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Jackson Tragedy May Serve to Educate Public on Addiction, Says American Society of Addiction Medicine

...certified in addiction medicine," said Michael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, FAPA, Immediate Past President, ASAM and Medical Director, NewStart Program, meriter Hospital, Madison, WI. "Once diagnosed, addiction should be treated using scientifically proven methods, with an intensity and duration of treat...

Three Aurora Hospitals Named Top Performers in National Thomson Reuters Annual Survey

...y hospital category, while Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers was listed under small community hospitals. The only other Wisconsin hospital named was meriter Hospital in Madison, under the teaching hospitals category. "It's an honor to have our Aurora facilities recognized by Thomson Reuters as top perfor...
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Knee

.... The patella is another name for knee cap. ... The knee flexion axis traces through a short smile never far from what is shown here ... meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin offers a complete array of surgeries, procedures and treatments to assist with knee pain, including an innovative qua...
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CIO Leadership Series: Peter Strombom, Meriter Hospital

Peter Strombom, the retiring vice president and CIO of Meriter Hospital , still remembers the day, 16 years ago, when a physician stopped him in the hallway to register a complaint. Strombom Meriter had just finished installing its existing phone system when the doctor cut Strombom to the q...

Health Care Reform is Working Its Way Back on to the Political Agenda

...ier this year, the Competitive Wisconsin business group devoted its meeting to rising health-care costs. An Oct. 10 seminar organized through Madisons meriter Hospital attracted reform advocates from Massachusetts to California. Renewed talk will not quickly produce action, however. Proposed solutions ran...

Thompson announces 'Decade of Health Information Technology'

...y." Peter B. Strombom, vice president and chief information officer for meriter Health Services in Madison, said, "America has the technology, the people ...ng of this initiative. Many of the larger systems in the country, including meriter Hospital, UW Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, are already funding such ini...

Meriter IT team builds project performance through internal relationships

...wnership and accountability is the way of life at meriter Hospital , a not-for-profit, 448-bed community hos... that provides medical care to southern Wisconsin. meriter includes a hospital, clinic, retirement living fac...n General Hospital and Methodist Hospital in 1987, meriter includes more than 430 active and associate physic...

Doyle seeks $30M for e-medical record adoption

...ecurely. Dose of reality Peter Strombom, vice president and CIO of meriter Health Services , said the funding takes the governor's eHealth plan in the...son area are well on their way to achieving the governor's stated goal, and meriter alone has spent at least $20 million over the past five years in moving tow...

It's not Y2K, but changes to Daylight Saving Time could cause tech problems

.... Vendor bender Todd Peterson, an information systems manager for meriter Hospital in Madison, said meriter has approximately 300 systems and applications combined, about two-thirds o...

IRS ruling could speed healthcare technology adoption

...ance organization that includes the not-for-profit meriter Hospital in its program, said the ruling clarifies... but the uncertainty has not been an impediment to meriter deploying the Epic EMR. It's always helpful for...ion is that for the physicians who practice in the meriter sphere of hospital care, this has not been an issu...

Visions: Preizler offers insurer's perspective on healthcare IT

... different groups, including ours, set collaborative goals to try to improve. We work with our own populations and we work with key provider groups at meriter and the UW Physicians Group on these types of conditions. And then I think, similarly, where we can see the improving overall quality and safety ...
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