Monthly Archives: May 2012

Meriter Fitchburg Opening Soon!

On May 24, Meriter held an open house at our newest primary care clinic: Meriter Fitchburg. Employees, city officials, business leaders and the community attended, as they met our physicians, toured the clinic, received some free gifts and enjoyed refreshments. Thank … Continue reading

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Patient Story – Meriter Gave Me a Gift That Changed My Life

  I wasn’t feeling well for months. I was in the ER three times in terrible pain with kidney stones. I had pneumonia in January and broke a rib in February. I am also a type 1 diabetic. My out … Continue reading

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My Meriter Story – Dr. Casper Really Listens to Me

Doctor Casper really listens when I talk to him… and often it is his diagnostic skill and critical thinking that makes a vital difference in the care he provides. For two months I had a persistent and uncomfortable “infection” on … Continue reading

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National EMS Week is May 20-26

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 in 2011. This week, we recognize their around-the-clock dedication to providing emergency care … Continue reading

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Meriter’s Family Care Center is Now Open

  We are excited to announce that one floor (5 North) in our Family Care Center opened on Monday, May 21. The center features 24 private rooms for families to bond together. Each private room includes a sleep space for a family member … Continue reading

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Unplugging the Pacifier

I will be the first to admit that both of my children used pacifiers. My daughter didn’t start regularly until she was a few months old, but my son came out of the womb wanting to suck, so we introduced … Continue reading

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Join us at the Meriter Fitchburg Open House – May 24

Come and celebrate the opening of Meriter’s seventh primary care clinic: Meriter Fitchburg. The open house will give you the opportunity to meet our three Family Medicine physicians, as well as tour the clinic and enjoy light refreshments. Bring your … Continue reading

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Whooping Cough: What you need to know

There has been an increase in the number of cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in Dane County over the last several months. Pertussis is caused by bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. It affects the lining of the airways causing swelling and … Continue reading

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2012 Meriter NICU Reunion

On May 5, Meriter hosted a reunion for families that have had a baby (or babies) graduate from our NICU (Newborn Intensive Care Unit) within the last 5 years. We were pleased that over 450 people attended the event. Many … Continue reading

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