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Spotlight on Transitions Rehab: A Conversation with Suzette Orcholski

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Suzette Orcholski, a lifetime resident of Milwaukee’s East Side, first got to know Milwaukee Catholic Home as a volunteer. When she was in need of short-term rehab services, picking a provider was an easy choice – she was already part of the MCH community.

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Dave Fulcher: What’s unique about a Life Plan Community?

Posted on: October 31, 2016

In the senior care industry, we talk a lot of the new wave of customers that will start turning 75 in the next few years.  We’re told that the “baby boomers” will have new expectations for what senior living should be.  They are self-directed planners, […]

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Rob Frediani: What do we know about the ACA?

Posted on: August 31, 2016

There has been a tremendous about of “ballyhoo” (def: “extravagant publicity or fuss”) about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here are some facts: it is currently a law, and hospitals, insurance companies, and states have spent a tremendous amount of time and money trying to […]

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Dave Fulcher: The Wisconsin Caregiver Crisis

Posted on: June 30, 2016

  The most important job here at Milwaukee Catholic Home isn’t the CEO. It’s the caregiver. Our front line staff who provide hands-on care to our residents are the ones who make the biggest difference in their lives. Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot about […]

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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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