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Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Meriter Doctor for Your Child

We fit into YOUR schedule. Trying to juggle work, school and soccer practice is hard enough. Where exactly does a doctor appointment fit in? We are proud to offer extended hours at most of our clinics so you can make … Continue reading

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Formula for Good Health: Sleep

By Luke Fortney, MD, Family Medicine When the topic of health comes up, we immediately think about exercise and diet, which is usually appropriate. However, even with exercise there is a flip side, so to speak, that is often forgotten. … Continue reading

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Meriter – UnityPoint Health Recognized as ‘Most Wired’

Meriter – UnityPoint Health was recognized for the fifth year in a row as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Meriter, who received this year’s award as part of the UnityPoint Health system, received … Continue reading

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Join our Couch to 5K or 5K to 10K Program

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

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Healthy 4th Of July Grilling Recipe

Chinese Chicken Salad Dressing and Marinade featured on NBC15 This makes about 1 cup of salad dressing or enough marinade for 4-6 chicken breasts. It can also be used as a dipping sauce or salad dressing. ½ cup canola oil … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Have Your Baby at Meriter Hospital

1. You pick a care team that fits you. Do you prefer a midwife or an OB/GYN? Is your doctor at a Meriter clinic, UW clinic or an independent clinic? They all call Meriter Hospital home when it comes to babies, … Continue reading

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Walk for a Cause – May 2

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

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Fire Up the Grill! Healthy Marinade Ideas

By: Michelle Miller, Dietitian Herb and Garlic Veggie Marinade Servings: about 2-4 servings Ingredients: ½ cup olive oil             ½ cup lemon juice ¼ cup water                                                                            ¼ cup Dijon mustard 2 TBSP pure maple syrup 2 TBSP minced garlic … Continue reading

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A Look Into a Woman’s Heart

There are several differences between a man and woman’s heart, and cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death among women. Our Women’s HeartCare team is here to help the women you love take care of themselves. Learn more today.

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Sign up for our Running Clinic

Hopefully spring is just around the corner, and with that the start of a new season of running, training, and racing!  If you are still dealing with an injury from last fall, developing a new ache or pain, or just … Continue reading

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Meriter-UnityPoint Health & UW Health to Expand Partnership

  New agreement allows for more coordinated care UW Health and Meriter-UnityPoint Health have signed a joint operating agreement for obstetrics and neonatal services. The new agreement, recently approved by the members’ respective boards, went into effect Jan. 1, 2015, … Continue reading

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Join us at Polar Dash – Jan. 24

It may be cold outside, but winter doesn’t mean healthy living needs to hibernate. We want kids to stay active and healthy all year round.  Join us for a fun-filled morning at Polar Dash! • Race around an outdoor course … Continue reading

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Meriter – UnityPoint Health Appoints CEO

The Board of Directors of Meriter – UnityPoint Health, with the support of our partners at UnityPoint Health, has named Arthur Nizza, DSW, as President and CEO, effective February 16, 2015. “We interviewed talented candidates from around the nation and … Continue reading

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Attend Family Night Out – Dance Party

With the cold of winter upon us, enjoy a FREE night filled with ways to stay active indoors. Just because we are spending more time inside doesn’t mean you can’t find fun activities to keep you healthy. Join us for: … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy Trade-In Party!

We want your candy … but it’s for a good cause! Save the date to bring in your extra candy to our 3rd Annual Halloween Candy Trade-In Party on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the … Continue reading

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Meriter–UnityPoint Health, UW Hospital and Clinics to Strengthen Mother/Baby Partnership

Meriter–UnityPoint Health and UW Hospital and Clinics plan to expand their tradition of collaborating to improve care for women and infants. Leaders of both entities have signed a nonbinding letter of intent to strengthen their cooperative relationship around mother and … Continue reading

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Welcome Dr. Mohammed Saghir to Meriter Wisconsin Heart

Meriter-UnityPoint Health welcomes cardiologist Mohammed Saghir, MD, FASE, FACC to Meriter Wisconsin Heart, located at 2601 W. Beltline Hwy, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53713. We are pleased to have him join the Heart & Vascular Care Team. Although Dr. Saghir … Continue reading

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Meriter Hospital Farmstand

Stop on by Madison’s newest farmers’ market, located outside the main entrance of Meriter Hospital*. Come get fresh, delicious produce from Madison’s multi-cultural farm incubator, the Farley Center, which supports new local farmers using sustainable practices! They grow healthy vegetables, … Continue reading

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

It’s important that you receive the care and service you want and deserve. It’s why we’re currently recruiting members for a new online community where your ideas and opinions will directly shape the future of health care in Dane County. … Continue reading

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President & CEO Jim Woodward Announces Resignation

Meriter-UnityPoint Health announced today that Meriter President and CEO Jim Woodward has given his resignation. Woodward accepted a new position as CEO of Elliot Health System in Manchester, NH. “I am honored to have had the opportunity to be part … Continue reading

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Super Foods for Super Kids Event

Have trouble getting your little one to eat right? Join Meriter–UnityPoint Health dietitians and pediatricians for a kid-friendly afternoon with a super hero twist! You’ll learn about the benefits of adding super foods into your family’s diet, watch a demonstration … Continue reading

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Mammography Now Offers Extended Hours

  For your convenience, we are now offering evening hours for our mammography services at Meriter Monona. Mammography is currently the most effective way to detect breast cancer early – when it is most treatable. In fact, mammograms show changes in … Continue reading

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Meriter Receives Recognition from Salvation Army

Meriter is pleased to receive recognition from the Salvation Army for its involvement in the Red Kettle campaign. Meriter staff participated by ringing bells at several locations. The Salvation Army has been an excellent partner to Meriter in the development … Continue reading

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Welcome Dr. Craig Dopf to Meriter Deming Way

The Meriter Medical Group would like to welcome Craig Dopf, MD to Meriter Deming Way located at 2275 Deming Way, Suite 220, Middleton, WI 53562. We are pleased to offer spine services through the Meriter Medical Group. Dr. Dopf prides … Continue reading

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Meriter Children’s Center Open House

Please join us as we celebrate Meriter’s new Children’s Center! Tour the new building, meet our teachers and enjoy light refreshments as we begin the next chapter of the Meriter Children’s Center. Enrollment is available to both Meriter employees and … Continue reading

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