Did you hear the joke about germs? Well, let’s not spread it around. Seriously, the multitudes of microbes are no laughing matter. American businesses lose $20 billion dollars a year on lost productivity due to basic illnesses like colds and flu. Not impressed? That’s roughly the lifetime income of you and 11,800 of your friends.…

*$125 off any complete pair of prescription lenses and frames. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, previous purchase, or insurance plan. Other restrictions may apply. Offer valid October 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016

By Speech Therapist, Jodi Knight, MS, CCC-SLP We don’t just treat lisps. Speech therapists treat many conditions in people of all ages, from infants to geriatrics. We treat brain injuries, neurological disorders, feeding/swallowing problems, voice, genetic disorders, speech, stuttering, cognition, social skills, and language, reading and writing disorders. Language does not mean English, French, or…

2016 EARLY CHILDHOOD SEMINAR More Information Coming Soon! ​The registration fee includes: continental breakfast lunch beverages materials Registry certificate .6 CEU certificate   Dr. Jim Harris has presented at conferences from the local to the international level and worked with organizations, businesses, and for children and families as a parent educator, educational consultant, and behavioral…

Our 100 Miles in 100 Days Community Walking Challenge is free and open to all! Walk a little each day or a lot on some days. Walk fast or slow. It's all up to you. Complete your 100 miles in 100 days any way you like and get a free special edition water bottle. That's…

We've almost made it to the finish line! Join UNITE for the 100 Miles Finale coming up on August 13th. You're almost there friends - come walk your final mile with UNTIE! Bring your completed walk logs for your chance to win even MORE prizes including Gym memberships, gift certificates, and more. We also ask…

Congratulations! We are proud of you. And we are delighted you have taken this journey with us. Feel good about your accomplishment this summer, and keep walking! Download the challenge log sheet here. And join our Sole Mates Facebook group, too! There, we can share in the experience, and we’ll post special little challenges along the…

by Ross Laufenberg, Oncology/Infusion Tech, on behalf of The Safety Squad at Southwest Health It's that time of the year again!  The leaves have changed colors, the air is crisp, and hunting season is about to be in full swing. Last year, there were 8 gun-related hunting incidents, resulting in 1.31 incidents per 100,000 hunters.…

Introducing the 2nd annual 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge! Come on Platteville! Energize your body, your family, and your community. The challenge is free. The benefits are priceless. Sign up online. And attend our launch event Friday, May 6th starting at 6:30 pm! Walk. As much as you want, when you want, whether you log 100…

Pink ribbons. Pink t-shirts. Pink bags. Pink hats. We are all familiar with the pink takeover that sweeps the nation every October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month ramps up. But with all this awareness why are women over 50 still not getting yearly mammograms? It’s often a combination of fear—“Mammograms are too painful”—and denial—“It can’t…

At Southwest Health, we're creating a healthier southwest Wisconsin. We're investing in wellness and in our communities, and for us that starts with the community of folks closest to us everyday -- our own employees. Why? Because it's the right thing to do. And because our Journey to Excellence requires every one of us to…

3D Digital Mammography: Your Peace of Mind Breast cancer screening in southwest Wisconsin took a giant leap forward recently with the addition of revolutionary 3D digital mammography technology at Southwest Health. The new 3D breast imaging system –the first of its kind in southwest Wisconsin—produces three-dimensional views of breast tissue and helps doctors more accurately…

3D Digital Mammography: Your Peace of Mind Breast cancer screening in southwest Wisconsin took a giant leap forward recently with the addition of revolutionary 3D digital mammography technology at Southwest Health. The new 3D breast imaging system –the first of its kind in southwest Wisconsin—produces three-dimensional views of breast tissue and helps doctors more accurately…

by Elizabeth Welsh We are constantly seeing, hearing, touching our world around us. Sometimes we find challenges in dealing with all of that sensory input. For example, you may avoid hugs, fear loud noises or be bothered by certain clothing because of the way it feels. Everyone has quirks, but when these quirks get in…

May 5th 2017 Registration & Festivities Begin at 5:00 pm at SH's EMS Station 1350 Eastside Road - Platteville Event Itinerary  500 pm- start Car Fit (20 minutes each) 530 pm- Other activities start- Fire, EMS, Police, ATV Club 600 pm- registration 715-815 pm- run/walk start 815-830 pm- Closing Ceremony and Prizes Florence Nightingale was the pioneer of nursing;…

Americans are busier than they’ve ever been before, BUT they are also spending a lot more time sitting.  This means that while we have more obligations to our careers, communities, our children’s activities, etc., we’re doing the majority of these things while remaining relatively sedentary.  So how do we stay active and maintain our obligations?…

By Ashley Meyer, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health For many of us it would be unrealistic to completely cut our sweet tooth cravings from our diets. So here’s some easy tips for satisfying those cravings, while still being mindful of nutrition. Combine Foods – Combine nutritious foods with your craving foods.  Here’s some tasty ideas…

Aging, growing old, getting up there, past your prime; however you say it, it’s going to happen to all of us. It can be difficult too, and scary. Especially if you’re faced with aging alone or with limited assistance. Many people even have special needs as they grow older. The basics, however, remain the same.…

Though winter comes with a few drawbacks, you definitely don't have to turn it into a 6-month suffer-fest. Here are 5 ways you can embrace winter and live better: Listen to music. Especially relaxing music. Everyone has different tastes, and different times of day you can use music to create different physical effects. Music for…

By: Ryan Siegert, Sports Performance Trainer at the EDGE at Southwest Health. The top New Year’s Resolution goal is losing weight and/or eating healthy. However, only 8% of the U.S. population actually reaches their resolution goals. So ultimately, much of the population sets self-improvement goals, without a clear plan for achieving these goals, and then…

By Southwest Health’s Healthbeat Committee Exercise not only helps you live longer, it helps you live better. In addition to making your heart and muscles stronger it also helps in fending off a host of diseases. Exercise has been shown to improve your mental and emotional functioning and even boost your productivity. Read on for…

No Matter What Your Level, We'll Help You Run the HUSTLE We are excited once again to be partnering with UW Platteville and SNAP Fitness to bring you a program designed to help people at ALL activity levels successfully train and run a 5k race. In particular, we target the Homecoming Hustle as our target…

The last thing anyone wants is to be laid up for weeks or months with a sports injury. You want to enjoy your sport, not your sofa and a pack of ice. Although there is no fool-proof way to avoid all issues when you’re active, you can reduce your risks. Nix the idea of just…

The most fun under the sun! This 67th annual Berry Fest is loaded with family fun, great music, and great food. Kids get their very own passport to fun, collect punches from doing the many many activities, and turn part of their passport in for a chance to win a FREE bike provided by Momentum…

by Jaime Collins Life is often overwhelming. We were all busy people last year, and that’s probably only more true in 2019. And strange as it may seem, that is for me a big motivator to get involved. We are all human. We have limited time and energy. Yet we also each have needs to…

by Terri Slapak-Fugate, RN “Burr, its cold out” I whisper to myself as I leave my house for work. I crank the heat in my car as I head off into the darkness…not a soul around, because everyone else is still asleep. I’m due in to the hospital at 5:00 am. As I enter the…

by Joan Bahr, MS RD CDE We are in the midst of the holiday season. Is your healthy lifestyle surviving? The average person struggles with a holiday weight gain of up to 2 pounds (Per New England Journal of Medicine). The unfortunate part of this seasonal weight gain is that it isn’t likely to disappear with the…

Southwest Health welcomes Family Physician Jessica Schmid, DO, to our growing team of primary care practitioners at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health. Originally from Dodgeville, Wisconsin, Dr. Schmid is excited to come home to southwest Wisconsin to live and work. “My favorite part of practicing family medicine is really getting to know patients and…

By Samantha Jordan DPT, OCS, CSCS – Physical Therapist at The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health Jim Hying of Muscoda, Wisconsin had been dealing with pain in his lower back off and on since the 80s. At 75 years old, he’d tried everything he could think of the help alleviate the, sometimes severe, back pain.…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications I am in a long-term relationship that’s really good for me, but it hasn’t always been like that. It was a rocky road for many years. The relationship I have now is healthy for me because I not only really enjoy our time together but also know…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications I am in a long-term relationship that’s really good for me, but it hasn’t always been like that. It was a rocky road for many years. The relationship I have now is healthy for me because I not only really enjoy our time together but also know…

Southwest Health is boosting access to quality ear, nose, and throat (ENT) care for the people of southwest Wisconsin with the addition of Matthew T. Lister, MD. Dr. Lister is a board certified otolarynogologist (head and neck surgeon) and a clinical associate professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He…

The human body is complex, so is extremely important to have someone with special expertise to help you keep you healthy and well. Family practitioners are among the most important professionals available to you to help you maintain your health and wellness. Why? These are doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are the first…

by Catherine Blume, APNP at The Platteville & Cuba City Clinics at Southwest Health Many of us assume that if we’re not sick we don’t need to see a doctor.  But do you know why it’s important to have your annual wellness exam?  As we grow and age, we have different needs in life.  This…

“It’s time to get real about food,” say the producers of the critically acclaimed documentary FED UP. The Huffington Post says it’s “A wake-up call for everyone who eats.” UNITE for Platteville, a group of engaged citizens working together for positive change in our communities, organized a public showing on Saturday of the movie to…

The abdominal ultrasound looks at your gallbladder, liver, spleen, and pancreas, while the aorta ultrasound only looks at the aorta. Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. The transducer emits sound waves that penetrate the body and are reflected back to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record…

Southwest Health Foundation Investing in Our Future. For Life. Since 1999, dedicated volunteers, friends and staff have given much of themselves to ensure the success of our local health care system through the SH Foundation. Foundation donors have provided financial support for the construction of the new health center and they continue to be active…

By Joshua Bruner, Physical Therapist With high school and college sports starting once again, it’s important to understand what the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is, what causes tears, and most importantly, how tears and injury can be prevented. The ACL is one of the most frequently injured ligaments in the knee. Each year 100,000 to…

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Whether you're a total beginner or you've been doing yoga for years, you'll find Adriene a pure joy to be with. She's a refreshingly natural instructor, and her enthusiasm for yoga is infectious. Adriene's 30 days of yoga video series starts here. With Adriene as your guide, you'll have all the tips, guidelines, and recommendations you will…

by Jessica Worek, Transition of Care Coordinator It can be difficult to think about what kind of healthcare you want if you become unable to make healthcare decisions yourself. But, it is better to make your wishes known now while you are still able to. If you don’t make a plan now, if the time…

by Jessica Worek, Transition of Care Coordinator It can be difficult to think about what kind of healthcare you want if you become unable to make healthcare decisions yourself. But, it is better to make your wishes known now while you are still able to. If you don’t make a plan now, if the time…

by Katherine McQuillan, Doctorate of Nursing Practice and APNP at The Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health There are many roles that make up the healthcare team. Each and every role is unique, valuable, and essential to an effective team. Nurse practitioners are among the top-notch practitioners on the healthcare team at Southwest Health, and as…

Our priority is always you and your care. That's why we work hard to keep the people of southwest Wisconsin informed of new services, new technologies, new providers, and new possibilities. Doing so helps people live healthier lives. Here's a sampling of marketing communications that keeps people up-to-date. Print Radio Runs in the Family - Primary…

We’ve all been there. That moment when something’s not right with your body but you absolutely dread going to the doctor with it. We used to just hem and haw for a few days and hope, just maybe, it would just go away on its own. But not anymore. The first thing we do is pull…

by Alaskan Fisherman Mark McKeown, Owner of Bering Bounty Tuesday, March 27, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, EMS Station Conference Room | Register

by Alaskan fisherman, Mark McKeown, owner of Bering Bounty Alaskan Wild-Caught Seafood Mark is the captain a modest vessel in the grand humbling expanse that is the Bering Sea. He and his take great care to bring you only the very finest Wild-Caught Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. The Bering Sea is home to the Sockeye Salmon…

A Southwest Health ambulance transporting a patient to a Madison hospital was involved in a single vehicle rollover Monday afternoon. The accident happened about 12:30 pm on Highway 18/151 near the Highway H overpass at Ridgeway as the ambulance was buffeted by winds in a heavy downpour. The patient and one of the two member…

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By: Dana Groom, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at Southwest Behavioral Services As the activities director, I continually look for new and different activities and programs to incorporate into our busy days at Southwest Behavioral Services (SBS). My goal as a recreation therapist is to facilitate fun, educational, and interesting activities that not only bring joy…

POSTPONED 15th Annual Golf Outing  |  Southwest Health Foundation DATE TBD Registration 10:30am - 11:15am Shotgun Start at 11:30am Contact Tammie Richter, Foundation Director, with any questions: richtert@southwesthealth.org or 608.342.4704 (SIGN UP CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE) Package Details: Corporate Sponsorship $1,500 • Includes foursome for 18 holes of golf • Dinner for four • Reserved…

Southwest Health is prepared to ensure the smartest, strongest response to an outbreak in our area because when each of us does our part, nothing happens. You don't get sick, and neither do others. That's the best thing that can happen. How does COVID-19 spread? Experts find out more each day. Right now, we know…

by Valerie Herber, APNP, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Southwest Behavioral Services “Marijuana is harmless!”, “I won’t get addicted!”, “Everyone is doing it!” or even, “I could be doing worse!” If you’re a parent of a teenager who is using marijuana or you accidentally fell upon your child’s “stash” while cleaning or looking…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What is an arthrography? Arthrography is a type of imaging test used to look at a joint, such as the shoulder, knee, or hip. It may be done if standard X-rays do not show the needed details…

Bryant Schobert, PharmD, Manager of The Pharmacy at Southwest Health, leads a discussion on bowel and bladder issues as we age. Constipation, diarrhea, urinary incontinence, urinary retention and prostate problems are all very common conditions for baby boomers and beyond. And, they can be directly related to side effects of medications. We will discuss what…

Bryant Schobert, PharmD, Manager of The Pharmacy at Southwest Health, opens up a discussion on Pain. Topics for discussion include arthritis and other pain, non-drug treatments for pain and chronic pain, when to use over the counter drugs and when to talk to your doctor. We'll also be discussing the use of opioids and recent news…

Dr. Aditya Sukhwal Back-to-school time is the right time to be thinking about your child’s immunizations. And with vaccines often in the news, there’s more to the topic than just painful pricks or when to get them. That’s why Dr. Aditya Sukhwal (Family Practice & Obstetrics Physician at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health) takes…

By Joan Bahr, MS RD CDE -Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator at Southwest Health. What is that peeking out of the grass? Asparagus. Finally spring is here and the asparagus is sprouting. May is National Asparagus Month and it can be found along fence lines, in gardens, at farmers’ markets, and also in the…

In the technology driven age of the 21st century, one popular concern is identity theft and fraud. If you are a Medicare beneficiary, you will soon be one step closer to increased protection compliments of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). And it is FREE! Beginning in April 2018, CMS will start mailing…

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By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications “Today is a stay-at-home day,” says Jessica. “We don’t go places on stay-at-home days.” Sounds like Jessica has a perfect coping mechanism for social distancing, right? In the most basic of ways, yes. But the truth is far more complicated, especially for her parents. You see little…

By Julie Stephenson, Patient Experience Manager at Southwest Health. In 2017 USA Today reported 78% of Americans were struggling with living paycheck to paycheck and it was affecting their health. Today, workers remain stressed out and on the verge of burnout, and it’s affecting not only their productivity but their job satisfaction as well. Though…

For us, it’s not about winning awards. It’s about doing what’s right – making our patients the focus of everything we do. That's what drives us to do everything well. Still, it’s always nice to be recognized. Top 10% in Patient Satisfaction - ER We are honored our own patients made this possible. Being in…

By Jaime Collins, Journaling Workshop Presenter and Southwest Health Director of Marketing and Communications “I have a fight going on inside me,” begins a Cherokee grandfather offering his grandchild a life lesson. “Inside my heart, there’s a terrible fight going on between two wolves. One wolf is evil. He is my anger, envy, sorrow regret,…

It wasn’t so long ago that Kevin Kase reluctantly accepted the fact his hip pain restricted some of his favorite activities, such as horseback riding and other physical endeavors. But when the pain grew so intense that he couldn’t sit for long, found it difficult to move without severe pain, and was persistently ornery and…

No doubt about it, back pain can be debilitating. When your back is out of whack, nothing in life feels right anymore. Fortunately, there are solutions to improve your quality of life. Physical Therapist Nate Christopher, MPT, OCS brings over 13 years of experience and knowledge in treating chronic back pain. And he's here to help…

By Ann Morley, OTR/L, CLT – Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist at Southwest Health Arthritis is a disease that causes inflammation and stiffness in the joints. Basal joint arthritis, sometimes referred to as thumb arthritis, is a common form and affects the joint at the base of the thumb (the basal joint).  Basal joint…

Youth baseball injury rates are on the RISE nationwide. What can you do to prevent injury? Better yet, what can you do to maximize performance AND keep your arm throwing strong and healthy? This FREE Clinic Covers the Bases This one day, one hour class is packed with performance enhancing secrets. Discover the biomechanics of…

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by Katie Grady, MSW, CAPSW, Social Worker at Southwest Behavioral Services |  If you have anxiety and/or depression, at one time or another I am sure that you have desperately wished you were able to turn your thoughts off, even if just for a minute or two. This seems impossible since our thought processes are…

by Katie Grady, MSW, CAPSW, Social Worker at Southwest Behavioral Services |  If you have anxiety and/or depression, at one time or another I am sure that you have desperately wished you were able to turn your thoughts off, even if just for a minute or two. This seems impossible since our thought processes are…

Mr. Rogers once said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping'.” During this time of uncertainty, one thing is certain. Helpers make a difference. It will take team work. If…

By Dan Rohrbach, Southwest Health CEO I feel like I am not fully helping Southwest Health reach our vision of “Creating a Healthier Southwest Wisconsin.”  I feel I can do more.  I feel I should be using the platform and position I am in to make a difference.  Over the past several years, I have…

By Jennifer Miller Kass, MSW, LCSW COVID-19, also known as the “Coronavirus”, does not discriminate against anyone. Regardless of your ethnicity or nationality, it effects all of us. Right now things are unknown, and changing rapidly. This is causing stress in the population as a whole and makes us feel helpless. It is in times…

Find out how to shut diabetes out of your life and live better. If you have pre-diabetes or are at risk of diabetes, you can learn in just four hours how to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. PRE-DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES Important for anyone with pre-diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes Friday, June 24, 2016…

Name: Brynnlie Madison Date of Birth: 7/5/2017 Time: 8:44 PM Weight: 8lbs 7oz Length: 21inch Parents: Stephanie and Matt Provider: Dr Jessica Schmid

At Southwest Health we’re on a journey to excellence.  And we understand that great care comes from great CNAs. So in order to achieve that journey we need great CNAs to join our team. We would like to cordially invite you to find out more about that journey, what it means, and the commitment each…

3rd Annual BENS Hope Suicide Awareness & Support 5K Run/2 Mile Walk Participants are invited to walk, jog, or run

  Get all the details here on Berry Fest 2017. Or, RSVP on Facebook!

Our Berry Fest is a summer tradition begun in 1950. Today it's an important part of Platteville's Hometown Festival Week. You'll find loads of free fun, great food, healthy activities, awesome music... and ... a surprisingly competitive and uproariously entertaining foot race of local mascots! RSVP on Facebook All FREE: NEW! Book Walk Tour by…

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We are excited to offer a safe alternative to our popular Passport to Fun, which has historically taken place at our annual Berry Fest celebration. This year’s Passport to Fun will be done from the comfort of your home! How it will work We will offer the Passport that lists a variety of healthy, fun…

The average human is about 60% water. True. Dehydration (when your body does not have enough water to function properly) can cause blood clots, seizures, and other potentially fatal health issues. That’s unfortunately true, too. In fact, even mild dehydration can cause problems, so everyone should know about the not-so-obvious signs of dehydration that don’t…

By Jodi Knight, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Therapist at Southwest Health Can you repeat that?  What did you say?  I can’t understand what you’re saying.  If you have Parkinson’s disease you have probably heard these phrases at least a hundred times.  Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological disease. In simpler terms, this means that there are…

A helpful guide to decoding your insurance coverage: Premiums: The amounts you pay for your insurance policy, often deducted directly from your paycheck. Deductible Are paid out of pocket each year before insurance kicks in. Each family member usually has a separate deductible. Co-Payments: Are flat fees charged each time you visit the doctor or…

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Southwest Health staff members are not only committed to saving lives every day with the amazing skilled care they provide, but also by donating lifesaving blood. Join Southwest Health in helping to save lives of people in our community. The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood center is the exclusive provider of blood to over 80 hospitals…

  Doug Rogers, CPA, Chair  Lou Schweigert, Vice Chair  Joe Rosemeyer, DC, Secretary Don Tuescher, Treasurer Angela Udelhofen James Schneller Barbara Karrmann Kevin Carr, MD Dan Rohrbach, CEO Donna Hoppenjan  

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Must RSVP by Tuesday, October 15, 2019. UW-Platteville Nohr Gallery in Ullsvik hall RSVPs for this event are now closed.     

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect Your practitioner has requested that you have a bone density examination. This type of equipment can measure the bones of the spine, hip (femur) and sometimes other sites. It uses a very small amount of…

We are very proud to host a special event on behalf of the Southwest Health Foundation.  Dr. Charles Steidinger will read from his new book, "An Illinois Farm Boy Remembers." Everyone is invited to attend one of the two scheduled times below. These events are free-of-charge, and both are held at the Southwest Health EMS…

Dr. Kim Christopher Mackey   A gynecology checkup used to automatically include a Pap test. Today, women still need yearly exams, but they no longer need a Pap test every time. Pap smears, as well as our knowledge around the causes and behavior of abnormal cells on the cervix, have improved tremendously. The big breakthrough…

Several breast biopsy procedures are used to obtain a tissue sample from the breast. Your practitioner may recommend a particular procedure based on the size, location and other characteristics of the breast abnormality. If it's not clear why you're having one type of biopsy instead of another, ask your practitioner to explain. For many biopsies, you'll get an…

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Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. These sound waves penetrate the body and reflect back to the transducer to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. A breast ultrasound may…

Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest…

Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest…

Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest…

Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest…

Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This is a FREE class for those delivering at Southwest…

Breastfeeding Basics Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). This is a FREE class…

Breastfeeding Basics Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). This is a FREE class…

Breastfeeding Basics Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). This is a FREE class…

Breastfeeding Basics Designed for both new and experienced parents, this class will take you step-by-step through breast- feeding basics and beyond. Learn proper technique and other helpful hints for a great beginning for both you and Baby! The classes are held on the following dates from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). This is a FREE class…

By Anna Svircev, DO, MPH Returning to my home state of Wisconsin after 15 years away has been exciting!  How wonderful to be closer to family and to experience a new community!  Seven of those 15 years away, I was practicing family medicine in Denver, Colorado.  Colorado ranks as the eighth healthiest state in the…

My son Jack is just a year old, but for my wife Andrea and me, he is the center of our universe. Our family’s health and happiness is everything. We laugh. We share. We play. And we love. Jack is also my pint-sized daily reminder that healthy people make healthy communities. Good health strengthens families.…

By Bryant Schobert, PharmD at The Pharmacy at Southwest Health Anyone who takes multiple medications a day has been through the tedious task of sorting or counting into pill boxes or struggling to open bottle after bottle of medications.  You probably even know how exhausting it can be to constantly have to run to the…

By: Ashley Meyer, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health While up until recently it had been awhile since I had enjoyed a good book, reading is one of my favorite past-times. Not only do you get to relax and unwind in a world that is completely separate from your own, ultimately disconnecting from the stressors of…

When you're suffering, knowing you have people in your corner is so important! At this meeting, you can find the resources and connections you need. Southwest Wisconsin Cancer Support Group Date: Monday, December 9th Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Where: Southwest Health EMS Station Conference Room, 1400 Eastside Road, Platteville Register by calling 608-828-8880.…

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Do you want to be great at what you do? Then, take a look at this video, and you decide if Southwest Health is right for you.      Hospital Positions CNA- Med/Surg Director of Surgical Services Housekeeper Massage Therapist Paramedic Patient Access Representative Pharmacy Technician RN - ER RN- OB Surgical Technician Epione Pavilion…

View Current Job Openings   Southwest Health is not for everyone. But if you're the kind of person who wants to be really great at what you do, we invite you to give us a closer look. Our goal is to ALWAYS do what’s right for the people we serve. Making that happen requires a…

Ultrasound images acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved in this exam. The transducer emits sound waves that penetrate the body and are reflected back to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Preparation and procedure There is no preparation for a…

Have an awesome health care experience with one of our docs? Or Want to be a positive image model empowering area women? If so, we need you for two upcoming video and photo shoots! If interested, please fill out the form below, and we will contact you with details. Note, each of these media projects…

No doubt we live in a beautiful state. Aaahhh… Wisconsin! And our corner of it is the most beautiful part. OK, we’re a little biased, but consider the friendly communities, green rolling hills and valleys full of life, the fields, the trees, and the great people. So many things make this area a great place…

By the Safety Squad at Southwest Health. The rise in the popularity of cell phones has created a safety hazard on the road.  The dangers of texting and driving are well known; however, most drivers are unaware that talking on a cell phone is known to be just as dangerous.   The National Safety Council estimates…

[Platteville] ---- Southwest Health CEO Dan Rohrbach has been asked to speak at the National Rural Health Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona this coming February. Attended by leaders from around the country, Mr. Rohrbach will tell the story of Southwest Health’s remarkable 43 percent growth over the past three years, detailing the organization’s keys to…

Job Title Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)- Platteville Clinic Posting Date March 18, 2020 Requirements One to two years’ experience in a clinic or hospital setting is preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or able to complete immediately after hire. Certification through AAMA, CCMA, AMT (registered), ARMA, or NCMA is required within three months of…

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body,…

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body,…

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body,…

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body,…

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body,…

Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking place in your body,…

​ Childbirth Preparation Class Our childbirth class will help you to approach your due date with confidence. Through supportive preparation, we’ll help you make the birth of your child the joyful experience you want it to be. Plus, our class will give you a better understanding of the growth of your baby, the changes taking…

