Blog Posts in January, 2020

  • Many volunteer opportunities available

    Volunteers play a critical role in both the administrative and healthcare functions at Mile Bluff. They share their talents to help deliver high-quality patient care and perform a variety of tasks at various Mile Bluff locations. If you are 14 years of age or older, there are many ways you can make a difference at Mile Bluff. You can help by reading to patients and residents, working in the ...

  • Celebrate Galentine's Day and 3D Mammography at Mile Bluff

    As February rolls around, preparations begin as a classic romantic holiday approaches. Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and relationships. This year, Mile Bluff Medical Center is giving the community a special reason to celebrate with a unique holiday event. To recognize love for the community and the arrival of a new 3D mammography machine, Mile Bluff is holding a Galentine’s ...

  • 3D Mammography now available at Mile Bluff

    Mile Bluff is pleased to announce that 3D mammography is now available at the medical center in Mauston. This new screening test is the latest advancement in early breast cancer detection. 3D technology provides clear, detailed images, regardless of breast tissue density. The accuracy of the images allows radiologists to detect smaller cancers sooner, and also decreases the chance of ...

  • Car transfer simulator helps patients on their road to recovery

    Mile Bluff’s Rehabilitation Services Department is riding a little smoother these days, thanks to the purchase of a car transfer simulator. The equipment allows patients to practice getting in and out of a car during therapy sessions at Fair View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Getting in and out of a car is something many individuals take for granted. After a person loses functional ...

  • Auxiliary donation improves security

    Reporting to work before the sun rises can bring with it a sense of insecurity. Thanks to a generous donation from the Hess Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the staff members at Wisconsin Dells Dialysis Center are feeling more safe and secure. A panic button alarm system was purchased for the dialysis center team. Now, if employees feel that they are in danger, they can press the buttons on their ...

  • Jennifer Schmidt PA-C joins Mile Bluff team

    Mile Bluff Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jennifer Schmidt, PA-C to the general and orthopedic surgery teams. During college, Jennifer discovered her passion for caring for others. As she worked to find the right role, Jennifer began her career as a certified nursing assistant and eventually became an EMT and paramedic. Those experiences led Jennifer to a career as a physician assistant in ...

  • Leah Doughty, PA-C now providing care at Mile Bluff

    Leah joined Mile Bluff in the beginning of November. She fills a new role as a physician assistant both in the acute care/hospital setting and in emergency/urgent care. Leah is eager to serve patients at Mile Bluff. “This unique position will fit me well,” explained Leah. “I can do hands-on procedures, direct patient interactions, medication management, interdepartmental ...

  • Make Terrace Heights your home, receive one month of FREE rent

    Are you tired of dealing with the snow and ice of winter? You don’t have to head south to escape; just make the move to Terrace Heights in Mauston. Do so by April 30, 2020, and you will receive one month of free rent! Since 1992, Terrace Heights Retirement Community has been providing exceptional apartment living for those 62 and older. The facility features 32 fully-equipped apartments, and ...

  • Aquatic fitness for all ages, ability levels

    Are you looking for a new way to stay in shape, increase your range of motion, or improve your overall wellness? Mile Bluff offers aquatic fitness classes for people of all ages and fitness levels. Exercising in the water can be a great way to get physical activity into your life. No healthcare provider referrals are needed to use this program, and you don’t need to know how to swim to join. ...

  • Mongtu (Krissy) Ngo, PA-C joins Mile Bluff team

    Krissy joins Mile Bluff as another new addition to the hospitalist team. Having recently graduated with her degree from Duke University, Krissy is eager to provide care to patients in Mauston. “In undergraduate school, I realized that I wanted to directly impact patient care,” recalled Krissy. “I enjoy caring for high-acuity patients and figuring out the diagnosis that caused ...

  • 'Tis the sneezin' for winter illness: Good thing Elroy has walk-in hours

    As winter starts to settle in, seasonal germs and illness are likely to follow along. ‘Tis the sneezin’ for an endless line of colds, sore throats, aches and pains, and an overall feeling of being unwell. When you need healthcare without an appointment, take advantage of the convenient morning walk-in hours at Elroy Family Medical Center. Available Monday through Friday from 8 to 9:30 ...

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