Stories tagged: "Mayo Clinic Health System"

8 Wisconsin Hospitals Earn A’s, While 4 Receive D’s in New Safety Report 

How safe is your hospital? A new report graded 3,000 US Hospitals on how well they protect patients from medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections. Find out how Wisconsin's scored.

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Evers Puts $60M in COVID Relief Toward Workforce Development

A dozen projects across Wisconsin will get funding, from Eau Claire to Kenosha, under Evers’ plan for the money.

A healthcare worker assists a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care unit. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
COVID Is Spiking Again in Wisconsin—Just in Time for the Holidays

The situation mirror’s the state’s worst COVID spike on record, which happened last November.

Medical College of Wisconsin President and CEO Dr. John Raymond during a virtual Milwaukee Press Club luncheon Tuesday afternoon.
Wisconsin Records First Day of 100+ COVID Deaths, But There Are Positive Signs

The state sees some good trends in the past week, but Thanksgiving could be a make-or-break period.

Nurses staff the COVID-19 testing site at Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie. (Photo courtesy of Mayo Clinic Health System)
Mayo Nursing Administrators Are Being Asked to Work Nursing Shifts

Mayo’s five hospitals in the northwest region are at 100% of capacity, more than 300 nurses and medical staff quarantined.

Nurse supervisor DeAnna North dresses in protective clothing before treating patients at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire’s Intensive Care Unit. Hospitals around Wisconsin are reaching capacity. An experimental drug could help that scenario.(Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic Health System)
Another Single Day Record: 7,073 New COVID Cases, 66 Deaths, Hospitals Scrambling to Keep Up

A lack of available staff to treat more patients is stretching existing staff, hospital administrators said.

WI Hospitals Need Cash. So They're Restarting Elective Surgeries.
WI Hospitals Need Cash. So They’re Restarting Elective Surgeries.

Providers still cautious about preserving supplies of PPE, drugs needed for ventilators patients, in case of a local flare-up. But health and revenue concerns prompt return to more services.