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Gundersen Health System and Bellin Health Merger
Gundersen, Bellin anticipate merger closing Nov. 30, start of operations Dec. 1.

November 17, 2022

Gundersen Health System and Bellin Health have announced they plan to begin combined operations on Dec. 1.
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From EMT to MD: Gundersen doctors aim to inspire healthcare careers

November 16, 2022

Two of Gundersen’s Emergency doctors took their first step into healthcare as emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Their career journey can inspire yours.
Gundersen, Crossing Rivers launch health record partnership

November 09, 2022

Gundersen Health System and Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien are partnering to implement Epic’s Community Connect+ program.
Flight medic Ben Shockey checks the back hatch prior to lift off from his base in Decorah on Oct. 3.
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GundersenAIR flight crew embraces office in the sky

November 09, 2022

No two days are the same for the flight crews of GundersenAIR, but for flight medic Ben Shockey and flight nurse Andy Carpenter, they wouldn't have it any other way.
Keep the community warm by donating to Gundersen's blanket drive

November 04, 2022

Gundersen’s Wrapping the Community in Warmth blanket drive runs Nov. 7 to Dec. 2.
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Supporting farmers in rural Wisconsin with conversations

October 26, 2022

The wellness team at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics sees the power of supportive conversations with farmers about mental health.
Gundersen sees surge in flu cases, experts encourage vaccination

October 25, 2022

The flu is here and our experts urge you to get your flu shot to reduce illness.
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Breaking down barriers by making the rounds

October 20, 2022

Gundersen Health System providers are visiting encampments in La Crosse to care for the unsheltered population.
‘Field of Dreams’ helps make project a reality at Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s

October 18, 2022

A field of crops near Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is moving the healthcare organization toward building a new health and wellness center.
Gundersen offering new COVID bivalent vaccine booster

October 14, 2022

For the Pfizer bivalent vaccine, anyone 12 years and older is eligible at least two months after the primary series or prior booster.
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MA-turned-financial counselor reassures cancer patients: ‘I, too, sat in your chair’

October 12, 2022

A breast cancer diagnosis changed one Gundersen employee’s career path. A medical assistant, Connie Schroeder, realized it was time to pursue her dream and help others on similar journeys.
Klas leaves legacy of caring for the underserved

October 06, 2022

Ask Paul Klas, MD, where he felt most in his element while practicing in Gundersen Health System’s Family Medicine Residency Program, and the answer might surprise you.
Gundersen offers COVID vaccine for everyone 6 months and older

September 23, 2022

COVID-19 vaccine is available during scheduled appointments at most Gundersen primary care locations and at the Gundersen Onalaska Clinic.
Gundersen donates $50,000 to new WAFER facility

September 22, 2022

As part of our mission, Gundersen donated $50,000 to WAFER Food Pantry to improve access to healthy foods for our neighbors.
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Gundersen among best in nation for patient experience

September 21, 2022

Healthgrades® honored Gundersen’s La Crosse Hospital as a recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the 15th consecutive year.
Gundersen vaccine champion highlighted in new national video

September 20, 2022

Through his vaccine advocacy work, Rajiv Naik, MD, Gundersen Pediatrics, is featured by the American Academy of Pediatrics, to help spread the word about the importance of the HPV vaccine.
'Parties,’ positivity and pride: Gundersen grows with son, father

September 20, 2022

Larry Tichenor knows physicians see many people, but when they’re at our hospital, staff caring for the father-son team have made them feel like they’re the only patients there.
How a small break room created a lasting friendship

September 16, 2022

Gundersen's Adam Bryhn, 40, and Elaine Stelloh, 80, had only a small break room in common—until they began talking. Today, "he’s my very best friend,” Stelloh said.
Think pink: Support survivors and research through Steppin’ Out in Pink

September 15, 2022

Poor weather canceled this year's Steppin' Out in Pink. Let's make sure survivors feel our support through your generous contributions.
A portrait of Benjamin Jarman, MD
Jarman named vice president of Gundersen Medical Education

August 15, 2022

Benjamin Jarman, MD, has been named the next vice president/Designated Institutional Official (DIO) of Medical Education at Gundersen Health System.
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