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Coronavirus in 3 ½ Minutes

Tons in the news, and tons of talk. But what do you really need to know about the Coronavirus? And more importantly, what do you need to do? The next several minutes you spend reading this article will help you now and in the future when it comes to staying clear of and slowing down [read more]

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Southwest Health Welcomes Jeffrey Kueter, MD

Southwest Health is proud to announce Jeffrey Kueter, MD, has joined the team at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health. Born and raised in Platteville, Dr. Kueter served more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, providing the full scope of exceptional military family medicine in 42 countries around the globe, including inpatient, outpatient, [read more]


The Platteville Quota Club demonstrated once again their dedication to children’s hearing by making another recent donation toward the newly purchased ALGO machine. The ALGO machine is used to identify infant hearing loss in babies soon after birth. This new machine replaces an older model, which the Quota Club also helped purchase. Danielle Leibfried, OB [read more]


Five years ago, the Platteville Quota Club joined hundreds of other contributors in pledging a donation to ensure Southwest Health would be able to provide the lifesaving technology of 3D Digital Mammography for the region’s communities. Their pledge totaled $5,000. Recently, Southwest Health’s CEO, Dan Rohrbach, and Imaging Director, JoAnn Geissbuhler, accepted the final pledge [read more]

Southwest Health Outpaces National Healthcare Trends in Practitioner Recruitment

Defying national trends Southwest Health in Platteville continues recruiting high caliber doctors and advanced medical practitioners and building an ever-larger, ever-stronger Medical Staff. In hospitals across the country, the health care workforce is registering increasingly larger gaps between job openings and new hires in positions across the board, but Southwest Health is successfully growing and [read more]


One in five adults nationwide – or about 14,000 adults right here in southwest Wisconsin – experiences mental illness in any given year. In addition, one in 10 children lives with a serious mental or emotional disorder. Despite such rates of mental illness in our families and in our communities, a persistent stigma around mental [read more]

Teamwork Improves Child Growth and Development

The Ann & Leo Stoll Jr. Charitable Trust (managed by Mound City Bank) and Southwest Health’s Employees that Care (ETC) Committee teamed up recently to jointly fund the purchase of a new pediatric therapeutic swing. Therapeutic swings help with a seemingly endless list of pediatric growth and development concerns. Occupational Therapist Elizabeth Welsh, OT, appreciates [read more]