What is Clean Eating?  Join Laura as she details how transforming her life with simple, “clean” changes has not only made her healthier, but happier, too! Laura Pederson, BS, CDM, CFPP - Director Food and Nutrition at Southwest Health has been on a personal wellness journey for just over a year now. Together with her…

Job Title CNA- Epione Pavilion Posting Date March 4, 2020 Requirements CNA credentials and must be current on the WI CNA Registry CNA experience in Long Term Care setting is preferred Work Hours We also have immediate full-time and part-time C.N.A. openings to work the following shifts: Full-time (36 hours/week) (6:00am-2:30pm) Day Shift Part-time (16 hours/week)…

Job Title CNA- Med/Surg Posting Date July 1, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent CNA credentials and must be current and in good standing on the WI CNA Registry Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Familiarization with medical terminology and prior health care experience Knowledge of basic office procedures/equipment and computer systems Work…

Job Title Coding Compliance Auditor/Physician Educator Posting Date February 18, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Completion of a recognized course of study for health information practitioners or coding specialists. Certification in CCS, CCS-P, RHIA, RHIT, CPC, or specialty coding. Three years’ experience in clinic charge capture process review, medical record review,…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Preparation The preparation is a laxative to empty your digestive tract so that the contents do not obscure the areas to be examined. Please follow the bowel prep instructions provided. This preparation includes the need for you…

Embarrassment won't kill you. Colon cancer could. If you're over 50 or have a family history of colon cancer, what's your excuse? What is a colonoscopy? Preparing for a colonoscopy During your colonoscopy What is a Colonoscopy? Colonoscopy is a common exam that doctors use to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine (colon)…

by Christina Burr, PA-C – Dermatology at The Specialist Clinic at Southwest Health Winter is tough on your skin. Many people suffer from dryness and often have dry flaking or itching along with it. The dry air and cold wind of winter can take its toll on your skin. As we age, it also becomes harder…

By Jodi Knight, MS CCC-SLP, Speech Therapist at Southwest Health School’s out for summer! Are you worried about your kiddo losing his/her speech and language skills over the summer months? Have no fear; there is a new speech therapist in town! So many parents worry about skills lost over summer break and for good reason.…

Southwest Health staff members are not only committed to saving lives every day with the amazing skilled care they provide, but also by donating lifesaving blood. Join Southwest Health in helping to save lives of people in our community. The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood center is the exclusive provider of blood to over 80 hospitals…

We love our communities. And it is our privilege to serve you. Because you have a choice when it comes to your care, we are always deeply honored when you choose us. The way we see it, every time we engage our communities, we have a new opportunity to help you live well and thrive.  Whether…

We're here to care for life, delivering personal care that helps you get better faster. But, we're also here to create a healthier southwest Wisconsin. And achieving that requires a plan. That's why we created our Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and accompanying implementation plan. Our CHNA will help us improve health and facilitate access to…

We're here to care for life, delivering personal care that helps you get better faster. But, we're also here to create a healthier southwest Wisconsin. And achieving that requires a plan. That's why we created our Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and accompanying implementation plan. Our CHNA will help us improve health and facilitate access to…

At Southwest Health, help is just a phone call away. Because we always have a healthy respect for every person's dignity, privacy, and confidentiality, we request you call rather than email us for information and assistance. Choose a Department Hospital Campus Platteville Clinic Cuba City Clinic Epione Pavilion Southwest Behavioral Services Dietitian Services Business Office/Patient…

By Thaddeus Wontor, Southwest Health Optometrist Have you ever wondered how the idea of contact lenses came to be? They can be a great option for people who wear glasses. Some people wear contacts for sports or outdoor activities, or even for specialized tasks such as SCUBA diving or motorcycle riding. Odds are, if there’s…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications at Southwest Health. The magical fruit, as they’ve been dubbed in a school-yard rhyme, are indeed both fruit and magic. While some cultures have long eaten beans because they’re abundant and cheap, the world is now waking up to the true magic of the legume family –…

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…

by Christina Burr, PA-C Did you know that Skin Cancer is the most common type of cancer?  While it can occur at any age, the risk for skin cancer increases as you age.  It is caused by a variety of factors including sun exposure and genetics.  You are also at increased risk if you are…

Guest Blog by Carrie Cullen Carrie is a local family survivor of suicide.  Her passion and bravery can be seen through her blog on her website, where she writes about her experiences from a real, raw, and totally honest perspective.  She uses her voice not only to break down stigmas, but also to let others…

By Julie Tashner, PT and Ann Morley, OTR/CLT | You feel a gnawing soreness at your neck or shoulders, or perhaps your back or arms, as you continue to click and type away at your keyboard.  Why is this happening? What can you do about it? Currently many of us are working, socializing, or studying from…

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General Questions Southwest Health has in place an Incident Command Team made up of leaders from departments across our organization. When COVID-19 began to threaten, this team immediately began preparing Southwest Health and our community to respond in the smartest and strongest possible way. Additional General Scripting We are monitoring local and state-wide situations and…

COMING OUT OF THE CRISIS All services A to Z are open and accepting patients. In the interests of your health, DO NOT DELAY NEEDED MEDICAL CARE. Please call for an appointment or seek the care you need. Your health and well-being depend on it. This is a safe facility. To help keep everyone safe,…

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Job Title CRNA Posting Date May 27, 2020 Requirements Must be a graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs or its predecessor. Must fulfill licensure requirements of the State of Wisconsin for a RN and be legally eligible to practice in the state of…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Please advise our department prior to your procedure if you have allergies or previous contrast media reaction. What to expect Your physician has requested that you have a CT (Computerized Tomography) Scan. This procedure is done to produce…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Please advise our department prior to your procedure if you have allergies or previous contrast media reaction. What to expect Your physician has requested that you have a CT (Computerized Tomography) Scan. This procedure is done to produce…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Please advise our department prior to your procedure if you have allergies or previous contrast media reaction. What to expect Your physician has requested that you have a CT (Computerized Tomography) Scan. This procedure is done to produce…

We Pledge to Personalize Your CT Imaging Experience Our new CT scanner delivers the crystal clear images your doctor needs. And our technicians now also have the unique ability to personalize a CT exam just for you. That means you receive half the radiation of conventional scanners. We’re so confident in our imaging ability that…

By Licensed Massage Therapist, Robin Markus - LMT, EHAP, RM, RP. I was introduced to cupping on the RAGBRI trail by another massage therapist. She explained the benefits of using cupping on the IT bands for runners and cyclists.  With a tight seal, skin is drawn up into the cup.  The cup is like a…

Lyle and Lenice Curtis Scholarship The Lyle and Lenice Curtis Scholarship fund was established to benefit students pursuing an education in a health-related field at an accredited institution of higher education. Health-related fields can include, but are not limited to, Nursing, Radiology, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Medical Technology. Scholarship levels and amounts distributed will…

Job Title Customer Service Representative Posting Date March 11, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent Minimum 6 months experience in office setting with experience answering multi-line phone preferred Previous medical billing experience, including knowledge of hospital and professional claim forms preferred Previous experience with health insurance, collection techniques, or patient registration preferred Good…

For theater major Dakota Vassen, life as a senior felt loaded with stress and moved far too fast. Little did the 23-year-old UW Platteville student know, the source of those feelings was likely a medical one that lied deep within him. Literally, in his heart. One day in the middle of his busy last semester,…

  [PLATTEVILLE, WI]  ---- After extensive discussions and a thorough evaluation, Southwest Health has agreed to purchase the Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care clinic, located on the hospital campus at 1450 Eastside Road in Platteville. The clinic and its providers are known for delivering a broad range of quality eye care options, glasses and contact…

By Ann Morley, Occupational Therapist at Southwest Health Do you have pain and difficulty turning a key to start your car, turning the pages of a book, or when holding your phone?  If you do, you may have a condition called De Quervain’s tenosynovitis. De Quervain’s is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the…

Humans are lousy at estimating risk. Science has demonstrated this over and again. So, let’s give everyone out there a hand in avoiding some particularly disastrous choices we might be tempted to make in the short run. In completely random order: “Nah, I don’t need to buckle up.” Texting and driving. There is no text…

Humans are lousy at estimating risk. Science has demonstrated this over and again. So, let’s give everyone out there a hand in avoiding some particularly disastrous choices we might be tempted to make in the short run. In completely random order: “Nah, I don’t need to buckle up.” Texting and driving. There is no text…

Most young adult drivers (77%) are confident they can safely text while driving. More than half (55%) say it’s EASY to text and drive. Many young drivers have seen their parents talking on a cell phone or texting. A third of US drivers (18-64 years old) ADMIT to texting while driving. That’s not to mention drivers…

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By Joan Bahr, MS RD CDE BC-ADM - Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Southwest Health December, already?  With the end of 2017 approaching, now is a good time to reflect on the past year and plan for 2018. The start of a new year is a popular time for setting new health and…

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By Jaime Collins, Marketing Director at Southwest Health I remember the moment I first heard about the disease. I lingered under the birch tree feeling increasingly uneasy as I listened in on my aunt telling my grandmother about her diabetes. The shots and the food restrictions were enough to bear, but my aunt’s dire warnings…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing at Southwest Health I remember the moment I first heard about the disease. I lingered under the birch tree feeling increasingly uneasy as I listened in on my aunt telling my grandmother about her diabetes. The shots and the food restrictions were enough to bear, but my aunt’s dire…

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By Joan Bahr, MS RD CDE BC-ADM - Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management Each month dietitian Joan Bahr hosts a nutrition activity with residents of Southwest Health’s Epione Pavilion in Cuba City.  One of her recent topics was POPCORN.  Joan and the residents popped four different types of popcorn…

Job Title Director of Surgical Services Posting Date March 4, 2020 Requirements Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. Bachelors of Science in nursing preferred. Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Wisconsin in good standing. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications…

By Jodi Knight, Speech Therapist |   Wait, what was I saying? Where did I park my car? What was that man’s name again? Everyone experiences forgetfulness at times. But, at what point should you be concerned about your memory or the memory of a loved one? We all have our moments of forgetfulness. Yet, there…

By Jodi Knight, Speech Therapist |   Wait, what was I saying? Where did I park my car? What was that man’s name again? Everyone experiences forgetfulness at times. But, at what point should you be concerned about your memory or the memory of a loved one? We all have our moments of forgetfulness. Yet, there…

By Breanna Callahan, Southwest Health Marketing Coordinator Pup. Pooch. Four-legged friend. Whatever you call them, dogs are great companions and great for your health. Once you get past the puppy phase, the crying (or more like ear-piercing howling) through the night while they are stuck in their kennel and the peeing on the floor, dogs…

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…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator The holiday season can be a merry one. The beautiful decorations. That distinct smell of pine trees in the air. And the music. Who can forget about the music (well some of you probably would be fine without it)? But personally, it’s one of my favorite things about the holidays…

How much time do you spend in front of a screen every day? Have you ever added it up? Believe it or not, the average American spends around seven hours a day staring at a digital screen. Do you ever find yourself rubbing the back of your neck and wishing away a nagging headache? The…

According to the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have heart disease or a stroke than adults without diabetes. If you have the blood-sugar condition, these statistics may seem overwhelming. Not only do you have to think about dealing with diabetes, but you may also have to…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health is proud to announce Family Physician Aditya Sukhwal, MD, MS, FAAFP, has been awarded a grant of $4000 from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Badwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment to positively impact community health while studying the impact of diet and exercise on patients with diabetes. With both the grant and…

The Eye Center at Southwest Health is pleased to announce that at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, Nicole Klein, Doctor of Optometry, was awarded Fellowship status in the American Academy of Optometry. As fewer than 10 percent of practicing optometrists ever achieve Fellowship in the Academy, this accomplishment is indicative…

Your mom says it; you hear it from your dad; your doctor tells you to do it; your friends have probably even encouraged you at some point… “Drink more water!” Sometimes I feel like if I drink any more water I’m going to literally turn into a fish. Alas, it’s the truth. Water is a…

By Joshua Bruner, Physical Therapist Have you ever had a tight muscle that will never relax no matter how much you massage it? What about a chronic muscle strain that never seems to heal? If so, dry needling may be the treatment for you. Dry needling is becoming a popular form of treatment shown to…

Fiber is well-known as an important part of nutrition; yet the average American gets just 12-15 grams of fiber a day - far below the recommended 25-30 grams.  So how can you increase your fiber without making huge changes to your diet?  Try these simple snack and meal recipes: Yogurt with fresh fruit - Raspberries…

Clean eating is not a fad diet. Or any diet at all for that matter. It’s a healthy way to live. You might say, clean eating is what your grandparents called eating. It’s cutting back on the unhealthy processed foods – refined grains, added sugars, salt, and unhealthy fats—and replacing them with the best and…

by Healthbeat Committee at Southwest Health You think of food to fuel your workouts, but it also can improve your brainpower! A study from Rush University in Chicago found that adults who followed a heart-healthy diet reduced their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by 50% compared to those who didn’t. The diet, a hybrid of…

Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. These sound waves penetrate the body and reflect back to the transducer to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. An echocardiogram (echo) is…

By Noelle Hebgen, RN, Director of Inpatient Behavioral Health at Southwest Behavioral Services We have all been there. Lying in bed at night, exhausted from the day’s activities yet unable to turn our mind “off” and fall sleep. If this describes you, you are not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 75% of American…

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While we celebrate our wonderful team year-round, today we want to say a special thank you to our team of Emergency Nurses, who truly represent excellence in action, every single day. In recognition of National Emergency Nurses Week, our ED staff invites you to learn a little more about our emergency department! Emergency Nursing Highlights and…

The below link will provide you with the most recent ER call schedule for Southwest Health. July 2020 ER Call Schedule with SBS Last Updated: 7/1/2020

The below link will provide you with the most recent ER call schedule for Southwest Health.   Last Updated: 5/24/16

This page is for employees to share encouraging thoughts and tips during this challenging time. Also, if anyone has questions or needs assistance, feel free to submit that too. Simply fill out the form below and submit. We will post your messages within 48 hours.  

The Southwest Health Foundation is fortunate to have the active support of a group of highly committed employees. ETC are people on our staff who generate funds for special projects across our facilities. The ETC Committee's volunteer members are: Michele Schobert, Chair Caitlin Droessler Staci Graber Don Gronemus Cathy Helbing Jennifer Kass Kris Key Deb…

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Southwest Health announces its professional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team is now officially providing paramedic level care to residents of the City of Platteville and the seven area townships the crew serves, having been recently granted approval and licensure by the State of Wisconsin. In September of 2015, Southwest Health launched a series of upgrades…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Platteville and surrounding townships were officially transferred from the City of Platteville to the Southwest Health regional healthcare network as of 6 am Sunday, September 27, thereby beginning a new chapter during which services, facilities, and crew will see major upgrades. The 17 member crew now on…

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Platteville and surrounding townships were officially transferred from the City of Platteville to the Southwest Health regional healthcare network as of 6 am Sunday, September 27, thereby beginning a new chapter during which services, facilities, and crew will see major upgrades. The 17 member crew now on board as Southwest…

By Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC, Mental Health Therapist at Southwest Behavioral Services. Turn on the television and on almost any channel and within an hour or so you will see at least one commercial for a medication for the treatment of a mental health condition. Prescription medication for mental health disorders began development around the…

Job Title ENT Specialist Job Summary Southwest Health is seeking an ENT Specialist to support our very busy and well established Primary Care Clinic. Our clinic has 7 physicians, 6 advanced practitioners, and over 32,000 patient visits per year. The clinic building is within the hospital, which makes physicians’ practices between the operating room and…

What is it? Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) is a non-surgical treatment used to relieve pain in the neck, arms, lower back or legs caused by inflammation and pressure on the spinal nerves. A long-lasting steroid is injected into the epidural space, which is the area between the protective covering of the spinal sac and vertebrae.…

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by Family Physician Christopher Wells, DO and Kori Schumacher-Barry, APNP Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, EMS Conference Room | Register

A Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation workshop facilitated by Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications. Limited to 15 participants. This class involves numerous journal writing exercises. Your work is yours and will not be shared in any way. The journal, pen, and materials are provided. Saturday, April 28, 9:30 to 11:30 am, Conference Room A&B | Register

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. This type of exercise stress test is often done while you are walking on a treadmill. This test often takes two scans of your heart. A radioactive isotope (for example cardiolite) is given. This gives off a…

By Samantha Jordan, DPT, OCS, CSCS Unfortunately no matter how hard we try to take care of ourselves we will all experience physiological aspects of aging. Knowing what to expect and practicing some healthy lifestyle habits can help you stay looking and feeling young. The Effects of Aging Loss of bone and muscle mass cause…

  By Samantha Jordan, DPT, OCS, CSCS Unfortunately no matter how hard we try to take care of ourselves we will all experience physiological aspects of aging. Knowing what to expect and practicing some healthy lifestyle habits can help you stay looking and feeling young. The Effects of Aging Loss of bone and muscle mass…

by Samantha Jordan, DPT, OCS, CSCS Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 to 7:30 pm Click here to register. No matter what your age now, Samantha's program will give you the tools and techniques you need to make the most of every year in front of you. In fact, it's older folks and those who are not…

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by Thaddeus M. Wontor, OD - Optometrist at The Eye Center at Southwest Health Traditionally, the humble carrot has been the oft-recommended dietary choice for maintaining long-lasting, quality vision. And while the Vitamin-A-rich vegetable is certainly not a poor choice, research over the past few decades has identified a number of other excellent sources of…

All patients must wear a cloth face covering for appointments within our facilities. Find details on this policy by clicking here. We also recommend EVERYONE wear a cloth or homemade face mask when going out in public. Fact is, you may have COVID-19 and not know it. Wearing a mask helps prevent the spread of…

What is it? Facet injection is a non-surgical treatment used to relieve pain in the neck, arms, lower back or legs caused by inflammation and pressure on the joints of the spine. A long-lasting steroid is injected into the joint space or near the nerve adjacent to the joint. Facet injection should NOT be performed…

By Joan Bahr, MS, RD, CDE at Southwest Health Between work, chores, activities, and more it can be hard to make time to sit down at the table together and eat as a family; especially when everyone’s schedules are different. We may all have the best intentions when thinking about planning a family mealtime, but…

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[Platteville, WI] ---- Bringing a new life into the world is a joyous occasion. Bringing 2,000 lives into the world is something very special, indeed. Southwest Health and the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health are delighted to announce the July 16th birth of Vincent Gard, son of Amy and Jeff Gard of Platteville. Vincent’s arrival…

By Dan Rohrbach, Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Health I think back to my youth when I was growing up on a small dairy farm in North Dakota. Brutal winters, dry, hot, windy summers. The weather never seemed to cooperate, but we tolerated it and worked through it for the love of the family farm. I…

Being a father today proposes a host of challenges unlike any previous generation has faced. In this presentation, Harris uses his experiences as a father and vast understanding of the parent-child relationship to explore the developmental importance of a nurturing relationship between a father and his child. Specific attention will be paid to the history…

Is conflict a bad thing?  Can conflict always be avoided somehow?  How can I know when conflict is damaging or benefiting my professional and personal relationships?  In this workshop Dr. Jim Harris brings some of the most current and telling research on conflict resolution to the real world.  This workshop looks deeply into the nature…

By Ashley Meyer, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health - We are very fortunate to live and work in generous, charitable southwest Wisconsin communities, with the kind of people who take care of each other, not just during the holidays, but year-round.  Since it’s the season of giving, this is a great opportunity to build some…

Flu season is quickly approaching. We want you to be armed with information to help you understand the history of influenza, how it spreads, and what to watch for.  A Global Pandemic Just over 100 years ago, at the start of 1918, the mother of all influenza pandemics broke out. Killing between 50 and 100…

Florence Nightingale was the pioneer of nursing; often referred to as “the Lady with the Lamp” since she always made rounds at night in the hospitals caring for wounded and sick soldiers in the 1800’s. Florence was born on May 12th which is why Nurses’ week is celebrated May 5th through May 12th in honor of…

By Kevin Carr, MD of the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health and the Cuba City Clinic at Epione Pavilion It’s that time of year again…Flu season!  And while you’re probably not jumping at the chance to get a shot, there are some very important reasons why you should be lining up for your flu vaccine. …

Prepare yourself for a trip back in time. Experience the events of folklore and history that shaped our local area and the people who live here. Young At Heart's own Kent Scheuerell will have some fun, along with all of us... plus perhaps a few volunteer participants for skits! Discover all sorts of things you…

Job Title Food Service Worker- Epione Posting Date December 6, 2019 Requirements No specific prior education or experience required Certification with the State of Wisconsin for food protection policies preferred Experience with standard kitchen equipment - steamers, steam table, robot coupe, ovens, stoves, dish machines, slicers, etc. preferred Knowledge of MS Office, Electronic Medical Record,…

If motivation were an animal, it'd be a stray dog. Hard to find. Harder yet to get on a leash. Not always friendly. Not always pretty. And easy to lose again. Face it, it won't come to you just by calling it. Sometimes though, words of wisdom come out of the blue in ways you…

America is obsessed with weight. You might say it's an unhealthy obsession. But America's obsession doesn't have to be yours, too. A healthier and more productive focus for you is fitness. Instead of thinking pounds and inches, turn your attention to nourishing your body, to getting plenty of rest, to reducing your stress, and to increasing…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications and leader of Sole Mates Free Walking Club Getting healthier doesn’t have to be complicated. Just step outside, and go for a walk. That simple and pleasurable act is so basic and so beneficial, it’s a wonder not everyone is doing it. Each of us is given…

 By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications and leader of Sole Mates Free Walking Club Getting healthier doesn’t have to be complicated. Just step outside, and go for a walk. That simple and pleasurable act is so basic and so beneficial, it’s a wonder not everyone is doing it. Each of us is given…

By Samantha Jordan, Physical Therapist (DPT, OCS, CSCS) - On behalf of the Safety Squad at Southwest Health. We tend to set health and fitness goals when we’re feeling especially motivated or focused, but the truth is, many of our well-intentioned goals end up forgotten within the first few weeks or months of making them. …

Please find below forms available online. If you are looking for a form that is not listed below, please call (608)348.2331 for assistance. Release of Information Click here to print form Submit by faxing to 608.342.5011, mailing to 1400 Eastside Rd. Platteville, WI 53818, or dropping off at the Front Desk of the ER, Hospital,…

Our work in creating healthier futures is multi-faceted. An important part of our work is bringing people and ideas together through special projects and events throughout the year. Our Annual Golf Outing and Berry Fest are two important annual events.   Sign up for the 15th Annual Golf Outing here!   What we have accomplished together Today, thanks…

The Southwest Health Foundation awards thousands in scholarships each year to qualified students pursuing an education in a health-related field. Our scholarships are funded by generous donations to scholarship funds and endowments. The Scholarship deadline to apply was March 5, 2020 at 3 p.m. Due to COVID-19, we are delaying the evaluation of scholarship applications.…

By Joshua Lindsey, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon at the Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health The clavicle or “collarbone” is an S-shaped bone that connects our arm to the body.  It is therefore under a lot of physical stress.  The clavicle is just like a strut in your car – a strut is what holds the…

How to Register Confirming Your Identity What is a Primary Care Provider? Types of Primary Care Providers We hope you find the answers to your questions below, helping your visit be a pleasant, smooth one. Registration/Office Visit When I come to Southwest Health for an appointment, how do I register? You may register: At the…

Our Mammography unit was one of the first in southwest Wisconsin with the ability to produce 3D images. 14 employees work in our radiology department between Technologists and Schedulers. The majority of our radiology staff is trained for multiple areas in radiology, versus working in just one area. This includes CT, Mammography, General Radiology, Bone…

Healthcare and other essential workers are risking their lives to help others. Show them you care! Share a few kind words. Share a photo. Share a drawing. Share a video. Or... share through Facebook Messenger! You can also email your kind words and images to collinsj@southwesthealth.org. We will then share your pictures on our gallery…

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The Garden Cafe at Southwest Health offers a delicious menu featuring our areas best ingredients served fresh daily. Grab your hot breakfast from 7:30-10:00am - including sandwiches, eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon and more. Daily lunch specials are available from 11:15am - 1:30pm featuring a fresh salad bar, Weber meats, soups, wraps, sandwiches and more. Order…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health announces Radiology Services Director JoAnn Geissbuhler was recently recognized by the Association for Medical Imaging Management for achieving radiology administrator certification (CRA). The CRA designation offers documented affirmation of skills and capabilities as well as strong and relevant medical imaging management experience. Ms. Geissbuhler’s certification is a validation of her…

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Major gift from Dick and Patty Kopp will improve lives in southwest Wisconsin. For local residents Dick and Patty Kopp, the holiday spirit of generosity extends far beyond family. Before year’s end, the Platteville couple made a tangible investment in their community by making a very generous $65,000 gift to the Southwest Health Foundation. Their…

The 20th Annual Symposium Thursday, October 17, 2019 Sinsinawa Mound Convention Center - 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824 Registration for our 2019 event is now closed. 7:45 am – 8:15 am REGISTRATION and BREAKFAST 8:15 am – 8:30 am WELCOME 8:30 am – 9:30 am Managing Personality Disorders: Valerie Herber, PMHNP, Southwest Behavioral Services…

by Kim Christopher Mackey, MD, OBGYN - Director of Women's Health at The Women's Center at Southwest Health Pregnancy makes all women diabetic, just a Little. Why? A specific hormone, human placental lactogen (HPL), keeps sugar circulating at higher levels during pregnancy because babies use this sugar for energy. In some pregnancies the placenta makes too much HPL,…

Helping you live well is our passion. Yet we want to do more than simply help you stay healthy. We want you to get more out of life. We want you to thrive. What better way than starting on Monday? Our More from Your Monday blog will deliver ideas, tips, and bits of inspiration – all to start…

