News from Ministry Health Care

Howard Young Medical Center Begins $5M Renovation of Outpatient Service Areas July 10

June 27, 2017

Howard Young Medical Center, part of Ascension, will begin Phase II of a multi-phased renovation project on Monday, July 10, 2017.

Maribeth Beck, APNP, joins Ministry Medical Group

June 15, 2017

Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, and Medical College Physicians are pleased to welcome Maribeth Beck, APNP, to Ministry Medical Group’s cardiology department.

Ministry Urgent Care Facilities Launch Online Appointment Scheduling

June 13, 2017

Patients who need Urgent Care services at Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension locations in Merrill, Plover, Rhinelander, Stanley and Stevens Point now have the ability to self-schedule services for a projected treatment time.

Rezwan Islam, MD, FACP, joins Ministry Medical Group

June 13, 2017

Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, and Medical College Physicians are pleased to welcome Rezwan Islam, MD, FACP, to Ministry Medical Group’s hematology and oncology department.

Elson T. Lim, MD, joins Ascension Medical Group

June 13, 2017

Ascension is pleased to welcome Elson T. Lim, MD, to Ascension Medical Group’s family medicine department.

Ascension’s Howard Young Medical Center Named Great Community Hospital by Becker’s Hospital Review

June 05, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Howard Young Medical Center, part of Ascension is one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s "100 Great Community Hospitals," a list based on hospitals' quality of care and service to community.

Northwood’s Radiologist Receives Rural Health Ambassador Award

June 01, 2017

The Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) recently bestowed their 2017 Rural Health Ambassador Award to Dr. Theodore Shinners, radiologist and technology medical director at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, part of Ascension.

Howard Young Medical Center Hosts First Grade Students from MHLT

June 01, 2017

Howard Young Medical Center, part of Ascension welcomed students who could be future doctors, nurses or other healthcare professionals during its Pediatrics Day on Thursday, May 18.

June Mindfulness: “Meditation and Mindfulness”

May 24, 2017

Ministry Koller Behavioral Health, part of Ascension, offers a monthly Mindfulness program in Rhinelander that is free to anyone in the community.

Cary Fechter, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group

May 24, 2017

Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, and Medical College Physicians are pleased to welcome Cary Fechter, MD, to Ministry Medical Group’s pulmonary and critical care medicine department.

Xa Xiong, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group

May 24, 2017

Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, is pleased to welcome Xa Xiong, MD, to Ministry Medical Group’s family medicine department.

Ministry Good Samaritan Completes Successful Trauma Classification Review

May 22, 2017

Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, part of Ascension recently completed its review for classification as a Level IV Trauma Care Facility by the state of Wisconsin.

Tracy Springer, MS, LPC-IT, CSAC, joins Ministry Medical Group

May 17, 2017

Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, is pleased to welcome Tracy Springer, MS, LPC-IT, CSAC, to Ministry Medical Group’s behavioral health department.

Lymphedema one of Several Therapy Services Available at Ascension’s Howard Young Medical Center

May 17, 2017

Lymphedema is a chronic inflammatory condition where the buildup of protein-rich fluids in soft body tissues causes swelling, often in the arms or legs.

Saint Michael’s Foundation Honors Community Leaders

May 02, 2017

For 24 years, Saint Michael’s Foundation has celebrated individuals who exhibit outstanding leadership in Portage County at their annual Community Leadership Celebration.