Quality health care for retirement
Ellen Wiltgen overcomes hydrocephalus with health care coordinated through the Ossian Clinic.
Health care organizations often refer to ‘continuum of care’ as the concept of involving an integrated system of providers working together to guide patients over time. This is a good example of the continuum of care: from our work with Ellen at the Ossian Clinic and Ossian Senior Hospice, to the care she receives from specialists at WMC Decorah Clinic and the WMC emergency care she required after her first surgery – to ultimately the advanced neurological care through Mayo Clinic Rochester – there have been several people working together and committed to Ellen’s wellbeing. [...] Read More
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WMC Decorah Clinic welcomes new family medicine and OB physician
Winneshiek Medical Center and Mayo Clinic Health System are pleased to announce that Lisa Zittergruen, M.D., family medicine and OB physician has joined WMC Decorah Clinic. [...] Read More
WMC Scheduling and Registration staff donate locally
Each holiday season for the past seven years, WMC Scheduling and Registration staff have chosen to donate to local charities. [...] Read More
It’s a girl! Winneshiek Medical Center welcomes first baby of 2017
Welcome, Hadley Jewel Gronna. Hadley was the first baby born in the New Year at Winneshiek Medical Center. [...] Read More
Walk like a penguin to avoid wintertime slips and falls
Although a winter wonderland may be beautiful, we all know snow and ice can cause injury from slips and falls. Prevention is the best way to stop slips and falls during the winter in icy conditions. [...] Read More
Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation to send two local youth to diabetes camp
For the eighth year, the Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation is offering camperships for area youth between ages 8-17 to attend Camp Hertko Hollow, an Iowa camp for kids with diabetes. [...] Read More
WMC staff make the holidays brighter for local families
For the twenty-third year, Winneshiek Medical Center providers and staff have supported families seeking a brighter Christmas through the Giving Wreath program, coordinated with Northeast Iowa Community Action. This year, the medical center adopted five local families. [...] Read More
Germy gloves and scarves- oh my!
Advanced ultrasound equipment contributes to life-saving diagnosis of college student
While attending Luther College, Jake Doty was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Today, he is thankful to Mayo Clinic Health System specialists and the advanced technology at Winneshiek Medical Center for the quality care he received during his years in Decorah. [...] Read More
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