Ministry Medical Group http://wxpr.org en Dr. Sookochoff Named MMG President http://wxpr.org/post/dr-sookochoff-named-mmg-president <p>An area health care provider has selected a new President. Ministry Medical Group</p><p>has named Dr. Robert Sookochoff to lead the group of clinics in the Ministry Health</p><p>Care system.</p><p>Ministry spokesman Geoffrey Huys says Sookochoff has been seeing patients and</p><p>showing leadership in the organization for over 30 years. "He has served as a regional</p><p>Vice President for Ministry Medical Group’s northern region, so he spent a lot of time</p><p>up in the northern region of Rhinelander, Eagle River, Woodruff, but he’s been involved</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:04:58 +0000 Larry Lee-WSAU 13823 at http://wxpr.org Ministry Health Care Finding Rural Doctors With $$ Help http://wxpr.org/post/ministry-health-care-finding-rural-doctors-help <p>The enrollment period has opened again for medical students to get tuition money from Ministry Health Care.</p><p>The Medical Student Loan Repayment program enables students to get up to $200,000 wile they're enrolled in a medical education program. In turn, Ministry asks the student to commit to at least five years practicing at one of the groups' medical facilities.</p><p>Medical education program manager Brant Bergeron says this program helps bring in doctors to rural areas, where he says it's difficult to find enough doctors...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 21:05:40 +0000 Ken Krall 13149 at http://wxpr.org Ministry Health Care Finding Rural Doctors With $$ Help Honoring Cancer Patients, Present and Past http://wxpr.org/post/honoring-cancer-patients-present-and-past <p>Rhinelander’s Ministry St. Mary’s Hospital is hosting a gathering for cancer survivors. &nbsp;</p><p>It’s the sixth annual Celebration of Life.&nbsp; Event organizer Kim Hetland is a Manager in Radiation Oncology at Ministry’s James Beck Cancer Center.&nbsp; She says the evening is also a chance to honor those lost to cancer.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“We wanted it more than just a cancer survivor event.&nbsp; We wanted it more of a celebration – of life, that would honor not only our cancer survivors but also our patients that have passed on.”</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:24:52 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6487 at http://wxpr.org Honoring Cancer Patients, Present and Past Digital Medical Records Change Healthcare Landscape http://wxpr.org/post/digital-medical-records-change-healthcare-landscape <P>This week National Public Radio has had stories about the digitalization of medical records. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:18:14 +0000 Ken Krall 5214 at http://wxpr.org Digital Medical Records Change Healthcare Landscape