Megan is a physical therapist and certified lymphedema therapist practicing in outpatient cancer care after graduating from Saint Louis University in 2005. She serves Health Sisters Hospital Systems (HSHS) Eastern Wisconsin Division as manager of Anew Cancer Survivorship and program development across a four hospital division. Anew Cancer Rehab successes include 57% referral rate within year one of program launch from a baseline of 6%, as well as 37% prehab referral rate based on 1180 analytic cases. Anew Cancer Rehab received nomination for submission to the Best Practice Repository by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) in 2015 as well as Best Practice recognition in 2016 for National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers (NAPBC). Megan is a member of the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy, American College of Healthcare Executives as well as board member on the Standards Committee of the NAPBC.
“Prehab” is an external-facing, patient-friendly term alluding to improved health and fitness in preparation for a procedure––similar to training for a marathon. To the health… read more
When a person undergoes a harrowing diagnosis: cancer, heart disease, brain dysfunction; it can be an expansive showcase of services, phone calls, appointments and support.… read more