News from Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, WI

Single-site robotic surgery available at Howard Young Medical Center

July 30, 2014

(WOODRUFF, Wis.) – Among the first facilities in northern Wisconsin to perform robotic surgery, Ministry Health Care’s Howard Young Medical Center is using the latest technology to offer a safe alternative to patients who require gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy). Using the da Vinci® Surgical System, an advanced surgical robotics technology, Howard Young Medical Center surgeons are leading the way in performing minimally invasive and complex procedures using small incisions and precise, controlled movements.

Howard Young Medical Center to Host Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair

July 29, 2014

(WOODRUFF, Wis.) – Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) and the Ministry Medical Group (MMG) clinic in Woodruff will be hosting the Third Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, August 7, from 4 - 7 p.m., inside the hospital located at 240 Maple Street. Health fair visitors are asked to park and enter on the north side of the building at the MMG clinic entrance.

Ashe Scholarship Applications Available

July 23, 2014

(WOODRUFF, Wis.) - Applications for the Dr. Henry Ashe Continuing Education Scholarships will be available on Friday, August 1, for Lakeland area college students who are pursuing a career in a healthcare field at the undergraduate level.

Howard Young Foundation, Inc. Receives $50,000 from Hospital Volunteers

July 08, 2014

(EAGLE RIVER, WI) – The Partners – Auxiliary, Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, through its fundraising efforts, donated $50,000 to the Howard Young Foundation Special Gift Initiative on Tuesday, June 17. The donation will benefit health and wellness related services at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH).

HYMC Hosted Pediatrics Day for Area First Graders

June 10, 2014

(WOODRUFF, Wis.) – “I want to be a doctor when I grow up!” Those words were uttered by several children during Howard Young Medical Center’s annual Pediatrics Day on Wednesday, May 21.

Ashe Scholarship Applications Available

June 04, 2014

Applications for the Dr. Henry Ashe Continuing Education Scholarships are available for Lakeland area college students who are pursuing a career in a health care field at the undergraduate level.

Howard Young Foundation to Host National Speaker Zonya Foco, RD

May 30, 2014

(Woodruff, Wis.) – The Women’s Legacy Council, a committee of the Howard Young Foundation, is honored to present a fun, interactive, and free evening with “America’s Nutrition Leader,” Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP. The Values, Vision & Voice symposium, “8 Healthy Habits That Will Change Your Life,” will take place Wednesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at the Campanile Center for the Arts, located at 131 Milwaukee Street, in Minocqua.

Howard Young Foundation purchases chest compression systems

May 29, 2014

(Woodruff, Wis.) – In an effort to continually improve the quality of care in the Northwoods, the Howard Young Foundation recently purchased two LUCAS™2 chest compression system devices for the emergency medical services (EMS) departments at Howard Young Medical Center and Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital.

HYMC Celebrates New Hangar

May 27, 2014

(WOODRUFF, WI) – Approximately 200 people attended the Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) Hangar/EMS Celebration on Sunday, May 18. The attendees included HYMC leaders and associates, Howard Young Foundation board members and donors, Spirit personnel, local and regional EMS personnel, members of the Woodruff Town Hall, and community supporters.