Aurora Media Center

Aurora in the news

Unexpected addition to Ozaukee County family brings hope in fight against cancer

WITI-TV FOX 6 - August 22, 2016

Bill Foster and his family are a featured in this story about their cancer journey, including the arrival of daughter Hope, who was born while he was in treatment.

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Burlington hospital volunteer saves herself

Burlington hospital volunteer saves herself

Racine Journal Times - August 21, 2016
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News Releases

Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes to bring new health services and surgery center, expanding needed Cancer Care to Racine, Walworth County

New facility features 3D Mammography, comprehensive breast health center

September 29, 2016

Aurora Health Care will soon open its new Aurora Health Center Southern Lakes in the Burlington area, featuring a new Aurora Cancer Care facility and much more.

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Wisconsin’s leading expert on Medicaid to join Aurora Health Care

Kevin Moore to serve as SVP of Medicaid Strategy

September 27, 2016

In his role, Kevin will oversee all aspects of Medicaid care delivery for Aurora.

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Aurora Pulse

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The Ride to Celebrate Beating Leukemia

Aurora Health Care - September 22, 2016

Tom Johnson beat leukemia and got right back on his bike.

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A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer Care

August 25, 2016

Aurora Cancer Care brings a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment, with teams of experts finding the best option for patients. Dr. Wesley Papenfuss is a leading surgical oncologist.

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Media Contacts

For general press inquiries, please e-mail mediarelations@aurora.org. The contacts listed below are available only to news professionals.

MMoorman

Mo Moorman

Director, Public Relations & Social Media

414-299-1688
Tami Kou

Tami Kou

Director, Public Affairs

414-299-1860
MBraun

Matt Braun

Manager, Public Relations

414-299-1547
Don Klein

Don Klein

Manager, Public Affairs

414-219-8950
Cheri Mantz Photo

Cheri Mantz

Public Relations Advisor, Sr.

414-299-1696
Krissy Lillie

Krissy Lillie

Manager, External Communications

920-288-3629
Kristin Rabas

Kristin Rabas

Product Marketing Advisor, Sr

920-373-4761

Public Relations Guidelines and Procedures

The public relations team at Aurora Health Care operates under the following guidelines and procedures:

To arrange interviews, press should call public relations. A member of our team can help access a specialist. If the person a reporter requests is not available, we may be able to provide an alternative source.

Protecting the privacy of patients and families is our responsibility; it's also the law. Please do not come to our sites unannounced. Rather, contact public relations and we will find experts for interviews and connect you. We'll also make an effort to contact patients upon your request to ascertain their interest in being interviewed.

Ensuring patient confidentiality and privacy, and exhibiting sensitivity to all of the patients, families and employees at Aurora Health Care is of vital concern. Therefore, reporters, film crews and photographers must always be accompanied by a public relations team member while on any of the campuses.

To be photographed or videotaped at Aurora Health Care, patients or their legal guardians must sign a consent form. A member of our public relations team can arrange this.

Because of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) patients over 18 or their legal guardian must complete a release form before anyone who works at Aurora Health Care can release confidential information about a patient. A member of our public relations team can arrange consent

Reporters inquiring about a patient’s condition should contact a member of our public relations team, with the individual's full name.