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Southwest Health EMS Advances Care for Critically Ill Patients

As part of their effort to improve care for the most critically ill patients during transport between facilities, Southwest Health announces their Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team successfully upgraded from the Paramedic level to the Critical Care Paramedic level. This level of care is used when transporting the most seriously ill and injured patients between [read more]

Southwest Health Welcomes New General Surgeon

As Southwest Health advances on construction of 26,000 square feet of new outpatient clinic spaces to continue meeting the region’s healthcare needs, they also announce the addition of General Surgeon, Maggie Steinbeisser, DO, to their growing professional Medical Staff. In addition to a wide range of laparoscopic and endoscopic general surgery capabilities, Dr. Steinbeisser brings [read more]

Southwest Health Honored with 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award

Southwest Health was recognized recently as a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award honors top-performing healthcare organizations who achieve or exceed the 95th percentile on a national basis for performance based on patients’ experience as reported directly in patient surveys. The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award [read more]

Southwest Health Purchases Darlington Eye Center

Southwest Health announces they have reached an agreement to purchase the Eye Care Center and optometry practice of Dr. Paul Lueck at 346 Main Street in Darlington. With eye care clinics in Platteville and Lancaster, this will be the third Eye Center location operated by Southwest Health, and the anticipated opening date for the new [read more]

Southwest Health Announces Senior Care Joint Venture

To ensure quality care for southwest Wisconsin seniors, Southwest Health is partnering with Marquardt Management Services of Watertown, Wisconsin, effective August 1. Through this new joint venture, Southwest Health and Marquardt Management Services will invest in providing and expanding senior services to the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa and community members of SW Wisconsin through owning [read more]

Sole Mates Launches 100 Miles in 100 Days Community Walking Challenge

As a result of COVID19 precautions, Southwest Health’s free walking club, called Sole Mates, will not be gathering weekly for group walks, yet the group is launching their popular 100 Miles in 100 Days Community Walking Challenge to begin July 1. “I’ve really enjoyed getting to know the members of this group and spending time [read more]

Wearing a Mask: Feels Awkward, Still the Right Thing to Do

By Julie Stephenson, Occupational Health and Patient Experience Manager Remember a few months ago when cheeky posts were all over social media poking fun at all the attention handwashing was getting? The attention made it seem as though this long standing public health and safety protocol was ‘brand new’. Although the science proving the powerful [read more]

Don’t Delay Today the Care You Needed Yesterday

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications | We have it good here in southwest Wisconsin. Most of us continue to be spared the worst havoc COVID-19 can inflict on our lives. Area hospitals did not see the overwhelming number of cases we all prepared for. Staying at home and cancelling non-essential healthcare visits [read more]