Keys to breastfeeding success: Part One

Written by: Jodi DeMaa, MSN, RNC, IBCLC and Rita Parker, BSN, RN, IBCLC of Agnesian HealthCare As parents, we often make decisions that affect the lifetime health of our children. As expectant parents, one of the first critical decisions we make is how to feed our infant. Growing scientific research has proven repeatedly new and interesting characteristics [...]

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Q & A About Onboarding

Q: I have heard about onboarding. Can you tell me a little more about this? A: Thank you for a great question. Onboarding refers to, from the starting point of interviewing job applicants, the process of orienting, training and helping a new employee become part of the work group and culture. Here are thoughts from [...]

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Cherish your life

Healing Thoughts: August 2013

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Do You Have Trouble Swallowing Pills?

A recent national survey showed that 40 percent of adults report having trouble swallowing pills. Many admitted that they delayed or skipped taking necessary medications because of their difficulty. It also noted that more than 75 percent of those adults having difficulty hadn’t informed their doctor. Pill swallowing difficulty is usually caused by anatomical dysfunction [...]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: Am I Right with God?

Sometimes we fall short, but overall, we try to say and do the “right” things. However, many of us wonder if that’s enough. Bishop Don gives us a word or two about “good” things we can all do every day. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2083)

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Audio Blog: An Interview with Dr. Punit Kumar about

Punit Kumar, MD, Medical Director of Agnesian HealthCare’s Palliative Care Services and an Internal Medicine Physician with the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Waupun and Markesan, talks about Palliative Care and the options available for your loved ones on the KFIZ morning show.  

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Care navigation reduces confusion during cancer treatment

Written by: Christine Blonigen, RN, OCN When individuals and families are facing a complicated, chronic or long-term health condition, such as cancer, it can at times be confusing. It can be hard for patients to effectively move through a healthcare experience – knowing what resources to tap into, which providers offer appropriate services, and how [...]

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