Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin - Froedtert Hospital | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2015

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin - Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee). Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is a regional health network made up of Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee; Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, Wis.; St. Joseph's Hospital in West Bend, Wis.; and more than 25 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. The system and hospital is named for its benefactor, Kurtis R. Froedtert.

Froedtert Hospital, the system's 509-bed academic medical center, has a staff of nearly 5,350 and more than 1,450 physicians. U.S. News & World Report ranked Froedtert Hospital as the No. 2 hospital in Wisconsin and the best hospital in the Milwaukee metro area in its 2014-15 rankings. It is home to the only adult Level I trauma center in eastern Wisconsin. Additionally, Truven Health Analytics named Froedtert Hospital as one of its 100 Top Hospitals for the third straight year in 2015.

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin is devoted to embracing and promoting diversity and inclusion in the area. Its Diversity Council is led by the CEO and COO and oversees all of its diversity initiatives. Its supplier diversity program — designed to enable opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses — helped the health network win the 2014 Supplier Diversity Award of Excellence from the North Central Minority Supplier Development Council.

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In their own words:

"As health care network that includes an academic medical center, we have a great responsibility to society as innovators, leaders and teachers. An economic and social engine that generates groundbreaking medical research and clinical achievements, we are inextricably linked to the welfare of our community and our region. We are a destination for care in our region, drawing patients from all 50 states and around the world. We lead the way in treating complex diseases such as cancer, heart and neurosciences, frequently offering firsts in new treatments and technologies. We are a workplace of choice, consistently earning awards as a top employer from local and national benchmarking organizations."

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