September 2010 News You Can Use




Going Beyond Medicine


Unveiling the "Hospital of the Future"



The new Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee continues a 160-year history of medical excellence, care and commitment for the people of Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin. More than simply a consolidation of two of Milwaukee’s premier hospitals, this new innovative hospital will set the standard for high quality, affordable health care. 

With major construction now complete, the new hospital will be celebrated at a host of events for those who made this moment possible and for the community.

Read more about special events celebrating the new hospital

If I'm healthy, do I still need to visit my doctor regularly for physical exams?

Healthcare Question of the Month


Q: If I'm healthy, do I still need to visit my doctor regularly for physical exams?

A: It's a good idea to schedule a regular check up with your doctor for essential screenings, lifestyle advice and up-to-date immunizations to keep you healthy.

Read more about how a visit with your doctor when you are well can save your life. 



Get To Know CSM

A Passion For Patient Care: Pedro Jose Acosta, Chaplain 

A Passion For Patient Care: Pedro Jose Acosta, Chaplain

At Columbia St. Mary's, we provide care for the whole person—body, mind, spirit. We believe that your spiritual care is as important as your medical care. That's why chaplains like Pedro Jose Acosta are integral members of our healthcare team.

Pedro's work and life experiences throughout the world, coupled with is post-graduate training in Milwaukee have prepared him for his work in Chaplain Services. 


Read more about how Pedro is supporting patients and their families through difficult times. 

Countdown to the "Hospital of the Future"

The new CSM Hospital Milwaukee opens in Fall 2010

The new Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Milwaukee opens October 2010 

Columbia St. Mary’s is building the “Hospital of the Future” on Milwaukee’s east side. In September, we will finalize interior details, install signage, arrange furniture, conduct staff tours/training and host opening events.

See the latest construction photos and read more about the new hospital. 

Healthy Living

Jam-pack your lunch with fruits and vegetables 


In September, we celebrate Fruits and Veggies - More Matters Month with great tips for increasing your consumption of fruits and vegetables - power foods that can reduce your risk for cancer, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and stroke. 

Read more about how to add fruits and vegetables to your diet. 

What's happening at CSM?   There are hundreds of reasons to visit us when you are well. We've got plenty of classes to keep you healthy!

Read more about upcoming classes and events offered by Columbia St. Mary’s. 


We've moved! 
You can now reach Columbia St. Mary's Foundation at:

 CSM Heritage Center
2320 North Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI  53211

Ph:  414-270-4900
Fx:  414-270-4901


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