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Are you being a good visitor?

Written by Sarah Waby, BSN Infection Preventionist We all know how important it is to visit a loved one or friend who is elderly, alone or ill. The gift of your time and conversation is a… Read More ⇒

Living Diet Free

Did you know that over 90% of New Year’s resolutions fail? I’m betting that many of you reading this article had set a resolution of going on a diet and losing weight, only to have already… Read More ⇒

Thomas Jensen to Lead Behavioral Health Team of MMC

Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce Thomas Jensen is our new Director of Behavioral Health Services. In this role, Jensen will oversee Outpatient Mental Health Treatment, Recovery Services and our 10-bed Inpatient Chemical Detox and… Read More ⇒

Know the difference: Cold, Flu and Stomach Flu

Submitted by Sara Wartman, BSN, RN, Bayfield County Health Department Autumn and winter is a time where communities experience an increase in illnesses, and this autumn is no exception to the Chequamegon region. Colds, the flu,… Read More ⇒

Still Time to Get Your Flu Shot

Submitted by Sarah Waby, Infection Preventionist, Memorial Medical Center Getting a flu shot often decreases your risk of getting with flu. And although the flu shot doesn’t always provide total protection, it’s worth getting. Flu vaccines… Read More ⇒

Stress Free Holidays: Some tips to help families affected by addiction.

Written by Jay Giancola, Behavioral Health Services of MMC The holiday season is in full swing, resulting in an easy time to get caught up with our emotions. These can range from joy, happiness and hope… Read More ⇒

MMC Recognized for Efforts to Provide Quality Patient Experience

The Emergency Department of Memorial Medical Center has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved… Read More ⇒

MMC Invests in Robotic X-Ray to Help Improve Patient Experience

Memorial Medical Center is the fourth hospital in the country to invest in a multi-function, robotic x-ray machine that enhances the patient experience by providing more comprehensive imaging within a single exam room. The Siemens Healthineers… Read More ⇒

MMC Participates in Rural Telehealth Network

Memorial Medical Center is one of fourteen hospitals working with the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) to bring additional mental health services to our rural communities. The RWCH is the recipient of a grant from the… Read More ⇒

Dr. Lee Wheeler Joins Behavioral Health Services of MMC

Board Certified General Psychiatrist Lee Wheeler, MD is the newest member of the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) of Memorial Medical Center team. Dr. Wheeler will primarily focus on treating outpatients within BHS. She has a special… Read More ⇒