Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dr. Dana Johnson: Suggestions for Traveling with Children During the Holiday Season

Originally published in Wisconsin State Journal November 29, 2012. Dear Dr. Johnson: What suggestions do you have for traveling with children this holiday season? Dear Reader: Many of us choose to travel during the holiday season to spend time with … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Recommended by Krista Kohls, Meriter Clinical Nutritionist  Make a plan.  Holiday foods are everywhere this time of year so decide what foods are really important to you and which foods are not.  If you aren’t sure what food is going to … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Chipotle Spiced Shrimp

Compliments of Mayo Clinic. Recipe recommended by Krista Kohls, Meriter Clinical Nutritionist. Serves 4-6. Ingredients  1/2 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 32 shrimp) 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 1/2 teaspoons water 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Why Don’t Kids Like Vegetables?

Originally published in Wisconsin State Journal on November 22, 2012. Dear Dr. Johnson: Why is it that so many children don’t like to eat vegetables? Is it a phase, due to developing taste buds or something? Dear Reader: When it … Continue reading

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Meriter Wins National eHealthcare Leadership Award

Meriter.com has won the 2012 Platinum eHealthcare Leadership Award for the Best Doctor Directory. Meriter’s physician directory conveniently gives patients the option to meet a Meriter doctor online by viewing a doctor’s picture, video and medical philosophy. Patients also have … Continue reading

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Matthew Wolff, MD Named New Chief of Meriter’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nov. 26, 2012 – As the newly appointed division chief of cardiovascular medicine for Meriter Medical Group, Matthew Wolff, MD is at the heart of one of Wisconsin’s greatest health concerns. Reducing the burden of heart and vascular disease in … Continue reading

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Double Your Impact With a Donation to the HEALTH Program!

An anonymous donor has generously offered a matching gift challenge to encourage greater support of the Helping Educate and Link the Homeless (HEALTH) Outreach Program this holiday season. The HEALTH Program provides basic medical care for homeless individuals in our … Continue reading

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Congratulations Jane Nelson Worel – One of Madison’s Favorite Nurses!

Jane is well-loved by her patients at the Meriter Middleton clinic. She enjoys all aspects of her role in adult primary care but has a passion for preventive cardiology, including cholesterol and blood pressure management as well as the lifestyle … Continue reading

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Meriter Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Meriter’s ongoing commitment to patient-centered care and improving the patient experience was recognized with multiple awards from National Research Corporation (NRC), one of the largest patient satisfaction firms in the U.S. Meriter was recognized for:   Most Improved Organization, for … Continue reading

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Love Lights: Recognize Someone Special This Holiday Season

Honor or remember a friend, family member or co-worker this holiday season by purchasing a blue or white Love Light for Meriter’s outdoor trees. Blue lights symbolize people being honored and white lights symbolize people being remembered. For a $5 … Continue reading

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More than 600 LBs of Candy Collected for US Troops Overseas

We want to extend a big THANK YOU to everyone who came out and shared their time – and candy – at the Meriter/Physician’s Plus Halloween Candy Trade-In party, held November 2 at the Meriter West Washington Clinic.  We are … Continue reading

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