Health Care/Wellness

For the third consecutive year, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital has been named to the annual 100 Top Hospitals list released by Truven Health Analytics. Froedtert is one of 15 nationwide hospitals—and the only Wisconsin hospital—in the Major Teaching Hospitals category and one of five state hospitals to make the overall list.
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A groundbreaking was held this afternoon for a new DaVita dialysis clinic at 3113 Washington Ave. in Racine that is expected to open in the fall.
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Following the recent news that Milwaukee-based Extendicare Health Services will close on April 30, Extendicare’s president and chief executive officer said local offers of employment have been extended to approximately 190 of the 287 affected employees.
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A new health center specializing in the use of dry salt aerosol therapy opened on Monday in Menomonee Falls. Called the BreatheReady Wellness Center, it is located at N56 W14108 Silver Spring Drive.
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Brookfield-based Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin formed a three-year accountable care agreement with Humana Inc. effective Jan. 1 with the intent of improving wellness and driving more coordinated care for Medicare Advantage members in Wisconsin.
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Milwaukee-based real estate investment trust Physicians Realty Trust today reported fourth quarter net income of $2 million, or 4 cents per share, recovering from a loss of $638,000, or a 4 cent loss per share, in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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The Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Pennsylvania have received a joint, five-year $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study the role of an enzyme in alcohol liver disease.
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Aurora Health Care’s Visiting Nurses Association has been renamed Aurora at Home. The change was made in order to better reflect the overall care the organization provides to people and families throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, offered through a high-touch, high-tech care model.
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The Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health announced that women from two Milwaukee-based organizations are recipients of the 2015 WAWH Women’s Health Leader Awards.
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The Milwaukee-based personal injury law firm of Hupy and Abraham S.C has announced that it is now accepting cases involving Zofran (ondansetron), an anti-nausea medication.
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