Worried about your heart? Concerned about diabetes or cancer? Or just want to lose weight? Is your enemy fat, sugar or carbs? Join us as Zonya Foco RDN presents "Get Your Healthy On!" FREE major event open to EVERYONE! Tuesday, June 18th from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Ullsvik Center at UW Platteville. Click here to…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator Not to rush the summer, but it is more than halfway done already. Unbelievable! It seems like when August gets here it is time to start thinking about children going back to school. We thought it might be handy to have a few tips on how to help make the…

by Bryant Schobert, PharmD, at the Pharmacy at Southwest Health “The number one reason medications fail is patients don’t take them correctly. I’m here to help ensure that doesn’t happen.” Pharmacist Bryant Schobert knows all about the importance of taking your medication properly. That’s why in his roll as Pharmacy Lead at the newly opened…

Most everyone wants to live healthy. Yet, most of us are having trouble getting there. Most of us are not eating enough fruits and vegetables, opting instead for sugar laced concoctions and processed foods. Most are not getting enough activity in our days. The CDC reports fewer than one in five adults gets the recommended…

By Dan Rohrbach The best care is care that fits your busy life. That’s why our Emergency Department doctors and staff keep track of what we call “Door to Discharge” time as part of our quality measures. Let’s call it D2D. At Southwest Health our D2D averages just 75 minutes. Let’s be clear. We’re not…

Work isn’t working. Your kids are crabby. That painful paper cut.  And last night’s dinner is disagreeing with you. Sometimes life just throws things in your way. Truth is, bad days happen to all of us. Even the small stuff can overwhelm us and trigger a downward spiral of negativity that may quickly turn you…

SOUTHWEST HEALTH FOUNDATION INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE. FOR LIFE. Since 1999, dedicated volunteers, friends and staff have given much of themselves to ensure the success of our local health care system through the SH Foundation. Foundation donors have provided financial support for the construction of the new health center and they continue to be active…

Investing in Southwest Health is an important decision. As you consider making a gift, we hope you find the answers to these frequently asked questions helpful. Who owns SH? What is the role of the SH Foundation? How has the foundation contributed to SH in the past? When is the "right time" to contribute to…

by Meghan Raeder, RN, BSN, CLC – OB Supervisor and Certified Lactation Counselor at the Birthing Center at Southwest Health How would you react if you saw a mother breastfeeding her baby in public? Would you stare? Would walk over to her and ask her to cover up or go elsewhere? Would you see the…

If you’re on track (or even close) with sticking with your New Years Resolutions, we offer our hearty congrats! Way to go! For the other 90%, we offer something more valuable – sound advice to get you back on track. First off, take it easy on yourself. Not all resolutions succeed. We’re glad you made…

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker visited Southwest Health yesterday to sign a bill authorizing nurses to continue crossing state borders for employment without licensure barriers.  The legislation, Senate Bill 417, maintains Wisconsin’s participation in the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and allows 112,000 nurses in Wisconsin the opportunity to keep their interstate licenses. An interstate license…

By Julie Stephenson from Southwest Health’s Community Outreach Department. “In daily life, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful. It is gratefulness that makes us happy.” Brother David Steindl-Rast. When we live gratefully, we notice what is already present, plenty and abundant in our lives, from the tiniest things of…

August in Wisconsin means the days are still long and warm, so you don’t have to put your grill away anytime soon. It’s as easy to make outdoor cooking and eating healthful as it is to make it unhealthful. Studies have shown the average American barbecue can contain more than 2,000 calories and 120 grams…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator Halloween is such a fun time. The cool, crisp air. The crunchy, beautiful gold and orange leaves. Scary movies. And of course, costumes! From fairies, superheroes (and villains), and historical figures to cute farm animals. There is a lot to enjoy. And who can forget about trick-or-treating? One of my…

By Angela Pagenkopf, RN & Infection Preventionist - On behalf of the Safety Squad at Southwest Health. Hand washing is one of the most important and least expensive means of keeping yourself healthy.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states, “Hand washing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine - it involves five simple and effective steps…

You don’t have to run a marathon to understand running 26.2 miles is hard. The same goes for racing an Ironman triathlon, training for an Olympic sport, or doing any of the athletic exploits that make headlines or make you wince in sympathetic pain. The great news is all of us who may never train…

You don’t have to run a marathon to understand running 26.2 miles is hard. The same goes for racing an Ironman triathlon, training for an Olympic sport, or doing any of the athletic exploits that make headlines or make you wince in sympathetic pain. The great news is all of us who may never train…

Nature Deficit Disorder is not a diagnosed condition but rather a term made popular by author and child advocacy expert Richard Louv in his 2005 best-selling book, Last Child in the Woods. In it, Louv explains that direct exposure to nature is essential for healthy childhood development and for the physical and emotional health of…

Thank you for your interest in being involved with Hauntfest Trick or Treating for the community! We are looking for volunteers to work at booths, interacting with families. If you are interested, please sign up below!   Date: Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 Time: 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Location: Throughout Southwest Health Questions? Contact Miranda, ext.…

By Kelly Hubbard, Marketing Specialist The first breath, the first look, the first touch. The experience of meeting your new baby for the first time is a magical, unexplainable feeling. Your only concerns are learning how to care for your newborn, healing, and not missing a moment of this new life you have created. Having…

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by Steve McCarthy, PT, MBA Health care can mean different things to different people. For us here, in southwest Wisconsin, a new study by the UW Extension shines some light on just how much is really does mean for us locally. What they found may surprise you. In its last fiscal year, Southwest Health generated $72…

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[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health announces the addition of two physician assistant practitioners, Phil Burr, PA-C and Christina Burr, PA-C. Mr. Burr specializes in general orthopedics and sports medicine and will see patients in the Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health. Mrs. Burr specializes in dermatology and will see patients in the new Specialist Clinic at…

By the Safety Squad at Southwest Health, Featuring Watson the Watch Dog! If you're like Watson the Watch Dog, you may have gained some weight over the holiday season, and are now wondering how to healthily lose the extra pounds.  Some weight loss programs found on the internet provide recommendations that can have a negative…

We want you to get the most out of life. So in addition to caring for you when you need it most, we're here to help you stay healthy and well, too. Inside every issue of our Heart 2 Heart magazine, you'll discover local news and health information to add to your life and help you…

By Jennifer Miller-Kass, Behavioral Health Administrative Director These are unprecedented times. We are experiencing something that we have never dealt with before. With schools closed and no playdates or sports, families are spending more time together than ever before. Let us make it good time. Children are impacted in a unique way. Let’s go over…

 The History of Our Personal Care Beginnings After years of healthcare delivery by horse and buggy, the first Platteville-area hospital opened on February 12, 1900, with an expansion completed in 1914. The 25-bed hospital served southwest Wisconsin until 1950 when Platteville Municipal Hospital opened. A nursing home wing was added seven years later and an…

By Southwest Health Healthbeat Committee In the midst of this holiday season, we must ask, "Is your healthy lifestyle surviving?" Are you looking for ways to keep capital H for “health” in the holiday season? The average person gains 0.4 to 1.8 pounds (per the New England Journal of Medicine) during the holidays. Unfortunately, this…

Who We Are Welcome! At Southwest Health, we specialize in you. The way we see it, healthcare should improve your life, not complicate it. You are the focus of everything we do. At Southwest Health, you’ll find caring people dedicated to helping you get well quicker, so you can live healthier. We provide the capability,…

[Platteville, WI] --- Southwest Health announces the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner Kori Schumacher-Barry, APNP, to the Medical Staff at the Platteville Clinic. With more than 19 years of healthcare experience and a stellar educational background that includes graduating with honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic, the University of Iowa, and Clarke University, Ms. Barry…

Southwest Health is a proud sponsor of UW Platteville's Homecoming Hustle! This is a fun local 5k run and walk that will get you out on what is always a beautiful fall day in Platteville. Plus, in coordination with SNAP Fitness in Platteville, we are once again in 2015 offering a FREE five weeks to…

Too often, we don’t receive the health care we wish for near the end of life or in medical emergencies. We don’t because we haven’t clarified what our wishes are. But starting a conversation about such situations can be difficult, whether with doctors, family members, religious and community leaders, or health care providers. It is,…

Job Title Housekeeper Posting Date June 9, 2020 Requirements Some Housekeeping/Laundry experience preferred. Comprehensive knowledge/understanding of Standard Precautions. Work Hours We are seeking a Housekeeper to work full-time (40 hours/week) on the evening shift, Monday-Friday from 5:00pm-1:30am. This position includes an every sixth weekend rotation and 1-2 holidays per year. Job Summary The Housekeeper performs…

Job Title Housekeeping Supervisor Posting Date June 9, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Minimum of six months to one year prior experience in housekeeping. Must be knowledgeable of established cleaning practices, cleaning chemicals, and equipment. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Work Hours We are seeking a Housekeeping Supervisor to work full-time (40…

Even for the healthiest adults, a physical exam is recommended yearly. Annual physical exams are viewed as a safeguard against potential risks for health problems, which is why they are commonly referred to as preventative healthcare. The primary purpose of these exams is to verify that the body is functioning as it should be and…

By Andrea Pastor Ever wanted to get into a healthcare career but you’re too squeamish around blood? That was the case for me, too. I also knew that I wanted to one day have a family and perhaps even a regular 9 to 5 type position, so I would have time for them. Then, when…

by Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications at Southwest Health |  I don’t care what groundhogs saw or did not see last week. Spring will come when it’s good and ready. In the meantime, life is too short and far too precious to hibernate. Waiting out winter is no strategy for staying healthy. Instead,…

Face to face in a supermarket isle, we're all nice as pie. Get behind the wheel, however, and many people change in character. Chances are high you've experienced road rage — as a victim, a perpetrator, or maybe both. In a general sense, road rage is any display of aggression by a driver. Ask yourself…

O.K., so winter isn’t ALWAYS ugly. At times, it can even be downright delightful. Yet the mere mention of the word makes many of us break out in a feverish sweat. How do you stay healthy with everything that's going around? There are no guarantees you’ll make it to May unscathed by cold, flu, or…

By Massage Therapist Aurora Hemann, ATC, LAT, LMT  “That’s where I carry all of my stress.” As a massage therapist this is something I hear on a daily basis. The majority of the time my patients are referring to their upper back, neck, and shoulders. As the patient, you feel pain and tightness in these…

Guest Blog by Carrie Cullen. Carrie is a local family survivor of suicide. Her passion and bravery can be seen through her Instagram blog, where she often writes about her experiences from a real, raw, and totally honest perspective.  She uses her voice not only to break down stigmas, but also to let others know they…

By Jodi Knight, Speech Therapist Keeping your voice healthy all year long can be challenging. Lots of things can cause strain (and pain) to your vocal cords including allergies, colds, and work or home life. Our voice is an invaluable resource that we often do not think about until it stops working properly.  You know…

by Nikki Klein, OD It’s way too easy to take your eyesight for granted when it seems to be doing just fine. Comprehensive eye exams at The Eye Center include more than simply renewing your glasses or contact lens prescription. During the exam, we are also checking how your eyes work together as a team. We…

by Rebecca L. Wylesky-Durst MSN, MHA, RN - Director of Nursing at Southwest Health As new parents, we have a mental checklist we go through to make sure our home and lives are ready for our new addition. We make sure the car seat is in place, the nursery has all the right touches and…

By Angela Pagenkopf, RN and Infection Preventionist at Southwest Health - Influenza is rapidly increasing across the U.S. and in WI.  Nationwide there have been 13 pediatric deaths so far this season and 2,104 positive cases of influenza by laboratory testing in Wisconsin alone.  These statistics are taken from data ending December 31st, meaning that…

By Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC - Mental Health Therapist at Southwest Behavioral Services Wellness includes many dimensions of a person’s life and each dimension can have drastic effects on another in both positive and negative ways. We often focus on only one or two of these at a time and ignore others. For instance, exercising…

by Infection Preventionist/Risk Manager Angela Pagenkopf, RN One hundred years ago the 1918 influenza pandemic devastated entire communities and took an estimated 675,000 American lives.  It was the most severe pandemic in recent history, sweeping the globe quickly and killing more than 50 million people across the world. To this day, influenza poses one of…

This is your link for general info, details, and updates on COVID-19 furloughs and other key human resources info for Southwest Health employees. Update Email from Dan Rohrbach, April 8, 2020 Frequently Asked Questions on Furloughs Resources for Furlough & Unemployment Applications How to File for WI Unemployment Note from April 16th Incident Command Update:…

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It pays to look closely when selecting an insurance plan. After all, you don't want to bypass the top ranked local care to be sent packing to another state. Even when an agent tells you the high quality local options are available, the plan may hide details that send you packing to another state. Indeed,…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, or if you are diabetic, nursing, taking any Metformin-containing medications, or have had previous contrast media reactions please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What is an IVP Your physician has requested that you have an IVP. This examination is a series of x-ray…

by Meghan Raeder, RN, Certified Yoga Instructor Limited to first 20 participants. Bring your yoga mat if you have one but feel free to attend if you don’t have one. Wear comfortable clothing as this class involves participation in yoga activities. Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Conference A&B | Register

by Kim Christopher Mackey, MD, OBGYN – Director of Women’s Health at The Women’s Center at Southwest Health It’s no surprise that as we age our muscles change and even weaken. This also includes the muscles in your vaginal wall that support your bladder. So it shouldn’t be a surprise either that over 40% of…

By Joshua Lindsey, MD | As people live longer, more knees are wearing out, and more people are feeling the pain. If you're one of those with severe knee pain, there's some really great news as to share with you as well as some confusing news out there to clear up. Let's sort through it. First…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 American Lady Private Dinner Cruise 5:30 pm - Board 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Cruise Must RSVP by Friday, August 2nd, 2019. As a member of our Journey teams, you are invited to enjoy an evening on the Mississippi! Thank you for helping elevate the next chapter of our Journey…

It’s common knowledge that leaving a child, a disabled adult or a pet alone in a closed vehicle on a hot day is extremely dangerous. So why do we still hear about the dozens of deaths each year? Did you know that on an average 80° summer day it takes just over two minutes for…

All skin types need to exfoliate and moisturize, especially during the dry winter months. Skin Needs Care Every day your skin produces special oils to lock in moisture and block out bacteria. These oils build up and combine with shed skin cells to create an itchy, acne-inducing paste. That’s where exfoliation comes in! An exfoliant…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator  I love Christmas. The traditions. The music. The feeling you get being immersed in Christmas cheer. But, I will admit when my mom passed away in 2013, things changed. They changed in many ways, but especially for Christmas. She was the one who taught me what Christmas is. She was…

Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. These sound waves penetrate the body and reflect back to the transducer to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. Preparation and procedure You…

By Joan Bahr, MS, RD, CDE Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Southwest Health Cooking may soon be a lost art. More and more people are eating out; fewer high schools are offering cooking classes; and processed foods are everywhere. But there is still an opportunity for parents (and grandparents) to change this trend.…

Before kids head to school, be sure to get their eyes checked. Healthy vision plays an important role in learning, yet studies show a majority of children start school without having an eye examination. Studies also indicate that 60% of children identified as “problem learners” actually suffer from undetected vision problems. The American Optometric Association…

[PLATTEVILLE] ---- The Platteville Kiwanis Club recently made a $2,700 donation to the Southwest Health Foundation to support Southwest Health’s Reach Out and Read program, championed by local doctors to improve childhood literacy. The funds were raised through the Platteville Kiwanis Club Chicken Barbeque held at Legion Field Park in June, with hundreds of area…

Breaking down the truth about custom knee replacements. Dr. Lindsey answers your questions and talks about the difference between the ConforMIS Knee and traditional Knee Replacements. Harvard trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Joshua Lindsey explains the difference between traditional knee replacements and custom knees. He answers the most asked questions about knee replacement surgery like: “How…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications It’s been buzzing through social media like an angry hornet. News about recent sexual assaults and their clueless, sexist, misogynistic, violent, and criminal perpetrators is everywhere. And it’s shocking. But our goal should not be to make Facebook explode or to shock people by detailing the damages…

  By Noelle Hebgen, BSN, RN, Director of Inpatient Behavioral Health at Southwest Behavioral Services “Suicide is not chosen…it happens when the pain exceeds the resources for coping with the pain.” –Unknown Most people who are considering suicide will have warning signs and experience behavioral changes in the time leading up to the suicide attempt.…

By Jennifer Miller Kass, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Administrative Director at Southwest Behavioral Services People who have suicidal thoughts are often so overwhelmed by feelings of sadness and hopelessness that they think they have no other option. Environmental factors increase the risk for suicide.  Increased risk can often occur due to: A stressful life event –…

By Gerry Lou Sertle, MSN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Mental Health Provider at Southwest Behavioral Services According to WHO (World Health Organization) there is a link between suicide and mental disorders (in particular, depression and alcohol use disorders).  Many suicides happen impulsively, in moments of crisis, with a breakdown in the ability to deal with life stresses,…

By Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC – Mental Health Therapist at Southwest Behavioral Services Mood changes in friends or family is a common warning sign of suicidal thoughts. Depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses are prevalent in people who have thoughts of suicide or have attempted suicide. Even if you or someone you know hasn’t been…

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week, Southwest Behavioral Services at Southwest Health is running a week-long campaign to inform and engage our communities in conversation about the warning signs and risk factors of suicide.  The campaign is titled: “Know the Signs.” Over 41,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States.  Knowing…

by Katie Grady, MSW, CAPSW, Social Worker at Southwest Behavioral Services While every person and situation is unique, it has been found that common language exists in many suicidal patients. Some are direct and easy to identify, while others may go unnoticed. This is one of many reasons why community education is so critical to…

Blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and BMI are the four primary numbers every adult needs to know to improve your quality of life. The good news is a visit to your primary care doctor is all you need sort through your numbers and set your mind at ease. Call to make an appointment today at…

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Dan Rohrbach Chief Executive Officer With over 20 years in leadership roles in rural healthcare organizations, Dan brings SH a high level of management skill and experience. Yet, those who know him best say it’s his personality and attitude that make him an uncommonly strong leader. Growing up on a dairy farm in Ashley, North…

  Your time off is priceless. That's why we created this page: to help you use your time to live your best life. Get the most from game day Sometimes love is spelled T-I-M-E Your time is non-refundable Because life is a team sport - Our team is your team, too.

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications Sometimes it seems nothing in life is simple. Least of all the human body. While the science behind healthy living is both outrageously complex and seems to change every time we turn around, there are good folks working hard to simplify it for us. To make our…

Discover a wealth of knowledge from Walter Willett, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and Director of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard University. He's among the top scientists worldwide in the field of nutrition. In this video he details the links between an inadequate and unbalanced diet and health problems.  

By Joshua Bruner, Physical Therapist Have you ever experienced an intense headache that never seems to go away? Do you ever feel helpless trying to treat your headaches? Headaches can be very disabling and interfere with your daily life. It has been reported that 47% of people in the United States have regular headaches. They…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications | Take cheddar cheese, for example. The aging process is not simply cheese getting older. I’m no expert, but I do know it involves adding not only bacteria to milk but also adding curdled milk from the stomachs of un-weaned calves. There is also nearly endless folding…

Each year, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program partners with local farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits. Sponsored by the Bayer Fund, the program provides farmers the opportunity to support and give back to nonprofit organizations they care about in their local communities by enrolling for a chance to direct a $2,500 donation to…

Time is often what we want the most. But when we have it, we often use it without thinking.   Game day and every day, the present moment is all we have. To live well, use your time intentionally. Those days off are so valuable. Use them doing things that you love. Things that fill…

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Job Title LPN- SBS Inpatient Posting Date January 29, 2020 Requirements Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must fulfill licensure requirements of the State of Wisconsin for an LPN and be legally eligible to practice in the state of Wisconsin. Knowledge and understanding of the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act and LPN…

You deserve to feel like you. “Imagine in just 30 days you could change how your brain and body function, slow disease progression and get your life back. Whether you were diagnosed yesterday or 20 years ago, the BIG and LOUD programs can transform your voice, your body, and your life.” - Speech Therapist, Jodi…

Upgrade your MRI experience Our new MRI is first class in comfort and technology. From its extra wide bore that feels less claustrophobic to its extra high definition images for the most accurate diagnosis, Southwest Health's MRI technology leads the way. Patients appreciate the comfort Wide bore - compared with other MRI machines, our 70cm…

Southwest Health Family Physician Aditya Sukhwal, MD, MS, FAAFP has been awarded a grant of $4000 from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Badwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment to positively impact community health by studying the impact of diet and exercise on patients with diabetes. With both the grant and the assistance of fourth year students from…

by Laura Pederson, Director of Food and Nutrition Services Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, EMS Conference Room  | Register

One if four adults  – about 60 million Americans  – experiences a mental health disorder in a given year. One in 17 adult lives with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, depression, or bipolar disorder. One in 10 children lives with a serious mental or emotional disorder. Despite the impact of mental illness on…

Southwest Health and Grant Regional Health Center are discussing a collaboration to enhance healthcare options in southwest Wisconsin. This future relationship will allow both organizations to share resources and skills efficiently to provide quality, local care in our communities. “Our focus is making southwest Wisconsin healthier together by creating a strong working relationship.” said Doug…

by Pharmacist Bryant Schobert, PharmD Tuesday, April 3, 6:30 to 7:30 pm Conference A&B | Register

Do you have questions about your diabetes medications?  What is important for you to know about your medication and how does that relate to your health?  What are some of the new developments in diabetes medications?  And how can you possibly save money when choosing the right medication for you?  Please join us as Bryant…

We've streamlined this form to make your life easier. This works great for the simple stuff. Calling Jaime (x2279) or setting up a meeting helps many other projects get started more quickly in the right direction. We're here to help. Consider talking with a marketing team member before you complete this form.  We know our…

Job Title Massage Therapist Posting Date June 24, 2020 Requirements Graduate of an accredited Massage Therapy Program Current license in the state of Wisconsin Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Able to interpret medical documentation and communicate using medical technology Work Hours We are seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) massage therapist to work Monday- Friday,…

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Thank you to all who joined us last month! It’s not easy to follow a Super Social in which our room overflowed with good cheer and the many wonderful wines brought to us by Da Vine Wine and Stein on Main Street in Platteville and Sinnipee Valley Vineyard and Winery in Kieler. But, your YAH Advisory Board have…

How many trips do you make to the pharmacy each month? Let's make that ONE. Are you frustrated with finding time to go to the pharmacy multiple times per month to pick up your medications?  There’s an easy fix with Medication Synchronization (Med Sync)! A pharmacy specialist will create your unique Med Sync program for…

Engaging and Empowering Our Communities Plain and simple, we are here to care for you in the best way possible. Empowering you with information and engaging you with ideas plays a big part in how we help you live well. Still, with the loads of information at our fingertips today, many of us are more confused about what we're…

by Jessica Schmid, DO at The Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health |  The health and well-being of a child is always on your mind if you’re a parent. It’s only natural to want the best for your children. Finding a doctor you trust to help with the care of your child can often be a…

The Picture of Health Today's medical imaging technology is an extraordinary tool. Imaging services at Southwest Health help doctors diagnose and treat you accurately and effectively. And that means you get better, faster. From routine x-rays to advanced 3-D scans, we deliver exceptional images with superior technology. Our entire imaging staff, including our physician radiologists,…

By Kim Reuter, Clinic Manager at Southwest Health Understanding your Medicare annual wellness visit is not always easy. So, we’re here to help. Knowing how to prepare for it and what to expect when you get there is difficult if you’ve never been through the process before. Our goal is to make sure that each…

Important details you need to know. We want you to get the most from your visit. And that, in turn, will help you stay healthy and well. Because Medicare has very specific requirements for this visit, there are a few differences from the physical exam you're familiar with, and we recommend a careful reading of these details.…

By Jeff Wright, MA - On his “Mindfulness and Meditation” presentation as part of Southwest Health’s My Healthy Life seminar series. I think most of you have heard that secular meditation (AKA “Mindfulness”) offers many benefits for both mental and physical health.  There is a wealth of responsible research suggesting that ten to twenty minutes of…

By Jeff Wright, MA - On his “Mindfulness and Meditation” presentation as part of Southwest Health’s My Healthy Life seminar series. I think most of you have heard that secular meditation (AKA “Mindfulness”) offers many benefits for both mental and physical health.  There is a wealth of responsible research suggesting that ten to twenty minutes of…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health  I really hadn’t considered meditating before. But as I looked at my goals for 2019, one of the phrases that came up for me was “self-love.” What does that mean? My first thoughts had to do with arrogance and not taking care of those around you. Being…

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Job Title Mental Health Tech/CNA- SBS Inpatient Posting Date January 29, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credentials required. Must be current and in good standing on the Wisconsin Nurse Aid Registry. Six months to one year experience in psychiatric, nursing home or equivalent education and experience preferred.…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2016…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2016…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2016…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2016…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2016…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2017…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2017…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2017…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2017…

Being a new mom can be challenging and uncertain for some. Learn, laugh, and grow with other new moms just like you. Network and discuss how life is going, share tips and trends. Meetings are held on the following days from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a healthy snack provided to those who RSVP. Upcoming 2017…

By: Ashley Meyer, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health Do you know the feeling?  The one where at the end of the day, after the kids have gone to bed and you finally get a chance to sit down, suddenly this feeling comes over your chest.  Is it insecurity?  Yes, in a way it is, but…

[PLATTEVILLE] ---- Throughout the month of October, Mound City Bank promoted life-saving mammography while also raising money to support new 3D technology at Southwest Health. Staff and customers together raised $700 for the project, which will help bring the advanced life-saving new mammography service to the area beginning in 2016. Thanks to the generosity of…

by Physical Therapists Julie Tashner, MPT, and Julie Grabandt, MPT Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, EMS Conference Room  | Register

by Nate Christopher, MPT at The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health “I have sciatica” or a “pinched nerve” are words that are often heard in medical and physical therapy clinics. Sciatica is a general term that refers to pain that radiates into the buttocks, possibly down the thigh, and sometimes even into the lower leg…

Southwest Health's MyChart Your secure, private health records are as close as your computer. Access MyChart by clicking here. Sign up for MyChart, download the app, or login to get your health information now. What can you do with MyChart? Get secure and confidential web-based access to your electronic health record. Communicate privately with your doctor.…

A great hospital is more than a place you go when you're sick. We're creating a healthier southwest Wisconsin by reaching out beyond our walls to connect you with information, activities, and ideas to help you live well and thrive. Activity Events Food & Eating Minds Preventive Work In addition to the above categories, see our…

