News from Ministry Health Care

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Oshkosh

August 26, 2015

The hospice team of Affinity Visiting Nurses provides grief support to anyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.

Grief Support in Wisconsin Rapids

August 26, 2015

Ministry’s grief support groups are monthly adult gathering for individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one. Their Wisconsin Rapids grief support group meets the second Friday of each month, Noon - 1:30 p.m. at the Goodwill Store, 2561 8th Street South (Community Room).

Palliative Care Specialist Joins Ministry Medical Group

August 24, 2015

Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Kimberly Radtke, DNP, to Ministry Medical Group’s palliative medicine department. She will be providing care at Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital, Weston and Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point.

Volunteers Donate $50,000 to the Howard Young Foundation

August 24, 2015

$50,000 gift has $200,000 impact Eagle River, Wis. – The Partners – Auxiliary, Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, through its fundraising efforts, donated $50,000 to the Howard Young Foundation ”Our Legacy Campaign” on Tuesday, August 18.

Ministry Medical Group Expands Women’s Health Services in Woodruff

August 24, 2015

Woodruff, Wis. – Are you looking for obstetric and gynecological (OB/GYN) services in Woodruff? If so, Ministry Medical Group can help as the clinic has expanded women’s health services to include OB/GYN services. Obstetrics & Gynecology specialists provide comprehensive medical care for female reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth, and help prevent, identify and treat health and medical issues that face women of all ages.

Grief Support Group for All Offered in the Wausau Area

August 20, 2015

Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services provides grief support to everyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.

Manjunatha, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group

August 20, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Dr. Manjunatha to Ministry Medical Group’s pediatrics department. He will be providing care at Ministry Medical Group, 824 Illinois Ave. in Stevens Point.

Hani Ahmed, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group

August 20, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Hani Ahmed, MD, to Ministry Medical Group. She will be providing services at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital, 900 Illinois Ave., in Stevens Point.

Ministry Sports Medicine offers free injury screenings

August 20, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Ministry Sports Medicine now offers free injury screenings for athletes of all ages.

Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital Earns ACR Ultrasound Accreditation

August 18, 2015

Eagle River, Wis. – Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers diagnose illness, injury, or other medical problems.

Walking Path to be constructed to Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital

August 18, 2015

Rhinelander, Wis. – The Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group clinic in Rhinelander is currently undergoing renovations to enhance patient care, create a more collaborative setting for clinicians and patients and accommodate future expansion. As part of the campus renovation, Sandra Anderson, Ministry Northern Region President recently announced additional plans to construct a walking path for pedestrians and bicyclists to and from the facility.

Grief Support Open to All in Appleton

August 12, 2015

The hospice team of Affinity Visiting Nurses provides grief support to anyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Stevens Point

August 12, 2015

Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services provides grief support to everyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.

James Beck Cancer Center to host Annual Celebration of Life

August 10, 2015

Rhinelander, Wis. (August 7, 2015) – Join cancer survivors and members of the community for the Eighth Annual Celebration of Life on Thursday, August 20, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the James Beck Cancer Center on the grounds of Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital located at 2251 North Shore Drive in Rhinelander.

Ministry Leaders Take Part in Critical Access Hospital Dialogue with CMS Officials

August 10, 2015

On July 20, dozens of Critical Access Hospital (CAH) leaders from throughout Wisconsin participated in a meeting with key officials from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to discuss Critical Access Hospital related issues.

Get Kids Moving by Attending the Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 Every Day Event

August 10, 2015

Rhinelander, Wis. – Have video games taken the place of playing outside for your children and has junk food become a part of life? Ministry Health Care understands the challenge parents and children face each and every day and want to help by hosting the Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 Every Day event on Tuesday, August 18, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at Ministry Medical Group, located at 2251 North Shore Drive in Rhinelander. The event is hosted by Ministry Medical Group and Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, and will be interactive and fun-filled for children ages three and older. Children will learn about the Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 program and how to be healthy every day through educational and activity booths.

Ministry Medical Group Woodruff now Offers Orthopedic Services

August 06, 2015

Woodruff, Wis. – Are you looking for orthopedic services in Woodruff? Northland Orthopedic & Sports Medicine can help as orthopedic surgeon William (Bill) Padgett, MD, has expanded his services to the Ministry Medical Group Woodruff clinic, located at 240 Maple Street inside Howard Young Medical Center. Dr. Padgett will see patients weekly on Wednesday afternoons.

Ministry Health Care Associate Making a Difference in Kenya

August 06, 2015

Ministry Medical Group Tomahawk associate Christine (Chris) Kincaid, CMA, will journey to Kenya, Africa, for the third time this October. She will be traveling with another CMA from the Fox Valley area. The two of them will be researching projects for Chris’s daughter to work on there in the future.

Saint Michael’s Foundation Elects New Directors and Officers

August 06, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Saint Michael’s Foundation welcomes new board members; Jeff Lutgen, Vice President, Information Technology at Delta Dental of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Jeff Meyers, Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer for WoodTrust Bank, Michael Munagian, MD, Radiologist for Central Wisconsin Radiologists, and Don Scaffidi, owner of Scaffidi Motors.

Dr. Randal Wojciehoski named Employer Solutions Medical Director

August 06, 2015

Appleton, Wis.- Dr. Randal Wojciehoski has been named Medical Director of Affinity Medical Group/Ministry Medical Group Employer Solutions. Dr. Wojciehoski has served as the Medical Director of Ministry Medical Group Employer Solutions for several years.

Registration Available for Kolten Care’s Golf Outing on August 29

August 05, 2015

Registrations are now being accepted for the 6th Annual Kolten Care’s Golf Outing to be held at Indianhead Golf Course in Mosinee on Saturday, August 29.

