• News for Health

    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    Aspirus UW Cancer Center in Wisconsin Rapids is pleased to welcome Rebecca Fetterer APNP, NP-C to its medical staff.    Fetterer is a nurse practitioner who specializes in oncology and hematology. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Concordia University in Mequon, WI and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In her leisure time, Fetterer enjoys ...read more
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    Friday, November 02, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Auxiliary invites everyone to the “Books Are Fun” book and gift sale on Thursday, November 29.This one-day sale will be held from 9:30 am to 3 pm in Aspirus Riverview Hospital’s lower level conference center, 410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids. With 30-70 percent off retail prices, shoppers will find many great gifts for all ages.Proceeds from the sale will be used by Aspirus ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    The holidays are a special time for remembering, and a time to celebrate the lives of people we love – people who are living, as well as those who have passed away.  Aspirus Riverview invites everyone to the Lites of Love Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 15, at 6:30 pm in the hospital’s lobby. The ceremony includes music, a brief message, light refreshments, and the ceremonial ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will host a Spotlight on Health at its Marshfield Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The free, open-house style event invites high school students, parents and community members to learn about a variety of high-demand career options in healthcare and the education Mid-State offers to prepare graduates for success.    The event ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Learn about Medicare options at Security Health Plan seminars in central Wisconsin Medicare beneficiaries and people who will soon be eligible for Medicare are invited to learn how Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans offered by Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., can help them afford and receive the best quality health care and services.   Free informational seminars are ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    World Stroke Day is October 29. Worldwide, 15 million people suffer a stroke each year.    Effective stroke care requires fast action. Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids was recently recognized for achieving the fastest door-to-imaging time of two minutes for stroke patients for the second quarter of 2018 by the Wisconsin Coverdell Stroke Program. The national benchmark of ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Behavioral Health Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids welcomes Craig Rasmussen, MA, LCSW.   As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Rasmussen joins the clinic’s other behavioral health professionals to help meet our area’s growing need for mental health and substance abuse services. He specializes in working with children who have anxiety, anger issues, depression, ADHD, and autism ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
    Karen Balderson has been named Program Director for Aspirus Riverview Wound & Hyperbarics in Wisconsin Rapids.   Balderson has been dedicated to healthcare for more than 18 years. Prior to joining Aspirus, she served in leadership roles in both hospital and revenue cycle operations. Balderson has led many performance improvement teams and has experience in change management and patient access ...read more
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    Friday, October 26, 2018
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    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Cynthia Sullivan RN, BSN has been named Joint Care Coordinator for Aspirus Riverview Joint Center in Wisconsin Rapids. She will succeed Kathleen Schultz RN, who retires in November.   Sullivan obtained her nursing degree from Bellin College of Nursing in Green Bay in 1992. She has many years of nursing experience, including adult medical nursing and pediatric nursing with an emphasis on ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
    This November, Aspirus Riverview’s Home Delivered Meals program celebrates 45 years of providing hot, nutritious meals to residents of the greater Wisconsin Rapids area.   On November 1, 1973, the first five meals were delivered in aluminum trays and transported in insulated coolers with a hot water bottle to keep them warm. Today, 65-75 recipients per weekday receive their meals in specially ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Aspirus Riverview Gift Shop invites everyone to its Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and Friday, November 16, from 9 am to 3:30 pm. The sale will feature 10% off all Christmas items.  Aspirus Riverview Gift Shop is staffed by volunteers. Proceeds go to Aspirus Riverview Foundation to benefit the patients of Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics as well as the ...read more
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    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    The holidays are a special time for remembering, and a time to celebrate the lives of people we love – people who are living, as well as those who have passed away. Aspirus Riverview invites everyone to celebrate the lives of those special to them by participating in Lites of Love. The Lites of Love trees are located outside Aspirus Riverview Hospital along the Riverview Expressway and remain ...read more
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