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UFOs. Bigfoot. Ghosts. Zombies. These days, you have to be careful what you belive. Sure, health insurance can be complicated. But the reality is we take nearly all insurances at Southwest Health. We understand that getting the care you want is important for your health. Getting care locally is also important for the health of our communities…

By Meghan Raeder, RN, BSN, CLC - OB Supervisor and Certified Lactation Counselor at the Birthing Center at Southwest Health Life is full of so many unknowns. The most challenging of them comes with finding out you’re pregnant. “Will my baby be a boy or girl?” “Will they have my dimples?” But, the most common…

The purpose of this procedure is to help identify the precise location of abnormal breast tissue for biopsy. This is done prior to the breast biopsy by placing a small wire at the point of the abnormality.  The radiologist will decide if either Mammogram or Ultrasound pictures will be taken to confirm the location of…

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When one in three becomes one in two, take notice. On any given day, right here in southwest Wisconsin, thousands of people are going about their lives unaware they’re at increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Even worse, the number of people in that risky category very recently increased (by thousands) when the American…

by Joan Bahr, MS, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator at Southwest Health Americans now have new Dietary Guidelines thanks to the Federal Government… and you may be curious what that all means for you! Every five years the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and of Agriculture (USDA) must jointly publish a report…

Southwest Health welcomes licensed massage therapist Aurora Buschkamp, ATC, LAT, LMT, who is now providing a full range of sports, therapeutic, and relaxation massage treatments within the Orthopedic Institute at the organization’s hospital campus in Platteville. Also a certified athletic trainer, Ms. Buschkamp is trained in deep tissue, hot stone, Swedish, prenatal, sports massage, and…

The Women’s Center at Southwest Health welcomes to its staff Meghan Ogden, MD, OB/GYN, who is now seeing patients full time. An experienced specialist previously on staff at UW Health in Madison, Dr. Ogden joins Southwest Health women’s health director Kim Christopher Mackey, MD, OB/GYN, in providing comprehensive care for women, from care for pregnant…

$12/SHIRT Order deadline is Noon on Thursday, November 15th. Shirts are unisex. The picture below indicates style and color. The quote says, "Here's to strong women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them." **Now you can order multiple shirts in the same order form!** (You will be redirected to a "Thank…

**IMPORTANT** If you are participating in or volunteering for the Foundation Golf Outing, you will already be receiving this shirt as your participation gift, and do not need to order another. $35/SHIRT The shirts are made of 100% polyester material (so they are breathable). The pictures below indicate the exact style and color. Size charts…

Our doors are open to everyone. Southwest Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, handicap, creed, religion, culture, language, ancestry, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, arrest or conviction record, marital status or source of…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator I have never been a fan of drinking water. I struggle to even come close to drinking the amount daily that you are supposed to. So, I decided to do a little exploration to help convert myself and maybe even you into a water-drinker. Benefits We’ve all been told, “You…

This Labor Day, we celebrate work itself. And the remarkable people who work together to create a healthier southwest Wisconsin. Of course, most of our team (like mostly everyone else) is not working today. But, when we are at work, our people regularly demonstrate something very important about work itself. Namely, that there’s nothing that…

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If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect Nuclear Medicine images are achieved by visualizing the skeletal structures of the body through the use of radioactive materials. On the day of your appointment, you will need to make two trips…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect A Gallbladder scan is procedure used to check the function and the condition of the gallbladder and the ducts leading in and out of it. It can help determine if a person…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect ​​ A gastric emptying scan (GES) is a nuclear medicine exam that uses a radioactive material that you will eat in a meal. You will eat this meal in the Radiology department…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Preparation We encourage you to drink plenty of fluids the day prior and the morning of the scan. You may eat as usual. On the day of your exam Please arrive approximately 15 minutes prior…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect A liver/spleen scan is a nuclear medicine study. It checks for health problems in the liver and the spleen. There is no special preparation for a this test. You may eat your…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect A MUGA (Multi Gated Acquisition) scan is a procedure that allows your physician to evaluate the pumping ability of your heart. A special camera captures the events in the heart's pumping cycle:…

Florence Nightingale was the pioneer of nursing; often referred to as “the Lady with the Lamp” since she always made rounds at night in the hospitals carrying for wounded and sick soldiers in the 1800’s. Florence was born on May 12th which is why Nurses’ week is celebrated May 6th thru May 12th in honor…

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We want your ultrasound to be an exciting experience for you. Please keep in mind it is a diagnostic test that is done to check the health of both mother and child. During your exam, our technologists ask for your cooperation to ensure your test is done with the highest level of accuracy. Please note…

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By Breanna Callahan, Southwest Health Marketing Coordinator I have many friends and relatives welcoming their little ones into the world. This got me thinking, what can I do if I want to help and offer support? What is helpful for new parents…and what is not helpful? First and foremost, be very considerate of the parents…

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When you're in a hurry or just can't get to the pharmacy take advantage of our free online prescription refill service. We also offer free prescription delivery within our service area. Call 342.6200 to speak with our pharmacist or pharmacy staff. Hours of Operation Monday - Friday    8:00 am  - 5:30 pm Saturday    8:00…

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When you or family members come to Southwest Health, you rely on our expertise to help you manage medical concerns, to feel better and to plan for a healthier future. We take that trust very seriously. Our personal commitment to every patient is to offer a broad array of cutting-edge services, delivered with compassion and…

Getting Ready for the Test For this test to be accurate, you must have an empty bowel.  To do this, you will follow a clear liquid diet and take laxatives. A few days before the test, go to your local drugstore and buy these over-the-counter bowel preps. 1 bottle of magnesium citrate 10 ounces (it…

Acne can be painful and frustrating. It affects both men and women and can occur at any age. Often caused by hormones increasing and changing over time, many women will notice flare ups around their cycle while others experience acne flares later in life as their hormones continue to change. Excess stress can make acne…

by Joshua Bruner, PT, DPT, CSCS We’ve all heard the phrase “No pain, no gain.” When taking part in rehab to come back from an injury, is there really any truth to the saying? In the United States, chronic pain has become more prevalent over the past few decades. According to the National Institutes of…

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As part of its SAFE IN OUR CARE initiative, Southwest Health is continually monitoring our visitor policy to ensure everyone's safety. Below our the guidelines as of June 1. Everyone entering the facility for any reason must bring a mask with them and wear it while they are in the building. Guidelines for All Visitor…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect A paracentesis removes fluid from the belly. Fluid may be removed to: make you comfortable if too much fluid has built up and also to test for infections or the cause of fluid build-up. A…

Thank you for your interest in being involved in our local communities! Showing our family, friends, and neighbors that we, as a part of Southwest Health, support our local communities is a great way to show our commitment to them. Please check out the parades below and sign up for any you would like to participate…

Job Title Paramedic Posting Date June 16, 2020 Requirements Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Wisconsin Paramedic licensure required. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license equivalent to a Wisconsin Class D license. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course or similar course completion. HAZMAT Awareness Course completion. Working knowledge of HIPAA and other privacy laws/regulations.…

[Platteville, WI] ---- It’s been said that children are both the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future. It is with that inspired outlook that the Platteville Optimist Club and Platteville Public Library continue their commitment to providing books for babies newly born at Southwest Health’s Birthing Center. Born in 2007,…

Job Title Patient Access Representative Posting Date July 1, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent Six months to one year experience with customer relations Knowledge of basic office procedures/equipment and computer systems Familiarization with medical terminology and prior health care experience preferred Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) preferred Work Hours We are…

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As Southwest Health phases in additional in-person health care services beginning Wednesday, May 6th, all patients will be required to bring a mask to wear. To provide a safe environment for everyone, patients will be briefly screened at hospital and clinic entrances, and cloth face coverings will be required. Find easy mask-making instructions here. Because…

Paying for your health care can be stressful, expensive and confusing but we want to make this process as easy as possible. We’re here to help. Paying For Services If you provide Southwest Health with your insurance information during registration, we can bill your insurance company on your behalf. In the event that you are not…

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do you have DIABETES? Southwest Health’s Family Physician Aditya Sukhwal, MD, MS, FAAFP is looking for patients with diabetes for a clinical research study. Purpose of the Study To further the understanding of diabetes, demonstrate positive patient outcomes, and reduce the costs of caring for patients with diabetes. Our goal for the Program for Extensive…

by Shannon Regan, Physical Therapist and Lindsey Hefel, Physical Therapist               Are you are a parent concerned about your child keeping up with their peers in sports, in gym class, or in general coordination, strength or balance deficits? Southwest Health offers pediatric evaluations by our pediatric physical therapists to…

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By Amber Langel, Physical Therapist Do you leak urine when you cough, laugh, or sneeze? Do you wear depends or a pad because you are worried about leaking in public? Despite what many thing, it is not normal to leak urine at any age. Pelvic floor physical therapy can help with these issues. And there…

Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. The transducer emits sound waves that penetrate the body and are reflected back to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. Preparation and procedure…

You are one-of-a-kind. So are your knees. About those knees let us share some great news! Now, there’s a knee replacement as unique as you. Our Harvard trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joshua Lindsey offers completely custom knees that flawlessly match your unique anatomy. Others claim to use so-called custom knees, but the truth is they’re reshaping…

You are one-of-a-kind. So are your knees. About those knees let us share some great news! Now, there’s a knee replacement as unique as you. Our Harvard trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joshua Lindsey offers completely custom knees that flawlessly match your unique anatomy. Others claim to use so-called custom knees, but the truth is they’re reshaping…

You are one-of-a-kind. So are your knees. About those knees let us share some great news! Now, there’s a knee replacement as unique as you. Our Harvard trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joshua Lindsey offers completely custom knees that flawlessly match your unique anatomy. Others claim to use so-called custom knees, but the truth is they’re reshaping…

By Dan Rohrbach, CEO at Southwest Health Every time I watch a sports game I am reminded that the bigger, stronger, faster teams almost always win. Watching Christian McCaffrey carve up one of the top rated defensive teams in the country during the Rose Bowl, for example, was nothing short of amazing. Do you think…

Your practitioner has ordered a PET scan. In this type of imaging a radioactive tracer called FDG is used. FDG mimics glucose, the body’s main sugar. Since people with diabetes have trouble processing glucose, the FDG may not work as well unless the blood sugar is well controlled. Please follow these instructions so your PET scan…

What to expect Your practitioner has requested that you have a PET scan. This procedure is being done to produce detailed images of your body. Before the procedure you will receive a small injection of radioactive sugar (called FDG) into a vein. You will be asked to relax in a recliner for up to one hour…

Job Title Pharmacy Technician Posting Date March 2, 2020 Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required; post-high school education preferred Six months to one year prior experience as a pharmacy technician preferred Knowledge of medications and be able to comply with pharmacy technician regulations and requirements Certified Pharmacy Technician credentials preferred Work Hours We…

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Current Openings ENT Specialist Life and Practice in Perfect Balance Take a moment to visualize your future. A rewarding practice. A better life. A place your talents are recognized. A life of opportunity. A future of pursuing your passions. Envision a charming, smart and active community. One with better incomes, more education, and more family friendly living.…

by Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications at Southwest Health |  My ignorance is sometimes a big plus. On specific occasions, I find it very helpful to dredge up some inner unawareness. Which is totally not hard for me, but the thing is, with it I can do just about anything. It’s a matter…

by Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications at Southwest Health |  My ignorance is sometimes a big plus. On specific occasions, I find it very helpful to dredge up some inner unawareness. Which is totally not hard for me, but the thing is, with it I can do just about anything. It’s a matter…

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by: Kerri Sue Stange, MPT at The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health When you’re to the point where joint pain because unmanageable, joint replacement can help you get rid of that pain and get you back to your passions in life! Though recovery will take several weeks, if you plan ahead for the challenges it…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Please advise our department prior to your procedure if you have allergies or previous contrast media reaction. Important precautions MRI is a non-invasive exam. As MRI works with a strong magnet and radio waves, you need to tell…

By Jenny Pritchett, MBA, MPH, RN, CIC, Director of Quality Management and Infection Preventionist at Southwest Health There are many different germs inside and outside the healthcare setting. These germs spread in many different ways. For example, germs can spread from person to person and from objects to people. To stop germs from infecting people,…

Please read below to view previous updates sent out by the Incident Command team. Message from May 21, 2020 Good Afternoon Everyone Patient comment through our website: Your "Thank You" Message: Thank you health care workers for your courage and selflessness during these hard times. Thank for helping those who have been affected and risking…

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Learn more to live well.  My Healthy Life! brings you classes and events with a little inspiration sprinkled in. Because the way we see it, lifelong learning is a beautiful thing. So no matter what your age and ability, we're here for you to help you learn and grow and thrive. Click here to join…

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By Noelle Hebgen, Director of Inpatient Behavioral Health Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich maneuver help save thousands of lives each year through emergency responses, people trained in QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to…

We want you to have information about your health care. Because no two cases are the same and because providing care is complex, comparative measures of quality and pricing are difficult to accurately interpret even in the best of circumstances. However, we are committed to ensuring you have access to quality and pricing information. We…

Quality time with people we love is precious.   Sometimes love is spelled T-I-M-E. When the game is over, think about turning away from the TV. Turn instead to the people you care about the most in life. Spending time with friends and family is a way to give them what they need. Doing so…

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…

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…

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Helping kids thrive Healthy reading and learning habits start at birth. That’s why the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health hands out books to parents of children from six months old to school age. They’re aiming to improve early literacy in our children and strengthen the bond between parents and care providers. “Just this year alone,…

Now in their second year, the Sole Mates free community walking club organized by Southwest Health is bringing back the highly popular 100 Miles in 100 Days Community Walking Challenge. Both the club’s walking season and the walking challenge are set to begin Monday, May 20th with one mile and three mile walks beginning at…

Every time we eat, we expose ourselves to risk. Food could arrive from a contaminated farm, a food-handling mistake could get someone sick, or eating too much of a favorite food could increase your chances of having a heart attack. We often hear about the risks of an unhealthy diet, but what does it mean…

by Julie Grabandt, MPT, OCS, ATC Therapists use many different forms of treatment to assist with healing and pain control. Instrument assisted soft tissue massage (IASTM) has been very successful in helping patients decrease pain and improve movement. IASTM is the use of instruments to assist with mobilizing and decreasing tension within muscles, tendons, and…

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Thank you for visiting this special page devoted to the Grant County Relay for Life. Here, we offer some basic information about business sponsorship opportunities and the benefits of sponsoring the Grant County Relay for Life. "This is where hope and compassion combine with action -- that's why this event is important. By joining together…

Southwest Health works with nearly all insurance companies and is an in-network provider for many. Appointments are arranged by medical need, though we do offer many same-day appointments with our expert primary care team. We also provide Urgent Care and Emergency Care. The numbers below are your fastest way to getting the help you need.…

Thank you! A member of the Marketing Team will be in touch soon! Understand: We are not the same as other hospitals, not the same as other skilled nursing facilities, and not the same as other behavioral health centers. We are unique. Your marketing team is different, too. Different on purpose because we understand what…

We practice full-disclosure of physician/industry relationships.  Please feel free to discuss these relationships directly with your doctor. If you prefer to obtain information confidentially, you may complete and submit the form below. Submit a Request for Information If you would like to submit your request in writing, please include your name, mailing address, and the name(s)…

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By Physical Therapists Julie Grabandt, MSPT, OCS, LAT and Julie Tashner, PT at the Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health. It’s official, the nice weather we’ve all been waiting for is here. With nicer weather, we tend to move more and do more outside, encountering different activities and body movements that we have not performed in…

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By Ashley Meyer, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health. New Year’s is a popular time for identifying changes that you’d like to see in yourself and making new goals based on these self-observations.  While New Year’s resolutions have become somewhat of a cliché over the years, if you need some inspiration, my advice would be to…

Job Title RN or LPN Posting Date June 18, 2020 Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (RN) or high school diploma, GED, or equivalent (LPN) Fulfillment of licensure requirements of the State of Wisconsin for an RN or LPN Knowledge of and understands the RN Scope of Practice (RN) Knowledge of and understands the…

RN- ER Posting Date June 30, 2020 Requirements Bachelors or associates degree form an accredited school of nursing Fulfillment of licensure of the State of Wisconsin for an RN and legally eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Work Hours We are seeking a per-diem RN to work…

Job Title RN- OB Posting Date June 29, 2020 Requirements Bachelors or associates degree form an accredited school of nursing OB and fetal monitoring experience preferred Fulfillment of licensure of the State of Wisconsin for an RN and legally eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification NRP, ACLS,…

Job Title RN- Platteville Clinic Posting Date March 4, 2020 Requirements Requires a diploma or degree form an accredited school of nursing. One to two years’ experience in a clinic or hospital setting preferred. Must have current and valid Registered Nurse License from the State of Wisconsin. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Accurate…

By Joshua Bruner, PT, DPT, CSCS - Physical Therapist at Southwest Health. Knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) continues to be a growing epidemic in the United States (US). It has been estimated that 12.2% and 7.4% of the US population have knee and hip OA, respectively. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that causes a breakdown…

What is it? The sacroiliac joints are located in the back where the lower spine joins the pelvis. They are paired (right and left) and are surrounded by a joint capsule. In an SI Joint Injection, an anesthetic and a steroid are injected into this joint capsule. How is it done? The procedure takes place under…

Safe, effective, quality health care is something you can always count on from Southwest Health. We strive every day and have for decades to bring you 100% safe and effective care. The coronavirus did not change that. It only changes our approach. What is different now? Get the big picture here. Other specifics below: created…

Thank you for your interest in participating in our 2020 Say It Out Loud! Art Contest. In honor of Mental Health Month in May, Southwest Behavioral Services (SBS) invites artists in our area tri-county area of southwest Wisconsin to make a positive impact on the lives of others by raising awareness of mental health issues. We look…

12.8 minutes. That is how often someone dies by suicide in this country every year. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans and for one family that painful reality of losing a child to suicide has propelled them to lend their voices to end the stigma of suicide. Terry and Patti Cullen…

By Breanna Callahan Did you know the average person spends over 10 hours per day staring at screens? By screens, I mean phones, computers, televisions, and tablets. You may notice after you have been working on your computer for a while or scrolling through your social media feed on your phone that your eyes get…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. A mammogram is an x-ray examination of the breasts, used to detect and diagnose breast diseases. Screening mammograms are performed on women with no breast problems. Although mammography uses radiation, the risk is very small compared to…

By the Safety Squad at Southwest Health. Did you know rural residents have an increased risk for death from vehicle crashes when compared to urban residents?  Less than 20% of the U.S. population lives in rural areas, yet more than half of the passenger/vehicle/occupant deaths occurred on rural roads in 2015.  Which means, even though…

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What is it? Sensory Nerve Root Block is a non-surgical treatment used to relieve pain in the neck, arms, lower back or legs caused by inflammation and pressure on the spinal nerves. A long-lasting steroid is injected into the area surrounding the nerve root. Practitioners order this test for two reasons; to diagnosis the correct area…

Discover easy tips that can change your life without draining your wallet. Find out how to skip dieting and go directly to eating well. Learn to improve your health with every bite! COOKING DEMO TOO!

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The annual Southwest Health Foundation Golf Outing will once again be held at the Platteville Golf and Country Club. If you are interested in sponsoring a team or volunteering for the event please contact Tammie Richter, Foundation Director at (608) 342-4704.

Saturday, January 18, 2020 UWP Ullsvik Hall 5:00 pm Cocktails 6:30 pm Dinner 7:30 pm Service Awards 8:00 pm Live Band - Spazmatics (80's Cover Band) Must RSVP by Friday, January 3rd! If your plans happen to change and you've already sent in your RSVP, please contact HR to let them know you won't be…

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[Platteville, WI] ---- Beginning in June, southwest Wisconsin residents with stroke symptoms can go to their local emergency department at Southwest Health Center and have immediate, around-the-clock access to trained stroke neurologists. A high-speed, high-tech connection—telestroke—will allow patients and SHC Emergency Medicine Physicians to consult directly with neurology specialists from the UW Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke…

[Platteville, WI] -- Southwest Health Center announces Orthopedic Surgeon Joshua Lindsey, MD, will join its Medical Staff in 2014. The Mineral Point native’s arrival is highly anticipated by SHC officials as he not only will bring a wide range of advanced orthopedic skills but also will join the Health Center as an employed physician who…

[Platteville, WI] Southwest Health Center announces it is now offering important new medical CT imaging technology that minimizes patients’ radiation exposure while maximizing image clarity. By investing in a new 64-slice high definition CT scanner, SHC has equipped its staff with the advanced ability to pinpoint a precise, personalized dose of radiation for each patient,…

[Platteville, WI] – Southwest Health Center (SHC) announces OB/GYN Specialist Kim Christopher Mackey, MD, will join its Medical Staff as its new full-time Director of Women’s Health beginning September 16th. At that time, SHC will also begin construction of an addition of approximately 20,000 square feet to their Platteville campus where together, Dr. Mackey and…

By Nate Christopher, PT, OCS Physical Therapist The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body.   You can use your shoulder to reach overhead, behind your back, behind your head, and in many other directions.  Imagine moving your knee in the ways that you can move your shoulder; you would be rushed to the…

by Robert Pastor, RN, FACHE, Chief Clinical Officer How many hours a day do you spend sitting? Think about it; You sit to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner; sit to commute in your car; sit at your desk; sit on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat; sit to watch TV; sit to read; sit to do school work, etc.…

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by Christina Burr, PA-C, Dermatology Your skin is your largest and most beautiful organ. Let us help you take care of it. Christina Burr offers comprehensive care for over 3,000 diseases and conditions like skin cancer, dark spots, acne, rashes, dry skin, signs of aging, hair and nail care, and more. She'll help identify common skin conditions…

[Platteville] ---- Southwest Health is proud to announce Terri Slapak-Fugate, Director of Emergency and Urgent Care Services, was recently awarded the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative’s (RWHC) Rural Health Ambassador Award. The award recognizes health care employees who have gone above the call of duty in promoting their organizations while making significant contributions to rural health.…

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The new year is not magical. Resolutions often fail. But, the fact is the new year really is a new beginning, and you can use that fresh start as a tool for positive change. That said, don't try massive character change. Setting small, reachable goals several times throughout the year is much better than trying to change…

It might surprise you to know it there’s no proof to the old saying, “It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile.” On average a smile uses 12 muscles and a frown 11. Still, because humans generally smile more than they frown, our smiling muscles are naturally stronger. That makes smiling easier.…

by Kimberly White-Faull, Rph & Katie Reynolds, PharmD of The Pharmacy at Southwest Health We have waited patiently, and the warmer weather is finally here!  With it arrive the green grass, beautiful trees & blooming flowers. For many it also means a stuffy or runny nose! So is it allergies, or is it a common…

by Sandy Andrews, RN, CDE You have just visited your provider for your annual check-up, and labs reveal an elevated blood sugar. It's at a level, you are told, that meets the criteria for a diabetes diagnosis.  How can that be?  How can you have diabetes and feel so good?  "I just can't have diabetes,"…

By Christina Burr, PA-C |  Acne can occur at any age but it is very common during your teenage years and early twenties. Acne is frequently caused by hormones as you grow and change. It’s also caused by stress and occlusion (skin being covered and unable to breathe). Some studies also suggest that a high…

We're creating a healthier southwest Wisconsin! And part of that is reaching out to connect you with information to help you live healthier and thrive. Social media help us provide people far and wide with the latest information, with tools, and with inspiration. Best of all, it's free and easy. Connect with us and discover new…

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…

Sole Mates is our free community walking club. Sole Mates is also free of judgement. That means no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from, no matter how fast you walk, and no matter how far you want to go, you are ALWAYS welcome among Sole Mates. 100 Mile Challenge 2020 For everyone's…

By The Safety Squad at Southwest Health - The rule of thumb for coats in the car seat is typically, “if you have to loosen the straps in order for the coat-wearing child to fit, then the coat is too thick to wear in the car seat.”  Adjust the straps to how the child would…

TRICK, TREAT, AND BE SCARY at our 3rd annual “Halloween Hauntfest!” Friday - Oct. 27th (5:30pm - 7:30pm) Bring the whole family for a spooktacular evening of trick-or-treating through the Southwest Health campus. The halls will be alive with fun for all ages! We also encourage you to be photo ready for our COSTUME CONTEST!…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Breast cancer screening in southwest Wisconsin took a giant leap forward recently with the addition of revolutionary 3D digital mammography technology at Southwest Health. The new 3D breast imaging system –the first of its kind in southwest Wisconsin—produces three-dimensional views of breast tissue and helps doctors more accurately identify and classify breast…

Recognized for Performance Leadership in Quality, Patient Satisfaction, and Financial Strength Southwest Health achieved national recognition last week from the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) and iVantage Health Analytics, a leading business analytic and advisory services company. Southwest Health achieved top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health announces is has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. Gold seal accreditation is a symbol of quality awarded organizations with a commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Southwest Health voluntarily submits to rigorous, unannounced, on-site…

For the third year in a row, Southwest Health has earned the Laureate Workplace Excellence Award presented by Bivarus, a national workplace development consulting firm. The honor is the result of Southwest Health’s success in creating an exceptional work climate as measured by employee responses to an annual work satisfaction survey. The Laureate award recognizes…

For the second year in a row, Southwest Health has earned The Jackson Group’s Laureate Workplace Excellence Award. The honor was bestowed by the workplace development consulting firm for Southwest Health’s success in creating an exceptional work climate as measured by employee responses to an annual work climate survey. The Laureate award recognizes excellence in…

[Platteville, WI] –Southwest Health (SH) will officially break ground on a new 20,000 square foot, $7 million addition at a ceremony to be held Friday, October 18th from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. The event includes a half hour informative program to begin at 10 am and will take place on SH’s hospital campus at…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health Center announces the completed installation last week of new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine that combines greater patient comfort with enhanced ability to capture the high-definition images doctors and their patients need for fast, accurate diagnosis. “The new MRI unit increases our efficiency and allows us greater flexibility to schedule…

