supported by the National Cancer Institute to...

Life Science: From Chicago to the Twin Cities: All tech roads lead to Wisconsin

...re shaping a new age of patient care. Through on-going research partnerships with leading institutions, such as the University of Wisconsin - Madison, froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Childrens Hospital of Milwaukee, GE Healthcare has laid down strong roots of collaborati...

New CT scanner by GE Healthcare advances imaging technology

...cans using GEs new CT scanner, LightSpeed VCT, at froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. The LightSpeed VCT is a... said W. Dennis Foley, chief of digital imaging at froedtert Hospital and professor of radiology at the Medical...althcare to be installed for clinical use first at froedtert Hospital....

Wisconsin Technology Network presents symposium on saving lives by the use of Information Technology

...logy in healthcare and how attention to human factors engineering enhances this implementation. As a conference rap-up, Rodney C. Dykehouse , CIO of froedtert Hospital, Donna K. Sollenberger , President and CEO of the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, and Carl GM Weigle, MD , Medical Director o...

Wisconsin doctors pinpoint cancer with TomoTherapy radiation treatment

...on treatment, is being used in 20 institutions in North America, including froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin . Its a relatively new p... in radiation oncology, J. Frank Wilson, chairman of radiation oncology for froedtert and the Medical College, said in a statement. Cancerous tumors can change s...

Froedtert and Medical College plan $120 million expansion

... Milwaukee froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin pla... give the center's clinical services room to grow. froedtert is adding another 67,000 square feet to its hospit...irman of radiation oncology for the partnership of froedtert and the Medical College, said a single, multidisci...

Organizations finding ways to overcome barriers to electronic health records implementation

...t people on teams that select technologies. "You team needs to include frontline people," said Dykehouse, vice president of information technology for froedtert and Community Health. "And you need to identify people who will be barriers; bring them onboard and deal with their challenges." Post-implementatio...
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