Ascension Wisconsin and Marshfield Clinic Health System have entered into a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the sale of Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston and Ascension Wisconsin’s interest in the Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Weston and Flambeau Hospital in Par…

ThedaCare and Bellin Health in Green Bay have announced a partnership of cardiovascular services. The group will be comprised of about 50 cardiology providers covering nine hospitals and nearly 20 outreach centers across 17 counties in Northeast and Central Wisconsin and Michigan.

• The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has approved development of a genetic counseling master's program. According to MCW, Wisconsin has only 50 percent of the genetic counselors it needs to fill current clinical care roles, with the need projected to grow. The target matriculation date f…

Ascension Wisconsin Spirit Medical Transport Services (Spirit) has announced plans to relocate the Spirit 1 helicopter to Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) in Mosinee.

For the 15th consecutive year, Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, is among the nation’s highestrated health-insurance plans by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its Medicare, Medicaid and commercial plans.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NHI), has awarded the Cancer Research of Wisconsin and Northern Michigan (CROWN) Consortium a $5- million grant to provide patients in 48 counties in Wisconsin and Northern Michigan access to leading-edge clinica…

Groundbreaking was held for a $14 million expansion project at Aspirus Rhinelander Clinic, 1630 Chippewa Drive. The addition of 22,000 square feet of new space will accommodate greater imaging services, more specialty care and additional space for primary care. The original clinic, built in …

UW-Stevens Point and the National Wellness Institute have launched the Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate, the only program in Wisconsin that is transitionally approved by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.

Marshfield Clinic Health System has named Robert “Mike” Dowdy as chief administrative officer of the new Marshfield Medical CenterMinocqua, scheduled to open in April 2020.

With the goal of training more healthcare professionals to serve Central Wisconsin, Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids and Mid-State Technical College in Stevens Point will open a Health Care Simulation Center at Aspirus Riverview in 2020.

According to the most recent data collected by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) the 838 opioid-related deaths reported in the state in 2018 is a 10 percent reduction from 2017.

North Central Health Care (NCHC) in Wausau and Marathon County broke ground for a new $6-million warm-water aquatic therapeutic pool at 1100 Lake View Drive in Wausau.

The Marshfield Clinic Health System YMCA celebrated the completion of its expansion and renovation with a ribbon cutting and open house July 16.

ThedaCare has become the first healthcare system in Northeast and Central Wisconsin to offer the MitraClip procedure, a therapy that allows cardiologists to repair leaky mitral heart valves, also known as mitral regurgitation.

Leaders of Portage-based Divine Savior Healthcare (DSH) and the Sisters of the Divine Savior have signed a letter of intent to affiliate with Aspirus Health Care in Wausau.

(MCW)-Central Wisconsin held its white coat ceremony to formally matriculate its third class of incoming medical students on July 11 in the James F. Veninga Theater at the University of Wisconsin Center for Civic Engagement in Wausau

Recognizing the needs to expand access to public transportation services in the Northwood’s, Ascension Wisconsin recently gave $10,000 to Northwood’s Transit Connections as a sponsorship.

 Aspirus Medford Foundation donors have provided funding to replace and enhance the emergency medical services (EMS) radio which had been in service since the 1970s and was experiencing coverage gaps from the field.

Both students and the community will benefit from a new scholarship partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Marshfield Clinic Health System that aims to support, educate and train aspiring rural healthcare professionals in Central Wisconsin.

Since 1927, Marshfield Clinic Health System and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have collaborated to educate future generations of medical providers.

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Central Wisconsin graduated its first class of doctors at ceremonies May 31 at the Rothschild Pavilion in Rothschild. The college matriculated this first class of medical students in July 2016. 

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced the filing of a lawsuit May 16 against Purdue Pharma L.P., Purdue Pharma Inc., and Richard S. Sackler, Purdue's former co-chairman and president, for alleged misconduct in marketing and sales of opioids that contributed to the opioid epidemic.

Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, part of the Marshfield Clinic Health System, has received three Certification Seals from the

ThedaCare, which serves more than 600,000 people throughout Northeastern and Northcentral Wisconsin, has announced launch of an opioid awareness campaign developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called “It only takes a little to lose a lot.”

“Spirit Strong” was the continued message of a memorial event that honored pilot Rico Caruso, flight nurse Klint Mitchell and flight paramedic Gregory Rosenthal who lost their lives in the tragic crash of Spirit Air 2 in the Town of Hazelhurst on April 26, 2018.

WalletHub, Montana is the best state for physicians. But coming in at number two is Wisconsin. WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia on 18 metrics, including physicians' annual wage, physicians' starting salary, hospitals per capita and the percentage of hospitals wit…

The Women’s Community in Wausau has named the St. Clare’s Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program as one of three recipients of its 2019 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Supporting Sexual Assault Victims.

The most recent nursing graduates at Nicolet College in Rhinelander posted a 100 percent pass rate on their first attempt at the national licensing exam to become registered nurses.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of 25 academic institutions to receive five-year funding (2019 to 2024) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to establish a Prevention Research Center, with the mission of improving the health of low-income women, infants and fa…

In recognition of its achievement and innovation in healthcare sustainability, Aspirus Wausau Hospital is recipient of the Partner Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth, an organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in healthcare.

Gundersen Health System and Marshfield Clinic Health System are discussing how the two organizations might come together to collectively enhance the level of care across Wisconsin, northeast Iowa and southeastern Minnesota.

Aspirus Inc. has been recognized on Global Healthcare Exchange's (GHX) “Best 50” supply chains in North America for 2018. To select the Best 50, GHX looked at the per- formance of more than 4,100 hospitals in the United States and Canada connected to the GHX electronic trading exchange. This…

Aspirus Medford Hospital and Clinics has donated $10,000 to the Our Village Playground project. It will be the first all- inclusive and handicap-accessible playground for children and families in Taylor County. It is anticipated the playground will be built dur- ing the upcoming summer in Me…

Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander is now offering Genius 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening.Breast tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue that helps radiologists identify and characterize individual breast structures wit…

The new Marshfield Clinic Health System YMCA at 410 West McMillan St. in Marshfield has opened.The newly constructed facility includes a Healthy Living Center with 24/7 access, strength-training center, multi-generational community room, welcome center and member lounge.Many areas of the exi…

Security Health Plan of Wisconsin Inc. is investing $1,000 in the Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S. Chestnut Ave. in Marshfield, as part of its Employee-Driven Corporate Giving grant program.Each month Security Health Plan awards a different charity or organization $1,000 that was nominat…

Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, based in Marshfield, has earned three service quality awards for 2018 from Service Quality Measurement (SQM), a North American research firm that specializes in customer service improvement.The awards will be presented May 7-9 at SQM's 20th Annual Customer …

The very first commencement ceremony for the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Central Wisconsin will be held May 30 at the Rothschild Pavilion, 1104 Park St. in Rothschild. Thirteen final-year students will receive their medical degrees that day.