Items Tagged ‘Franciscan Healthcare’

March 28, 2013

Mayo finishes $2 million expansion at Holmen clinic

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Kenlyn Limberg momentarily smiled through the pain during a physical therapy session for her fibromyalgia. “This is nice,” the 44-year-old Holmen woman said Wednesday as she walked a treadmill in the expanded therapy area of the Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare’s Holmen Clinic…The clinic, which served about 20,000 patients last year, has room to add […]

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Tags: addition, expanded therapy area, Franciscan Healthcare, Holmen Clinic, La Crosse Tribune

October 17, 2012

End-Of-Life Medical Care Initiative Prompts Worries About Abuse

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A statewide pilot program aimed at getting more people to document their wishes for end-of-life medical care is modeled in part on a successful La Crosse program that has been touted as a national example…Advocates consider the POLST, or Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, an important tool that gives chronically and terminally ill patients greater […]

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Tags: end-of-life care, Franciscan Healthcare, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, POLST, Stephen Pavela

July 13, 2012

Mayo, Franciscan Mark Milestone

By Mystery User

Health care workers are in for a “whitewater ride” in coming years, Dr. Robert Nesse told Franciscan Healthcare employees today in La Crosse. But Nesse, CEO of the Mayo Clinic Healthcare System, wasn’t talking about navigating the changing currents of the controversial federal Affordable Care Act. The ride continues their journey toward becoming a national […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Dr. Robert Nesse, Franciscan Healthcare, La Crosse Tribune, national health care

May 9, 2012

Gundersen Lutheran Health Plan Discussed by WMC Board

By Mystery User

Because of WMC’s collaboration with Mayo Clinic Health System through the management services agreement, Winneshiek Medical Center has partnered with Franciscan Healthcare for administrative services, which includes discussions surrounding the Gundersen Lutheran insurance product. “We’re just here to give you an update and answer any questions,” said Dr. Tim Johnson, chief executive officer at Mayo […]

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Tags: Decorah Newspapers, Dr. Tim Johnson, Franciscan Healthcare, Gundersen Lutheran insurance product, Winneshiek Medical Center

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