News from Ministry Health Care

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.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Oshkosh

July 01, 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.

Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act

June 26, 2015

Ministry Health Care, a member of Ascension Wisconsin, is pleased to offer the following statement in reaction to today’s Supreme Court decision:

Ministry Saint Clare’s one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Great Community Hospitals

June 26, 2015

For the third straight year, Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital in Weston is one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s "100 Great Community Hospitals," a list based on hospitals' quality of care and service to community.

Grief Support in Wisconsin Rapids

June 25, 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).

11th Annual Garden Walk to be held in Minocqua

June 25, 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.

Hospice Rummage Sale

June 24, 2015

Individuals who would like to sell their goods (rummage, craft or other) can reserve a booth for just $20 and then donate 10% of their day’s sales to Ministry Home Care – Hospice. Ministry Home Care – Hospice will host their sixth annual Life’s Treasures Rummage, Craft, Vendor and Bake Sale on Saturday, August 15, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Myre Electric Building (N11585 County Road Y) in Tomahawk.

Flambeau Hospital Among Top 10% Hospitals Nationwide

June 22, 2015

Flambeau Hospital received five-star awards in five different areas for being among the top 10% of hospitals surveyed through Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) at the 2015 Excellence in Healthcare Conference.

Grief Support Group for All Offered in the Wausau Area

June 18, 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.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Stevens Point

June 18, 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.

For Men Only: Men Journeying through Grief in Neenah

June 15, 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 Health Care Announces Plans for Major Medical Clinic on Wausau’s West Side

June 12, 2015

Groundbreaking for new clinic site on Westwood Drive set for Summer 2015

Ministry Good Samaritan Welcomes New Physical Therapist

June 12, 2015

Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Physical Therapist Kallen Krause to the rehabilitation services staff at Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill

Ministry Saint Clare’s Volunteers Recognize Scholarship Winners

June 12, 2015

The Volunteers of Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital in Weston recently awarded two scholarships to graduating seniors who have provided volunteer service to the hospital.

Ministry Medical Group Offers WIAA Physicals in Weston, Rib Mountain and Merrill

June 10, 2015

Ministry Medical Group clinics in Weston, Rib Mountain and Merrill will once again provide pre-participation physical screenings (PPS) in July and August for area athletes, as a convenience and cost savings for families.

Ministry Medical Group Awards $8,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

June 10, 2015

Ministry Medical Group (MMG) clinics in northern Wisconsin are proud to support the next generation of local students pursuing careers in healthcare. Ministry Medical Group awarded $1,000 scholarships to eight students from Crandon High School, Lakeland Union High School (Minocqua), Laona High School, Northland Pines High School (Eagle River), Rhinelander High School, Three Lakes High School and Tomahawk High School.

Ministry to host free open house for 3D mammogram technology

June 03, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, but when the disease is diagnosed early, the five year survival rate is 98%. Ministry Health Care will introduce 3D mammogram technology at their Plover location at a free open house event on Wednesday, June 10, 5:30 – 7pm, at 2401 Plover Road, Plover.

Grief Support in New Holstein

June 03, 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.

Grief Support Group Offered in Eagle River

June 02, 2015

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

Working through Grief Series in Rhinelander

June 02, 2015

A free support group on "Healing with Humor" 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.

Ladies of Bluegrass Event in Green Bay Raised Money for the James Beck Cancer Center

June 01, 2015

Rhinelander, Wis. (June 1, 2015) – The 8th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival in Green Bay was held on April 18, and raised $9,381 for the James Beck Cancer Center in Rhinelander.

That's Life (& Death) Cafe in Minocqua

June 01, 2015

That’s Life (& Death) Café will be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month (May 21) from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. at the Minocqua Public Library (415 Menominee Street).

Free Blood Pressure Checks Offered in Thorp

June 01, 2015

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

Sports And Camp Physicals

May 29, 2015

Whatever sports your children play this summer or fall - like most kids - need a sports physical to meet the participation requirements of their school or league. If that's the case, Ministry Medical Group is here to make sure your kids are health and on top of their game

Free Screenings Available During Community Health Fair

May 28, 2015

Eagle River, Wis. (May 28, 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 Saturday, June 13, in Eagle River? That’s because Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH) and Ministry Medical Group (MMG) are providing free health screenings during the 31st Annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, June 13, from 8 – 11 a.m. at MERMH located at 201 Hospital Road in Eagle River.

