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

Ryan M. Andrews, MD named Chief Medical Officer

July 30, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Ryan M. Andrews, MD, named Chief Medical Officer of Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital/Ministry Medical Group-Central Region. Dr. Andrews has practiced family medicine at Ministry Medical Group since 2000, currently at the Hoover Road location.

Saint Michael’s Foundation announces successful fundraising year

July 29, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – A twenty five year anniversary isn’t the only thing Saint Michael’s Foundation is celebrating this year. At the close of their 2014 fiscal year, Saint Michael’s Foundation surpassed a $480,000 fundraising goal with gifts totaling over $503,000.

Ministry Health Care emergency management staff attends homeland security training

July 29, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Ministry Health Care’s emergency management team leaders, Stacey Firkus, MT (ASCP), MPH, Infection Preventionist, and Kristen Pupols RN, BSN, Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist, Emergency Management, recently completed training offered by the Center of Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, AL.

Circle of Hope Bracelets gift $600 to cancer support groups

July 29, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – For over a decade Anne Swenson and Sue Hall have been selling Circle of Hope Bracelets and donating the proceeds to the Circle of Hope Fund at Saint Michael’s Foundation, that aims to enhance quality of life and provide education and support for those living with and affected by cancer.

Saint Michael’s Foundation helps families leave legacy

July 08, 2014

His little girl was born at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital on a cold December day in 1985. Her dad remembers the moment he first held his baby girl in his arms, shortly after she was born. He remembers thinking that everything was right in the world.

Concert for Cure supports local cancer patients

June 24, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – The third annual Concert for a Cure for Cancer, held at Pacelli High School gifted over $700 from their May concert proceeds to Project Embrace at Saint Michael’s Foundation.

Local leaders honored at annual leadership celebration

May 21, 2014

Local leaders Jim King, Cheri Karch, Cliff King, and Gerry McKenna were honored with the Quality of Life Leadership Award at the Saint Michael’s Foundation 21th Annual Community Leadership Celebration on Saturday, May 3. The Quality of Life Leadership Award is offered annually in recognition of leaders that significantly impact the lives of others.

Founation names 2014 scholarship winners

May 16, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Micah Katz, Stevens Point, was the recipient of the 2011 Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship through Saint Michael’s Foundation. Micah is currently finishing his third year at UW-Madison Medical School and this year completed his second rotation at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital. He is slated to complete his surgery residency in Utah.