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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 […]

Dannette Tutor Named DAISY Award Winner

Congratulations DANNETTE TUTOR on winning the Spring 2021 DAISY Award! Memorial Medical Center Registered Nurse, Dannette Tutor, RN was recently presented with a DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses, recognizing the wonderful care she provides. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program that honors nurses for the compassionate care they provide to their patients […]

MMC opens $30 million dollar surgical addition – watch the virtual tour!

Memorial Medical Center has now opened a new, $30 million dollar surgical services addition. The new surgical space features 18 patient rooms, 7 operating rooms (including a dedicated robotics operating room), 4 endoscopy suites, and more. With modern and advanced amenities, this new space elevates the patient experience. And with expanded capacity, Surgical Services of […]

Local healthcare providers speak out about COVID-19

We’re speaking out.   Cases continue to rise, bed availability and transfers grow more difficult, staff are stretched. And healthcare providers and staff at Memorial Medical Center, Hayward Area Memorial Hospital, and NorthLakes Community Clinic want the community to up their game. Please remember: wear a mask, social distance, avoid large gatherings, wash your hands. […]

Area Support Groups Online or In Person

The Chequamegon Bay area and MMC would like the community to be aware of in-person and  virtual support group options taking place. Visit Facebook group page: Voices for Recovery-Chequamegon Bay and Partners in Recovery-Chequamegon Bay for updated meeting information. Click for AREA MEETINGS BY DATE/TIME/LOCATION   Click for PIRC MEETING SCHEDULE   NATIONAL ONLINE MEETINGS […]

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