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

SPASH Diggin’ the Cause Game Supports Breast Cancer Patients

September 05, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – On Thursday, September 25, the SPASH JV and Varsity volleyball teams will once again gear up to “Dig the Cause” to increase breast cancer awareness and raise funds to further support local breast cancer patients at their 4th Annual Diggin’ the Cause game.

Three events support local cancer patients

September 05, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Saint Michael’s Foundation is thankful for three upcoming events hosted by the UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team for gifting proceeds to the Project Embrace Fund. Events include a brat fry, pancake breakfast and annual Play4Kay game.

Saint Michael’s Foundation grants over $15k to health related programs

August 15, 2014

(Stevens Point, WI) – Saint Michael’s Foundation announces recipients for their fourth quarter, fiscal year 2014 grant allocations for programs and services that support patients served at Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group. Over $15,000 was granted to support the following programs and services.

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.