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QUOTA CLUB MAKES DONATION FOR INFANT HEARING SCREENER

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]

QUOTA CLUB PRESENTS FINAL PLEDGE PAYMENT

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]

TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

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]

Southwest Health Welcomes New Emergency Medicine Physician

Southwest Health proudly announces the addition of Kent Kramer, M.D. to their Emergency Medicine team. With a full spectrum of experience in Family Medicine, including 16 years of independent clinical, obstetric, emergency, and inpatient care, Dr. Kramer is joining southwest Wisconsin’s foremost Emergency Medicine team of 15 providers lead by Drs. Mark Bogner, Mitch Lewis, [read more]