Upland Hills Health is Among the Top 100
Critical Access Hospitals in the Nation!

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The results of a study released this week indicate that Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville, was named to the Top 100 list of critical access hospitals across the country.  In fact, Wisconsin has more rural hospitals in the Top 100 than any other state.  Out of 1,331 critical access hospitals across the country, 13 hospitals from Wisconsin were placed on the list. 

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Upland Hills Health Award Winners Honored

 

Dr. Brenton Jenkins

Three staff members were recently honored at the Upland Hills Health Awards Banquet for their contributions to Upland Hills Health and the wellness of patients and the community.

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Phyllis Fritsch Recieves Governor Dodge Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Brenton Jenkins

Phyllis Fritsch, daughter of Burral and Freda Jones, and President and CEO of Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville WI was chosen to receive the Governor Dodge Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dodgeville Area Chamber Annual Awards Dinner, Thursday evening.

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Mester Memorial Ride Benefits
Four Area Service Organizations

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The Mester Memorial Ride has raised over $30,000 through the six years it has been held. Each year the money is donated to local community service organizations, and this year the recipients are Upland Hills Hospice, Mineral Point Fire Department, Mineral Point Rescue and the Mineral Point D.A.R.E. program, supporting public and staff education and new equipment. 

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What are the odds?

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Last week three babies were born at Upland Hills Health, on three consecutive days, each exactly the same weight. Weighing in at 6 pounds, 12 ounces are (photo left to right) Hadley Marie Syse, daughter of Danielle and Kendall Syse; Carson Shane Mitchell, son of Krystle Blabaum and Cody Mitchell; and Beau Brandtley Hansen, son of Lauren and Grant Hansen.

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First Baby of 2013 at Upland Hills Health

FoodPantry

As many were still celebrating the arrival of the new year, Dr. Vanessa Berg delivered a New Year Baby to Ted and Heather Strang of Arena. The baby boy arrived less than 2 hours past midnight on January 1, 2013 at Upland Hills Health. 

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Upland Hills Health Campaign Against Hunger
will Feed 344 Iowa County Families

FoodPantry

The UHH Campaign Against Hunger collected  30,275 pounds of food for the Iowa County Food Pantry. This donation, valued at over $5,449 is enough to feed 344 families for 10 days. The committee that launched the campaign; Laura Knutson, Jaime Austin, Francine Rask and Tammy Rule, were thrilled to exceed the donation made by Upland Hills Health last year.

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The Latest Cancer Treatments Aren’t Always Prescribed by Doctors

Look Good... Feel Better

A FREE program that teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment, to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

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Medicare Benefit Explanation

Seminar Series

Seminar: September 19, 2012; Will you soon be eligible for Medicare because you are turning 65? Are you currently receiving Social Security Disability and are now eligible for Medicare, or helping a parent or older person with their Medicare issues?.

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Heads Up! Are Your Athletes At Risk?!

Youth Athletics

Seminar: August 7, 2012; A new law became effective May 2012 on how youth athletics are to treat concussions. This seminar will educate parents and coaches on recognition and the latest guidelines and research involving these injuries.

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OB/GYN Services Expand at Upland Hills

Dr. Brenton Jenkins

Upland Hills Health is pleased to announce Dr. Brenton Jenkins, OB/GYN Specialist, is joining Dr. Barbara Hostetler, OB/GYN, in the Upland Hills Health Center. Dr. Jenkins will practice full-time, providing a full-spectrum of care and is especially interested in normal and high-risk obstetrics, gynecological surgeries, colposcopies, minimally invasive procedures and incontinence.

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10,000 Dialysis Treatments and Counting!

Dialysis Staff

The Dialysis Center staff are proud to announce that on June 18, the 10,000th dialysis treatment was administered since the incorporation of the center 4 years ago.

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Upland Hills Nurses Fun Run/Walk Scheduled for May 10th

Nurses Fun Run

First Lisa Faherty-Bilse Memorial Award to be Presented

The third annual Upland Hills Health Nurses Community Fun Run/Walk is scheduled for Thursday evening, May 10th. The event will again offer a Kids’ Run for those aged 5-12 and a 5K Walk or Run or 10K Run.

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Upland Hills Auxiliary fulfills $75,000 pledge, funds
“wishes” to multiple departments

Auxiliary Board members

Eleven years ago, the Upland Hills Auxiliary Board took on a very large effort to support the growth of healthcare in our area.  January marked a major milestone for the group, when the $75,000 pledge they embraced in June of 2000 saw fulfillment.

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United Fund and Green Bay Packers help
New Parents at Upland Hills Health

Packers - Babies

New parents at Upland Hills Health will get an extra perk in the near future—thanks to the Green Bay Packers and the United Fund of Iowa County.

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Train for a 5K or 10K Race with Upland Hills Health

Race Training

If your spring or summer plans include running a 5K or 10K race, train with Upland Hills Health!

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"Dames Getting Dirty" Ride Benefits Dialysis!

Dialysis Donation

“This is a way that one person can give back,” explained Pam Ziegler, the organizer of the yearly “Dames Getting Dirty” ATV ride out of Mineral Point to benefit diabetes-related causes.

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Congratulations Cardiac Rehab Holiday Challenge Winners!

Cardiac Rehab Holiday Challenge Winners

The Upland Hills Health Cardiac Rehab department presents a challenge to the patients in the program each holiday season and rewards their efforts to stay healthy through the season.  This year, those who participated were asked to track their intake of fruits and vegetables, as well as their minutes of exercise.

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Madison Emergency Physicians Support Life-Saving
Equipment at Upland Hills Health

Dash 4000 Monitor System

Patients brought into the Emergency Department at Upland Hills Health who are suspected of having heart problems can now be continuously monitored in every single room, thanks to support from Madison Emergency Physicians, the board-certified emergency doctor group that has staffed the ED at Upland Hills Health since 2007.

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Raffle Tickets on Sale now to Benefit Auxiliary’s
Crop for a Cause - Early Bird Pricing Ends Soon!

Crop for a Cause

The Upland Hills Auxiliary will host a spring scrapbooking and paper crafting event March 10th, from 8 am to 4:30 pm at Dodger Bowl Lanes in Dodgeville.

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Mester Memorial Ride Benefits Upland Hills Hospice

Mester Memorial Ride

The Annual Memorial Ride in Memory of Brian and Josh Mester has grown every year since it began in 2007.  Brian Mester passed away in 2007 after a courageous battle with cancer and Josh “Frog” Mester passed away from injuries received in an automobile accident in 2008.

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