Froedtert Health has completed a previously announced agreement to
expand its relationship with United Hospital System, which operates
hospital campuses in Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie. Terms were not
Saturday, United Hospital System will change its legal name to
Froedtert South and will provide health care services under the
brand name of Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health
network, according to Friday’s announcement.
As part of the
agreement, Froedtert South will adopt Froedtert & MCW’s care quality
protocols and best practices. The two organizations also will share
an electronic health record system, effective next fall.
South, the former United will continue to operate as a locally led
organization, retain its current health system departments and
administrative services, medical group leadership and credentialing.
is a natural progression of the longtime relationship between our
two health care organizations,” said Cathy Jacobson, president and
chief executive officer of Froedtert Health. “We are looking forward
to working more closely and deepening our affiliation to enhance
care quality, coordination and better serve patients.”
approach to rebranding will begin this month, with exterior hospital
and clinic signs changing to the Froedtert & MCW brand, including at
the Kenosha Medical Center and St. Catherine’s Medical Center