Congestive heart failure in the United States is a common problem. It occurs when the heart is not able to pump out oxygen-rich blood. Since the pumping action of the heart is not effective, blood may build up in the lungs, liver, gastrointestinal tract, arms and legs.
Part of the Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care heart care team. The One Heart Cardiology Suite, which opened in October 2014 at Howard Young Medical Center, has greatly expanded heart care capabilities and improved local access to top quality care.
December 18, 2014 - Irregular heart rhythms impair the hearts ability to effectively pump blood throughout the cardiovascular system and the One Heart Team of Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care at Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital in Weston have a new tool to treat atrial fibrillation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 27, 2011
At the end of September, the Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center Cardiology Department will welcome Dr. Michael McGill.
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)
September 20, 2011
Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital earns "green" award
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.
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
August 24, 2011
Leaders at Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) have announced the new helicopter pad on the medical campus in Woodruff is complete.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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