News from the Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care Heart Care Team

Public education and keeping the community informed is an important part of our mission of serving our community. This collection of news and information about the Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care heart care team is maintained for easy public access. For more information about any of these topics, please contact the individuals listed in each individual document.

Ministry Facilities Receive American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Quality Achievement

May 6, 2013 The two advanced surgical centers for the Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care Heart Care Team have received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award.

Heart Care Team performs groundbreaking LARIAT procedure

February 9, 2013 The Joint Heart Care Team of Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care has performed the groundbreaking new LARIAT procedure on two patients at risk for stroke. Both patients were discharged from Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.​ The procedure reduces the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation who are unable to take blood thinning medications. The Joint Heart Care Team is just the second in the state to perform this procedure; the first was done in Milwaukee.

Ministry Saint Clare’s Named One of The Nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

February 28, 2013 Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital this week was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics, formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters. Ministry Saint Clare’s earned the Top 100 recognition for the first time, and is the only hospital to make the Top 100 from central and northern Wisconsin and one of only four ranked in Wisconsin.

Rare Heart Valve Procedure Saves Gresham Man

January 04, 2012 Donald Mathews of Gresham had a great reason to celebrate the New Year, thanks to a life-saving heart procedure performed by the Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care heart care team.

Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center Cardiology Department Welcomes Dr. Michael Mcgill

September 27, 2011 At the end of September, the Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center Cardiology Department will welcome Dr. Michael McGill.

Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital cardiac rehab honored

September 26, 2011 Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital earns "green" award

September 20, 2011 Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital earns "green" award

Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center Earns Top Performer Recognition from the Joint Commission

September 16, 2011 Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center in Merrill has been named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.

Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital Receives National Honor for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

August 26, 2011 Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital in Weston has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2011

New Helicopter Pad Opens at Howard Young Medical Center

August 24, 2011 Leaders at Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) have announced the new helicopter pad on the medical campus in Woodruff is complete.

Emergency Department Hosts Haitian Medical Student

August 01, 2011 Two members of the Emergency Department staff from Howard Young Medical Center took part in a medical mission trip as part of Vision of Hope Ministries from Eagle River

The Diagnostic & Treatment Center Echocardiography Lab Earns ICAEL Reaccreditation

July 25, 2011 The Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Weston, a service of Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care, Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics Echocardiography Lab has earned reaccreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

Ministry Health Care Electronic Health Record (EHR) soon to serve all patients in Rhinelander

July 25, 2011 Ministry Health Care is pleased to announce that the Ministry Medical Group (MMG) clinic locations in Rhinelander will go live with the Electronic Health Record (EHR), beginning with Women’s Health Department at the end of July 2011

Hybrid OR benefits patients

July 18, 2011 Patients suffering from peripheral vascular disease or who require vascular procedures, with a possibility of a more invasive surgical approach will benefit from a new Hybrid Operating Room/Vascular Suite recently installed at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital.

Ministry Saint Clare's Named 2011 Most Wired Hospital

July 12, 2011 Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital in Weston has been recognized for the sixth straight year as one of the nation’s Most Wired Hospitals

New High Tech CT Scanning Offered at Howard Young Medical Center

July 06, 2011 A 32-slice Toshiba Aquilon CT Scanner has recently been installed in the Radiology Department at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff

New Technology Links Pre-Hospital EMTs and Paramedics to Hospital ERs in Woodruff and Eagle River

July 06, 2011 Through generous support of the Howard Young Foundation,Howard Young Medical Center and Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital will be implementing the LIFENET® system