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MMC welcomes Dr. Matthew Bettendorf to its growing general surgery team

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) in Ashland is pleased to welcome Dr. Matthew Bettendorf to its growing general surgery team.

Dr. Bettendorf is a board-certified general surgeon with nearly 20 years of experience. He’s coming to MMC from the Duluth area with specialization in minimally-invasive surgical procedures, specifically dealing with upper gastrointestinal issues.

Memorial Medical Center and Essentia to host webinar with author and executive producer of ‘Dopesick’

Memorial Medical Center and Essentia to host webinar with author and executive producer of ‘Dopesick’ Memorial Medical Center (MMC) and Essentia Health are hosting a free webinar featuring Beth Macy – the author of the critically-acclaimed book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America”, which has recently been adapted into a Hulu […]

Open Letter from MMC Medical Staff Regarding COVID-19

An open letter from the medical staff at MMC and other providers in our community:
With the current surge of COVID-19 cases – specific to the variant – capacity issues, strained medical resources, testing fatigue, staff burnout, and less than 60% of the Ashland County population vaccinated, members of the medical staff feel an ethical obligation to encourage our communities to continue following precautions with COVID-19 and to get vaccinated.

Cancer Center Receives Transportation Grant for Patients

The Northwest Wisconsin Cancer Center Receives American Cancer Society Grant to Help Patients Overcome Transportation Barriers Memorial Medical Center (MMC) announced that The American Cancer Society has awarded a $15,000 transportation grant to The Northwest Wisconsin Cancer Center of Memorial Medical Center in Collaboration with Essentia Health (NWCC) to address the transportation needs of cancer […]

Free Sports Physicals

Student athletes are required to complete a sports physical every-other year. This comprehensive examination is used to identify potential risks of injury, and to make sure the athlete is healthy enough to participate in school sports. Checking things like cardiac, neurological, and pulmonary health is good for overall well-being, but its especially crucial for the […]

MMC Receives Orthopaedic Center of Excellence Designation from DNV

Ashland, WI — Memorial Medical Center (MMC) announces receipt of the Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation from DNV. The Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation affirms an organization’s excellence in providing diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic care. MMC is the only Orthpaedic Center of Excellence in the northland region, and only the […]

MMC Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation from DNV GL

MMC Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation from DNV GL Memorial Medical Center (MMC) in Ashland, WI announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from DNV GL Healthcare. By earning accreditation, MMC has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. […]

Critical Access Award