Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fall Ushers in a New Season of Allergies

Ready to say goodbye to seasonal allergies now that spring has passed? Not so fast. Unfortunately for many people, the approaching autumn doesn’t mean relief from sneezing. Instead, it marks a new array of allergy triggers. “The biggest culprit of … Continue reading

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Join Our NAMI Walk Super Team

Meriter Supports NAMI Walk Meriter’s mission is to Heal, Teach and Serve. Our dedicated Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and NewStart programs have helped countless patients over the years – improving their lives as well as the lives of … Continue reading

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da Vinci Surgery Is Now Available

Meriter is pleased to announce that we have the most technically advanced da Vinci Surgical System. It features high definition 3D vision, wristed instrumentation, and a natural motion enabling surgeons to move more easily. Patients experience minimally invasive surgery across a … Continue reading

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Therapy Now Available at the Wellness Center

Meriter Therapy is now offering outpatient orthopedic physical therapy care at the Meriter Wellness Center. Services at this time will include evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal/orthopedic problems, including acute and chronic injuries as well as post-operative care. Direct patient treatment, … Continue reading

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Service to Community: Erik and Cate Ranheim Help Homeless Problem in Madison

Article featured in Madison Magazine The Not-So-Easy Street Service to Community: Madison has a homeless problem, and physicians Erik and Cate Ranheim are practicing street medicine to help It’s a Saturday night and Cate and Erik Ranheim are walking down … Continue reading

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Meriter Honors Our Top Docs!

Congratulations to the 52 Meriter affiliated physicians, selected by their peers, for the 2012 Madison Magazine “Top Docs in Dane County” list. The survey is conducted on a bi-annual basis and appears in the September 2012 edition. Meriter is pleased … Continue reading

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My Meriter Story: I Trust in Meriter

  I trust in Meriter. Recently, once again, my wife required emergency assistance and was transferred from another facility because they were (gun-shy) and not equipped to handle her concerns. When we arrived at Meriter, everyone was again ready for … Continue reading

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Meriter Stoughton Now Open

  Meriter’s newest clinic, Meriter Stoughton, is now open and seeing patients. The clinic is staffed by two family medicine physicians, Dr. Vern Partello and Dr. Christopher Harkin. Current Meriter Medical Group Internal Medicine Physician, Dr. Douglas Kutz will also … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Adjust Child’s Sleep Schedule Before School Starts

Article by Dr. Dana Johnson, pediatrician at Meriter McKee Clinic. The article was featured in the Wisconsin State Journal on July 26, 2012 Dear Dr. Johnson: My son has always taken long afternoon naps since he was a baby. At … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Baked Ziti and Summer Veggies

Recommended by Meriter’s Clinical Dietitian, Krista Kohls. This quick and versatile recipe can be easily adjusted based on your favorite summer veggies or what you have on hand!  If you want an extra boost of protein, try adding some extra … Continue reading

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Meriter Featured in Microsoft Case Study

Meriter was recently featured in a Microsoft Case Study. In the report, Sue Erickson, Vice President of Professional Services, and other Meriter representatives explain why Meriter chose to deploy a “self-serve” business intelligence (BI) solution based on the Microsoft BI … Continue reading

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