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Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) – Eastern Wisconsin Division has announced the appointment of Dr. Mark J. Thompson as Chief Physician Executive of its four hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin.

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), which has four hospitals located in Northeast Wisconsin, has been named “Most Wired” by the 19th Annual HealthCare’s Most Wired® survey, released this month by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Hospital Sisters Health System’s Northeast Wisconsin locations include: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. 

The Men’s Health Cookout and June Dairy Month Ice Cream Social will be presented by Richard McNutt, MD, of HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center. 

HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers are pleased to present, “Celebrate Life: With Attitude!” on Tuesday, June 6 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay.

The Auxiliary of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital held its annual luncheon in Oconto Falls on Monday, May 8 to recognize members who have reached milestones in their volunteer hours and to present the hospital with a generous $10,000 donation.

As a federally-designated critical access hospital, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital (founded as Community Memorial Hospital in 1921) has served as a main provider of emergency care in Oconto County for decades. On May 1, 2017, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital launched the use of new technology that takes its emergency care services to a new, advanced level now and into the future. It’s called, Emergency Telemedicine. 

Community seniors are invited to a free presentation focused on joint and spine health at HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, 855 S. Main St. in Oconto Falls on Thursday, April 27. It’s called, Living inMotion with Arthritis, Neck and Back Pain.

Tickets are now available for the 12th Annual Spring Fling at the Green Bay Botanical Garden on Friday, May 5, hosted by HSHS St. Clare Foundation.

Have you noticed a new growth or discoloration on your skin? How about a mole that has changed color or has an irregular border? 

HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center is pleased to now offer consultations, as well as free skin cancer and varicose vein screenings, at locations in Oconto, Mountain and Gillett.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital now offers new, state-of-the-art technology that allows for faster, improved care of stroke patients. It’s called, Telestroke.

Although colon cancer is a preventable and curable disease if caught early, it remains the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The experts at HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center, located on the campus of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls, provide highly-effective screening, prevention and treatment of colon cancer. 

The Auxiliary of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital will host its bi-annual book fair and gift sale at the hospital on Wednesday, March 29.

The Oconto Falls-area community is invited to the annual Salad Luncheon and Love Basket Silent Auction, hosted by the HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and employees of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Feb. 9 at HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, 855 S. Main St. in Oconto Falls. 

Slip-and-fall injuries due to icy conditions are a common occurrence during Wisconsin winter months. To prevent injury, consider the following tips from HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and its partner, Prevea Health. 

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital is accepting broken and/or unwanted Christmas lights between now and Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and its partner, Prevea Health, want to remind shoppers to consider the safety and age-range of all toys purchased. 

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its Welcome Center, located inside the hospital’s main entrance. The Welcome Center at HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital is staffed by friendly volunteers to provide patients and visitors hospital campus directions, information and wheelchair needs.  

Prevea Health is pleased to welcome Yu-Chin Fang, MD, to HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Prevea Gillett Health Center, 340 N. Green Bay Ave., in Gillett. 

Holiday shopping will take center stage on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but the act of giving is set to shine on Tuesday, Nov. 29 with #GivingTuesday - an international movement to celebrate generosity and to give back to our communities. It was started in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street YMCA in partnership with the United Nations as an effort to create a national day of giving during the holiday season.

Prevea Health and its Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospital partners in Northeast Wisconsin are pleased to announce a partnership with Molina Healthcare that will make their high-quality health care services available to people seeking individual coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace, commonly known as “the Exchange.” 

Door County Medical Center (DCMC) and Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) announced that today marks the beginning of DCMC’s official transition from its affiliation with Ascension Ministry Health Care to its partnership with HSHS.

Local seniors are invited to learn more about treatment for foot and ankle pain during a free presentation hosted by HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health on Thursday, Nov. 10.

With Halloween and trick-or-treating right around the corner, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health, encourage everyone to make the health and safety of their family a priority.  

Area residents in need of dialysis services can find high-quality care close to home at the new, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Dialysis Center, located in the Medical Services Building on the campus of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. 

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health offer a free, monthly diabetes information group featuring a series of presentations about how to live healthfully with diabetes. This month, the public is invited to a free, open forum about living with diabetes. 

HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center is pleased to now offer monthly Lunch-and-Learn events to provide awareness and education about various health topics.

A Walk to Remember, a pregnancy and infant loss awareness walk hosted by Share of Northeast Wisconsin, will take place Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health offer a free, monthly diabetes information group featuring a series of presentations about how to live healthfully with diabetes. This month, the public is invited to a free informational program about living with diabetes and interpreting your lab results. 

The Auxiliary of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital is seeking volunteers to staff the hospital’s new Welcome Center, which is set for completion later this fall. Construction of the Welcome Center begins September 6, but training for volunteers will be provided prior to the Welcome Center’s opening.

The HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Golf Classic will be held at River Island Golf Course, 100 River Island Drive in Oconto Falls on Saturday, Sept. 17.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health offer a free, monthly diabetes information group featuring a series of presentations about how to live healthfully with diabetes. This month, the public is invited to a free informational program about mindful eating and regulating your food intake while living with diabetes.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health offer a free, monthly diabetes information group featuring a series of presentations about how to live healthfully with diabetes. This month, the public is invited to a free informational program about diabetes medications and how they work.

Health centers in Gillett, Mountain, Oconto Falls, Lena, Oconto, Marinette and Suring are accepting appointments for sports physical examinations for athletes wanting to participate in a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) sport.

Media Contacts


Angela Deja
Public Relations Coordinator
angela.deja@hshs.org
(920) 272-3360

Dana Jermstad
Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
dana.jermstad@hshs.org
(920) 429-1752
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