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Over the last few years, members of the Washington D.C.-based Bipartisan Policy Center visited Marshfield Clinic in Minocqua, seeking a window into rural healthcare in America.

Rural areas like northern Wisconsin face hospital closures, physician shortages, and a struggle to access telehealth services, the Center found in a comprehensive report.

Some of the issues facing rural health care have only intensified since the pandemic started, especially telehealth.

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Every day, hospitals in Wisconsin continue to fill with COVID-19 patients.  As of Friday morning, hospitals throughout the state were at 89-percent capacity.

Marshfield Clinic has been sharing testimonials on its Facebook page from healthcare workers on the toll the pandemic is taking. One was from Theresa Weiler. She supervises one the COVID-19 units at Marshfield Clinic. She gave the following presentation at a staff meeting to share what her team is currently facing on the frontlines of the pandemic.

Marshfield Clinic now fully owns two additional hospitals in the region.

As of Saturday, Marshfield Clinic completed its acquisition of Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston.

It also bought out Ascension’s interest in Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls. Marshfield Clinic and Ascension had each owned 50 percent of the hospital.

The new names of the facilities will be Marshfield Medical Center-Weston and Marshfield Medical Center-Park Falls.

Marshfield Clinic also just built and opened a hospital in Minocqua.

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The ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony has opened the area's newest hospital. Executives and community members officially opened the Marshfield Clinic-Minocqua hospital.

The new hospital includes a surgery center, birthing center, physical and occupational therapy, 24-hour emergency serves, imaging and lab space, pharmacy and other features.

The hospital is adjacent to its current clinic and ambulatory surgery center located at 9601 Townline Road.

New Minocqua Hospital To Open In July

May 15, 2020
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Marshfield Clinic Health Systems announced this week the opening of the new Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua by the first week in July.

Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua will have a surgery center, 24-hour emergency department, physical and occupational therapy services, 14 private patient rooms, birthing center, pharmacy, imaging/radiology and lab services.

Update: Minocqua Hospital Opening Delayed

Apr 8, 2020
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MINOCQUA – Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) has announced it’s delaying the opening of its new hospital in Minocqua due to issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. A new date for the opening has not been set.

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MINOCQUA – On Monday, community leaders and personnel from area emergency medical services got a first-hand look at Minocqua’s new full-service hospital scheduled to officially open April 20 at 7 a.m.

Owned and operated by Marshfield Clinic Health System, the Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua will boast a surgery center, 24-hour emergency department, physical and occupational therapy services, 14 private patient rooms, birthing center, pharmacy, imaging/radiology and lab services.

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A major change by health providers in central and northern Wisconsin.

Ascension Wisconsin and Marshfield Clinic Health Systems have agreed to merge Ascension St. Clare's Hospital in Weston with Marshfield Clinic. In a joint statement, the healthcare providers have agreed the transaction also includes the transfer of Ascension Wisconsin’s 50 percent interest in The Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Weston (DTC) and Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls to Marshfield Clinic Health Systems.

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  Ascension Wisconsin and Marshfield Clinic Health Systems have announced they're working cooperatively on services for women giving birth.

In a joint press release, the Northwoods health providers says they've been considering the transition of labor and delivery services in the Lakeland area.

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Marshfield Clinic Health System is enrolling participants in this area in the All of Us research program, a nationwide effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the U.S. The program is of no charge to participants.

Lisa Kunst is a Senior Project Manager for the program in Wisconsin. She says the program is through the National Institutes of Health, a nationwide program. She says the goal is improving health care and the speed of research...

New Hospital Taking Shape In Minocqua

Jul 13, 2019
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MINOCQUA – Marshfield Clinic Health System’s (MCHS) new hospital in Minocqua is finally taking shape, and Friday(7/12/19) a catered picnic lunch was served to MCHS Minocqua Center employees and construction workers as part of a “topping off” ceremony held outside.

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MINOCQUA – Construction season is in full swing, and a good example is the Marshfield Clinic Health System’s new hospital in Minocqua where site work is well underway by the general contractor.

The Boldt Company, of Stevens Point, expects to have footings and foundations done by June 7. Grading should be completed by May 31. Work is also being done on a retention pond and underground utilities.

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This time of the year finds many people hoping to drop a few, or many, pounds toward a healthier lifestyle.

Marshfield Clinic in Minocqua  is offering a program that a spokesperson says provides a medically-supervised weight loss that takes the pounds off quickly.

Nutrition educator Renee Trapp says Marshfield Clinic has been using the HMR Weight-Loss program for 34 years. Trapp says the fast results help patients, but it's coupled with a secondary goal...

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Marshfield Clinic Health Systems has announced it will begin construction soon on a 72,000 square foot hospital attached to its existing clinic in Minocqua.

Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Melms says initially, the facility was designed to be one floor, that has changed...

"..It has changed a little bit in configuration from the last time people would have heard about this. Initially our design was for a single-story hospital. This will now be 72,000 square feet on two floors. It will match our existing building which is, of course, two floors..."

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Marshfield Clinic opens a new primary care center in Rhinelander next week.

An Antigo native will be taking patients beginning May 30. The clinic will be located on the grounds of the existing Rhinelander Dental Center, operated by Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc., in conjunction with Marshfield Clinic, at 2260 North Shore Drive.

Dr. Jessica Marshall is a physician specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics. Shesays she's excited to be a part of the community...

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