Ministry Health Care Names Sandra Anderson to Northern Region Leadership Role

May 28, 2015

(MILWAUKEE, WI)— Ministry Health Care has announced Sandra Anderson has accepted the role of Regional Vice President for Ministry Health Care’s Northern Region and President of the Northern Region Hospitals. She will begin her new responsibilities on July 6, 2015, and report directly to Daniel E. Neufelder, President and CEO of Ministry Health Care.

Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks in Rhinelander

May 22, 2015

High blood pressure cannot be cured, but it can be controlled in most cases. The treatment for high blood pressure must be tailored to the specific needs of the individual, as guided by their doctor. Detecting it is the first step.

Ministry Medical Group Rhinelander Offers Drop-in Child Care

May 19, 2015

Rhinelander, Wis. – Is the lack of a babysitter keeping you from making your doctor’s appointment? Ministry Medical Group in Rhinelander can help as they now offer drop-in child care on Monday’s and Thursday’s. Drop in child care is a partnership with the YMCA of the Northwoods.

Ministry Facilities Recognized for Quality Respiratory Care

May 19, 2015

Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill and Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital, Weston and are among seven Ministry Health Care facilities that have earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.

Stephen E. Anich, MD – Appointed to the Honorary Medical Staff

May 19, 2015

Woodruff, Wis. (May 19, 2015) –– By a unanimous vote, the medical staff of Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) recently appointed Stephen E. Anich, MD, Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center, emergency medicine, to the Honorary Medical Staff. Membership on the Honorary Medical Staff is intended as a mechanism for honoring those outstanding individuals who the medical staff feels significantly contributed to the improvement, reputation or services of the hospital and/or medical staff.

Ministry Health Care offers free program on COPD in Weston on June 11

May 19, 2015

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. The disease is currently the third leading cause of death in the United States but the good news is that COPD is often preventable and treatable.

Grief Support Open to All in Appleton

May 15, 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.

Barbara Faber, APNP, joins Ministry Medical Group

May 08, 2015

Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Barbara Faber, APNP, to Ministry Medical Group’s internal medicine department. She will be providing care at Ministry Medical Group, 2251 North Shore Dr. in Rhinelander.

Over 550 Free Screenings Provided During Community Health & Wellness Fair

May 08, 2015

Did you get your free screening on Saturday, April 18, during the ninth annual Community Health and Wellness Fair at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital? If so, you were one of over 300 people to receive the 559 free screenings provided by the Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation.

Ministry Health Care Northern Region Supporters Attend Largest WHA Advocacy Day Event Ever

May 08, 2015

Close to 1,100 hospital leaders, employees, trustees and volunteers, including from Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, Howard Young Medical Center, Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital and Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, descended on Madison on April 28 to participate in the Wisconsin Hospital Association’s (WHA) Advocacy Day event. Advocacy Day is an annual event that connects hospital supporters with their legislators in Madison so lawmakers can learn how issues impact local hospitals and communities.

Grief Support Offered in Woodruff

May 08, 2015

Led by experienced facilitators from Ministry Home Care, each month’s meeting focuses on a different topic designed to give people an understanding of grief and some tools to help them manage the feelings and tasks of the grieving process.

Stroke event to offer free screenings

May 06, 2015

“Time Lost is Brain Lost,” an educational session about and screenings for stroke, will be offered from 5-7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 in the Mother Frances Streitel Conference Center at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital.

James Beck Cancer Center Receives Donation of 47 Totes for Cancer Patients

May 06, 2015

Rhinelander, Wis. (May 1, 2015) – The James Beck Cancer Center received a generous donation of 47 women’s and men’s Thirty-One Gifts totes from Stefani Patrone of Rhinelander.

Grief Support Group Offered in Marshfield

May 06, 2015

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

Saint Michael’s Foundation grants to health related programs

May 06, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Saint Michael’s Foundation announces 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.

Foundation announces 2015 scholarship recipients

May 06, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Saint Michael’s Foundation is proud to support the next generation of local students pursuing careers in healthcare by awarding the 2015 scholarships. The 2015 scholarships were awarded to Philip J. Kostka, Rosholt; Lindsey A. Meis, Custer; and Alicia Wojtalewicz, Rosholt.

Local leaders honored at annual leadership celebration

May 06, 2015

(Stevens Point, Wis.) – Local leaders Don Peters, Pat Hilpert, and Rick Flugaur were honored with the Quality of Life Leadership Award at the Saint Michael’s Foundation 22nd Annual Community Leadership Celebration on Saturday, April 25. The Quality of Life Leadership Award is offered annually in recognition of leaders that significantly impact the lives of others.

Ministry Good Samaritan Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

May 06, 2015

For the second time in the past three years, Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill has been named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States.

 
 
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