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Scott Riester, M.D., Ph.D., joins Occupational Medicine department in Albert Lea and Austin

Dr. Riester is excited to have the opportunity to work closely with patients and local businesses, as well as healthcare team members at Mayo Clinic Health System.

August 17, 2018
Fairmont welcomes new primary care provider

Timothy Sheneman, D.O., starts seeing patients Aug. 20.

August 17, 2018
Plans announced for new Family Birth Center on Austin campus

Construction will take place throughout 2019 and 2020.

August 16, 2018
Eau Claire named a top hospital in Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report

Eau Claire was named the fifth best hospital in Wisconsin, (three-way tie) and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in northwestern Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report.

August 14, 2018
Grief Support Series offered in Albert Lea and Austin

The series is free and open to any adult who has experienced a loss of a loved one.

August 14, 2018
Energy-efficiency rebate check received in Albert Lea

A new water-cooled chiller system could save approximately $90,000 each year in electricity costs.

August 13, 2018
Imagine Lecture to be held Sept. 6 in Eau Claire

Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., who is the Mayo Clinic Health System Research and Innovation director, will present “New Hearts for Old Problems.”

August 10, 2018
Nurse practitioner transitions to Gastroenterology in Eau Claire

Hope St. Jean previously worked in Family Medicine.

August 10, 2018
State grant to improve rural emergency care received in northwest Wisconsin

A $47,000 matching grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services was received to train emergency medicine advanced practice providers in point-of-care ultrasound.

August 8, 2018
Midwifery care now offered in Mankato

For centuries, women have looked to midwives for advice and assistance in childbirth. Today’s certified nurse midwives continue this tradition of personal, family-centered care as a highly skil...

August 6, 2018
Ear, nose and throat specialist transitions to Eau Claire

Thomas Lowry, M.D., will begin to see patients four days a week in Ear, Nose & Throat in Eau Claire and one day in Rice Lake. 

August 1, 2018
Saturday Morning Sports Medicine Clinics offered in Eau Claire, Menomonie

Athletes can receive X-rays, a physician examination and treatment plan in a single visit.

July 23, 2018