Cooking Demonstrations Showcase Connection of Menard Outreach Center

August 05, 2015

Over the past year, the Lincoln County Nutrition Coalition has been making a deeper connection to those in need in the Merrill Community.

Working through Grief Series in Rhinelander

August 04, 2015

A free support group on "The Grieving Process . . . Grief and Depression" will be offered by Ministry Home Care as part of their ongoing Working through Grief series, open to everyone in the community free of charge.

Grief Support in New Holstein

August 04, 2015

A support group is available in New Holstein for any adult who is grieving the death of a loved one, whether the loss was recent or many years ago.

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered in Thorp

August 03, 2015

Ministry Home Care is providing free blood pressure checks at Morgan Plaza in Thorp on the third Tuesday of every other month.

Grief Support Group Offered in Eagle River

August 03, 2015

A free support group is available for adults who are grieving a loss in their life.

Grieving Youth Good Grief Day Camp Offered in Marshfield

August 03, 2015

The experienced people at Ministry Home Care – Hospice Services have worked with grieving children and families for many years, and are offering their very special Good Grief Day Camp again this year.

Hospice Rummage Sale

August 03, 2015

The 6th Annual Life's Treasures Rummage and Bake Sale will be held at the Myre Electric building located at N11585 County Road Y in Tomahawk on Saturday, August 15, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit Ministry Home Care Hospice Services.

For Men Only: Men Journeying through Grief in Neenah

July 21, 2015

Affinity Visiting Nurses invites all men who have experienced the death of a loved one, whether recently or long ago, to join others in this ongoing opportunity to receive support for their grief.

Ministry Saint Clare’s Earns Most Wired Recognition for 10th Straight Year

July 20, 2015

Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation’s hospitals, according to results of the 17th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired™ survey, recently released by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

30th Annual Dr. Kate ProAm in Minocqua

July 20, 2015

This event is an amazing opportunity to join some of the best competition in golf on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Minocqua Country Club in Minocqua. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11 a.m.

Great American Safety Drive’s Weston Stop Focuses on Air Medical Safety Awareness

July 16, 2015

Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital in Weston was one of 60 stops this summer on the 2015 Great American Safety Drive (GASD).

Get Your Cholesterol Checked for Free at the Howard Young Medical Center Health and Wellness Fair

July 16, 2015

Woodruff, Wis. (July 16, 2015) – Did you know that a simple cholesterol or blood sugar test can tell you a lot about your health? Did you know you can get these tests done for free on August 6, in Woodruff? That’s because Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) and the Ministry Medical Group (MMG) clinic in Woodruff are hosting the annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, August 6, from 4 - 7 p.m., inside the hospital located at 240 Maple Street. Health fair visitors are asked to park and enter on the north side of the building at the MMG clinic entrance. The health fair will take place in the main hallway in front of the Ministry Medical Group clinic.

Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital recognized for 75 years of membership with the American Hospital

July 16, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – 2015 marks the 75th anniversary of Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital’s membership in the American Hospital Association.

APNP Hospitalist Program at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Earns National Recognition

July 16, 2015

Eagle River, Wis. (July 9, 2015) – Ministry Health Care’s Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (APNP) Hospitalist Program was recognized as one of the country’s leading innovations in healthcare by the Catholic Health Association’s Global Lab for Health. The program was one of four initiatives across the nation to be highlighted during a panel discussion on innovation at the Catholic Health Assembly in Washington D.C. in June. Ministry Health Care is a member of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and not-for-profit health system.

Diagnostic & Treatment Center Welcomes New Executive Director

July 16, 2015

The Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Weston, a service of Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care has named Jean Sagan its new Executive Director.

New Technology for Ministry Good Samaritan Therapists Improves Balance Assessments

July 16, 2015

Falls are one of the greatest causes of serious health problems among older adults and therapists at Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center have a new tool to help patients with balance issues.

12th Annual Garden Walk to be held in Minocqua

July 13, 2015

The Lakeland Gardeners will host their 12th Annual Garden Walk and Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Guests are invited to tour a variety of new private home gardens.

Get Ready for School Sports with a Ministry Medical Group Well-Child Exam

July 06, 2015

(June 26, 2015) – Get ready and get set for school sports and summer activities with an annual physical from Ministry Medical Group (MMG). An annual physical will include a sports physical component along with a well-child exam for your child.

Over 150 Attend Annual Health Fair at MERMH

July 06, 2015

Eagle River, Wis. (June 29, 2015) – Over 150 people took advantage of the opportunity to receive free health screenings during the 31st Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH) on Saturday, June 13.

21st Lincoln County Safety Day Camp for Kids to be Held August 4

July 06, 2015

Every minute of every day, children everywhere are injured at times fatally by not realizing the possible dangers that surround them. Through education, many of these accidents can be eliminated and children can lead safer lives.

Lynn Kohlmeier, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group

July 06, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Lynn Kohlmeier, MD, to Ministry Medical Group’s pediatrics department. She will be providing care at Ministry Medical Group, 824 Illinois Ave. in Stevens Point.

Saint Michael’s Foundation announces grants to health related programs

July 06, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Saint Michael’s Foundation announces new recipients for their fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015 grant allocations for programs and services that support patients served at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group.

A Time to Mourn in the Fox Valley

July 02, 2015

This 6 week group will provide an atmosphere of understanding and support in addition to providing information on the grief process. These sessions are free of charge and are co-led by professionals trained in grief support.

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered Monthly in Marshfield

July 02, 2015

Ministry Home Care is providing free blood pressure checks at convenient locations around the area on the third Tuesday of every month.

 
 
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