News from Ministry Health Care

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Oshkosh

July 31, 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

July 29, 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).

Grieving Youth Good Grief Day Camp Offered in Marshfield

July 24, 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.

Grief Support Group for All Offered in the Wausau Area

July 23, 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

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.

Grief Support Groups Open to All in Stevens Point

July 15, 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.

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.

Grief Support Open to All in Appleton

July 13, 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.

Working through Grief Series in Rhinelander

July 07, 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

July 07, 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

July 06, 2015

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

 
 
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