• Together We Can: A dementia conference

    It is estimated that over 560 seniors are currently living with a dementia diagnosis in Juneau County. As our communities continue to age, the diagnosis of dementia and its various forms (i.e. Alzheimer’s) is predicted to increase. To improve understanding of dementias throughout the community, Mile Bluff Medical Center, ADRC of Eagle Country, and the Alzheimer’s & Dementia ...

  • Rob June: Proud member of Mile Bluff team

    For almost three decades, Dr. Rob June has been helping patients hear clearly as an audiologist. Having spent 11 years at Mile Bluff, Rob is proud of the care he can provide to patients locally. “For a rural community, our audiology department offers patients specialty tests which are generally only found in urban hospitals. I take great pride in diagnosing and managing my patients hearing ...

  • Local Boy Scout donates Lily Pads

    Jon (pictured right) recently donated IV pole ‘lily pads’ to the Acute Care Department of Mile Bluff Medical Center. The lily pads are skateboard-like devices that securely sit on the bottom of an IV pole to help pediatric patients get around the hospital more easily. Instead of struggling to walk, children are able to ride on these colorful platforms. Jon chose this project as part of ...

  • Sleep kits available to hospital patients

    Studies reveal that a calm and quiet environment helps to promote rest and healing. As a result, controlling noise levels in a hospital setting is an important intervention for supporting recovery. While it would not be safe to stop all sounds in the care environment, it is a priority of Mile Bluff’s inpatient team to keep noise levels as low as possible. In 2016, Mile Bluff formed a group ...

  • Foundation awards scholarships

    The cost of pursuing higher education can make it difficult for individuals to advance their schooling, especially when working. However, with the assistance of Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation and the Carol Purvis Education Fund Scholarship, the burden of higher education costs is a little lighter for Mile Bluff employees and students. The foundation provides Mile Bluff employees with an ...

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