About MMC

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is a Critical Access Hospital with over 60 full-time physicians on staff and over 400 employees. Located in the city of Ashland, MMC serves as a regional medical referral center for patients from seven northwestern Wisconsin counties and the neighboring Gogebic County of Michigan.

MMC offers inpatient and outpatient services including: medical-surgical; critical care; obstetrics including labor, delivery, postpartum and recovery (LDPR) suites; behavioral health; and 24-hour emergency care.

Inpatient and outpatient surgeries include: orthopedic, urology, ophthalmology, ENT and OB/GYN in addition to general surgery. Support diagnostic services include: laboratory; radiology with MRI, CT and diagnostic ultrasound; nutritional services; pharmacy; endoscopy suites and a sleep disorder center. Rehabilitation services include: cardiac rehabilitation and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation; physical therapy and sports medicine.

Lifeline emergency response system, hospice services and social services are also available within MMC. An additional building on the MMC campus houses the Behavioral Health Services providing inpatient and outpatient AODA and mental health care and therapies.

MMC opened as a private, not-for-profit hospital in 1972, combining the services previously provided by Trinity Hospital and Ashland Community Hospital, both located in Ashland. MMC is the only hospital located in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron Counties.

Mission Statement

Memorial Medical Center will reach out as a trusted partner providing the healthcare services people need to achieve independent and productive lives. Collaborating with our communities, we will provide leadership in integrating health services for the greater south shore region of Lake Superior.

Vision Statement

We will be trusted as a partner with our patients if we:

  • Treat the whole patient, considering their physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual and privacy needs in all we do.
  • Accept responsibility for our actions, while at the same time teaching people to accept responsibility for their own well-being.
  • Respect the personal relationship between each patient and the professionals who care for them.
  • Assure access to our services, respecting the patient’s attributes and preferences, regardless of their financial resources.
  • Work as a team while utilizing the individual talents needed to best serve our patients.
  • Value the high standards of our healthcare professionals and strive to improve their skills through ongoing education.
  • Enhance and improve the services we provide through the use of quality improvement processes.

We will be respected as a collaborator with our communities if we:

  • Maintain a thoughtful balance between the technological advances in medicine and the reality of healthcare costs.
  • Work with business and community leaders on area planning and development projects.
  • Participate in activities that ensure the continued viability of our communities.

We will be effective as an integrator of health services if we:

  • ​Provide and maintain access to healthcare services in the areas we serve.​
  • Work collegially with other healthcare providers.
  • Contribute to the future of healthcare by providing educational opportunities through the promotion and support of evidenced-based learning for our staff physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and students.
  • Develop regional affiliations that strengthen the health of our communities.​