We are proud to help keep our communities healthy and well by offering the area's most expansive range of primary care providers and specialists. Together, it all ads up to great doctors, less travel, and better care for you. The Platteville Clinic The Cuba City Clinic at Epione Pavilion The Women's Center The Orthopedic Institute…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health continues the expansion of its regional health network with the recent addition of several new primary medical care providers. Family physician Ann Lucas, MD; nurse practitioner Carrie Strompolis-Galle, APNP, DNP; and physician assistant Michelle Hauser, PA-C have all joined the medical staff and are now serving patients at the Platteville…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health continues the expansion of its regional health network with the recent addition of several new primary medical care providers. Family physician Ann Lucas, MD; nurse practitioner Carrie Strompolis-Galle, APNP, DNP; and physician assistant Michelle Hauser, PA-C have all joined the medical staff and are now serving patients at the Platteville…

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During the month of March, Southwest Health Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has partnered with Steve’s Pizza Palace in Platteville for a dine-in fundraiser. We spoke with the Director of EMS at Southwest Health, Brian Allen, to learn more about this event and his job.      How do people donate? To make a donation, simply join…

To continue meeting the growing demand for its surgical services, Southwest Health has begun a major expansion of its Surgery Department, not only doubling surgical capacity but also increasing patient convenience and comfort. When complete next summer, the approximately $5 million project will expand the current suite of operating rooms from two to four and…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Despite rising healthcare costs across the State and around the nation, Southwest Health is benefitting the area’s economy and area residents by holding prices in check with a zero percent increase again this year for the second straight year. Hospitals and health networks traditionally review prices annually, increasing them each year to…

[Platteville, WI] ---- For the outstanding work environment it provides its employees, Southwest Health was recognized July 16 when the Jackson Group, a North Carolina based survey services and consulting firm, presented the health care network with the prestigious Laureate Award for Workplace Excellence. The Laureate Award for Workplace Excellence was bestowed on Southwest Health…

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…

As part of their passion for excellence, Southwest Health has in each of the last three years attained award winning levels of workplace excellence determined by comparing engagement of their more than 600 employees to health care employees nationwide as measured in responses to annual work satisfaction surveys. This year, Southwest Health continues their climb…

Southwest Health is bringing the battle against cancer closer to home with a new cancer doctor coming to Platteville in August. Cancer care specialist Emily J. Guerard, MD, faculty member of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, will provide a wide range of chemotherapy, oncology, and hematology services at Southwest Health. “The people…

[PLATTEVILLE, WI] ---- Southwest Health in Platteville will celebrate its recent expansion—including its new Orthopedic Institute and Women’s Center as well as The Edge, an innovative new sports performance facility—with a special Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, November 15 from 9:00 am to Noon. The event is free-of-charge and open to everyone and will feature…

[PLATTEVILLE, WI] ---- Southwest Health and Dean Clinic–Platteville have for many years worked closely together to deliver quality patient care. After extensive discussions and a thorough evaluation, Southwest Health has agreed to purchase the clinic effective July 1, 2014. All patients currently using Dean Clinic–Platteville will be able to continue seeing their providers of choice…

Southwest Health is bringing quality ear, nose, and throat (ENT) care to the area with the addition of two physician specialists at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health. Paul Staskowski, MD, and Swapna Musunuru, MD, are faculty members at the UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and otolaryngology/ENT specialists, and provide a wide…

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,…

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,…

Southwest Health welcomes the newest member of its growing Medical Staff, Nurse Practitioner Catherine Blume, APNP, who sees patients at both the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health on Eastside Road and the Cuba City Clinic at Epione Pavilion on South Washington Street. Ms. Blume brings her patients 23 years of experience in nursing, the past…

[Platteville, WI] ---- The newest member of Southwest Health’s growing Medical Staff—Family Physician Anna Svircev, DO, MPH—begins welcoming patients on Monday to her practice at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health on Eastside Road. Dr. Svircev (pronounced sphēre-chev) joins 11 other full-time primary medical providers now employed at the health network’s Platteville and Cuba City…

Southwest Health proudly announces the addition of Family Medicine Specialist Christopher Lee Wells, DO, to their growing team of primary care practitioners. With experience in general medical practice as well as obstetrical care for expectant mothers, appointments are now available for Dr. Wells who begins seeing patients February 19 at The Platteville Clinic at Southwest…

What to do with a pre-diabetes diagnosis. By Sandy Andrews, RN, CDE at Southwest Health The numbers don’t lie—1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes and only 1 in 10 knows they have it! But prediabetes is a very common condition that can be prevented or improved with lifestyle changes and education. Let's face it;…

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Southwest Health exists to serve the healthcare needs of the people of southwest Wisconsin. Providing exceptional care with great compassion is what we do. Excellence in healthcare requires us to be the best possible stewards of our financial resources. At the same time, we also recognize our role as a cornerstone institution in our region,…

By Aurora Hemann ATC, LAT, LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer. What is Sports Massage? Sports massage concentrates on muscles pertinent to an athlete’s sport or event. For an athlete who trains year round, the goal is to increase endurance, lessen injuries and shorten the recovery time needed between events or workouts. The…

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You can't slide into home plate without the proper physical... Before you get your head in the game get over to the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health or the Cuba City Clinic at Epione Pavilion for a no hassle WIAA sports physical. Get a quality exam from an experienced professional—with less money and less hassle. All…

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Summer comes, and your hair and your heart get lighter. Water gets warmer. Drinks get cold. Windows open. Music gets turned up. And nights get longer. Throughout our lives, the wonder of each summer always comes with its own story. As the sun shines and green things grow, every one of us, no matter our…

By Samantha Jordan, DPT, OCS, CSCS & Julie Tashner, MPT – Physical Therapists at The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health Falls are the main reason older adults lose their independence. Each year one-third of the population over 65 years old experience a fall. As fall-related injuries result in 30 billion dollars of direct and indirect…

by Stephanie Gile-Contreraz,CSW & Cindy Reading, RN, BSN, ADON at Epione Pavilion When your loved one comes to need 24-hour skilled nursing care, you’re faced with difficult and stressful decisions. A move to a nursing facility presents a big change in your life, yet it’s an even bigger one in your loved one’s world. Getting…

by Katelyn Knockel, Patent Access Clerk and Infection Preventionist/Risk Manager, Angela Pagenkopf, RN  Feeling tired? Have a fever, headache, chills or aching muscles? You could have the influenza virus, also known as the flu. Or maybe your nose is so stuffed that you can barely breath, or possibly worse yet, your nose just won’t stop…

by Psychotherapist Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC Tuesday, May 1, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Conference A&B | Register Whether you attended last November’s program on anxiety or not, you’ll benefit from this follow up class offering specific techniques and tools to help you worry less.

by Joan Bahr, MS RD CDE, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator at Southwest Health Imagine a plump, succulent, beautiful red strawberry! Is your mouth watering? Strawberries are a delicious fruit – but did you know they are also VERY nutritious? First, here's some strawberry facts that might shock you! Ninety percent of US households eat…

The future is bright when it comes to health care careers. Though we're here always first and foremost to serve the needs of people under our care, we're also dedicated to supporting education in our region, and that begins with students considering health care careers. That's why we're excited you're interested in our Student Experience…

[Platteville, WI] ---- Southwest Health generates $72 million in local economic activity, according to a new study released by the University of Wisconsin – Cooperative Extension Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics and the Wisconsin Hospital Association. Click here to see how the Telegraph Herald, a regional daily newspaper, covered this story on its front…

Every year, kids go on summer break. And many of us, especially many kids, see summer as a time celebrate the freedom of being a kid.  Others understand the reality of summertime isn’t always so rosy for some kids. There are some key areas where summer falls short when it comes to helping our kids…

Every year, kids go on summer break. And many of us, especially many kids, see summer as a time celebrate the freedom of being a kid.  Others understand the reality of summertime isn’t always so rosy for some kids. There are some key areas where summer falls short when it comes to helping our kids…

by Joan Bahr, MS, RD, CDE Ever wonder if you're missing something when walking up and down the isles of the grocery store? Many of you have probably gotten so used to walking past these amazing super foods that you don't even know they exist. But, if you did take a chance and buy them…

by Registered Dietitian Joan Bahr, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Conference A&B  | Register

Why do people love Santa? There is, of course, his big bag of gifts to be happy about. But, we think the real reason is deeper than the presents. You see, Santa and Mrs. Claus are happy old souls who give of themselves year round to make others happy, sharing their joy with people around…

Job Title Surgical Technician Posting Date June 15th, 2020 Requirements High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required with additional technical training in area of specialty. Completion of Operating Room Technician training from an accredited institution and/or equivalent education and experience required. Knowledge of and experience with aseptic and sterile techniques required. Certification in Surgical Technology…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications Many of the best things in life happen while walking. Surprising things. One lovely summer evening years ago, for example, while climbing the Big M stairs, my family and I were surprised by a tiny little grey cat that came out of nowhere. Her scrawny and scruffy…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications Many of the best things in life happen while walking. Surprising things. One lovely summer evening years ago, for example, while climbing the Big M stairs, my family and I were surprised by a tiny little grey cat that came out of nowhere. Her scrawny and scruffy…

By Speech-Language Pathologist Jodi Knight, MS, CCC-SLP  Fact: it’s impossible to breathe and swallow at the same time. Please don’t even try. Unlike, chewing gum and walking, for example, breathing and swallowing share a common body part – the throat. While it does require finely tuned coordination to swallow in one moment and breathe the…

After surgery or hospitalization, some patients require extra recovery time before heading home - this rehabilitating care is referred to as "Swing Bed Care," and it's offered right here in southwest Wisconsin at Southwest Health. Connecting Care Keeping patients close to home is important to us.  Among the fact that having the support of loved…

Synthetic marijuana use is blamed for four deaths earlier this year and sent 153 others to emergency rooms in five states, including Illinois and Wisconsin. According to state health officials, “fake weed” (synthetic cannabinoids) is found to contain a substance called brodifacoum, a form of rat poison. With the number of hospitalizations and deaths rising,…

By Andy Stader, PA-C at the Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health Arthritis can be a real pain in the… shoulders, hips or knees. Arthritis is wear and tear of the cartilage at the ends of your bones. As the cartilage breaks down, you tend to have increased pain with daily activities. Some individuals are genetically…

by Certified Tai Chi Fundamentals Instructor Daneen Bernhardt, RN, BSN This class involves participating in Tai Chi activities. Please wear comfortable clothing. Saturday, April 14, 10 am to 11 am, EMS Conference Room | Register

By Sara Phillips, BS, RT, R, MR, M – Lead MRI Technologist at Southwest Health Ever wonder what it takes to work with those big, expensive machines that take pictures of people’s insides? Or what kind of training you need to have to get through all of those secured doors? My interest in Radiology began…

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…

Southwest Health announces Foundation Director Tammie Richter was recently bestowed the prestigious Rural Health Ambassador Award by the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative. In doing so, the RWHC seeks to recognize individuals across the State of Wisconsin who go above the call of duty in promoting their organizations and in making significant contributions to rural health…

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…

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY VISITOR RESTRICTIONS To keep our communities and our healthcare workforce safe, our hospital facility and clinics, has instituted a SAFE IN OUR CARE initiative that includes a temporary visitor policy. You can read the hospital & clinic policy here.   EPIONE PAVILION TEMPORARY VISITOR RESTRICTIONS With the significant and changing concerns around COVID-19…

By Occupational Therapist, Becky Fenn, OTR/L, CLT My elbow hurts! Tennis elbow? I don’t think so-- I don’t play tennis! And I don’t golf! Tennis elbow is most common among adults between the ages of 35 and 55. Despite its name, you don’t need to be playing tennis (or even be athletic) to get tennis…

Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. These sound waves penetrate the body and reflect back to the transducer to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. A testicle ultrasound is…

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How much does $1,000 in quarters weigh? For Sue Meylor of Belmont it could be measured in the pain she’s experienced every day of her life since lifting that 50 pound bag of quarters 12 years ago. She’s tried most everything. Chiropractic, physical therapy, massage, and cortisone shots have given Sue some temporary relief from…

NO TWO KNEES ARE ALIKE Imagine a new type of knee replacement that’s totally you and totally custom. Your knees are complex. They’re the largest and most amazing joint in the human body. And now, your knee replacement can be just as unique as you and your original knees! Traditional knee replacements use “off-the-shelf” implants…

By JoAnn Geissbuhler, Director of Radiology at Southwest Health At Southwest Health, we make you our number one priority. And it’s that kind of care and encouragement that saves lives. Take for example Denise Morrissey, of Shullsburg, who never thought she needed a mammogram until the day her primary care provider urged her to take that step and…

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Southwest Health announces the expansion of its Eye Center in Lancaster into a new space at 1509 Ihm Street, Suite 2, a building that is also home to US Cellular of Lancaster. The new eye clinic space is now undergoing renovations with an anticipated opening in December. The new Eye Center in Lancaster will be…

You gave them another chance. A high risk pregnancy. A determined Doctor. One amazing story. It’s through generous donations like yours that Amanda and Josh were able to keep their family together. Watch their amazing story unfold. Your support makes a difference. Give Now and watch as your generosity impacts the lives of others.

By Jenny Belken, Optometrist Did you know diabetes can potentially cause blindness? In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in adults between the ages of 20-74 years old, according to the National Eye Institute. Diabetes is becoming more common. In 1958 only 1% of the population was diabetic. By 2015 that…

By Karla Vosberg, MSN, RN It seems like sleep has become a rather low priority.  We’d rather watch TV, check out social media, or just enjoy some “alone time.” How much sleep do we actually need and are we getting enough of it? The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults aim for 7 to 9 hours…

 By Breanna Callahan, Southwest Health Marketing Coordinator Have you ever been busy in the kitchen, trying to get dinner made, and you are constantly being interrupted. “What are you making? Hey, what’s that? What are we having for dinner? Can you lift me up so I can see what’s in there? Do I like that?”…

by Kim Christopher Mackey, MD, OBGYN at The Women’s Center at Southwest Health Women often ask me if it’s okay they’re not pregnant yet. Typically they’ll ask after six or nine months or even a year of trying, wondering whether everything is normal. We can approach this by figuring out whether things are normal and…

by Orthopedic Surgeon Joshua Lindsey, MD You are one-of-a-kind, So are your knees. About those knees let us share some great news! Now, there’s a knee replacement as unique as you. Our Harvard-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joshua Lindsey offers completely custom knees that flawlessly match your unique anatomy. Others claim to use so-called custom knees, but…

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By Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC, Mental Health Therapist at Southwest Behavioral Services. Living with a mental illness can be a lonely and stressful experience. You may find it difficult to think about seeking treatment and sitting across from a stranger while talking about your life, experiences, secrets and struggles. You may also fail to find…

By Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC - Mental Health Therapist at Southwest Behavioral Services Living with a mental illness can be a lonely and stressful experience. You may find it difficult to think about seeking treatment and sitting across from a stranger while talking about your life, experiences, secrets and struggles. You may also fail to find the…

By Southwest Health’s Healthbeat Committee Fruits and vegetables are generally wholesome, healthy foods, right? But did you know that especially fruit possesses pretty amazing powers? Check out these fruit-full tips recently compiled by our employee wellness group, the Healthbeat Committee: Blueberries have the highest antioxidant value of any fruit. They can boost up your immune…

By Pam Brookens, Community Education Manager at Southwest Behavioral Services When faced with bad news and challenges, we’ve all received advice to “stay positive.” The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as pollyannaish and unrealistic. Sometimes it’s difficult to stay positive no matter how hard we try, yet learning to…

By Nicole Klein, OD - Optometrist at The Eye Center at Southwest Health Witnessing a solar eclipse can be a memorable experience for all ages. The upcoming eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 will be the first total eclipse in nearly 40 years. Although here in southwest Wisconsin we are too far north to witness…

By Nicole Klein, OD - Optometrist at The Eye Center at Southwest Health Witnessing a solar eclipse can be a memorable experience for all ages. The upcoming eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 will be the first total eclipse in nearly 40 years. Although here in southwest Wisconsin we are too far north to witness…

by Christina Burr, PA-C in Dermatology at the Specialist Clinic at Southwest Health We all love summer. The warmth of the sun, pleasant weather, and outdoor activities make it a joy to be alive. Most of us have been reminded countless times to get out and enjoy life in the summer months, but we should all also be…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing & Communications at Southwest Health It’s not always what you know. And it’s not who you know. Success and happiness in life are far more a matter of who you become and how you feel about yourself. High in the wilderness of the Adirondack Mountains of New York State…

by Nicole Steldt, Social Worker at Southwest Behavioral Services     What is a Panic Disorder? Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety Disorders are the most common mental health disorder in the United States. Approximately 40 million adults in the United States are living with anxiety, which causes them to have excessive…

Julie Stephenson from Southwest Health’s Community Outreach Department Shortly after I started focusing on my own personal development “work”, I realized my biggest call to courage was getting comfortable with my desire to dabble in unfamiliar things suggested by mentors or teachers. Things that seemed a little corny, woo-woo or just downright strange. One example…

Our entire lives we receive words of wisdom from the people around us about how to be happy and balanced; and they are usually all different.  If you ask the Millennials, about 80% will say they crave money and fame.  But that’s not true for everyone.  Many of us struggle with the binding balance between…

by Kerri Sue Stange, MPT, Director of Rehabilitation at the Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health |  The “E” word, exercise, for some the word elicits excitement and for others, it causes feelings of dread and hopelessness. Whatever your body type, exercise is important for your health. It’s just as important to know that it doesn’t…

By Southwest Behavioral Services Recreational Therapist Dana Groom, CTRS Recreation's purpose is not to kill time but to make time live. Not to keep a person occupied but to keep them refreshed. Not to offer an escape from life but to provide a discovery of life. The value of leisure and recreation is often misplaced…

In ADDITION to watching the game:   Climb the Big M Cook with the kids Go for a walk (tried this yet?) Find a new place to walk or hike or bike ride Been to the Military Ridge Trail? Or the Cheese Country Recreation Trail? Have an indoor treasure hunt with the kids Play disc…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect A thoracentesis removes fluid from the space between the lining of the outside of the lungs (plura) and the wall of the chest. Normally there is only a small amount of fluid in this…

Healthcare costs continue to rise around the State and across the nation, yet here at home, Southwest Health of Platteville is holding prices in check with a zero percent increase for the third consecutive year. While the local health system’s unprecedented growth in services, employment, and community impact helps fuel the local economy, the not-for-profit’s…

Perspectives on Healthcare Week 2020 By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications A neighbor one day mentioned there was an open position at Southwest Health. It was 1990, and I had just graduated with my second degree from UW Platteville. Though I never before saw myself staying in my hometown after graduation, I am…

When a suspicious lump is found on the thyroid, a fine-needle aspiration biopsy is the diagnostic method of choice to extract a sampling of tissue for examination in a pathology lab to determine whether it is cancerous. Ultrasound guided thyroid biopsy is a minimally invasive method of fine needle aspiration of the thyroid, in which…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy or breastfeeding, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. Preparation Take nothing to eat or drink after midnight, the evening before the exam. Prior to this procedure you may not have: • X-Ray or CT contrast media for 4 months • Synthroid medication for 6…

Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. These sound waves penetrate the body and reflect back to the transducer to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. Preparation and procedure No…

With the kiddos back in school and flu season quickly approaching, many parents are left wondering how they can best protect their child's health throughout the school year. Here's 5 tips to help keep your child at their healthiest: Getting Enough Sleep Between homework, dinner, extra-curricular activities, and much needed family time, it can be…

By Jen Hanten, Tammy Menning, Erin Eckerman and Erin Averkamp, Opthalmic Assistants at The Eye Center at Southwest Health. If you’ve ever had an eye exam you’ve probably been asked if you would mind having your eyes dilated. Sometimes the uncertainty of the situation gives us pause and we may hesitate to say “yes.” The…

By Cathy Helbing, RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist at Southwest Health “Every breath you take” may be lyrics to a song, but those words are also so very important for a healthy life. As a Registered Respiratory Therapist at Southwest Health for 20 years, I have watched in awe as a newborns take their first…

By Angela Pagenkopf, RN & Infection Preventionist – On behalf of the Safety Squad at Southwest Health. With tornado season quickly approaching, now is a great time to review with your family what they should do when they see a tornado or hear a tornado warning.  Educating yourself and your family is one of the best…

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By Occupational Therapist Ann Morley, OT Stenosing Tenosynovitis, commonly known as trigger finger/thumb, involves the pulleys and tendons in the hand that bend the fingers. It most frequently occurs in middle age or older women. Each finger and thumb have flexor tendons that work like long ropes going from the muscles of the forearm and…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications It will surprise no one that there are a great many ways to upset strangers. What may be news, however, is that having autistic children presents a whole new array of possibilities. “That man is fat,” says my friend telling me the story of his seven-year-old daughter…

To help you through the Coronavirus pandemic, we now offer virtual visits for some patients. How it works You’re just clicks away from getting online care. Doctors and advanced practitioners can talk with you in person on your phone, computer or mobile device. No appointment needed, though we do schedule many appointments. At this time,…

These are just some of the common questions that flood the minds of new parents-to-be. Which is why it’s important to have the right people and resources around you for support during this life-changing time. The obstetric (OB) physicians at Southwest Health understand both the worry and the great joy that comes with being a…

By guest blogger, world class trail runner, and Cuba City native Justin Andrews “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Laozi, Ancient Chinese Philosopher Twenty-seven hours and five minutes—that’s how long I spent circum-ambulating Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji this past April. It was a week after my 34th birthday, and I couldn’t…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. What to expect A liver biopsy is done with ultrasound to remove a small sample of the liver which is found under the right chest area. A sample of the tissue is removed to diagnose liver problems…

Ultrasound imaging uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. It can be used to help diagnose the causes of pain, swelling and infection in the body’s internal organs. Ultrasound is also used to examine a baby in pregnant women and the brain and hips in infants. It’s also used to help…

If you're concerned about diabetes, you're not alone. Nearly 24 million Americans (almost 8 percent of the population) have diabetes. That puts them at serious risk for heart disease, limb amputation, blindness and other life-changing consequences. But, statistics by themselves can be discouraging. The reality is that managing the disease brings greater freedom and better living.…

With us, it's FIRST CLASS See your MRI upgrades. Explore the amenities and learn about the benefits of our first class wide bore MRI machine by hovering over each feature. MRI Amenities What is an MRI? MRI Procedure MRI Amenities Patients appreciate the comfort Wide bore - Compared with other MRI machines, our 70cm wide bore gives patients ample extra space.…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. An Upper GI is an X-ray examination of the digestive tract, including the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. Preparation Do not eat or drink after midnight, the evening before the examination. Please do not smoke or chew gum…

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  [PLATTEVILLE­­­, WI] ---- The University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Southwest Health of Platteville are teaming up to save lives by highlighting the importance of early detection in the biggest way possible. As a high profile reminder that mammograms save lives, the partners will illuminate the world’s largest “M” in pink from dusk to 10 pm…

By Mark Hirsch, on his recent “That Tree” presentation as part of Southwest Health’s My Healthy Life seminar series. The path of life is filled with many roads. The challenge is knowing which ones to take. In my life, I have always been comfortable following the roads I found most intriguing or inspiring. Some roads…

Ultrasound images are acquired by using high frequency sound waves. There is no radiation involved. These sound waves penetrate the body and reflect back to the transducer to produce an image on a monitor. A permanent record of the exam will be made. Videotaping or cell phone pictures are not allowed. This procedure is performed…

Joshua Lindsey, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon Kim Christopher Mackey, MD - OB/GYN  The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health The EDGE - sports performance The Journey to Excellence <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7FRVcvHvlaY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>    

by Jenny Pritchett, MBA, MPH, RN, CIC, Director of Quality Management & Infection Preventionist at Southwest Health As the hospital’s Infection Preventionist, I complete ongoing surveillance of illnesses throughout our area and provide guidance and recommendations based on this surveillance. Over recent weeks we have been experiencing a mumps outbreak in the Platteville and Dubuque…

Who we are at Southwest Health Mission (why we're here): Caring. For Life. Vision (where we’re going): We’re creating a healthier southwest Wisconsin. Values (how we act): Dignity – The value of every human life is worthy of respect, honor, and high esteem. Responsibility – The privilege of serving our communities compels us to ensure…

Visiting Hours We want people under our care to feel empowered. That's why each patient sets his or her own visiting hours and determines who can visit.  Patients should talk with the nurse on duty to limit or add visiting hours or restrict/allow visitors. We welcome all visitors a patient wishes to see. However, we do…

If there is a possibility of pregnancy, please inform the technologist prior to the date of your examination. If you have a Latex allergy, please inform the technologist before your procedure. What is a VCUG Your practitioner has requested that you have a Voiding Cystogram (VCUG). This examination is an x-ray of the bladder and urethra.…

At Southwest Health, we value our volunteers as they help make life a little better for our staff, patients, and community members. Our volunteers generously donate their time and efforts to support our goal of outstanding patient care. As a volunteer, you become part of the Southwest Health team. We all share the promise that…

by Jaime Collins “What happened to me happens to many people. My story is in many ways every person’s story,” says Mark Bogner, MD. He’s talking about the weight gain so many of us experience in our middle years. We start having families and spending more time at work. We start eating things our bodies…

Whether it's the 50-yard line or your sofa, watching the game is what we love!   The game is important. YOU are more important. Helping you live healthier... on game day and beyond. That's what we're all about. When it comes to eating well, for example, you don't have to do it 365 days a…

After months of beautiful warm weather, it seems that the first bitterly cold winter day always takes us by surprise. Watson the Watchdog and the Safety Squad at Southwest Health have prepared some reminder tips for staying safe this winter. Check the temperature and dress for cold, wet or windy weather: Bundle up in several…

Make a difference in the live of others by giving a gift. Here are some of the ways you can help support Southwest Health with a tax-deductible gift. You can make a gift to the Foundation with confidence that your donation will directly benefit health and life in southwest Wisconsin. Donate Online! Southwest Health is…

In the face of an unprecedented public health crisis brought on by the novel Coronavirus, the nation’s hospitals, including Southwest Health, began in mid-March postponing routine and non-essential health care. Today, Southwest Health announces hospital campus leaders are working in a proactive way to prioritize and begin carefully phasing in health care for patients with…

