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Love + Medicine

Love + Medicine

It's what we do

At Gundersen, we don't just care for you when you're hurt or sick, we also work hard to keep you as healthy as possible. We're passionate about supporting our area communities and the environment. And we pay attention to the little things that matter most in your life, trying to make your experience with us just a little bit better. For us it all adds up to Love + Medicine. 

How we deliver Love + Medicine


Ariana's story

Nurse and technician provide creative hair care treatment for patient

He came to the Gundersen Health System La Crosse Hospital in late June after suffering a heart attack at home. During the emergency, he struck his head and suffered a deep laceration on the back of his scalp. Our ER team acted quickly and turned a laceration into a creative hair treatment.

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From patient to painter

From patient to painter

Anxiety left Amy Schneider a recluse slipping toward depression until she experimented with painting. For Amy, painting relieved the symptoms of anxiety and built her confidence – progress she shared with Jessica Thompson, NP, Gundersen St. Joseph's Elroy Clinic.

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Staff helps patient deliver wedding anniversary promise to wife

Medical assistant steps in to help mother in need

Patient Jessica Hendrickson received the care she needed from Gundersen and it wasn't delivered in an exam room. 

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