DIVINE SAVIOR NEWS

Stroke Treatment: Time Matters

Divine Savior has made continued investments to insure the stroke response and treatment times for our patients are the best possible and their team is excited about the opportunity to offer TeleStroke, a.k.a bedside neurology consultation, in their emergency rooms.

DSH Medical Imaging Accredited in Multiple Modalities

Divine Savior Healthcare Medical Imaging has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in four different modalities: ultrasound, computed tomography CT, mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging MRI as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology ACR.

 

2017 Nurse Leader of the Year

The Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives WONE has selected Jan Bauman, Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer, Divine Savior Healthcare, for its 2017 Nurse Leader of the Year Award.  Each spring, the WONE honors a Wisconsin nurse leader who has made significant contributions to nursing and nursing leadership, to his/her place of employment and the community.

Divine Savior Healthcare Child Care Center has openings!

Looking for a child care center that cares about you and your child’s needs? Divine Savior Healthcare Child Care Center goes beyond the ordinary child care services and works with each family to ensure your child is learning, growing and having fun!

 

Divine Savior Healthcare Recognized for Efforts in Tissue Donation

Divine Savior Healthcare efforts to provide families with donation options and information have been recognized by the American Tissue Services Foundation ATSF.

Food for Thought

This past month we have been reminded to “put our best fork forward” in choosing healthy food and drink selections. It’s important to do this every month, and Dr. Amy Doherty and Sarah VanOrder, Employee Wellness Specialist encourage us to make nutritious decisions every day.

Never Too Young for Colon Cancer

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time that heavily promotes the importance of getting screened for colon cancer to those 50 years of age and older the recommended screening age. However, recent studies are finding that this month should also bring awareness of colon cancer to younger adults, as an increase in colon cancer diagnosis is coming at a younger age.

Quilts Provide Comfort for Patients and Families

On October 27th, the Calico Capers Quilt Guild made their generous donation of hand crafted quilts to the Comfort Care Bags program at Divine Savior Healthcare.  The Comfort Care Bags are distributed to patients and their families that are at the end-of-life and receiving comfort care.

Portage vs. Baraboo Food Fight Challenge turns out to be a slugfest, for a great cause!

In a recent food drive challenge between Baraboo and Portage High School Student Councils, students collected a staggering amount of food that was split between respective food banks. Although both student councils gained from this, the real winners are the area food banks, who have shared that need has never been higher.

 

Understanding Your Insurance Options

Understanding your health insurance options can be confusing. At Divine Savior Healthcare you can speak with Concierge Services or Prior Authorization Specialists to help ease the burden of understanding your healthcare coverage.

Time is Heart

When it comes to life saving measures, Divine Savior Healthcare Emergency Medical Services EMS and Emergency Room ER staff are setting gold standards. Partnering with UW Health, St. Mary’s, and UnityPoint Health – Meriter, the Divine Savior EMS and ER have become a trusted emergency response team for the surrounding communities.

Help for Arthritis Sufferers

At Divine Savior Healthcare we have a variety of resources and specialists available for those with arthritis looking to ease pain and increase mobility

Breastfeeding Support Makes a Difference

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and we’d like to take the opportunity to highlight the support and guidance offered at Divine Savior Healthcare for new and experienced mothers.

Back to School Staying Up-to-Date on Well Child Examinations and Immunizations

As we send our children back to school to learn and play together, let Divine Savior Healthcare help you prepare your family for a healthy school year.

Conserve Energy

Energy conservation means finding ways to distribute your energy to avoid tiring quickly, allowing you to continue doing the things you enjoy doing and keeping up with the everyday activities you need to do.

Experiencing a dull pain in the pit of your stomach

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, and gallbladder disease are two very common disorders. Knowing which one you have may be trickier than you think.

Im having pain Do I have a stress fracture

A stress fracture can be a runner’s worst nightmare, especially when it develops in the middle of training for a big race. Get insight from Divine Savior Healthcare Rehab on signs of a stress fracture and how to manage pain and symptoms.

Heart Disease Does Not Discriminate

Cardiovascular disease, better known as heart disease, has no one set type of symptoms or diagnosis. There are different forms of heart disease that can affect one’s life, at any age. Whether you are diagnosed with heart valve problems, arrhythmia, heart failure, heart attack, or stroke, these are all forms of heart disease and make up one of the nation’s leading causes of death.

Understanding Cataracts Today

June is Cataract Awareness Month and Dr. Robert Castrovinci assures we have come a long ways since cataract surgeries began. Today cataract surgery is an outpatient procedure and most patients can return to their usual activities within 24 hours.

How to care for athletic arms

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DSH Medical Imaging Accredited in Multiple Modalities

Divine Savior Healthcare Medical Imaging has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in four different modalities: ultrasound, computed tomography CT, mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging MRI as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology ACR.

 

Food for Thought

This past month we have been reminded to “put our best fork forward” in choosing healthy food and drink selections. It’s important to do this every month, and Dr. Amy Doherty and Sarah VanOrder, Employee Wellness Specialist encourage us to make nutritious decisions every day.

Divine Savior Healthcare Recognized for Efforts in Tissue Donation

Divine Savior Healthcare efforts to provide families with donation options and information have been recognized by the American Tissue Services Foundation ATSF.

Divine Savior Healthcare Recognized for Efforts in Tissue Donation

Divine Savior Healthcare efforts to provide families with donation options and information have been recognized by the American Tissue Services Foundation ATSF.

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  • Stroke Treatment: Time Matters

    Divine Savior has made continued investments to insure the stroke response and treatment times for our patients are the best possible and their team is excited about the opportunity to offer TeleStroke, a.k.a bedside neurology consultation, in their emergency rooms.

    Full Story
  • DSH Medical Imaging Accredited in Multiple Modalities

    Divine Savior Healthcare Medical Imaging has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in four different modalities: ultrasound, computed tomography CT, mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging MRI as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology ACR.

     

    Full Story
  • 2017 Nurse Leader of the Year

    The Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives WONE has selected Jan Bauman, Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer, Divine Savior Healthcare, for its 2017 Nurse Leader of the Year Award.  Each spring, the WONE honors a Wisconsin nurse leader who has made significant contributions to nursing and nursing leadership, to his/her place of employment and the community.

    Full Story
  • Divine Savior Healthcare Child Care Center has openings!

    Looking for a child care center that cares about you and your child’s needs? Divine Savior Healthcare Child Care Center goes beyond the ordinary child care services and works with each family to ensure your child is learning, growing and having fun!

     

    Full Story
  • Divine Savior Healthcare Recognized for Efforts in Tissue Donation

    Divine Savior Healthcare efforts to provide families with donation options and information have been recognized by the American Tissue Services Foundation ATSF.

    Full Story
  • Food for Thought

    This past month we have been reminded to “put our best fork forward” in choosing healthy food and drink selections. It’s important to do this every month, and Dr. Amy Doherty and Sarah VanOrder, Employee Wellness Specialist encourage us to make nutritious decisions every day.

    Full Story
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