Category Archives: Meriter News
Meriter Heart & Vascular has again been recognized by the American College of Cardiology, receiving the NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. Meriter Hospital is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award … Continue reading
By Cate Shookman, nurse practitioner, Meriter ER During the warm summer months, you might be getting outside to hike or camp. While enjoying these activities you may also come across some plants that can cause rashes, especially May through September. … Continue reading
Take steps toward a healthier future and find a cure for diabetes by participating in and supporting the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. Beginning at Olin Park, enjoy a one or three mile walk along … Continue reading
1. 100 Top Hospital. Only one hospital in Madison was named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics in 2015: Meriter Hospital. 2. More babies than anyone else. We are proud to welcome more babies than any other hospital … Continue reading
Follow these simple tips to create a safe sleeping environment for your baby.
The racing season is in full swing now which is exactly when those nagging injuries tend to creep up. If you are experiencing pain or injury that is limiting your running or just have questions about your running form sign … Continue reading
Did you know more than 60% of doctors are recommending wearable technology to their patients?
If you’re free on Wednesday afternoons, make sure to stop by our weekly farmers’ market! This year, we are partnering with The South Madison Farmers’ Market to bring you fresh, organic, locally-grown fruits and vegetables to help you live well … Continue reading
Did you know approximately 30 percent of adults admit they are getting less than six hours of sleep per night?
By: Dr. Jeffrey Larson, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting nearly one in five individuals. Sadly, my practice frequently involves reconstructive surgery following the removal of skin cancer. … Continue reading
Recently, Meriter Hospital received a Silver Plus stroke award from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. The 2015 award, called the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award, signifies that patients will … Continue reading
Did you know laughter has more benefits than just improving your mood?
Meriter-UnityPoint Health is working with our partners in the other Dane County hospitals and public health to conduct a community health needs assessment for Dane County. The survey is anonymous. It will become part of a larger community health … Continue reading
Have you ever thought of running a 5K but don’t know how to train for it? Meriter–UnityPoint Health invites you to join our Couch to 5K Running Club. The Couch to 5K is a plan developed to help beginners get … Continue reading
Let’s take a walk to cure arthritis on May 2. This year Meriter’s Dr. James Bowers is the Medical Honoree for Walk to Cure Arthritis. Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual 5K walk. The funds raised from … Continue reading
Meriter – UnityPoint Health welcomes family medicine physician Alisha R. Miller, MD, to our Meriter Middleton clinic, located at 7780 Elmwood Avenue in Middleton. She cares for patients of all ages, from newborns to seniors, and enjoys seeing families … Continue reading
Did you know that foods high in fiber can help prevent certain illnesses and diseases?
National Doctor’s Day is March 30, 2015 National Doctor’s Day recognizes the contributions of doctors to individual lives and communities. Physicians diagnose and prescribe the cure for today’s ever changing diseases and illnesses. It is a thankless job that few outside … Continue reading
Makeba Williams, MD, has started seeing patients at Meriter Monona. She is replacing Dr. Sabo, who is retiring. Dr. Williams was attracted to the field of obstetrics and gynecology because of the bonds and relationships she can form with her … Continue reading
Meriter – UnityPoint Health will be at the Madison Kids Expo March 21 and 22. Stop by to enjoy ways for kids to “unplug”. You can also have your photo taken with fun props in our photo booth. On Saturday, March … Continue reading
Meriter works to ensure that every baby is born healthy. At Meriter, we support mothers and provide them with early and consistent prenatal care at our Center for Perinatal Care. We also deliver more babies that any other hospital in … Continue reading
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. Do you know how to reduce your risk? Get screened today and learn more about Meriter’s Digestive Health Center.
We are very pleased to announce a new ultrasound guided technology to relieve your chronic tendon pain. When you try to run, swing a golf club, climb the stairs or just take a step – do you feel pain? Has … Continue reading
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
This Week Meriter Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics,TM a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. “I could not be more proud … Continue reading