“I had a really great childhood,” Jaime Bies says with a beaming smile. With confidence and energy she hasn’t felt since her weight began to roller coaster after high school, she now eagerly shares the story of her struggle with being overweight and the impact it’s made on her life. “I wasn’t so overweight when…

At Southwest Health, you are always priority #1. You can help us provide the best care possible by giving us your feedback on your experiences with us.  Whether you wish to recognize a SH employee or whether you wish to let us know how we can do better next time, we’re listening. Your feedback helps…

We have lots of choices in life, but when you choose to shop at small local businesses, you do so much more than just acquire new 'stuff.'  Here's 5 reasons to support our community's small businesses this holiday season: More money circulates our local economy. By shopping local, we keep more money in our local…

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…

Some providers are electing to refer women with high risk pregnancies to big medical centers away from home. It’s true that women with a higher BMI, higher blood pressure, and other complications have more risk in pregnancy. At the Women’s Center at Southwest Health we offer a different approach. Our highest priority is always you.…

SH employees team up to lose 250# - and here's how! by Karla Vosberg Losing weight can be a long journey that can have many ups and downs along the way. I’ve been there. I’ve experienced the ups and downs. I tried the fad diets, sliming shakes, nutritional supplements, you name it. They didn’t work. But…

 Name  Abriella Rose  Date of Birth  7/14/17  Time  0728 A.M.  Weight  7 lb. 3 oz.  Length  18 1/2 in.  Parents  Alexandrea & Scott

 Name:  Amelia  Date of Birth:  January 25, 2017  Time:  4:52 PM  Weight:  8 lb 1 oz  Length:  20 inches  Parents: Katelyn & Blake Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name: A'vah Janae Date of Birth: March 25, 2018 Time: 2:38 AM Weight: 7 lbs 4oz Length: 19 1/2 in Mother: J'shauna Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid  

Name Aaliyah Birth Date February 2, 2017 Time 8:25 AM Weight 7lb 9 oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Shianne and James Physician Dr Mackey

Name: Abdulrahman Nasser Date of Birth: October 17, 2018 Time: 12:58 PM Weight: 8lbs Length: 20.5 in. Parents: Marwa & Nasser Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden & Dr. Schmid  

Name: Abe Lane Date of Birth: September 30th, 2018 Time: 2:04 AM Weight: 6 lbs 13 oz Length: 20 in. Parents: Rosemarie & Jakob Delivering Physician: Dr. Jessica Schmid  

Name                                                   Abel Date of Birth                                      May 24, 2017 Time                                                     6:01 P.M. Weight                                                 7 lb 14 oz Length                                                  19 1.4 in Parents                                                 Catalina and Babel

Name Adalina Date of Birth 1/17/17 Time 13:00 Weight 8lb 4oz Length 22 in Parents Deante & Preston Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name:                 Adam James Date of Birth:    February 15th, 2020 Time:                    1:19  a.m. Weight:                8lbs 3oz Length:                19 inches Parents:              Gwen & Shaun Physician:          Dr. Wells

Name: Addie Ann Date of Birth: July 28,2019 Time: 5:29am Weight: 6lbs 13oz Length: 20 in Parents: Molly & Martin Delivering: Dr. Carr

Name: Addison Iris Date of Birth: May 6, 2020 Time: 8:19 PM Weight: 8lbs 7oz Length: 20 in Parents: Jessie & Tyler Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Adrian Daniel Date of Birth: May 26, 2020 Time: 4:18 AM Weight: 6lbs 2oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Jaime & Dustin Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Name Adriana Date of Birth April 12, 2019 Time of Birth 11:49 a.m. Weight 6 lbs. 1 oz. Length 19 in. Parents Amber & Peter Delivering Physician Dr Mackey

Name: Alexa Date of Birth:  November 13, 2017 Time: 5:18 PM Weight: 8 pounds 10 ounces Length: 21 Inches Parents: Kayla and Alec Delivery Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name: Alexis Junior Date of Birth: October 5th, 2017 Time: 8:31 am Weight: 8 pounds 7 ounces Length: 21 1/4 inches Parents: Nicolasa and Ernesto Delivering Doctors: Dr. Mackey and Dr. Schmid  

Name: Allison Heidi Date of Birth: October 18th, 2019 Time: 5:00 am Weight: 7lbs 7 oz Length: 20 inches Parents Heather & Jimmy Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells

Name Alondra Date of Birth October 18, 2016 Weight 7 lbs 8 oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Heather & Alejandro Physician Dr Carr  

Name: Amara Marilyn Date of Birth: October 29, 2019 Time: 4:28 AM Weight: 4lbs 14oz Length: 17.5 in Parents: Danielle & Tyler Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas & Dr. Houghton

 Name:  Amelia  Date of Birth:  January 25, 2017  Time:  4:52 PM  Weight:  8 lb 1 oz  Length:  20 inches  Parents: Katelyn & Blake Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name: Amy Adelaide Date of Birth: June 13, 2018 Time: 4:01 PM Weight: 7lbs 2oz Length: 20 in. Parents: Allison & Charlie Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

  Name: Anders Date of Birth: November 3rd 2019 Time of Birth: 3:55 pm Weight: 6lbs 8oz Length: 20 3/4in Parents: Laura & Aaron Physician: Dr. Carr

Name: Andrea Amayo Date of Birth: Sep. 15, 2018 Time: 4:59 PM Weight: 5lbs 7oz Length: 18.5 in. Parents: Ignacia & Gerardo Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name: Andrew David Date of birth: April 1st. 2020 Time: 11:28 AM Weight: 8 lbs 4 oz. Length: 21 1/2 in Parents: Jamie & Zachary Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name: Anibal YaFeth Date of Birth: March 29, 2019 Time: 6:58 PM Weight: 9lbs 13oz Length: 21 in. Parents: Iris & Anibal Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells  

Name: Anika Elizabeth Date of Birth: Oct. 4th @ 11:08 A.M. Weight: 7 lbs  8oz Length: 19 1/2 Inches Parents: Jordan & Matt Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

 Name Annalise  Date of Birth  March 11, 2017  Time 7:40PM  Weight  6lb 15oz  Length  21 & 1/2 inches  Parents Daniel and Katie  Delivering Physician  Dr. Ogden

Name Annastasia Date of Birth Sept. 9, 2016 Time 11:23 P.M. Weight 5 lbs 12 oz Length 19 1/2 in Parents Morgan and Jacob  Physician Dr Mackey

Name Annika Date of birth 12-20-2019 Time of birth 8:03 AM Weight 6lb 2oz Length 19 inches Parents Leah & Jason Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

  Name: Annucia Date of Birth: April 10, 2018 Time: 12:30 PM Weight: 7lbs 6oz Length: 20 1/2 in in Parents: Madeleine Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Anthony George DOB: 04/23/2016 Time: 12:44 AM Weight: 7lbs 12oz Length: 20 inches Parents: Angelica and Todd Delivering Doctor: Dr. Lucas

Name: Arden Kenneth Nicholas Date of Birth: July 11, 2018 Time: 9:29 AM Weight: 5lbs 11oz Length: 19 in Parents: Shana & Nicholas Siblings: Corra & Hadley Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Carr

Name Ariana Date of Birth 1-14-2020 Time of Birth 8:46 pm Weight 7 lbs 14 oz Length 20.5 in Parents Kristina & Nick Physicians Dr. Ogden & Dr. Wells  

 Name  Arkin  Date of Birth  March 4, 2017  Time  5:17 AM  Weight  7 lb  Length  21 inches  Parents  Stephanie & Joshua  Delivering Physician  Dr. Schmid

Name: Arya Date of Birth: Nov. 17, 2017 Time: 8:13 AM Weight: 6 lbs 10 oz Length: 19 inches Parents: Dakotah & Joshua Siblings: Symphany & Xander Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name: Arya Julianne Kay Date of Birth: May 6, 2019 Time: 3:35 PM Weight: 7lbs 7oz Length: 20 in Parents: Becky & Shane Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name Aspyn Date of Birth December 5, 2019 Time of Birth 8 p.m. Weight 8 lbs. 11 oz. Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Ciara and Jamie

    Name Athena Sapphire Date of Birth September 26, 2019 Time 5:31p.m. Weight 8lbs 9oz Length 19 1/2in Parents Virginia & Tavian Physician Dr. Ogden    

Name: Atlas James Date of Birth: April 11th, 2020 Time of Birth: 10:04 AM Weight: 7 lbs 0 oz Length: 19 3/4 in Parents: Tressa and Sean   Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Aubree Laureen Date of Birth: Jan. 6, 2018 Time: 12:23 AM Weight: 6lbs 15oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Jesica & Kent Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Name: Audrey Date of Birth February 1, 2016 Weight 7lbs 2.5oz Lenght 19 3/4 inches Mother Angela Father Danny Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name: Audrey Rose Date of Birth: March 22, 2019 Time: 7:55 AM Weight: 6lbs 9oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Elizabeth & Mike  

Name August Date of Birth March 16, 2017 Time 0354 A.M. Weight 8 lb 11 oz Length 23 inches Parents Chelse & Kevin Delivering Physician Dr Mackey  

Name Autumn Date of Birth September 21, 2016 Time 7:10 A.M. Weight 7 lbs 0 oz. Length 19 in. Parents Marissa & Stephen Doctor Dr. Mackey

Name: Ava Juliette Date of Birth: June 26, 2019 Time: 5:22 PM Weight: 7lbs 13oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Amanda & Michael Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name: Avery Date of Birth: Nov. 17, 2017 Time: 8:47 PM Weight: 7 lbs 4 oz Length: 20 inches Parents: Senja & Jordan Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid  

Name Avery Autumn Date of Birth November 5, 2018 Time of Birth 1:26 a.m. Weight 6lbs 13oz Length 20 in. Parents Dana & Chad Physician Dr. Schmid  

Name: Avery Kathleen Date of Birth: February 26, 2019 Time: 1:21 PM Weight: 6lbs 9oz Length: 18.5 in Parents: Jordan & William Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid  

Name Avery Date of Birth May 3, 2019 Time of Birth 7:57 am Weight 6 lb. 1 oz. Length 18 1/2 in. Parents Ashley and Andrew Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden  

Name: Ayla Reign Date of Birth: January 1, 2019 Time: 3:48 AM Weight: 6 lbs 15 oz Length: 20 in Parents: Madison & Dan Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells  

Baker 07/26/2019 3:16 AM 10 lb  13 oz, 22 inches Cameo & Tyler Dr Schmid

Name: Barrett James Date of Birth: August 30th,2019 Time: 3:44 AM Weight: 7lbs 9 oz Length: 20 in Parents: Kelly & Derek Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name: Baylee Mae Date of Birth: January 26, 2018 Time: 3:51 AM Weight: 8lbs 12oz Length: 21 1/2 in Parents: Michelle & Wade Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name Beau Date of Birth April 25, 2017 Time 3:55 PM Weight 7lb 8oz Length 19 1/2 inches Parents Donald & Melissa Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden

Name: Beau Michael Date of Birth: 05/19/2020 Time of Birth: 12:59 PM Weight: 6lb. 12 oz. Length: 20 inches Parents: Tatum & Trae Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas

Name Becca Date of Birth July 29, 2016 Time 7:31 A.M. Weight 9 lb 9 oz Length 19 inches Parents Courtney & Anthony Delivering Physician Dr Carr

  Name: Benjamin Joshua Date of Birth: March 25th, 2020 Time: 07:53 A.M. Weight: 7lbs 15 oz Length: 21 inches Parents: McKenzie & Josh Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name - Bowen Charles Date of birth - March 22nd, 2020 Time of birth - 7:54 AM Weight - 7lbs 10oz Length - 21 1/2 inches Parents - Nate & Alyssa Delivering Physician - Dr. Kueter

Name: Braxten Daniel Date of Birth: April 4, 2018 Time: 8:06 AM Weight: 8lbs 6oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Laura Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name Braxton Date of Birth June 9, 2018 Time 7:13 p.m. Weight 7lbs 11 oz. Length 21 in. Parents Taryn and Shane Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas  

           Name:  Brenlyn Lucille  Date of Birth: August 23, 2017  Time: 8:29 AM  Weight:  6lbs 15oz  Length: 21 1/4 in  Parents: Leah & Jason Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Date of Birth: September 12, 2018 Time: 2:12 PM Weight: 7 lbs 10 oz. Length: 20 1/2 inches Parents: Molly & Matt Siblings: Brayden, Owen, Mallory Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Brian James Date of Birth: April 6, 2018 Time: 12:20 AM Weight: 7lbs 9oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Brittany & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Briar James Date of Birth: 5/17/2016 Time: 8:23PM Weight: 5lbs 15oz Parents: April & Dustin Delivering Physician: Dr Mackey

Name Briella Rayne Kieler Date of Birth June 29, 2019 Time 7:51 a.m. Weight 7lb 15oz Length 22in Parents Shelby & Andrew Provider Dr. Ogden

Name Brinley Date of Birth July 20, 2016 Time 0654 A.M. Weight 8 lbs 2 oz Length 20 inches Parents Brittany and Jason Delivering Physician Dr Mackey

Name Brinley Mae Date of Birth October 27, 2018 Time of Birth 2:08 p.m. Weight 7 lb. 14 oz. Length 20 in. Parents Skye & Trevor Physician Dr. Lucas  

 Name Bronson  Date of Birth March 29, 2017 Time 10:45 AM Weight 7lb 3oz Length 21 inches Parents Heather & Chad Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name:                 Brooke Marie Date of Birth:    January 31, 2020 Time:                    7:27  p.m. Weight:                6lbs 14oz Length:                18 inches Parents:              Erica & Brock Physician:          Dr. Ogden

  Name: Brooks Lee Date: April 7th, 2020 Time: 5:43 Am Weight: 8 lbs 15 oz Length: 20 1/4 in. Parents: Amanda & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name: Brooks Dene Date: April 16th, 2020 Time: 1:12 Am Weight: 7 lbs 15 oz Length: 21 1/2 in. Parents: Jordan & Dan Delivering Physician: Dr. Kueter  

Name Bryan Date of Birth May 9, 2016 Time 3:34 P.M. Weight 7 lbs 11 oz Length 20 1/4 inches Mother Alicia Father Torino Delivering Physician(s) Dr. Mackey & Dr. Lucas

Name: Brynlee Marie Date of Birth: June 18, 2018 Time: 8:28 AM Weight: 7lbs 11oz Length: 20 3/4 in. Parents: Malorie & Christopher Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden/ Schmid

Name Caleb Date of Birth April 26, 2016 Time 9:39 A.M. Weight 8 lb 3 oz Length 21 in Parents Amy & Craig Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas & Dr. Yurcek

Name Calum Birth Date  February 4th, 2017 Time 1:53 AM Weight 7 pounds 12 ounces Length 21 inches Parents Lauren and Derek Physician Dr. Schmid

 Name  Caroline Marie  Date of Birth  1/13/2016  Time of Birth  0201 AM  Weight  10 lbs 3 oz  Length  22 in  Mother  Meghan  Father  Tyler  Delivering Physician  Dr Mackey

Name Carter Date of Birth December 27th, 2017 Time 10:14 A.M. Weight 8 lbs. 7 oz. Length 19 1/2 inches Parents Jessica and Fred Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden  

Name Carter Date of Birth June 19, 2019 Time of Birth 1:06 a.m. Weight 6 lb. 14 oz. Length 20 ins. Parents Tanya and Luke  

Name Cashton Date of Birth May 14, 2-019 Time of Birth 5:50 p.m. Weight 6 lb. 13 oz. Length 18 1/2 in. Parents Elizabeth and Preston Delivering Physician Dr. Carr  

Name Cassandra Date of Birth June 20, 2016 Time 1254 P.M. Weight 6 lb 14 oz Length 20 in Parents Kelsey & Jeremy Delivering Physician Dr Lucas

Name Celia Ellen Sabel Date of Birth June 28, 2019 Time 0230 a.m. Weight 8lb 6oz Length 20in Parents Laina & Zack Provider Dr. Ogden

Name: Charlytte Heather Date of Birth: June 1, 2020 Time: 1:21 PM Weight: 6lbs 5oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Christina & Jared Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

 Name Chesney  Date of Birth  May 9, 2017  Time  1:17 PM  Weight  7lb 2oz  Length  21 inches  Parents  Tina & Kyle  Delivering Physician  Dr. Ogden

Name Chloe Date of Birth August 1, 2016 Time 6:58 P.M. Weight 6 lb 14 oz Length 19 in Parents Jessica & Daniel Delivering Physician Dr Sukhwal

Name: Clara Ann Date of Birth: February 13, 2019 Time: 1:46am Weight: 11lbs 3oz Length: 22in Parents: Emily & Jacob Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name: Crue Lawrence Date of Birth: July 2nd, 2019 Time: 2:20 PM Weight: 7 lbs 14 oz. Length: 20 in. Parents: Molly & Kyle Provider: Dr. Kevin Carr  

Name: Cyril Joseph Date of Birth: December 16, 2019 Time of Birth: 8:00 AM Weight: 6 lbs 14 oz Length: 20 1/2 in. Parents: Cindy & Chad Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells & Dr. Lucas.

Name: D'Angelo DaPree Date of Birth: July 30, 2018 Time: 6:18 PM Weight: 8lbs 5oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Kaley & D'Angelo Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name Daisy Date of Birth 12/19/2019 Time of Birth 6:35 PM Weight 7lb 4oz Length 20.5 in Parents Samantha & Craig Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden

Name: Daisy Mae Date of Birth: June 21st 2020 Time of Birth: 2:24 am Weight: 6lbs 1oz Length: 18 1/2 inches Parents: Dakora & Tim Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells

Name:                 Damauria Keshaun Date of Birth:    January 22, 2020 Time:                    7:50 a.m. Weight:                7lbs 5oz Length:                21 inches Parents:              Jshauna & Damauria Physician:          Dr. Wells

Name: Dawsyn Brylie Date of Birth: January 8, 2019 Time: 2:39 AM Weight: 8 lbs 4 oz Length: 21 in Parents: Trisha & Wes Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

    Name: Daxton Jordaan Scheffert Date of Birth: October 25th, 2019 Time: 11:09p.m. Weight: 8lbs 13oz Length: 201/2 in Parents: Kayleigh & Gary Provider: Dr. Mackey

Name: Dean Grayson Date of Birth: Aug. 15, 2018 Time: 10:10 AM Weight: 9lbs 2oz Length: 21 in Parents: Sheri & Jim Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Declan Lee Date of Birth: February 20, 2019 Time: 5:16 PM Weight: 6lbs 10oz Length: 19 in Parents: Paxton & Cody Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name Devlin Date of Birth October 25, 2018 Time of Birth 4:09 p.m. Weight 9 lb. 1 oz. Length 21 in. Parents Diana & Alvin Physician Dr. Schmid  

Name: Dominic Date of Birth 6/1/2016 Time 10:06pm Weight 7lbs 14.6oz Length 21 inches Delivering Physician Dr Mackey

Name Dominic Date May 10, 2020 Time 06:30am Weight 6 lb 7 oz Length 19 inches Parents Tiffany and Brian Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name: Donald Robert Date of Birth: August 13, 2019 Time: 11:22 PM Weight: 7lbs 1oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Layna & Donny Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name Eden Date of Birth 2/14/2018 Time 1107 am Weight 8 lbs 4 oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Tanisha & John-Paul  

 Name Edison  Date of Birth  March 7, 2017  Time  8:25 AM  Weight  8lb 3oz  Length  21 inches  Parents  Devan & Matt  Delivering Physician  Dr. Mackey

Name: Edwin George Date of Birth: January 15, 2019 Time: 2:03 PM Weight: 8 lbs 9 oz Length: 21 in Parents: Jessica & Jay Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

 Name  Eleanor  Date of Birth  March 2, 2017  Time  7:45 PM  Weight  7 lb 6 oz  Length  20 1/2 inches  Parents  Jeff & Sarah  Delivering Physician  Dr. Ogden

Name Eleanor Ruth Date of Birth April 20, 2020 Time of Birth 2:47 p.m. Weight 7lbs 12oz Length 20in Parents Kayln & Joshua Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Names: Eliza Lynne and Edith Jane Date of Birth: 11/29/2017 Time: 8:11 AM      &   8:12 AM Weight: 7 lbs 14 oz  &    6 lbs 9 oz Length: 20 1/4 in    &    19 3/4 in Parents: Katherine & Anthony

Name: Elleann Ina Date of Birth: March 12, 2019 Time: 2:26 PM Weight: 9lbs 11oz Length: 21 1/2 in Parents: Courtney & Dan Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Elliana Jo Date of Birth: February 27, 2019 Time: 3:53 PM Weight: 8lbs 1oz Length: 21.5 in Parents: Angel & Trey Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid  

Name: Elliana Marie Date of Birth: July 21, 2019 Time: 8:41 AM Weight: 7lbs 2oz Length: 20 in Parents: Amanda & Eddie Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

 Name:  Elliot Albert  Date of Birth:  August 19, 2017 Time: 2:06PM Weight: 6lbs 10oz Length: 19 in. Parents: Brittany & Frances Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas

Name: Elliot Alexander David Date of Birth: February 1, 2019 Time: 8:00 PM Weight: 7 lbs 12 oz Length: 19 3/4 in Parents: Chelsie & Austin Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells

Name Elyse Date of Birth 12/3/19 Time of Birth 1:22 am Weight 7lb. 12oz. Length 19 inches Parents Demetri and Jaimie Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name: Emery Lynne Date of Birth: March 23, 2020 Time: 12:58 AM Weight: 8 lbs 2 oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Courtney & Ben Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

   Name Emma  Date of Birth March 3, 2016  Time  Weight 6 lb 4 oz  Length  Mother Abena (Lucey)  Father Gadedji  Delivering Physician Dr Mackey & Dr Klann

Name Emma Date of Birth August 21,2016 Time 1017 A.M. Weight 7 lb 11 oz Length 21 in Parents Penny & Danny Brother Riley Physicians Dr Lucas and Dr Yurcek

Name: Emma Ann Date of Birth: November 28, 2018 Time: 8:21 AM Weight: 5 lbs 14 oz Length: 17 inches Parents: Becky and Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid and Dr. Ogden  

Name: Emmalyn Marie Date of Birth: May 12, 2018 Time: 9:11 a.m. Weight: 6 lbs 11 oz Length: 20 in Parents: Lauren & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid  

Date of birth:  September 10, 2018 Time: 8:19 AM Weight: 6 lbs 14 oz. Length: 19 inches Parents: Chelsea & Cody Siblings: Clara & Hadley Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  & Dr. Carr  

Name: Eva Rose Date of Birth: May 8th, 2019 Time: 8:14 Am weight: 7 lbs. 11 ounces Length: 20 in. Parents: Anna and Albe Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Evan Lance Date of Birth: September 23, 2019 Time of Birth: 8:01 AM Weight: 6lbs 7 oz Length: 19 in Parents: Jody & Jeremy Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name: Evelyn Rose Date of Birth: September 7, 2017 Time: 8:54 PM Weight: 7lbs 7oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Sonja & Shannon

Name Everly Date of Birth May 6, 2017 Time 1:32 PM Weight 7 lb 3 oz Length 19 1/2 inches Parents Kristin and Dan Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden

Name: Everly Geneva Date of Birth: Sep. 6, 2018 Time: 12:00 PM Weight: 7lbs 1oz Length: 19 1/2 in. Parents: Alecia & Dustin Siblings: Karlee, Braylie, & Camden Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name Everly Roy Date of Birth November 11, 2018 Time of Birth 1:00 p.m. Weight 7lbs 10oz Length 21 in. Parents Melissa & Damien Physician Dr. Mackey  

Name Everly Grace Date of Birth July 2, 2018 Time 8:25 A.M. Weight 7 lb. 3 in. Length 20 in. Parents Andrea and Robb Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden

Name Everly Date of Birth 04/29/2020 Time of Birth 9:01 PM Weight 6 lbs. 6 oz. Length 18 in. Parents Corrina & Chris Delivering Physician Dr. Schmid  

Name Ezekiel Date of Birth 05-25-20 Time of Birth 12:50 AM Weight 7 lb. 9 oz. Length 20 in Parents Letecia and Garrett Delivering Physician Dr. Schmid  

Name Felicity Paige Date of Birth May 2, 2019 Time of Birth 10:10 a.m. Birth Weight 7 lbs. 12 oz.. Length 20 in. Parents Breana & Niles Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey  

 Name:  Finn  Date of Birth:  January 24, 2017  Time: 10:04 AM  Weight: 7 lb 7 oz  Length: 20 3/4 inches  Parents: Cassandra & Aaron Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name Fox Date of Birth February 2, 2016 Weight 6lbs 14oz Length 21 1/2 inches Mother Sierra Father Austin Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas

Name: Franklin Jr. Date of Birth: January 6th 2020 Weight: 6lbs 3oz Length: 20 1/2 inches Parents: Brittney & Frank Physician: Dr. Wells

Name: Gabby Jo Date of Birth: June 22, 2018 Time: 8:06 AM Weight: 6lbs 5oz Length: 19 in. Parents: Becky & Gabe Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name Gage Date of Birth March 12th, 2016 Time 7:12 am Weight 8lbs Length 20in Mother Heather Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey  

  Name: Garrett Owen Date of Birth: February 15, 2019 Time: 6:37pm Weight: 8lbs 14oz Length: 21 1/2 in Parents: Cara & Nathan Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid    

Baby's Name Jillian Astrid Date of Birth 7/28/14 Time of Birth 8:19 am Weight 7 lbs 10 oz Length 19 in Mother Amanda Father Joshua Delivering Provider Dr Mackey  

 Name  Dalissa  Date of Birth  August 23, 2017  Time of Birth  4:01 P.M.  Weight  8 lbs.  Length  20 1/4  inch  Parents  Tina and Darron

    Name Grace Kay Date of Birth August 8, 2019 Time 5:56 a.m. Weight 7lb 7oz Length 20 in Parents Suraya & Steve Delivering Physician Dr. Schmid  

Name Graham Date Of Birth 10/21/2017 Time 2:42am Weight 8lbs 1oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Shelby and Josh Delivery Physician Dr. Ogden  

