Marshfield dentist Bill Berry, DDS, is one of the lucky ones. He was one of only 8 percent of patients nationwide to survive a cardiac arrest, and of those, one of the 30 percent who are able to return to a normal life. His “luck” was due to in part to receiving immediate CPR, and within two hours after his arrival at the Emergency Department at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield receiving therapeutic hypothermia HT).
On March 13, 2012, Ministry Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital celebrated its 24th Children’s Miracle Network kick-off. On that day, Pediatric Intensivist Todd Stewart, MD was introducing one of his former patients, 17-year-old Tyler Toth of Stetsonville. One year prior, Tyler had suffered cardiac arrest on the school bus and was clinically dead for 22 minutes.
What began as a small dream to overcome the wet spring, resulted in an amazing outpouring of support, fun and laughs. On September 21, Memory Lane Farm in Marshfield was host to over 1,350 people, of which 860 participated in the 5k Mud Obstacle Course (Udder Mudder) and the Lil’ Piggy Plunge for children 9 and younger.
Heidi and Brian Fish, of Wausau, knew a couple of years ago that they wanted to donate a decorated cake to the recent 2013 Ronald McDonald fundraiser “Sweet Affaire,” which is only held once every five years. Little did they know then that their donation would be even more meaningful.
MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Kohl's Department Stores, through the Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program, presented a donation of $69,561 to Ministry Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Marshfield during an event recently at the Rib Mountain Kohl’s store.
Kim Beyer, a registered nurse on the 7 North Unit at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital to receive the DAISY award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is given monthly to nurses who consistently demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care. They are recognized as outstanding role models in the hospital’s nursing community.
Remember as a kid getting a cut or scrape? Did you get a boring, flesh-colored band-aid on it, or did your mom or dad bring out the “cool” band-aids? Maybe ones with Disney characters or GI Joe, and let you choose the one you wanted?
The two advanced surgical centers for the Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care heart care team have received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR® ACTION Registry®–GWTGTM Platinum Performance Achievement Award.