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Improving patient accessibility and comfort are the goals of a $3.7 million dollar renovation that began this week at the North Shore Campus of Ministry Health Care in Rhinelander.

The renovation will reconfigure parts of the facility to provide quicker access to the second floor, and have an new registration and check in area along with new waiting rooms and patient exam rooms.

Dr. Shishir Sheth is regional vice-president for Ministry Health Care Northern Region...

 

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Ministry St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander has earned a top rating from a group surveying hospitals for quality of performance.

The non-profit Joint Commission gave the hospital its Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.

Hospital spokesperson Sue Klemm says Joint Commission is the nation's oldest standard setting and accreditation body in health care....

 

Volunteers at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander have donated $25,000 to the hospital foundation and one of its programs. 

Jesse Bolder of the Saint Mary’s Foundation says past donations have helped fund projects like a machine that regulates CPR. 

“And allows the paramedics and the staff to be able to focus on the other needs of somebody that has a heart failure situation.  They’ve provided robes for the radiology department and the cancer center.”

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The past President of Ministry-St. Mary's Hospital has been named as leader of several Fox Valley Ministry Health Care facilities.

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Rhinelander is home to a new piece of state-of-the-art cancer treatment technology.  As WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski reports, Ministry Health Care’s James Beck Cancer Center held a ribbon cutting for the machine Wednesday.

The True Beam Linear Accelerator offers radiation therapy that’s much more precise than previous technology at James Beck.  It also has powerful imaging capabilities which help to give a more accurate picture of a tumor.   

Radiation therapist Lynnette Fittante demonstrates how the machine even rotates around the patient.

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A Ministry Health Care leader has been given additional duties.

Monica Hilt has been named president of Ministry Howard Young Health Care in Woodruff. Hilt already is president of Ministry Sacred Heart-St. Mary's hospitals in Tomahawk and Rhinelander. Hilt replaces Shiela Clough who resigned in August.

Hilt says she's worked for 23 years at the two hospitals she currently oversees, but the Howard Young facility is familiar to her, having worked with Sheila Clough. She says Ministry has been working toward having officers in regional positions...

 

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Ministry Health Care and Quality Health Solutions have announced a partnership that a spokesperson says should help both organizations improve patient care.

 

Quality Health Solutions a collaborative group of Wisconsin health care systems and the Medical College of Wisconsin. QHS is expanding its accountable care network.

Ministry Health Care senior vice-president Ronald Mahorek says the partnership is an effort to improve quality and lower costs through an accountable care organization. He gives an example...