Name: Grayson Michael Date of Birth: February 22, 2018 Time: 1:15 PM Weight: 7lbs 4oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Whitney & Brandon Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name Grayson Date of Birth 04/29/2020 Time of Birth 6:09 AM Weight 7 lbs 7 oz. Length 21 1/2 in. Parents Jordan & Jake Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas  

Name: Greyson Patrick Date of Birth: August 30th, 2018 Time: 5:52 AM Weight: 6 lbs 4 oz. Lenght: 19 1/2 in. Parents: Miranda & Evan Delivering  Doctor: Dr. Jessica Schmid

Name: Griffin Allen Date of Birth: July 29, 2018 Time: 3:44 PM Weight: 9lbs 1oz Length: 21 in. Parents: Alicia & Brett Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells & Dr. Yurcek  

                 Name: Hadilyn Jo  Date of Birth:  August 16, 2017 Time:  10:35 AM  Weight:  6lbs 9oz  Length:  19 1/2 in  Parents:  Angela & Michael  Delivering Physician:  Dr. Mackey

Name: Hadlee Sue Date of Birth: April 28, 2018 Time: 10:24 PM Weight: 8lbs 5oz Length: 20 in Parents: Travis & Toni Siblings: Hayden (4) & Hudson (2) Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name: Hadley Marie Date of Birth: December 23 rd, 2018 Time: 6:45 pm Weight: 5 lbs 4 oz. Length: 18 in. Parents: Alex & Cody Delivering physician:  Dr. Jessica Schmid  

   Name  Haley  Date of Birth  January 23, 2016  Weight  7 lbs 12 oz  Lenght  20 in  Mother  Hope  Father  Chris  Delivering Physician  Dr Klann

    Name Hazel Jane Kirschbaum Date of Birth June 3, 2019 Time 10:46 a.m. Weight 7lbs 4oz Length 20in Parents Hannah & Dylan Provider Dr. Schmid  

Name Heidy Date of Birth March 12, 2016 Time 12:35 am Weight 8lbs 1.6oz Length 20inches Mother Mirella Father Alfredo Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name Henry Harper Date of Birth September 27, 2019 Time 4:33 p.m. Weight 8lbs 13oz Length 22 inches Parents Sarah & Jeffrey Physician Dr. Mackey

Name: Hollis Date of Birth: May 6, 2019 Time: 7:54 PM Weight: 5lbs 15oz Length: 18 in Parents: Alexandria & Brandon Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name: Hudson Lawrence Date of Birth: July 8, 2019 Time: 11:13 pm Weight: 8lbs 11oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Jenna & John Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells

Name: Hudson Date of Birth: 11/20/19 Time of Birth: 8:17pm Weight: 8 lbs 6 oz Length: 20 3/4  inches Parents: Nancy and Cody Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  &  Dr. Wells

Name: Ian Patrick Date of Birth: Aug. 9, 2018 Time: 6:12 PM Weight: 8lbs 15oz Length: 22.5 in Parents: Amanda & Pat Siblings: Evelyn & Addeline Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Ian Willis Date of Birth: Aug. 10, 2018 Time: 9:25AM Weight: 7lbs 9oz Length: 20 in Parents: Tammy & Adam Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Iris Suzanne Date of Birth: April 14, 2018 Time: 8:07 AM Weight: 8lbs 1oz Length: 19 1/2 in in Parents: Jasmine & Kevin Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name Isabella Jade Date of Birth November 12, 2018 Time of Birth 8:28 a.m. Weight 7lbs 4oz Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Cali & Brandon Physician Dr. Mackey

Name Isabella Date of Birth December 28,2018 Time of Birth 2:21 p.m. Weight 7 lb. 13 oz. Length 21 inches Parents Jayme and Jason Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden  

Name: Ivan Gabriel Date of Birth: Feb. 14th, 2018 Time: 8:49 A.M. Weight: 6lbs 12oz Length: 20 in Parents: Ariel & Dallas Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name Ivy Date of Birth 12/16/19 Time 8:32 p.m. Weight 6 lb. 3 oz. Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Kendra and Chris Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name: Jacelyn Jack Date of Birth: May 23, 2018 Time: 2:29 PM Weight: 8lbs 5oz Length: 21 in Parents: Jessica & Jared Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Baby’s Name Jack Date of Birth 12/18/2015 Time of Birth  1 :08pm Weight 7lbs 5oz Length  19.75 inch Mother Emalie Father Travis Delivering Provider Dr. Carr & Dr. Mackey

Name: Jack Thomas Date of Birth: March 7, 2020 Time: 5:58 am Weight: 8lbs 6oz Length: 22 in Parents: Crystal & Bob Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Jaclyn Rose Date of Birth: 5/17/2016 Time: 0823 Weight: 9lbs 3oz Length: 20inches Parents: Tera & Justin Big Brother: Trentin Delivering Physician: Dr Mackey  

NAME: Jacqueline Date of Birth: 07/27/2018 Time: 9:15 AM Weight: 8 pounds 5.3 ounces Length: 21 inches Parents: Liz & Jim Delivering Doctor: Dr. Schmid  

Name Jaden Richard Date of Birth February 7th, 2016 Weight 7lbs 7oz Length 19in Mother Megan Father Alton Delivering Physician Dr. Sukhwal

  Name: Jaelynn Lee Date of Birth: September 8th, 2019 Time: 2:07 a.m. Weight: 11lbs 12oz Length: 22.5 inches Parents: Katrina and Jeremy Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name: Jase Clarence Date of Birth: December 4th, 2019 Time of Birth: 3:10 PM Weight: 7  lbs 15oz. Length: 21in Parents: Jacki & Nick Delivering Physician:  Dr. Kevin Carr

Name: Jason Royce Date of Birth: May 12, 2018 Time: 5:35 am Weight: 6 lbs 14 oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Rebecca & Michael Delivering Physician: Dr. Houghton & Dr Lucas  

Name Jaxon Date of Birth April 22, 2017 Time 11:44 A.M. Weight 6 lbs 15 oz Length 21 in Parent Shawna Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas

Name: Jaxon lee Date of Birth: August 11th, 2019 Time: 3:08 AM Weight: 8lbs 15oz Length: 20 in Parents: Becky & Gary Physician: Dr. Wells & Dr. Yurcek

Name: Jaxon Beau Date of Birth: June 15th 2020 Time of Birth: 7:57am Weight: 8lbs 3oz Length: 21 1/2 inches Parents: Lindsey & Jason Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name Jaxton Almeron-Wilson Date of Birth August 4, 2018 Time 12:54 P.M. Weight 8 lbs. 13 oz. Length 20 inches Parent Claire Delivering MD Dr. Lucas

Name: Jeisel Soad Date of Birth: August 9th 2019 Time: 1:20 PM Weight: 7lbs 9 oz Length: 19 1/2 in Parent: Hilda Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name Emmie Kaylynn Jerrett DOB May 20, 2019 Time 8:15 a.m. Weight 7lbs 13oz Length 20 1/2 in Parents Leanne & Scott Provider Dr. Mackey  

Name Jessica Date of Birth May 30, 2016 Time 11:15 A.M. Weight 6 lbs 8 oz Length 20 inches Mother Amy Father Chris Delivering Physician Dr Lucas and Dr Klovning

Name: Jimmy Date of Birth: April 19th, 2020 Time of Birth: 5:08 PM Weight: 7 lbs 5 oz   Length: 21 in   Parents: Lerina & Alvaro Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Name: Jonah Wesley Date of Birth: 8/1/18 Time: 0726 Weight: 6# 15 oz Length: 20 in Parents: Melissa and Matthew Delivering Physician:     Dr. Ogden  

 Baby  Jordan  Date of Birth  January 20, 2016  Time  8:31 pm  Weight  9 lb 1 oz  Length  21 1/2"  Mother  Christina  Father  Brian  Delivering Physician  Dr Mackey

Name Jordyn Date of Birth April 22, 2019 Time of Birth 1:33 p.m. Birth Weight 7 lbs. 5 oz.. Length 19 I/2 in. Parents Heather and Ben Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas

Name: Joseph William Date of Birth: March 9, 2019 Time: 8:29 PM Weight: 6lbs 9oz Length: 19 in Parents: Becca & Joey Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name Josephine Date of Birth June 19, 2019 Time of Birth 8:02 a.m. Weight 7 lbs. Length 20 in. Parents Andrea and Jacob  

  Name: Josie Marie Date of Birth: February 14,2019 Time: 2:24am Weight: 6lbs 5oz Length: 19 Parents: Salina & Randy Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells    

Name: Judah Ronin Date of Birth: February 24, 2018 Time: 12:33 PM Weight: 7lbs 4oz Length: 20 in Parents: Mianna Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name Judah Date of Birth September 14, 2019 Time of Birth 2:41 p.m. Weight 8 lbs. 15 oz. Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Lindsey and John Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas

Name: Julian Date of Birth: 8/1/18 Time: 0423 Weight: 7# 8 oz Length: 19 in Parents: Ericka and Julio Delivering Physician:     Dr. Ogden  

Name: JulieAnn Rae Date of Birth: Sep. 19, 2018 Time: 8:20 AM Weight: 9lbs 2oz Length: 21 in. Parents: Rochelle & Matthew Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Juniper Auz Date of Birth: June 13, 2020 Time: 7:32 PM Weight: 8lbs 1oz Length: 21.5 in Parents: Kristy & Nate Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden & Dr. Svircev  

Name: Karissa Mae Date of Birth: February 16, 2019 Time: 8:52 a.m. Weight: 5lbs 13oz Length: 19 in Parents: Jessica & Jake Delivering Physician: Dr. Yurcek/ Dr. Schmid

Baby’s Name Karmen Date of Birth 12/5/2015 Time of Birth  4:52am Weight  6 lbs 2 oz Length Mother Krystal Father Jonathan Delivering Provider Dr Klann  

Name: Kason Jonathan Date of Birth: Aug. 9, 2018 Time: 12:18 PM Weight: 6lbs 15oz Length: 19 1/4 in Parents: Stephanie & John Siblings: Riley (10) Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name: Kayden Robert Date of Birth: May 8th, 2019 Time: 6:48 PM Weight: 8lbs 13 oz. Length: 21 1/2 in. Parents: Theresa & A.J. Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Kayleigh Arale Date of Birth: July 24, 2018 Time: 6:48 AM Weight: 7lbs 3oz Length: 20 in Parents: Maria & Arsenio Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name Kelby Date of Birth 02-14-2020 Time of Birth 9:08 AM Weight 8lbs.  14 oz. Length 20 inches Parents Murphy & Kyle Delivering Physician Dr. Ann Lucas

Name:  Kendylle Anne Date of Birth: October 18th, 2019 Time: 12:51 pm Weight: 8lbs 7oz Length: 21 inches Parents: Katie & Jared Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Kennedy Rose Date of Birth: June 23rd, 2019 Time:  5:09 Am Weight: 7 lbs 11 oz Length: 19 1/2 in Parents: Natalie & Max Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells  

 Name  Kimberly  Date of Birth  12/23/2015  Time of Birth  1159  Mother  Amber  Father  Shawn  Delivering Physicians Dr Mackey and Dr Klann

Name: Kinley Rose Christine Date of Birth: August 16th, 2019 Time: 8:31 PM Weight: 7lbs 11oz Length: 22 in Parents: Brianna & Antonio Physician: Dr. Lucas

Name: Knoxlei Kasma Date of Birth: March 27th, 2020 Time: 02:33 P.M. Weight: 7lbs 14 oz Length: 21.5 inches Parents: Kourtnei & Kyle Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells

Welcome little man! Name Kohen Date of Birth 12/22/2015  Time 1115 Mother Dawn Father Russell Delivering Doctor Dr Mackey

Name Kohlton Date of Birth October 26th, 2016 Time 10:30 P.M. Weight 7 lb 15 oz Length 19 1/2 inch Parents Kim and Danny Delivering MD Dr Yurcek and Dr Sukhwal

 Name:  Korbyn  Birth Date:  9/12/17  Time:  12:09 PM  Weight:  7# 11 oz  Length:  20 1/2 inches Parents:                           Steva & Jason

Name Kya Date of Birth April 30, 2020 Time of Birth 01:46am Weight 6 lb, 15 oz Length 20 inches Parents Melissa and David Delivering Physician Dr. Wells

Date of Birth: August 7th, 2019 Time: 5:28 PM Weight: 6 lbs 15 oz. Length: 19 1/2 in Parents: Jennifer & Zach Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name Kylan Date of Birth November 21, 2018 Time of Birth 11 a.m. Birth Weight 7 lbs. Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Alex & Tyler Delivering Physician Dr Ogden  

Name Lance Date of Birth April 4, 2017 Time 3:19 P.M. Weight 6 lbs 13 oz Length 19 1/2 in Parent Cynthia Delivering Physician Dr Ogden  

Name Layla Date of Birth 3/29/16 Time 6:49pm Weight 6Lbs 10.8oz Length 20 3/4 inches Parents Lacy & David Delivering Doctor Dr. Mackey

Name: Layne Alivia Date of Birth: May 25, 2018 Time: 9:06 PM Weight: 7lbs 10oz Length: 191/2 in Parents: Katrina & Chad Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name: Leeland William Date of Birth: February 11, 2018 Time: 10:34 PM Weight: 6lbs 14oz Length: 20 in Parents: Ashley & Travis Siblings: Maelee (11) & Madelyn (6) Delivering Physician: Dr. Yurcek & Dr. Lucas  

Name: Leesha Marie Date of Birth: June 13, 2020 Time: 4:01 PM Weight: 5lbs 9oz Length: 18.5 in Parents: Elisha & Chris Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

 Name  Leila  Date ofBirth  1/17/2016  Time of Birth  1:39 A.M.  Weight  8 lb 3 oz  Length  21 1/2 in  Mother  Olivia  Physician  Dr Carr    

Name: Leo Charlie Date of Birth: May 30, 2019 Time: 1:28 AM Weight: 6lbs 8oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Maria & Kyle Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr & Dr. Houghton  

Name Leroy Date of Birth 10/24/19 Weight 8lb 11oz. Length 21 inches Parents Mikayla and Justin Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name: Letti Mae Date of Birth: October 21st, 2019 Time: 12:53 PM Weight: 6 lbs 9 oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Abby & Mitchell Delivering Physicians: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Carr

Name: Levi Date of Birth: 12/20/2017 Time: 3:05pm Weight: 9lbs 1oz Length: 21inches Parents: Cara and Nate Siblings: Wyatt and Weston Delivering Provider: Dr Jessica Schmid

Name Liam  Date of Birth  12/31/2015  Time  10:33 PM Weight  7 lbs  Length  20 1/2 in  Mother  Susana  Father  Miguel  Delivering Physician  Dr Berg    

Name Liam Date of Birth 6/27/18 Time 3:44 p.m. Weight 9 lbs. 1 oz. Length 21  1/2 inches Parents Abbey and Travis Delivering Physician Dr. Schmid  

Name: Liam James Date of Birth: June 5th, 2020 Time: 1:14 PM   Weight: 7 lbs 15 oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Juli & Cody Delivering Physician: Dr. Kim Mackey

Name Lilianna Marie Date of Birth March 1, 2020 Time of Birth 9:30 pm Weight 6lb 15oz Length 19.5 inches Parents Janecia and Nathan Delivering Physician Dr. Houghton

 Name  Lillie  Date of Birth  09/02/2017  Time  8:27 am Weight  7 lb. 2 oz. Length  19 1/5 inches  Parents  Jessica & Justin

Name: Lincoln Belle Date of Birth: September 5, 2017 Time: 1:04 PM Weight: 8 lbs 1 oz Length: 21 1/2 inches Parents: Lindsay & Jason

Name Leonidas "Lion" Date of Birth October 8, 2018 Time of Birth 11:54 p.m. Weight 7 lb. 1 oz. Length 21 inches Parents Diannelle and Adam Delivering Physician              Dr Lucas

Name: Lochlann Gallagher Date of Birth: February 11, 2019 Time: 9:56 AM Weight: 8lbs 6oz Length: 21 in Parents: Shannon & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

    Name Lucas Ryan Date of birth May 15, 2019 Time 8:11 a.m. Weight 9lb 4oz Length 21in Parents Julia & Ryan Provider Dr. Ogden

Name: Lukas DOB: 04/22/2016 Time: 03:53AM Weight: 8lbs 2 oz Length: 21 inches Parents: Yan and Hynek Delivering Doctor: Dr. Lucas  

Name: Lydia Elise Date of Birth: January 25, 2019 Time: 5:14 PM Weight: 8 lbs 1 oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Danica & Travis Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name Lylah Date of Birth June 21, 2016 Time 4:39 A,M. Weight 6 lb 6 oz Length 20 in. Parents Laura & Steve

Name: Lylie Mae Date of Birth: February 28, 2018 Time: 8:02 A.M. Weight: 7lbs 1oz Length: 21 in Parents: LeAnne & Scott Delivering Physicians: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Carr  

Name Maci Date of Birth July 9, 2019 Time of Birth 4:39 pm Weight 8 lb. 1 oz. Length 19 1/2 in. Parents Jami and Mike Physician Dr. Mackey  

Name                                Mckenna Date of Birth                   June 6th, 2016 Time                                 4 P.M. Weight                             8 lbs 6 oz Length                              21 1/2 in Parents                             Heather and Jason Physician                         Dr. Carr  

    Name Madison Date of Birth August 19, 2019 Time of Birth 07:59a.m. Weight 7lb 4oz Length 20 1/2in Parents Jennifer & Chris Delivery Physician Dr. Mackey  

Name: Maeva Susan Date of Birth: September 5th,2019 Time: 8:49 PM Weight: 7lbs  8oz Length:  21 in Parents: Gaby & Alex Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Name: Major Joe Date of Birth: May 7, 2020 Time: 4:18 PM Weight: 7lbs 7oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Samantha Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid  

Name Malcolm Date of Birth 11/2/19 Time of Birth 5:44pm Weight 7lb 7oz Length 20.5 inches Parents Mike and Molly Delivering Physician Dr. Schmid

  Name: Maliah Kathryn Date of Birth: August 2, 2016 Time: 10:36pm Weight: 8lbs 3oz Length: 20 1/2 inches Parents: Kelsey and Deloach Siblings: Mya 8, Derrick 4, Derrin 1 Physician: Dr. Carr

Name: Malk Date of Birth: June 6, 2018 Time: 12:28 PM Weight: 6lbs 8oz Length: 19 in Parents: Alhanouf & Abdulslam Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name Margaret McKenzie Date of Birth February 10, 2016 Weight 8lbs 5oz Length 20 inches Mother Carol Father Mark Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name: Marshall John Edwards Date: April 17th, 2020 Time: 10:29 Am Weight: 5lbs 13oz Length: 19in Parents: Nicole and Jamie Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Maximus "Max" Date of Birth: 08/13/2016 Birth weight: 10lbs 3oz Length: 22 1/2 inches Parents: Di and Adam Delivering Physician: Dr Lucas

Name: Maxwell Robert Date of Birth: October 25, 2017 Time: 9:34 AM Weight: 9lbs 3oz Length: 21 3/4 in. Parents: Suzanne & Jeremy Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Schmid

      Name: Maya May Date of Birth: January 16, 2018 Time: 10:27 AM Weight: 7 lbs 12 oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Catie & Tyler "Fred" Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Carr  

Name: Maya Rose Date of Birth: August 20th,2019 Time: 5:39 PM Weight: 5lbs 10 oz Length: 19 3/4 in Parents: Kristin & Raymond Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name Melanie Anne Date of Birth 11/1/2017 Time 7:57 am Weight 8 lbs 11 oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Karla & Jeff Delivery Physician Dr Ogden

Name: Melany Jane Date of Birth: September 12th, 2019 Time: 5:41 P.M. Weight: 7lbs 9oz Length: 20.5 inches Parents: Paula & Marvin Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Mia Ruth Date of Birth: February 8th, 2018 Time: 9:41 A.M. Weight: 6lbs 11oz Length: 19 1/2 In. Parents: Tiffany & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name: Michaela Winter Date of Birth: November 19th, 2019 Time of Birth: 7:20 PM Weight: 7 lbs 1 oz Length: 20 1/2 in. Parents: Sheila & Joe Physician: Dr. Jessica Schmid

Name: Miguel Angel Date of Birth: September 2, 2019 Time: 8:20 PM Weight: 6 lbs 12 oz Length: 19 in Parents: Jessica & Roberto Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Date of Birth: August 5th, 2019 Time: 8:00 AM Weight: 8 lbs 10 oz. Length: 21in Parents: Chelsea & Troy Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name Miles Joseph Date of Birth April 26, 2020 Time of Birth 8:20 a.m. Weight 8lbs 3oz Length 21in Parents Becky & Brandon Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey  

Name Myah Birth Date 1/8/2017 Time 6:50 pm Weight 5 lb 10 oz Length 18 1/2 in Parents Ashley and Cody Physician Dr. Carr

  Name                              Myra Date of Birth                 April 25, 2020 Time of Birth                2:16 pm Weight                           7 lb. 10 oz. Length                            20 1/2 in. Parents                           Leah and Tyler

Baby’s Name Nash Date of Birth 12/16/2015 Time of Birth 11:28 am Weight 9lbs Length 22 inch Mother Sarah Father David Delivering Provider Dr. Mackey

Name: Natalie Rose Date of Birth: December 3, 2017 Time: 6:21 PM Weight: 6lbs 14oz Length: 18.5 in. Parents: Mitzi & Tony Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name Natalie Date of Birth 06-28-2020 Time of Birth 4:34 PM Weight 8 lbs  8 oz. Length 21 inches Parents Ellen & Bryant Delivering Physician Dr. Wells

 2016 New Year Baby  Name  Nevaeh  Date of Birth  1/4/2016  Time of Birth  6:14 PM Weight  6 lbs 14 oz  Length 19 1/2 in  Mother  Tabitha  Father  Chris  Delivering Physician  Dr Carr

Name Nicholas Date of Birth January 4, 2020 Time of Birth 2:15 a.m. Weight 6 lb. 14 oz. Length 21 in. Parents Jessica and David

Baby’s Name Noah Date of Birth 11/24/2015 Time of Birth Weight  lbs  oz Length Mother Karyssa Father Todd Delivering Provider Dr Berg  

Name: Noelle Margaret Date of Birth: April 11, 2019 Time: 9:08 pm Weight: 7lbs 11oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Betsy & Tyler Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells  

Name: Nolan Gregory Date of Birth: December 8, 2018 Time: 5:45 pm Weight: 6 lbs 14 oz Length: 22 inches Parents: Jake and Heidi Delivering Physician: Dr. Houghton  

Name: Nolan Troy Date of Birth: March 7, 2019 Time: 11:57 PM Weight: 8lbs 6oz Length: 21 in Parents: Stephanie & Austin Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Nora Jane Date of Birth: May 1, 2018 Time: 1:50 PM Weight: 7lbs 15oz Length: 21 in. Parents: Amanda & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name Nora Date of Birth June 20, 2019 Time of Birth 9:33 a.m. Weight 9 lbs. 15 oz. Length 21 1/2 in. Parents Meagan and Shelby

Name Nora Date of Birth August 9th, 2019 Time of Birth 2:26 pm Weight 8lbs 7oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Fanny & Aurelian Physician Dr. Ogden

Name Nova Jean Date of Birth November 11, 2018 Time of Birth 4:36 p.m. Weight 7lbs 13oz Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Autumn & Cody Physician Dr. Carr

  Name: Oaklee Joyce Date of Birth: January 8, 2019 Time: 6:40 PM Weight: 6 lbs 10 oz Length: 21 in Parents: Mallory & Ethan Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name Octavius Date of Birth 04/28/2020 Time of Birth 3:26 AM Weight 9 lbs. 3 oz. Length 22 1/2 in Parents Alexis and Caleb Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name Oliver Date of Birth April 25th, 2016 Time 1:51 PM Weight 7 lbs 11 oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Ashley and Matt Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name Oliver Date of Birth July 23, 2016 Time 1247 P.M. Weight 8 lb 6 oz Length 21 in Parents Erica and Daniel Delivering Physician Dr Lucas  

 Name  Olivia  Date of Birth  1/7/2016  Time  3:44 PM  Weight  8 lbs 7 oz  Length  22 in  Mother  Sara  Father  Adriano  Physician  Dr Berg

Name Olivia  Date of Birth  March 20, 2017  Time 8: 49 AM  Weight  7 # 5 oz  Length  20 inches  Parents Florencia and Jairo  Delivering Physician  Dr. Mackey  

Name: Olivia Isabel Date of Birth: Dec. 13, 2018 Time: 1:17 PM Weight: 6lbs 11oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Danielle & Bayron Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

Name: Olivia Lynn Date of Birth: April 22, 2019 Time: 2:19 PM Weight: 7lbs 13oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Juli & Matt Siblings: Jackson (9), Cooper (5) Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name Olivia Date of Birth June 25, 2019 Time of Birth 2:50 p.m. Weight 8 lbs. 7 oz. Length 21 1/4 in. Parents Katelyn and Andy  

Name Olivia Date of Birth 05/10/2020 Time of Birth 3:39 AM Weight 6lb. 14 oz. Length 21 inches Parents Brianne & Dan Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name Owen Aksel Date of Birth October 28, 2018 Time of Birth 12:33 p.m. Weight 7 lb. 15 oz. Length 21 in. Parents Trina & Owen Physician Dr. Lucas

Date of Birth: September 12, 2018 Time: 3:09 AM Weight: 6 lbs 10 oz. Length: 19 inches Parents: Dana & Steve Siblings: Seth Delivering Physician:  Dr. Schmid  

Name: Parker Gerard Date of Birth: December 19, 2018 Time: 10:01 AM Weight: 7lbs 2oz Length: 21 in Parents: Melissa & Jason Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey  

 Name Paxton  Date of Birth  12/29/2015  Mother  Courtney  Father  Chris  Weight  7 lb 2 oz  Length  21 in  Delivering Physician  Dr Carr

Name Penelope Date of Birth September 20, 2016 Time 8:37 A.M. Weight 6 lbs 9 oz. Length 20 in. Parents Hilary & Jared Doctor Dr. Mackey  

