Blog Posts in November, 2017

  • Nitrous Oxide now available for laboring moms

    Mile Bluff's Obstetrics Department is excited to provide an additional pain management option. Nitrous Oxide is now available for laboring mothers. Nitrous oxide provides a non-invasive, self-administered pain management alternative that is a safe approach to helping relieve labor symptoms. This colorless, odorless, tasteless gas is used to decrease the pain a mother experiences during ...

  • Ready or not, influenza season is here - Don't be caught without a vaccine

    Believe it or not, influenza season is here. With that in mind, the healthcare community and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) encourage people to get vaccinated for the virus. Recognizing influenza... There is a common misconception that when you are sick to your stomach, you have ‘the flu.’ Although nausea can be a sign, influenza is actually a contagious respiratory virus that ...

  • Dr. Bryan Myers welcomed to Mile Bluff Team

    Mile Bluff is pleased to increase the care availability at Delton Family Medical Center with the addition of Dr. Bryan Myers. Doctor Myers is now providing full-spectrum family medicine services, and he joins Mile Bluff after working 11 years in southwestern Wisconsin. "Family medicine provides me with the opportunity to have variety in my scope of practice, and I enjoy that challenge," ...

  • Hospitalist program comes to Mauston

    Patients in Mile Bluff's acute care (hospital) setting, will now have the opportunity to be cared for by hospitalists, a team of healthcare providers specialized in inpatient care. Hospitalists work in partnership with primary care providers to meet the medical needs of patients while they are in the hospital. While oftentimes primary care providers in the clinic focus on prevention of ...

  • Dr. Marissa McNelly joins podiatry team!

    Mile Bluff Medical Center is happy to announce that the podiatry (foot care) team has expanded, with the addition of Marissa McNelly, DPM. Doctor McNelly is joining Dr. Richard Langen and the Mile Bluff team, to provide podiatry care to the surrounding community. Following a three-year residency at a medical facility in Indiana, Mile Bluff is Dr. McNelly’s first opportunity to establish her ...

  • Mary Crowley changes lives through the foundation

    As a life-long resident of Juneau County and a 45-year employee of Mile Bluff Medical Center, it’s safe to say that Mary Crowley is a loyal and dedicated member of our community. Mary, along with her family, has given her time to many community organizations. As our communities grow, Mary feels it is important to support the groups who give back to the health and wellness of community ...

  • Summer adds risks for certain medications

    The Juneau County area is known for outdoor recreation. During the summer months, boating, swimming, fishing, biking and hiking provide countless hours of enjoyment. To ensure that your fun isn't stopped in its tracks, it is important to know whether or not you or your loved ones are taking medications that can increase your risk of experiencing sunburn, dehydration or muscle cramps. If you ...

  • Dr. Paul Rudy joins Mile Bluff team!

    Beginning in June, Mile Bluff will welcome Dr. Paul Rudy to the family medicine team. Doctor Rudy joins Mile Bluff with 28 years of healthcare experience. He will be providing family medicine and maternity care services at Mile Bluff Clinic and Elroy Family Medical Center, as well as emergency room coverage. “Before coming to Mile Bluff, I had been in Geneseo, Illinois for 28 years. I worked ...

  • Delton Family Medical Center hosts 11th annual Run/Walk

    To celebrate the arrival of spring, Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center held its 11th annual Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk on Mother’s Day weekend. It was a great morning as participants of every age and fitness level joined in on the fun. Following the half-mile kids’ race, a 5k began with 74 participants. It took Jaxon Pettit, one of the youngest 5k competitors, just 21 ...

  • Lynn Erickson changes lives through the foundation

    As a life-long resident of the Mauston area, Lynn Erickson is committed to improving the economic wellness, education, and healthy of her community. It is Lynn's personal belief that vibrant communities excel in all of these areas, and she has had the good fortune to work with groups who share that vision. After a 30-year career in the banking industry, Lynn has been dedicating much of her ...

  • Foundation funds purchase equipment for Fair View

    Bladder control issues are a frequent concern for nursing home residents. To improve the comfort and health of Fair View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center residents, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation purchased a new bladder scanner for the facility. Prior to the purchase, Fair View nursing staff had to borrow a bladder scanner from the Acute Care Department to assess residents. There were a ...

  • Tom, Nora Scully change lives with Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation

    Since 1971, Tom and Nora Scully have made Lyndon Station their home. Retired from the family business - the Scully Oil Company - Tom and Nora now enjoy being involved with several community initiatives and groups. One organization Nora works closely with is Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation. How have you been involved with Mile Bluff and the foundation? Three of our four children were born at ...

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