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U.S. child nicotine poisonings hit all-time high

September 19, 2023

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, child nicotine poisoning rose by 32% between April 2022 and March of this year.
Gundersen, VARC announce childcare partnership to meet community need

September 18, 2023

The Gundersen Region of Bellin and Gundersen Health System and VARC, Inc. are launching a partnership to help improve childcare access in our community and invest in kids and families.
Gundersen blazes trail with solar parking lot canopy

September 14, 2023

A busy parking ramp at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse is now helping to power the hospital – and make Gundersen one of the largest private owners of solar
Fentanyl becoming a leading killer in Wisconsin

September 06, 2023

A recently released report from Forward Analytics found that fentanyl is the No. 1 killer of people aged 25-54 in Wisconsin.
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Acts of kindness: Gundersen Medical Foundation gifts cancer patients Radiant Wraps and head coverings

September 05, 2023

The Gundersen Medical Foundation gifts cancer patients with Radiant Wraps and head coverings to bestow a piece of comfort and joy amid the difficult feat of enduring cancer treatments.
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Claudia and Ellen's story: A life-saving friendship

August 31, 2023

Plagued by health problems, Claudia has had multiple hospitalizations over the past year, making her the perfect candidate for the Gundersen Health System Community Paramedic Program.
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Kati’s story: “Sepsis can happen to anyone”

August 31, 2023

Today, Kati has been seizure-free for the past six months, but not after a scary bout of sepsis nearly took the life of the new mother.
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The Hollnagels' story: Early recognition, early intervention

August 31, 2023

In January 2022, Teresa Hollnagel was asked to edit sepsis education materials. Little did she know, this project would play a key role in saving her husband’s life just two
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Erin’s story: A difficult way to learn about sepsis

August 28, 2023

Meet Erin, a registered nurse in Inpatient Behavior Health. While Erin has never had sepsis herself, her and her family’s lives have been heavily impacted by sepsis.
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Tiffany’s story: Sepsis took her leg, but not her adventurous spirit

August 28, 2023

Having been sick with sepsis multiple times as a child, Tiffany immediately recognized her chills and fever of 99.1 as a sign to get to the Emergency Room.
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Gundersen Boscobel honors nurse practitioner with DAISY Award

August 23, 2023

Michelle Peterson, APNP, won the 2023 DAISY Award, making her the first winner from Gundersen’s Fennimore Clinic. The DAISY Award honors exceptional nurses for their compassionate care.
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Tollefson honored with Rural Health Ambassador Award

August 22, 2023

The Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (RWHC) awarded its 2023 Rural Health Ambassador Award to Natalie Tollefson, manager of business operations and foundation director at Gundersen Boscobel.
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Gundersen coworkers form ‘mammo’ pact for annual breast cancer screening

August 21, 2023

Two Gundersen surgery employees formed a pact to get their annual mammograms together, and they hope to encourage other women to do the same.
Gundersen Palmer Hospice renews its Level 5 partnership in the ‘We Honor Veterans’ program

August 15, 2023

Gundersen Palmer Hospice of West Union and Oelwein is proud to announce that it has renewed its Level 5 partnership with “We Honor Veterans."
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How this Hammer is building a legacy in Hillsboro 

August 11, 2023

Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital facilities director follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, who held the same position for more than 30 years at previous hospital.
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Running assessments help pinpoint problem areas

August 11, 2023

Running assessment can give high school athletes a look into what's causing pain or hindering performance on the field.
Cooking class offers new ways to use everyday foods

August 08, 2023

Cooking with Kathy is a monthly class at Gundersen Boscobel Hospital that aims to show people news ways of using new foods they receive each month through Second Harvest’s Hunger
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Gundersen Emergency Services department earns 2023 Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award

August 04, 2023

Gundersen Health System’s Emergency Department has been selected as a recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association’s 2023 Lantern Award.
Relationships top new VP of Finance & Accounting’s to-do list

July 31, 2023

Trust and great customer service are things Michelle Micka has prioritized during her more than 25 years of finance experience.
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