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November 20, 2020

Memorial Medical Center Recognized for Performance Leadership in Patient Perspective

Memorial Medical Center Recognized for Performance Leadership in Patient Perspective   Ashland, WI, November 2020 –Memorial Medical Center (MMC) announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in patient perspective The Performance Leadership Award program utilizes the […]

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October 14, 2020

Memorial Medical Center Provides Free Respiratory Fit Testing for Local Agencies

Memorial Medical Center Provides Free Respiratory Fit Testing for Local Agencies     Memorial Medical Center (MMC), Ashland, WI has a Respiratory Protection Program in place for staff and community organizations. This standard hospital program includes High-Efficiency Particular Aerator (HEPA) mask education, Power Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) education, and N-95 mask fit testing. Fit testing […]

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October 6, 2020

Iron River man thanks MMC for saving his life after near-fatal mushroom poisoning

An Iron River, Wisconsin resident had been mushroom foraging before – in fact, he’d been picking mushrooms for many years in Northern WI. Confident he picked edible parasol mushrooms at his friend’s house in Long Lake, WI this past July, he decided to make a nice meal of fragrant, sautéed wild mushrooms. What he would […]

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September 24, 2020

Simple Things to Slow the Spread

There are simple things you can do to slow the spread of COVID-19. We’re reminded of all the things we can do to help – things like wearing a mask, social distancing, and washing hands. We’re in this together, so let’s do all we can to keep each other safe and healthy.

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September 1, 2020

Memorial Medical Center partners with Northern Waters Ophthalmology to create Ophthalmology Services of MMC

Memorial Medical Center partners with Northern Waters Ophthalmology to create Ophthalmology Services of MMC Memorial Medical Center (MMC) in Ashland is pleased to announce that Northern Waters Ophthalmology joined MMC on September 1, 2020 and is now Ophthalmology Services of MMC. Memorial Medical Center is honored to welcome this great health agency to the MMC […]

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August 19, 2020

MMC welcomes podiatrist, Dr. Keith Anderson to team of specialists

  Memorial Medical Center is pleased to welcome podiatrist, Dr. Keith Anderson to our team of growing providers. Dr. Anderson is board-certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and sees patients in Ashland and Hayward. Memorial Medical Center’s Podiatry Services is dedicated to providing comprehensive foot and ankle care, from diabetic wound […]

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August 14, 2020

MMC staff member uses sign language to help bridge communication gap with patient

MMC staff member uses sign language to help bridge communication gap with patient Bayfield local and Bethel University student, Bridger Foster recently had a positive experience using American Sign Language at Memorial Medical Center after having his tonsils removed in July 2020. While in recovery, Bridger found it difficult to speak due to his healing […]

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July 27, 2020

MMC staff save Washburn man’s life after he collapsed in the hospital parking lot

After Jerry Lehman collapsed in the Memorial Medical Center parking lot, staff rushed to his side and revived him after 30 minutes of using CPR and an AED. Jerry is alive today because of the incredible devotion of our MMC staff who dedicate each day to providing the best care to our communities. Watch his […]

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July 3, 2020

Virtual Support Groups Still Available – Some Starting In-Person

During this COVID-19 crisis when many events, gatherings, and support groups are canceled, the Chequamegon Bay area and MMC would like the community to be aware of virtual support group options taking place. Scroll below to view a full listing of the area groups and their corresponding online links.   Virtual Support Group Information The […]

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June 23, 2020

Memorial Medical Center offering free sports physicals in July

FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS Memorial Medical Center is offering FREE sports physicals! We just ask that you bring a non-perishable food item to be donated and we’re also requiring appointments. See the flyer below for dates and times of the physicals.     Call (715) 685-6010 to set up an appointment today! Also – please be […]

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June 17, 2020

Partners of MMC celebrates 50 years of giving back to our community

Partners of Memorial Medical Center Volunteer Group is celebrating 50 years of service to Memorial Medical Center and to our community! Two years before the construction of a new hospital now called Memorial Medical Center in 1970, the board of directors and a handful of physicians felt there was a need for a hospital volunteer […]

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May 22, 2020

Memorial Medical Center announces that most hospital services are now resuming

Memorial Medical Center announces that most hospital services are now resuming Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that most services at the hospital will now resume. These services include Rehabilitation Services, Laboratory Services, Cardiac Rehab Phase II, Radiology, Cardiopulmonary, Outpatient Behavioral Health, Specialty Services, and Dietitian Services. To safely provide these services, Memorial Medical […]

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May 20, 2020

Children’s Day Treatment Program now closed at MMC

Children’s Day Treatment Program now closed at MMC It is with mixed emotions that we announce the permanent closure of our Children’s Day Treatment at Memorial Medical Center.  For nearly three years we were able to provide an outstanding program that helped many children and families.  There were a number of factors taken into consideration […]

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April 28, 2020

Memorial Medical Center makes plans to gradually resume surgical services

Memorial Medical Center makes plans to gradually resume surgical services Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is making plans to gradually resume surgical services after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced facilities in areas that have a low, or relatively low and stable incidence of COVID-19 should be allowed to provide care for […]

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April 15, 2020

Memorial Medical Center receives Top 100 Hospital designation and 2020 Women’s Choice Award

Memorial Medical Center receives prestigious Top 100 Hospital designation and 2020 Women’s Choice Award Memorial Medical Center has recently been awarded a 2020 Top 100 Critical-Access Hospital designation by The Chartis Center for Rural Health and the 2020 Women’s Choice Award for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. Top hospitals receiving these awards excel […]

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April 6, 2020

MMC Pauses to Give Life during Statewide Observance Honoring Organ, Tissue and Eye Donors and their Families

MMC Pauses to Give Life during Statewide Observance Honoring Organ, Tissue and Eye Donors and their Families Memorial Medical Center (MMC) was among the 50 Donate Life Wisconsin member and partner organizations that participated in a statewide Donate Life Flag-Raising ceremony on Monday, April 6. This event promotes the mission of organ, tissue and eye […]

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March 23, 2020

Tips for staying safe and healthy

Please do your part to stay safe and healthy.