Name: Peter Richard Date of Birth: March 21, 2018 Time: 1:10 PM Weight: 7lbs Length: 21 in. Parents: Luella & Andrew Siblings: Corinne (5) and Clara (2) Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Carr

Name: Phoebe LeeAnna Date of Birth: August 23, 2017 Time: 8:10 PM Weight: 8lbs 12oz Length: 20 in Parents: Megan & Jon Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name Pierce Date of Birth December 21, 2017 Time 6:03 p.m. Weight 7 lb. 5 oz. Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Jessica and Tyson Delivering M.D. Dr. Mackey    

Name Pierce Vincent Date of Birth April 24, 2020 Time of Birth 8:17 a.m. Weight 6lbs Length 18in Parents Kenna & Nick Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden  

Name: Piper Evie Date of Birth: May 23, 2018 Time: 6:37 PM Weight: 7lbs 4oz Length: 19 in. Parents: Jessica & Tyler Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Piper Marie Date of Birth: 10/23/2018 Time: 2:00pm Weight: 6lb 8oz Length: 19 in Parents: Samantha Delivering Doctor: Dr. Mackey

Name Piper Date of Birth 11/26/2019 Time of Birth 1:59 p.m. Weight 8 lbs. 5 oz. Length 20 1/2 in. Parents Caiti and Ben Delivering Physician Dr. Odgen

Name: Porter Date of Birth: July 17th, 2019 Time of Birth: 8:02 am Weight: 7lbs 9oz Length: 19.5in Parents: Katie and David Physician: Dr. Carr  

Name: Quinn Nadine Date of Birth: December 21, 2018 Time: 4:33 PM Weight: 7 lbs 3 oz Length: 20 1/2 inches Parents: Carrie and Brandon Delivering Dr Lucas Physician:  

Name: Rayleigh Jayne Date of Birth: December 21st, 2018 Time: 12:26 pm Weight: 8 lbs 9 oz Length: 22 in Parents: Jessica & Lane Delivering Physicians  Dr. Mackey & Dr. Jessica Schmid  

Name Reese Date of Birth 02-25-20 Time of Birth 12:19 AM Weight 8lbs 1.1oz Length 19.5 inches Parents Cheyenne & Justin Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name: Remy Jane Date of Birth: January 8th 2018 Time: 1232 PM Weight: 7pounds 2 ounces Length: 19 3/4 inches Parents: Stephanie & Matt Delivering  Physician Mackey  

Name: Rhett David Date of Birth: Dec. 25, 2018 Time: 2:24 PM Weight: 7lbs 9oz Length: 20.5 in Parents: Cheyenne & Justin Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells  

Name Ridley Date of Birth 04/28/2020 Time of Birth 06:12 AM Weight 7 bs 3 oz. Length 20 in. Parents April and Jeremy Delivering Physician Carr

Name: Rochelle Jane Date of Birth: March 22, 2019 Time: 10:27 PM Weight: 7lbs 10oz Length: 21 in. Parents: Kristin & Rayme Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name Rowan James Date of Birth January 9, 2020 Time of Birth 2:54 p.m. Weight 8 lb. 1 oz. Length 20.5 in. Parents Nicole & Kyler Physicians: Dr. Ogden & Dr. Wells

Name: Rozalynn Date of Birth: 11/22/2017 Time: 8:20 AM Weight: 8 pounds 1 ounce Length: 21 inches Parents: Dixie & Ryan  

Name Ruby Date of Birth 04/27/2020 Time of Birth 5:57 Weight 8 lbs. 2 oz. Length 21 in. Parents Aubrey and Jeff Delivering physician Dr. Ogden

  Name Ruth Date of Birth 11/12/2017 Time 1:07 am Weight 10 lbs 4 oz Length 22 inches Parents Sara & Adriano Delivery Physician Dr Lucas & Dr Yurcek

Name: Ruth Waverly Date of Birth: July 12, 2018 Time: 4:03 AM Weight: 7lbs 1oz Length: 20 in Parents: Rachel & Wade Delivering Physician: Dr. Schmid

Name: Rutledge Date of Birth: November 30th 2019 Time of Birth: 2:47 am Weight: 7 Lbs 10oz Length: 22 in Parents: Steven & Julia Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells

Name: Ryder James Date: April 15th, 2020 Time: 8:03 Am Weight: 7 lbs 11 oz Length: 20 1/2 in. Parents: Angela & Mike Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name Ryker Date of Birth October 12, 2016 Weight 7lbs 5 oz Length 21 1/2 inches Parents Gwen & John Physician Dr Lucas

Name: Ryker  Cole Date of Birth:  September 28, 2017 Time: 6:22 PM Weight: 8 Pounds 12 Ounces Length: 20 inches Parents: Megan and Robby Delivering Doctor: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Ryker Douglas Date of Birth: November 18th, 2019 Time of Birth: 7:50 AM Weight: 7 lbs 2 oz. Length: 19 in. Parents: Steva & Jason Physician: Dr. Jessica Schmid

Name: Salvatore Liu Date of Birth: April 7, 2018 Time: 9:54 PM Weight: 7lbs 6oz Length: 21 in Parents: Edoardo & Xiaotong Siblings: Victoria Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas

Name: Savanna Lee Date of Birth: November 26, 2019 Time: 5:42 p.m. Weight: 6lbs 10oz Length: 19 1/2 in Parents: Stephanie & David Delivered by Dr. Ogden

Name: Sawyer Keith Date of Birth: February 11, 2018 Time: 5:26 AM Weight: 5lbs 15oz Length: 19 in Parents: Morgan & Brian Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr & Dr. Yurcek  

Name Scarlett Date of Birth February 2, 2017 Time 2:14 AM Weight 7 lb 6 oz Length 19 1/2 inch Parents Maria and Arsenio Physician Dr Schmid

Name: Scott Patrick Jr. Date of Birth: 07- 05- 2019 Time: 6:45 PM Weight: 6lbs 7 oz. Length: 19 in. Parents: Kassie & Scott Provider: Dr. Ann Lucas  

Name Seriena Kathleen Date of Birth April 4, 2019 Time of Birth 4:28 a.m. Weight 5 lb.s 4  oz. Length 19 1/2 inches Parent Nicole Hammer Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden.  

Name Shaylly Date of Birth January 17, 2020 Time of Birth 7:38 pm Weight 7 lbs, 8 oz Length 20.5 inches Parents Raquel and Benjamin Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden

 Name  Sirus  Date of Birth  7/14/17  Time  12:38 A.M.  Weight  7 lb. 12 oz.  Length  20 1/5 inch  Parents  Anna and Albert  

Name: Skylar Elise Date of Birth: March 12, 2018 Time: 2:20 PM Weight: 9 lbs Length: 20 in Parents: Audrina & Luke Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas

Name: Skyler David Date of Birth: June 17, 2019 Time: 7:10 PM Weight: 6lbs 3oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Monica & John Delivering Physician: Dr. Wells  

Name Sophia Date of Birth February 23, 2017 Time 0741 AM Weight 7 lb 11 oz Length 21 inches Parents Rebecca and Joey Delivering Physician Dr Mackey

Name Sophia Date of Birth July 9th, 2019 Time of Birth 2:27 pm Weight 7lbs 1oz Length 19in Parents Damary & Cristian Physician Dr. Mackey

Name: Sophia Marie Date of Birth: June 24th, 2020 Time of Birth: 11:24 a.m. Weight: 7lbs 10 oz Length: 20 inches Parents: Kaitlin & Zachary Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Stella Lucille Date of Birth: May 4, 2018 Time: 12:50 pm Weight: 7 lbs 8 oz Length: 20 in Parents: Katie and TJ Delivering Physician: Dr Lucas

Name: Talia Elizabeth Date of Birth: April 5, 2018 Time: 6:06 PM Weight: 7lbs 3oz Length: 20 in Parents: Nicole & Ryan Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Tarek Date of Birth: Nov. 16, 2017 Time: 1:07 PM Weight: 8lbs Length: 22 in. Parents: Donisha & Robert Siblings: Taylor, Talan, Tucker, Tate, Tripp Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Name: Tatum Jo Date of Birth: August 8th, 2019 Time: 5:13 PM Weight: 6lbs 14oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Sara & Kody Physician: Dr. Jessica Schmid  

 Name Ta'miah  Date of Birth Feb. 15, 2016  Time 0859 AM  Weight 6 lb 10 oz  Length 21 inches  Mother Katacha  Father Tramell  Delivering Physician  Dr Klovning & Dr Sukhwal

Name: Temperance Louise Date of Birth: October 11, 2018 Time: 4:50 AM Weight: 7 lbs 14 oz. Length: 19 in. Parents: Kassidy & Shannon Delivering Physician : Dr. Kevin Carr  

Name: Tessa Rae Date of Birth: April 18, 2019 Time: 5:41 PM Weight: 7lbs 1oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Greta & Jeff Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Thea Ann Date of Birth:  July 27, 2017 Time: 1223 AM Weight: 6 pounds 8 ounces Length: 20 1/2 inches Parents: Kendra and Chris

Name: Tora Carys Date of Birth: October 12, 2018 Time: 8:44 PM Weight: 7lbs 14oz Length: 20 in Parents: Molly & Scott Delivering Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Baby’s Name Tred William Date of Birth 8/18/2015 Time of Birth 5:27am Weight 7 lbs 11 oz Length 20 in Mother Emily Father Chad Delivering Provider Dr Lucas

Name Treyvon Michal Date of Birth May 22, 2020 Time 03:32pm Weight 6 lb 14 oz Length 19.5 inches Parents Kachina and Trent Delivering Physician Dr. Lucas

Name Tyler Alan Date of Birth 04/29/2020 Time of Birth 8:05 AM Weight 9 lbs 8 oz. Length 22 in. Parents Kortney & Devon Delivering Physician Dr. Carr & Dr. Mackey

 Name Vincent  Date of Birth March 2, 2016  Time 1:09 PM  Weight 5 lbs  Length 18 in  Mother Jessica Delivering Physician Dr Carr

Name: Violet Rose Date of Birth: March 22, 2016 Time: 10:07pm Weight: 8lbs 4oz Length: 22 1/4 inches Mother: Belinda Father: Jerid Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name Violet DOB 1/17/17 Time 1350 Weight 6 pounds Length 19 inches Parents Kalie and Christian Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey

Name: Violet Date of Birth:  November 13, 2017 Time: 8:27 PM Weight: 8 pounds Length: 21 Inches Parents: Stephanie & Brien Delivery Physician: Dr. Lucas  

Name  Vivian Date of Birth September 6, 2016 Time 6:36 P.M. Weight 8 lbs 5 oz Length 21 inches Parents Molly and Kyle Delivering Physician Dr Mackey

Name: Vivian Ellen Date of Birth: March 16, 2018 Time: 5:55 AM Weight: 7lbs 15oz Length: 19.5 in Parents: Spencer & Skylar Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Vivian Elizabeth Date of Birth: March 23, 2020 Time: 8:00 AM Weight: 5lbs 13oz Length: 18 in Parents: Sarah & Mitchell Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey & Dr. Wells

Name: Vivian Kathryn Date of Birth: March 30th, 2020 Time: 9:02 A.M. Weight: 10lbs 8 oz Length: 21 inches Parents: Stacey & Jake Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name: Viviana Marie Date of Birth: Sep. 17, 2018 Time: 3:07 PM Weight: 7lbs 9oz Length: 20.5 in. Parents: Katie & Jesse Delivering Physician: Dr. Mackey

Name: Walden Oly Date of Birth: October 16th, 2017 Time: 7:58 am Weight: 7 pounds 13 ounces Length: 21 1/2 inches Parents: Katharine & Eli Delivering Doctors:  Dr. Schmid

Name Waylon Wade Date of Birth 10-13-2019 Time 12:01 PM Weight 9 lbs 5 oz Length 21 inches Parents Dixie & Ryan Delivering Physician Dr. Yurcek & Dr. Schmid

Name: Wes R. DOB: 04/18/2016 Time: 07:45 PM Weight: 7 lbs 14.8 oz Length: 20 inches Parents: Amber and Lucas Delivering Doctor: Dr. Lucas  

Name: William Michael DOB: 04/19/2016 Time: 3:18pm Weight: 7lbs 4 oz Length: 21inches Parents: Laura and Aaron Delivering Doctor: Dr. Mackey

Name Willow Faye Date of Birth August 3, 2018 Time 2:26 P.M. Weight 6 lbs. 15 oz. Length 19 1/2 inches Parent Amber Delivering MD Dr. Ogden    

Name: Woodlynn Von Date of Birth: June 18, 2018 Time: 9:41 PM Weight: 6lbs 15oz Length: 20 in. Parents: Kim & Brandon Delivering Physician: Dr. Carr

Name Wyatt Date of Birth 10-2-2019 Weight 6 lbs 13 oz Length 21 inches Parents Shelley and John Delivering Physician Dr. Ogden

Name Wyatt Richard Date of Birth May 22, 2020 Time 03:36am Weight 8 lb. 1 oz. Length 21.25 inches Parents Anna and Cody Delivering Physician Dr. Mackey & Dr. Wells

Name: Ximena Date of Birth: July 24, 2017 Time: 9:30 pm Weight: 10 lbs 3 ozs Length: 20 inches Parents: Eunice and Juan

Name: Yery Francisco Date of Birth: April 21, 2020 Time: 8: 59 P.M. Weight: 8lbs 5oz Length: 22in Parents: Alicia & Santo Delivering Physician: Dr. Ogden

Name: Cameron Date of Birth: April 3rd, 2018 Time: 5:54 PM Weight: 7 pounds 11 ounce Length: 20 inches Parents: Angie and Blake Delivering Doctor: Dr. Ogden  

Name: Cora Pearl Date of Birth: 9/28/17 Time: 9:13am Weight: 7lbs 5 oz Length: 20inches Parents: Alissa and Casey Sibling: Emma Delivering Physician: Dr Meghan Ogden and Dr Jessica Schmid

Name Emery  Date of Birth August 22, 2017  Time  12:17 P.M.  Weight  6 lbs. 12 oz.  Length  19 in.  Parents  Ashley and Shawn

Name Erin Ada Date of Birth: 6/19/17 Time: 6:18 PM Weight: 6 lb 11 oz Length: 20 1/2 in Parents: Katherine and Dan Siblings: Lauren Delivering Doctor: Dr. Carr

  Name Exavier Date of Birth March 28, 2018 Time 2:47 P.M. Weight 6 lbs. 13 oz. Length 19 1/2 inches Parents Britney & Isaac Delivering Physician Dr. Carr

Name                            Hudson Date of Birth               June 23, 2020 Time of Birth               3:52 p.m. Weight                          8 lbs Length                          21 in. Parents                        Summer & Ethan

Name: Ivy Rose Date of Birth: 5/15/2017 Time: 10:55pm Weight: 7 lb 10 oz Length: 20 1/4 inch Parents: Steve and Laura Siblings: Remington and Lylah Delivering Doctor:  Dr Ann Lucas

Name: Jaelyn Date of Birth: April 4th 2018 Time: 5:03 PM Weight: 5 pounds 10 oz Length: 19 inches Parents: Katie and Nicholas Delivering Doctor: Dr. Schmid

Name:  Killian Ray Date of Birth:  September 27, 2017 Time: 6:08 PM Weight:  8 Pounds Length: 20 1/2 inches Parents: Laura and Stephen Siblings:  Quentin, Owen, Aurora, & Westin Doctor: Dr. Carr

Name Lela Date of Birth 10/23/2017 Time 5:10am Weight 8 lbs 10 oz Length 20 1/2 inches Parents Samantha and Billy Delivery Physician Dr Carr  

Name                          McKenna Date of Birth             June 28, 2020 Time of Birth            11:14  a.m. Weight                       7 lb. 3 oz. Length                        20 1/2 in. Parents                       Dana and Chad

Name: Michael Alexander Date of Birth: 5/9/17 Time: 10:29pm Weight: 6lbs 1oz Length:  20inches Parents: Michael and Elana Provider: Dr Kim Mackey OB/GYN

Name Nina  Date of Birth  August 22, 2017  Time  8: 33 A.M.  Weight  9 pounds  Length  20 1/4 inches  Parents  Philomina and Aras

Name: Parker Louise Date of Birth: 8/30/2018 Time: 0518 Weight: 7lbs 11oz Length: 20inches Parents: Holly and Anthony Delivering MD: Dr Jessica Schmid

Name Rowan Date of Birth November 22, 2017 Time 5:54  P.M. Weight 8 lb. 13 oz. Length 20 inches Parents Susan & Brett  

Name Savannah Date of Birth September 3,2019 Time 9:53 am Weight 6 lb. 8 oz. Length 19 in. Mother Ashley

Southwest Health is pleased to welcome three new health care practitioners: general surgeon Scott Houghton, MD; psychotherapist Lacy Taylor, MA, LPC; and orthopedic physician assistant Andy Stader, PA-C. Dr. Houghton is a highly experienced, board certified general surgeon. He earned his medical degree in 2001 from Creighton University Medical School and performed his residency training…

   Name  Tucker (upper left)  Date of Birth  8/11/17  Time  1:11 a.m.  Weight  5 lb. 11 oz  Length  19 in.  Name  Turner (lower right)  Date of Birth  8/11/17  Time  1:21 a.m.  Weight  5 lbs  Length  18 1/2 in. Parents                                 Jolene and Kendon

by Jennifer Miller Kass, MSW, LCSW When we think of wellness, we too often think only about physical wellness, diet and exercise. In reality, there are eight dimensions of wellness: physical, social, financial, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, occupational and environmental. Each dimension of wellness is related to the others. While pursuing optimum health and over all…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications “I wish I knew then what I know now,” is something all adults say or think some time in our lives. People, it seems, never have a shortage of advice to give. Much of it may even be good advice. More and more, however, I am finally…

by Lacy Taylor, Mental Health Therapist at SBS Have you ever had a friend or family member go to the hospital or ER and leave with something called a Safety Plan? It can be hard to understand what this document is, how is it used, and who should have one if it’s the first time…

Nuts have always been known for their nutritional value.  In fact, sources, such as the Harvard School of Public Health, claim that even just a few servings of nuts a week is associated with living longer.  The Harvard 30 year study of nearly 120,000 participants, reported that people who ate nuts daily were less likely…

By Breanna Callahan, Marketing Coordinator  Winter is a fun time, but it also can be a challenging time when you are stuck at home. So, what should you do when the roads are bad and you don’t want to just hand over the remote and turn your kids into TV zombies? We have listed a…

by Gerald Moore, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) at Southwest Health Making the decision to call an ambulance can be very scary. Your adrenaline kicks in, your thoughts start racing, every episode of “Emergency” starts running through your head. So many thoughts and feelings rush in that you find yourself unable to communicate your message…

by Kim Christopher Mackey, MD, OBGYN – Director of Women’s Health at The Women’s Center at Southwest Health   All the recent talk about the Zika virus and what could happen to your baby if you contract it while pregnant has pregnant women reeling. OB/GYN Specialist, Dr. Kim Christopher Mackey is here to clear up any misconceptions and put…

Smith, Splinter, Lions, Legion, Hickory Hills, Bond, Belmont Mound, Mound View, First Capital, Soldiers Memorial, Governor Dodge, Wyalusing, Nelson Dewey, Harrison, Highland, …. and the list goes on. Some people travel the world in search of beauty, fun, and adventure. Others know they can find it right here at home... in our area parks. Virtually…

by Jennifer Miller Kass, MSW, LCSW at Southwest Behavioral Services We all know life can be stressful at times. But what if simple worries become too much to handle? For people with constant worry or anxiety, life can be an endless round of stress, disrupting sleep, reducing productivity, and wreaking havoc on relationships and even…

By Jared Baroni, Southwest Health EMT My life before… I invested a substantial amount of time and had to make sacrifices, but now looking back I am glad I did. I cannot imagine having another career outside of emergency medicine. I began my career as an emergency responder after being constantly unfulfilled by a career…

Special To The Washington Post - May 19, 2016 By Terri Slapak-Fugate, Director of Emergency/Urgent Care and the SANE Program Manager at Southwest Health As an emergency-room nurse in southwest Wisconsin, I sometimes encountered patients who had been sexually assaulted — and I was expected to help conduct an exam to collect and preserve DNA evidence,…

by Julie Grabandt, PT What is the IT Band? The IT (Iliotibial) band is a long band of tissue that runs the length of the outside of your leg. It starts up at the hip and ends on the outside of the knee. This tissue is very dense and thick and can become irritated in…

It’s that time of the year again – the youngsters are back in school and we spend less time outside (confining germs to easily transferable indoor spaces), which means by mid-November flu season is in full swing!  So should you get vaccinated?  Healthcare professionals and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) both say…

by Christina Burr, PA-C in Dermatology at the Specialist Clinic at Southwest Health Redness or flushing through the cheeks and nose is a common symptom that patients ask me about.  While there are many potential dermatologic causes of redness and it is always important to rule out any potential worrisome causes such as lupus or dermatomyositis,…

by Phil Burr, PA-C at  The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health You wake up in the middle of the night, and it feels like your hand is numb and tingling. You shake your hand to wake it up, and it goes away. You fall back asleep and don’t think much about it until you’re driving…

By Kevin Carr, MD of the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health and the Cuba City Clinic at Epione Pavilion If you had 24 hours to live, what is something you would regret never having done? What’s one thing on your bucket list that you always wanted to do but couldn’t find the time? Spend time…

By Kevin Carr, MD of the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health and the Cuba City Clinic at Epione Pavilion If you had 24 hours to live, what is something you would regret never having done? What’s one thing on your bucket list that you always wanted to do but couldn’t find the time? Spend time…

by Anna Svircev, DO, MPH of the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health Sometimes a headache is just annoying, but other times it is downright debilitating. Have you ever had a really terrible one? A headache that is more severe than a traditional headache—one that causes sensitivity to light, sound, and/or smell—may be a migraine headache.…

Get a quality exam from an experienced professional at the Platteville Clinic at Southwest Health . Just $20. All proceeds donated to your school's athletics program . June 30th. Call 348-4330 for an appointment.

By Becky Shambow, Safety & Risk Manager at Southwest Health Any day now the snow is sure to fall. How prepared are you and your family for the winter weather? Here are a few tips on how to make sure you are ready for whatever this winter throws at us. Prepare an emergency kit for…

by Amanda Sternquist, Marketing Assistant at Southwest Health All my life I’ve struggled with my weight. I’ve tried countless diets and programs which have inevitably failed me, never losing more than 10 or 15 pounds each time. I’m the type of person who vehemently despises working out, and I love food.  At one point, after…

Personal care that helps you get better faster. Here you'll find the capabilities, technology, and medical experts of a larger hospital. What’s different at Southwest Health is you are priority one. And that’s the way we treat you. Always. Southwest Health is a growing not-for-profit community health care provider offering patient-centered personal care to residents…

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By Robb Pastor, RN, MBA, FACHE, Chief Clinical Officer at Southwest Health I’m often asked, “What’s it like to be a male nurse?” Usually, I respond with “Have you seen the movie Meet the Parents? It’s not much different.” Like the character Greg Fokker, I’ve suffered my share of razzing from the guys I grew…

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For people a little wiser today for having a few years behind them, we created Young At Heart. Our members are curious people, open to new ideas and new friendships. The way we see it, staying young at heart means you stay more active and engaged. And in the long run, we believe it helps…

For people a little wiser today for having a few years behind them, we created Young At Heart. Our members are curious people, open to knew ideas and new friendships. The way we see it, staying young at heart means you stay more active and engaged. And in the long run, we believe it helps…

For people a little wiser today for having a few years behind them, we created Young At Heart. Our members are curious people, open to knew ideas and new friendships. The way we see it, staying young at heart means you stay more active and engaged. And in the long run, we believe it helps…

by Brad Vamstad, Director of Athletic Training and Sports Performance Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL injuries can be a devastating injury for an athlete of any age. In the United States alone, ACL sprains make up almost 200,000 reported injuries per year. Most common among those are athletes who participate in high demand sports like…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications Before the discovery of antibiotics in 1928, infections were untouchable. And frightening. With penicillin – and later many other antibiotics – doctors finally had a tool to treat and cure infections. Antibiotics quickly became widely used to treat and cure bacterial infections of all sorts. This remarkable…

Your mental health is at the very center of your overall wellness. The providers at Southwest Behavioral Services are here to answer your questions to help you understand what mental health is and how you can ensure that you understand mental health- what it means, how your environment and life are impacted by it, and…

Don’t let these warm days fade into fall without taking time to savor simple summer moments. Buy lemonade from at least one kid’s lemonade stand — even if you don’t like lemonade. You’ll still be encouraging tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Find a beach somewhere, take off your shoes, and enjoy the feeling of sand between your toes…

By Jennifer Miller Kass, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Administrative Director at Southwest Behavioral Services  With all the fog that has fallen on our picturesque community lately, it can be hard to feel excited about getting out of bed or finding motivation. Gloomy and dreary winter weather has this effect on many of us. The days are…

Why is it so hard to be good? You try to eat right. You try to shed those extra pounds. You're brain tells you to eat the broccoli and not the donuts, right? Seems like an age old problem, but here's some new science: you may be wired for those donuts. Thankfully, knowing that may help you…

Getting children to eat healthy can be a struggle.  Not quite grasping the concept of nutrition and how food fuels the body, they often times reach for food that simply tastes best to them.  Check out these yummy, easy, and healthy recipes to help get more fruits and vegetables into your child’s diet! 1. Guacamole…

By Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications To read about exercise is to be told what you should do. This article is the complete opposite. This is about doing nothing. Well O.K., not literally nothing. None of us gets away that easily. As you read, be mindful I make the assumption you’re like me…

Southwest Health announces a major community event is coming to southwest Wisconsin with the return of celebrity nutritionist Zonya Foco, RDN. In 2010 Zonya delivered a rousing presentation to a Platteville crowd numbering more than 300, and on Tuesday, June 18, she returns to inspire once again with an all new program titled, “Get Your…

by Nicole Klein, OD at The Eye Center at Southwest Health If your eyes feel dry, gritty, burn, are watering, or your vision fluctuates with blinking, you may have what is now more commonly known as tear film insufficiency or dry eye syndrome. This condition can result from environmental or weather changes, contact lens use,…