News from Ministry Saint Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point, WI

Learn about Laser Vision Correction Surgery Options

April 16, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Ministry Medical Group Ophthalmology Department hosts free program on Laser Vision Correction Surgery Options on Tuesday, April 29, 6- 7 pm, Oak Room, 2501 Main Street in Stevens Point.

Local leaders honored at Annual Community Leadership Celebration

April 16, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Martin Luther King, Jr, Gandhi, Mother Theresa, Steve Jobs – all great examples of leaders that catapulted ideas that changed lives on a global scale. Have you ever thought of those leaders that contribute to change and influence people on a more local level? They are out there. In fact, they are here in our community.

LifeDirect Volunteers Needed

April 02, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Ministry Living Well, in partnership with Saint Michael's Hospital, is seeking volunteers to assist with the LifeDirect program.

Ministry Athletic Trainer recognized by the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association

March 21, 2014

(AMHERST, WI) – Each year, members of the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association nominate someone who has had an impact with the student-athletes, school and the community. Jodi Waltenberg, certified athletic trainer for Ministry Sports Medicine, received the local service award. It was presented during the last home Amherst girls’ basketball game of the season.

Free Informational Session on Women’s Reproductive Health

March 21, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – A free introductory session to learn more about the Creighton Model FertilityCare System™ is scheduled for April 6 at 1:30 pm and repeated on May 10 at 1:30 pm. The presentation will be held at the Center for NaPro Technology (currently Fertility Care Center) 2831 Post Road, Plover.

Hospital receives award for breastfeeding education

February 26, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and the International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) awarded Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital the IBCLC Care Award for their work in providing breastfeeding education and support.

Saint Michael’s Foundation to offer $3,000 in scholarships

February 17, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI ) – Saint Michael’s Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing careers in the healthcare field. Applicants are awarded one scholarship but are allowed to apply for more than one.

UWSP women’s basketball team shows support for cancer survivors

February 10, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s basketball coach Shirley Egner and Project Embrace™ founder Linda Cook know all about the power of a team. Be it winning basketball games or fighting cancer, strong teams make all the difference, which is why for the last eight years they have teamed up for cancer awareness.

Ministry’s Bariatric Surgery program offers team approach for weight loss

February 05, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Calvin A Selwyn, MD and Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (COEMBS) offer a team approach to weight loss with an experienced staff of Bariatric Surgeons, Dieticians, Physical Therapists, Psychologists and Bariatric Nurses.

Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital participates in National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

February 05, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital has joined the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®). Named “Best in the Nation” for surgical quality by the Institute of Medicine, ACS NSQIP is the first nationally validated, outcomes-based program used to measure and improve the quality of surgical care in private hospitals.


January 28, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) –The UW-Stevens Point Men’s Hockey Team, Ministry Health Care and the Saint Michael’s Foundation celebrate five years of “Putting a Check to Cancer.”

Dana Doll, DO appointed chair of Anesthesia Services at Ministry Medical Group

January 28, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Ministry Health Care is pleased to announce that Dana Doll, DO, has been appointed the chair of Anesthesia Services at Ministry Medical Group in Stevens Point.

Thank you for generous giving to Saint Michael’s Foundation

January 28, 2014

For 25 years, an outstanding community of individuals and organizations has positively impacted the lives of our family, friends and neighbors through generous giving to Saint Michael’s Foundation.

Help save a life with caring cards

January 28, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – On January 31, February 7 and 14 Saint Michael’s Foundation will sell Valentine’s Day/Caring Cards to benefit the CAST Fund from 11 am – 1pm in the Archangel Café at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital. A four-pack of unique heart cards sell for $10.