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General

More than an Accessory

Nicole Klein, OD, FAAO, Optometrist at Eye Center at Southwest Health Sunglasses are more than just an accessory to throw on during the upcoming bright sunny days. Research has shown that excessive ultraviolet (UV) exposure from the sun can accelerate conditions that affect your eyes, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and even dry eye or [read more]

Food Service Worker

Job Title Food Service Worker Posting Date May 4, 2022 Requirements No specific prior education or experience required Certification with the State of Wisconsin for food protection policies preferred Knowledge of MS Office, Electronic Medical Record, and food purveyor software helpful Experience with standard kitchen equipment – steamers, steam table, robot coupe, ovens, stoves, dish [read more]

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Whether you’ve just learned you have diabetes or have had the condition for years, there’s always more to learn to help you better manage your diagnosis. In doing so, you’ll reduce your chance of developing the serious complications that accompany diabetes, including heart disease, dental disease, eye disorders, kidney disease, nerve damage, and lower leg [read more]

Life Beyond Managing Pain

Brian Lenzmeier, CRNA, APNP, ARNP Does shoveling snow this winter have your back screaming? Are you already dreading a painful gardening and farming season this spring? Life doesn’t have to be a series of cold compresses, heating pads, and medications. Why wait any longer – there is a pain solution closer to home than you [read more]

Cook/Food Service Worker

Job Title Cook/ Food Service Worker Posting Date April 6, 2022 Requirements Must have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Minimum of one to two years’ food preparation experience, preferably in a healthcare setting. Food prep experience including main dishes, side dishes, salads, desserts, and special function foods required. Certification with the State of [read more]

Frequently Un-Asked Questions

by The Pharmacy, Southwest Health Pharmacists answer a lot of questions during their workday. The role of a pharmacist is inherently available to the community to help provide clarity to consumers about anything related to their medications or care. While common questions like “when should I take this” or “what are the side effects of [read more]

Beyond Well-child Visits

by Kyle Quillin, DO, ENT, Southwest Health The importance of a well-child visit cannot be downplayed. They are often a parent’s first defense when protecting children against diseases like measles and whooping cough. This annual, or sometimes more frequent, visit can help create a baseline of care, track developmental milestones, and establish a relationship with [read more]