Category Archives: Meriter News

Welcome Dr. Ligaray to Meriter West Washington

  Meriter – UnityPoint Health welcomes endocrinologist Dr. Kenneth Ligaray to our Meriter West Washington clinic, located at 345 West Washington Avenue in Downtown Madison. He helps patients treat and manage a variety of concerns, including diabetes, high blood pressure … Continue reading

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Attend Madison Moms Blog Family Day 8/29

We would like to invite your family to attend the 2nd Annual Madison Moms Blog Family Day at the Meriter Monona clinic, 6408 Copps Avenue on Saturday, August 29th from 10am – noon. For only $5 per family, you can … Continue reading

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Garden Greek Zucchini Pasta

Looking for a tasty summer recipe to help use some of the fresh veggies ripening in your garden? Look no further than this easy, low-carb pasta alternative. Continue reading

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Meriter Heart & Vascular Wins Platinum

Meriter Heart & Vascular has again been recognized by the American College of Cardiology, receiving the NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. Meriter Hospital is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Meriter Doctor for Your Child

We fit into YOUR schedule. Trying to juggle work, school and soccer practice is hard enough. Where exactly does a doctor appointment fit in? We are proud to offer extended hours at most of our clinics so you can make … Continue reading

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Meriter – UnityPoint Health Recognized as ‘Most Wired’

Meriter – UnityPoint Health was recognized for the fifth year in a row as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Meriter, who received this year’s award as part of the UnityPoint Health system, received … Continue reading

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Walk to Stop Diabetes

  Take steps toward a healthier future and find a cure for diabetes by participating in and supporting the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. Beginning at Olin Park, enjoy a one or three mile walk along … Continue reading

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Top 12 Reasons to Choose Meriter Hospital

1. 100 Top Hospital. Only one hospital in Madison was named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics in 2015: Meriter Hospital. 2. More babies than anyone else. We are proud to welcome more babies than any other hospital … Continue reading

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Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Infants

 Follow these simple tips to create a safe sleeping environment for your baby.

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Register for our Running Clinic

The racing season is in full swing now which is exactly when those nagging injuries tend to creep up.  If you are experiencing pain or injury that is limiting your running or just have questions about your running form sign … Continue reading

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Wearable Technology: Shaping the Future of Health Care

Did you know more than 60% of doctors are recommending wearable technology to their patients? 

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Meriter Hospital Farmers’ Market

If you’re free on Wednesday afternoons, make sure to stop by our weekly farmers’ market! This year, we are partnering with The South Madison Farmers’ Market to bring you fresh, organic, locally-grown fruits and vegetables to help you live well … Continue reading

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Sleep Deprivation: Is Your Mind and Body at Risk?

Did you know approximately 30 percent of adults admit they are getting less than six hours of sleep per night?

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The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer

By: Dr. Jeffrey Larson, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting nearly one in five individuals.  Sadly, my practice frequently involves reconstructive surgery following the removal of skin cancer. … Continue reading

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Meriter Hospital Wins Stroke Care Award

  Recently, Meriter Hospital received a Silver Plus stroke award from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. The 2015 award, called the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award, signifies that patients will … Continue reading

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Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

  Did you know laughter has more benefits than just improving your mood?

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If you Live in Dane County, We Want Your Input!

  Meriter-UnityPoint Health is working with our partners in the other Dane County hospitals and public health to conduct a community health needs assessment for Dane County. The survey is anonymous. It will become part of a larger community health … Continue reading

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Register for the 2015 Couch to 5K

Have you ever thought of running a 5K but don’t know how to train for it? Meriter–UnityPoint Health invites you to join our Couch to 5K Running Club. The Couch to 5K is a plan developed to help beginners get … Continue reading

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Walk for a Cause – May 2

Let’s take a walk to cure arthritis on May 2. This year Meriter’s Dr. James Bowers is the Medical Honoree for Walk to Cure Arthritis. Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual 5K walk. The funds raised from … Continue reading

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Welcome Dr. Miller to Meriter Middleton

  Meriter – UnityPoint Health welcomes family medicine physician Alisha R. Miller, MD, to our Meriter Middleton clinic, located at 7780 Elmwood Avenue in Middleton. She cares for patients of all ages, from newborns to seniors, and enjoys seeing families … Continue reading

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11 Illnesses that Fiber Could Help Prevent

Did you know that foods high in fiber can help prevent certain illnesses and diseases?

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Honor your MD for National Doctor’s Day

National Doctor’s Day is March 30, 2015 National Doctor’s Day recognizes the contributions of doctors to individual lives and communities. Physicians diagnose and prescribe the cure for today’s ever changing diseases and illnesses. It is a thankless job that few outside … Continue reading

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Meriter Monona is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Makeba Williams

Makeba Williams, MD, has started seeing patients at Meriter Monona. She is replacing Dr. Sabo, who is retiring. Dr. Williams was attracted to the field of obstetrics and gynecology because of the bonds and relationships she can form with her … Continue reading

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Visit us at the Madison Kids Expo

Meriter – UnityPoint Health will be at the Madison Kids Expo March 21 and 22. Stop by to enjoy ways for kids to “unplug”. You can also have your photo taken with fun props in our photo booth. On Saturday, March … Continue reading

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March is Healthy Baby Month

Meriter works to ensure that every baby is born healthy. At Meriter, we support mothers and provide them with early and consistent prenatal care at our Center for Perinatal Care. We also deliver more babies that any other hospital in … Continue reading

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