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Southwest Health Offers WIAA Sport Physicals

Southwest Health is offering WIAA sports physicals for 2024/2025. If your
child participates in school-sponsored sports, the WIAA requires all athletes to get sports
physicals. These physicals are a great way to ensure student-athletes are healthy enough to
participate in sports. A physical can also help athletes and their parents be aware of any
conditions that may impact their health while participating in sports.

eICU Program Onboarded at Southwest Health

Southwest Health recently added an additional level of intensive and direct patient care. Through a partnership with UW Health, the eICU program offers an innovative way to monitor and care for patients that need additional care without having to leave Southwest Health.

RWHC’s Commentary on Questioning Health Insurance Companies

Recently, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative’s Executive Director, Tim Size, released a commentary article titled, “Question Your Health Insurance Company”. In the commentary, RWHC outlined seven important questions businesses and individuals can ask of their health insurer before being locked into a contract.

Southwest Health Hosts Pickleball Injury Prevention Event

Southwest Health’s fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon, Alexander Strassman, DO and Physical Therapist Breland Scharschmidt, PT, DPT, ATC will host a Pickleball Injury Prevention Event on April 18th at 5:30 PM at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Activity Center. Pickleball is continuing to dominate conversations, courts, and so much more! With the ever-increasing popularity of pickleball, more […]

Southwest Health Congratulates Platteville Podiatry on Retirement

Platteville Podiatry has announced that Dr. Joan Harrington and Dr. Scott Kjar are both retiring and Platteville Podiatry will close effective Friday, June 28, 2024. They share that it has been a great pleasure to serve so many in southwest Wisconsin, yet the time has come for them to step away from work and enjoy […]

Southwest Heath Announces New Medical Office Building  

Southwest Health announced their plans for a new medical outpatient building, located on Eastside Road, adjacent to their Platteville hospital and clinic. To meet the growing healthcare needs in the region, Southwest Health will break ground in the spring of 2025 and when construction is complete in the summer of 2026, Southwest Health Behavioral Services, the Eye Center, and potentially other ancillary services will move to the new building.

Southwest Health Opens Darlington Clinic

Darlington Clinic Ribbon Cutting

Southwest Health’s previous Darlington Eye Center location on Main Street moved to the new clinic location. Various other Southwest Health specialty services will join the Eye Center and Darlington
Family Dental, including Obstetrics & Gynecology, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Ear, Nose,
and Throat care.

Healthcare Hero

Heroes for Healthcare is proud to announce the introduction of legislation to create the Military Medics & Corpsmen Program, addressing a critical workforce issue by providing a pathway for returning military medics, corpsmen, and medical technicians to apply their skills gained in active service to healthcare settings in Wisconsin.