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March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screening Available at No Cost

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screening Available at No Cost Memorial Medical Center is working closely with our community partners in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Several of our partners are offering free screenings online via e-visits or by calling their toll-free numbers if any of the following is true:   -You begin to experience respiratory symptoms […]

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December 13, 2019

Memorial Medical Center to Offer Free On-Campus Shuttle Year Round

Memorial Medical Center is excited to announce that on December 9, 2019 there will be an on-site transportation service that will make access on our campus easier. MMC’s campus shuttle provides free, on-demand transportation for patients and visitors. Rides are available anywhere on campus, Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 5:30pm. When you arrive on […]

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Surgical Services of MMC is Expanding

In July 2019, the Memorial Medical Center’s (MMC) board approved funding to support the expansion plans for Surgical Services created by BWBR Architects, Inc. The $21 million investment is the first project in the ongoing master expansion plan. The new two-story Surgical Services facility will feature; 7 operating rooms (including 1 robotic operating room), 4 […]

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Weight Management Services of MMC

Are you wondering how to lose weight? Have you been struggling to lose weight on your own? Memorial Medical Center now offers medically supervised weight management services that take into account your unique medical, behavioral, nutritional and physical needs to customize an approach just for you.  Weight loss is more than looking better, it’s about […]

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Memorial Medical Center Has Expanded Specialty Services to Include Urology Services

Memorial Medical Center is proud to offer local access urology care, right here in the place we love. Urology treats numerous conditions for men and women that affect the urinary tract, kidneys, and bladder, as well as male reproductive issues. Urology Services of MMC encompasses a full spectrum of medical care including treatments for overactive […]

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September 5, 2019

Tyler Wickman Joins MMC Board of Directors

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is pleased to welcome Tyler Wickman to its Board of Directors. Wickman is currently a partner at Dallenbach, Anich and Wickman S.C. in Ashland, Wisconsin. Practice areas include criminal law, civil litigation, municipal law, among others. He currently serves as the City Attorney for the cities of Ashland and Mellen. He […]

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September 24, 2018

Richard Setzke Joins MMC Board of Directors

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is pleased to welcome Rich Setzke, CPA to its board of directors. Setzke is currently a partner at Maitland, Singler and Van Vlack in Ashland, Wisconsin where he provides accounting and professional services to a variety of individuals, businesses, non-profits and government entities throughout the region. He received his Bachelors degree […]

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August 23, 2018

BHS of MMC to Offer Child Psychiatry Services

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Elizabeth M. Homan, MD, MPH will be offering child and adolescent psychiatry services via telehealth at Memorial Medical Center (MMC) in Ashland. Child Psychiatry has been identified as a major need in northwest Wisconsin as there are currently no child psychiatrists in the area. Dr. Homan will work with a team […]

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Back to School Coping Strategies

We all know that summers here in the Northwoods don’t last nearly as long as they should. With the thoughts of back to school looming, many children and parents face anxieties related to going back to school. Just the simple change in schedules can create feelings of stress and anxiety for some children. Then, the […]

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August 20, 2018

MMC Expands Women’s Health Services in Ashland

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is expanding women’s health services in northwest Wisconsin. Gynecology and Obstetric Specialty Services of MMC is now open, providing women of all reproductive ages access to new women’s health services. Leading the team is Dr. Enrique Africano. Dr. Africano is a Board and Subspecialty Board Certified OB-GYN and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon […]

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July 11, 2018

Advanced 3D Mammography

MMC is now pleased to provide the latest 3D Mammography Services The Siemens MAMMOMAT Revelation, is our latest investment in technology, bringing more streamlined mammography services to Chequamegon Bay. Mammography Suite</strong Wide-angle tomosynthesis- 41.5% higher cancer detection rate for invasive cancer with 1-view tomo only. 3.5 times higher depth resolution compared with narrow-angled systems. L […]

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February 8, 2018

MMC Supports New Day Advocacy Renovation Campaign

MMC is pleased to support the New Day Advocacy Renovation Campaign efforts with a check for $10,000.  New Day is currently raising funds to renovate a new space they were able to purchase to provide additional services for our community.  New Day Advocacy (formerly New Day Shelter) is a safe haven for victims of Domestic […]

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January 24, 2018

MMC and Ashland Paramedics Collaborate on Community Health Initiative

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is excited to announce an innovative partnership with the Ashland Fire Department (which also provides Emergency Medical Services) to expand services for some of our community’s most vulnerable population. The Community Paramedicine program, also referred to as Mobile Integrated Health, fills a patient gap between hospital discharge and being successful at […]

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January 9, 2018

Put a Waddle in Your Walk

Winter is here in the Northwoods and along with the snow comes the dreaded ice—sometimes where we least expect it. It is very easy to lose our footing in icy conditions but there are simple ways to increase our safety. Penguins have lots of experience walking on ice and we can all learn from them. […]

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