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Dave Fulcher on the State of Wisconsin Medicaid Crisis

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Recently, a new national report was published comparing state-by-state costs incurred by long term care providers with the Medicaid reimbursement those facilities received.  The report drew my attention because, according to the report, Wisconsin has the worst Medicaid reimbursement system for skilled nursing facilities in the […]

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Dave Fulcher: Foundation funding underscores the impact of MCH programs

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Recently, Milwaukee Catholic Home’s innovative programs have received significant recognition from charitable foundations.  When deciding whether to provide funding to a given organization or program, foundations consider the key question: What is the impact? This is the same question that we ask on a daily […]

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Introducing Rob Frediani: Vice President of Operations and Mission Integration

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Milwaukee Catholic Home is delighted to welcome Rob Frediani as the newest member of our leadership team.  Rob is assuming the newly created role of Vice President of Operations and Mission Integration.  We asked Rob to introduce himself and talk a little about how his […]

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Katie Grant: How do we measure excellence?

Posted on: February 29, 2016

Katie Grant, Milwaukee Catholic Home’s Vice President of Clinical Integration, was brought on staff in 2015 to guide the implementation of our new electronic medical records system. She will be spearheading efforts to develop new systems for QAPI (quality assurance and performance improvement).   What […]

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MCH and Clement Manor Form Joint Ethics Committee

Posted on: November 30, 2015

From new technologies to advanced treatments to different communication methods – the contemporary health care and long term care industries have faced unique challenges and complexities in recent decades. As a Catholic institution, Milwaukee Catholic Home is committed to navigating these challenges with the highest […]

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Pastoral Care: At the Center of Our Mission

Posted on: September 30, 2015

By Mike Brauer, Mission Advancement Officer Milwaukee Catholic Home is unique because it offers residents three distinct, yet interrelated, pillars upon which their lives here will be based.  We strive to create a range of experiences for all residents from group activities, outings, and events […]

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Learning Across Generations

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Beginning on September 17th, Milwaukee Catholic Home will be taking part in a six week Inter-generational Educational Program with Catholic East Elementary. Twenty-four older adult residents and twenty-four fourth grade students will come together to teach, learn and experience each other.

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Mike Brauer: A Legacy of Gratitude

Posted on: July 31, 2015

Julia McKale lived at Milwaukee Catholic Home for nearly 20 years.  Her smile warmed the hearts of both friend and stranger.  She lived simply in the same modestly furnished apartment throughout her time at Milwaukee Catholic Home.  To say she loved living at MCH would […]

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A Call to Do More: A Conversation with our Staff

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Our vision statement ends with a compelling message: “We Are Called to Do More.”  It sounds great on paper, but how do we live out that call at Milwaukee Catholic Home?  We asked our staff about this “Call to Do More” and how they live […]

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Volunteer Month: Sharing the Gift of Retirement

Posted on: April 30, 2015

It’s volunteer month, and we never get tired of recognizing and thanking the hundreds of volunteers who contribute so much towards the MCH mission. It’s common knowledge that nursing homes and senior services organizations like MCH rely heavily on volunteer help. What’s less well known is the generosity of our residents in giving of their time as volunteers, both here at MCH and in the broader community.

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