Monthly Archives: March 2011

Meriter Patients Give Hospital Two Thumbs Up

Meriter leads Madison Hospitals in HCAHPS ‘Rating’ and ‘Recommendation’ Scores Meriter has posted its highest scores yet in the most recent survey of hospital patient’s experience posted on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) website (www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov). Meriter scores were highest … Continue reading

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How Is Preeclampsia Treated?

Many factors guide a health care provider’s decision about how to manage preeclampsia, including the gestational age and health of the baby, overall health and age of the mother, and a careful assessment of how the disease is progressing. This … Continue reading

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Calling All Knitters!

HeartScarves needed for women diagnosed with heart disease Offered through the Meriter Women’s HeartCare Program, HeartScarves is an initiative of WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. The focus of this project is to present handmade red scarves … Continue reading

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Sudden Death in Young Athletes

There have been several recent news stories about young, teenage athletes dying during sporting events, including the poignant story of a teenager who made a game-winning shot in his basketball game and collapsed seconds later.  These stories are heartbreaking and … Continue reading

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Take the Mystery Out of Menopause

Menopause affects women differently. Some of us have relatively smooth sailing, while others struggle with challenges that can include hot flashes, mood swings, bone loss, sleep disruption and vaginal changes. Join two expert nurse practitioners, Marta Staple, NP and Mary … Continue reading

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March is Healthy Baby Month!

As a mother of twin boys, born 7 weeks early, I know the risks of babies coming too soon.  March of Dimes, an organization whose mission is to help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Robert A. Golden, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Robert A. Golden to Meriter McKee. “I believe that to provide the highest quality of care, it is important to establish an honest doctor-patient relationship, to teach, answer questions, and include … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Rehabilitation Presentation

If you or a loved one has suffered from a brain injury, register to attend this FREE presentation by Joanne, Snow, MD. Our Brain Injury Clinic uses an integrated treatment approach. Specialists include rehabilitation medicine physician, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy, … Continue reading

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New Fluoroscopy Suite

Recently, we opened our clinic based Fluoroscopy Suite located in the Meriter Orthopedic Clinic at 2275 Deming Way in Middleton. The suite is equipped with a state-of-the-art C-arm and ultrasound machine, used to perform guided spinal and peripheral joint injections. … Continue reading

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Antibiotics: When Are They Appropriate?

As the flu and cold season comes to its annual climax, I’d like to share a few thoughts on antibiotics and when their use is appropriate. First and foremost, it’s important to understand that viruses—the agents responsible for most of … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician W. Michael Wilson, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. W. Michael Wilson to Meriter McKee. Dr. Wilson is a Family Medicine physician who can provide primary health care for your entire family. “It is a privilege to get to know … Continue reading

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