Froedtert Health plans rehabilitation hospital in Wauwatosa

Froedtert Health plans to open a rehabilitation hospital and medical office building at the site of the former Wisconsin Heart Hospital at 1000 W. Blue Mound Road in Wauwatosa.

The health system bought the site — which includes a hospital, medical office building and parking structure — from Ascension Wisconsin in 2018.

Renovations are expected to begin late this summer and the construction work is expected to completed by August of next year, Froedtert Health said in filing with the Plan Commission of Wauwatosa.

Froedtert Health is not disclosing the projected cost of the project.

The health system now operates

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Inside the screening process called coronary calcium scan at Christ Hospital

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.Every 36 seconds, it takes the life of a person in America.The numbers are staggering. About 655,000 people die from it each year. That’s more than the COVID-19 death toll since the start of the pandemic.I just found out I have heart disease. I was concerned. Many people I know had discovered they had severe blockage in their arteries.I was curious: How do we even find out if there’s a problem?My doctor told me about the coronary calcium scan. It’s only $99 out of pocket and any hospital can … Read More

Living Well: Baptist Health Hospital reaches huge milestone with 300th heart transplant | KLRT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock reached a huge milestone. The hospital’s Heart Transplant and VAD Institute completed its 300th heart transplant. The first transplant the team performed was on November 10, 1989.

“We have pretty much everything that’s available any where in the world to support people. We are the only complete heart failure program in Arkansas and have been for a long time,” says Dr. John Ransom, Program Director of the Heart Transplant and VAD Insititue at Baptist Health.

Dr. John Ransom works with various heart devices and treatments, and has performed many transplants

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Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital after longest ever stay

The Duke of Edinburgh was discharged from hospital “in good spirits” on Tuesday, four weeks after being admitted.

Prince Philip, 99, was carefully shielded as he left the King Edward VII hospital in central London for the 27-mile trip back to Windsor Castle, where he was reunited with the Queen.

Hospital staff set up a large white screen and dozens of police officers blocked off the road as he was pushed out in a wheelchair at 10.30am, following 28 nights as an in-patient, his longest ever hospital stay.

On arrival back in Windsor around an hour later, the Duke, wearing

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Duke remains in private King Edward VII’s hospital

In the serious health scare, he was treated for a blocked coronary artery at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire and underwent a minimally invasive procedure of coronary stenting.

St Bartholomew’s is home to Barts Heart Centre – Europe’s largest specialised cardiovascular service.

The Palace declined to give details of the exact surgery.

The Duke is patron of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) which sent its best wishes, saying the Duke had been a “long-term advocate for heart research”.

Prince Philip was initially admitted to the private King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London on February 16 after feeling unwell, before being

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Consenting for treatment in advance to reduce leaving the hospital against medical advice among patients with addiction

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Patients with substance use disorders (SUDs) being treated for serious medical conditions are more likely to leave the hospital against medical advice (AMA) than those without addiction. A special type of contract with healthcare providers might enable patients to consent in advance to life-saving medical care—even if they later refuse treatment, according to a commentary in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).

The Substance Use Advance Directive (SUAD) “has the potential to greatly improve the current state of treatment for life-threatening comorbid conditions in SUD

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