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Text Messages Remind Pre-Op Patients to Follow Showering Instructions

In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Charles Edmiston, Jr., PhD, (Surgery) found that text messages are an effective way to remind patients to follow shower directions before coming to the hospital for surgery.  Pre-op bathing or showering may help to reduce the risk of surgical site infections.

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, Aug 01, 2014

 

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MCW In the News

25% of Funds Raised by Komen Race Support National Breast Cancer Research Studies

Sept. 18 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports that 25 percent of the proceeds raised from the Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure on September 21 will support national breast cancer research studies at institutions like MCW and UW-Madison. Fox 6 Now

Lung Transplant Patients Honored at Ceremonies at Miller Park

Sept. 18 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiles two patients who received lung transplants at Froedtert Hospital. The Milwaukee Brewers and Froedtert honored the patients at ceremonies before the September 12 baseball game at Miller Park. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Becker’s Hospital Review Names Scott Hawig as One of 150 Health System CFOs to Know

Sept. 18 - Becker’s Hospital Review named Scott Hawig, Senior Vice President for Finance for Froedtert Health, as one of 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know. Becker's Hospital Review

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