Rhinelander School District has landed two sizable grants to help pay for a new athletics trainer position at the high school.
Ministry Medical Group and the Aspirus Clinic have each donated $15,000 to the school district’s athletic program.
Athletics Trainer is a role that Rhinelander native Eric Prom has been filling for a few years now, but until now he’s been employed by Marshfield Clinic. Now he’ll be an employee of the school district.
The enrollment period has opened again for medical students to get tuition money from Ministry Health Care.
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.
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...
Rhinelander’s Ministry St. Mary’s Hospital is hosting a gathering for cancer survivors.
It’s the sixth annual Celebration of Life. Event organizer Kim Hetland is a Manager in Radiation Oncology at Ministry’s James Beck Cancer Center. She says the evening is also a chance to honor those lost to cancer.
“We wanted it more than just a cancer survivor event. 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.”
This week National Public Radio has had stories about the digitalization of medical records. Supporters say patients get better service, and it's easier for doctors, but it does raise security concerns.
At Aspirus in Wausau Chief Information Officer Todd Richardson says in the former paper process it was more difficult to get records to the right place at the right time...