Category Archives: Meriter News

Free Bra Fittings at the Ladies Night Out Event

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Meriter is hosting a ladies night out event. Enjoy an evening with your friends while learning more about breast cancer prevention and treatment, featuring our mammography services. Did you know? One in eight … Continue reading

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Register for Finding Fitness After 40

Regular exercise is one of the key components to living a happy and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately developing a consistent routine can be difficult and often time injuries provide an additional barrier to starting or sustaining a successful exercise program.  Meriter, … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccination Clinic Schedules

This flu season, Meriter urges you to protect yourself by practicing good hand hygiene, steering clear of those who are already sick, and of course, getting your annual flu vaccination. Meriter clinics are now offering flu vaccinations to all Meriter … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: With Possible Concussions, It’s Better to Sit Out

Featured in the Wisconsin State Journal on September 5, 2013. Dear Dr. Johnson: How do I know if my child has a concussion? Dear Reader: Concussions have been in the news a lot lately. There has been more focus on … Continue reading

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Meriter Helps Quintuplets Reunite

Meriter hosted a very special family reunion over the weekend as a set of quintuplets met their whole family for the first time. Local couple Cassie and Frank Vanderwall had five babies at a hospital in Arizona last month. Mom, … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Advice

Dr. Kathryn Cahill of the Meriter West Washington clinic gave back-to-school advice on WKOW’s Wake Up Wisconsin.

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Welcome Dr. David Daiga

The Meriter Medical Group would like to welcome David Daiga, MD to the Meriter Specialty Clinic. He is the third Neurologist on staff, joining Dr. Ross Levine and Dr. Stephanie Rothman. Dr. Daiga was always drawn to the fields of … Continue reading

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Gallbladder Removal Through the Belly Button

Meriter is proud to announce its entire Meriter Medical Group General Surgery team now offers a single-incision approach to gallbladder surgery. Dr. Susan Toth, Dr. Kenneth Foster and Dr. Daniel Mansfield are the only surgeons offering single-site surgery in the … Continue reading

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Donate to the Community Blanket and Diaper Drive

Meriter is pleased to host a Community Blanket and Diaper Drive from August 1–31 in partnership with the UW’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN). The Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund actively works with women of all ages and communicate the importance of … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Road Trips

Published in the Wisconsin State Journal on July 25, 2013 Dear Dr. Johnson: My family is planning a road trip for later this summer. What can I do to make it more enjoyable for my 3-year-old and myself? Dear Reader: … Continue reading

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Donate to Dr. Stanley Phillips III Memorial Fund

  The Meriter Foundation has created a fund in honor of Dr. Stanley  Phillips III, a neonatology fellow who tragically passed away after an accident involving a NICU transport ambulance. The Dr. Phillips Memorial Fund will sustain his values by supporting a … Continue reading

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Meriter McKee Welcomes Dr. McGowan

Meriter McKee is pleased to announce that Meghan McGowan has joined the team. Dr. McGowan specialty is obstetrics and gynecology. Meriter now offers OB/GYN services at three clinics: Meriter McKee, Meriter Monona and Meriter DeForest-Windsor. Dr. McGowan has always been … Continue reading

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Attend our Injury Clinic for Runners

You have the opportunity to meet with a sports medicine professional to evaluate your running related injuries. If you are having a problem that limits your training, now is the time to address it so you can reach those racing … Continue reading

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Meriter Board Member Receives United Way Woman of Year Philanthropy Award

Meriter Health Services (MHS) is proud to announce Meriter Health Services board member Holly Cremer Berkenstadt has been honored with the United Way of Dane County’s Woman of the Year Philanthropy Award. “Holly exemplifies Meriter’s values of service and excellence,” said … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Chinese Chicken Salad

This is a great salad for those participating in a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) because it uses lots of veggies that are currently in season. As the summer continues, make adjustments to this salad according to your CSA box. Recipe … Continue reading

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Meriter’s New Children’s Center Becomes Community Benefit

Meriter’s new Children’s Center, on the corner of Mills and Mound Streets, won’t be complete until this fall, but it’s already improving the care of children throughout Madison. The center, one of only six percent of all child care facilities … Continue reading

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Free Waunakee Wellness Presentation by Dr. Felz

Join Dr. Felz as he presents a free health seminar during Waunakee’s Workshops on Wellness. “Younger Tomorrow: Exercise made fun” Year-round fitness lets us enjoy life to the fullest. Beyond weights, machines and health clubs, there are many activities that … Continue reading

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Are you or a loved one living in chronic pain?

Join us for an informative session for people with chronic pain organized by those who have experienced chronic pain on Friday, June 28 from 1-5 pm. Chronic pain can affect mood, sleep, ones’ ability to work, perform daily activities and … Continue reading

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Thank You to our Veterans

Today, Meriter will fly all flags at half-staff from sunrise to noon to honor all the brave men and women of our armed forces.  Meriter would like to give a heartfelt Thank You for all the sacrifices they and their families … Continue reading

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My Meriter Story: Thank You for Our Great Care

My partner went to Meriter to have surgery with Dr. Rogerson. From the first person we met at check in, to the nurse or nursing assistant that helped us to the car, we felt like we were more than taken … Continue reading

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My Meriter Story: It Was Easy Selecting a Meriter Doctor

I wasn’t feeling well when we went to Jefferson. I waited as long as I could and I finally went to the doctor. I have nothing but good things to say about my whole experience. I looked online at your … Continue reading

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National EMS Week is May 19-25, 2013

EMS Week honors the hundreds of thousands of EMS practitioners serving in communities across the United States. More than 36 million patients were cared for by EMS professionals nationwide in 2012. This week, we recognize their around-the-clock dedication to providing emergency … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

Now that the weather has warmed up, everyone wants to be outside. But before you head out the door, remember to apply your sunscreen. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Each year more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer … Continue reading

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Meriter Receives Supply Chain Management Award

VHA Inc., the national health care network, has given Meriter Hospital a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Supply Chain Management Excellence, honoring Meriter for improving the efficiency of its supply processes and reducing costs to help ensure delivery of quality … Continue reading

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Mammography at Meriter Monona

  Meriter is pleased to announce that we now offer screening mammography services at Meriter Monona. Mammograms are key to the early detection of cancer. As Mother’s Day approaches, Meriter suggests that you not only tell your Mom how much … Continue reading

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