Yearly Archives: 2016

Ugly sweater contest generates smiles and laughs

Lake Winona Manor residents and Winona Health staff found plenty to smile about at the Ugly Sweater Contest held Friday, December 16. More than a dozen people donned a festive sweater in hopes of getting the biggest laugh and the most votes for Ugliest Sweater. “The residents loved it!” said Jennifer Schultz, Therapeutic Recreation supervisor [...]

Ugly sweater contest generates smiles and laughs

Welcome Meagan Scheuing, CNP, to Internal Medicine!

Meagan Scheuing, CNP Meagan Scheuing, a certified nurse practitioner, joined the Winona Health staff and now sees patients in the Internal Medicine department. Scheuing (pronounced Shoe-ing) said she chose Winona Health because, “I’m fairly new to the area, and when I was interviewing, from my first contact, everyone at Winona Health was so [...]

Welcome Meagan Scheuing, CNP, to Internal Medicine!

Care Coordination designed to improve health and wellbeing

Jenna Van Beek, Betty Crawford and Katie Semling are registered nurses providing Care Coordination at Winona Health. Winona Health recently developed Care Coordination services to further its mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. Care Coordination is available to all community members who have health needs or who are living [...]

Care Coordination designed to improve health and wellbeing

Winona Health increasing access to psychiatry services

A telepsychiatry visit is just like an office visit except it is conducted through secure video communication technology. This month, Winona Health will begin offering telepsychiatry services to expand access to mental health expertise. “Telepsychiatry is behavioral health care delivered through a video system in a secure, private place,” explained John Rislove, director [...]

Winona Health increasing access to psychiatry services

Free Telecare service provides peace of mind for those who live on their own

Every day, Winona Health Volunteers provide peace of mind to individuals who live alone and their families through its free Telecare service. Telecare volunteers make daily phone calls, including weekends and holidays, to Telecare clients. The phone call is a way for individuals who live alone to stay connected on a daily basis and know [...]

Free Telecare service provides peace of mind for those who live on their own

Winona Health president/CEO to chair American Hospital Association Section for Small or Rural Hospitals

Rachelle Schultz After being selected to serve as  chair-elect in 2016, Rachelle Schultz, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Winona Health, will begin serving as chair of the governing council for the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Section for Small or Rural Hospitals in 2017. “Rural healthcare is the backbone of our country’s [...]

Winona Health president/CEO to chair American Hospital Association Section for Small or Rural Hospitals

No-Shave November fundraiser highlights men’s health – and generosity

Greg Towner, Winona Health Facilities director, Betsy Midthun, VP of Community Engagement, and Tony Albrecht, Winona Health’s first Mr. Movember, with the traveling trophy, which Albrecht has the honor of displaying until next year’s event. Winona Health celebrated men's health 2016 with No-Shave November, also known as Movember. No-shave November participants retired their [...]

No-Shave November fundraiser highlights men’s health – and generosity

Fantasy of Trees award winners

"Here Today Gone To Maui" The Winona Health Volunteers held its 16th annual Fantasy of Trees at Winona Health, November 7 through 18 on the clinic first and second floors, 859 Mankato Avenue, Winona. Generous individuals, businesses, organizations contributed 63 trees in all shapes and sizes. Each tree had a theme and was [...]

Fantasy of Trees award winners

Jennifer Forsyth, DO, focusing on adult and geriatric care

Jennifer Forsyth, DO Jennifer Forsyth, DO, who joined Winona Health’s Family Medicine team in 2015, is shifting her practice to focus on geriatric care. She is accepting new patients ages 60 and older, while also continuing to care for adults who have already established care with her. In addition to being a board-certified [...]

Jennifer Forsyth, DO, focusing on adult and geriatric care

Laura Dubis, PA-C, joins Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine team

After caring for patients as part of Winona Health’s Hospitalist team since 2013, Laura Dubis, a certified physician assistant (PA-C), is joining the staff in Winona Health’s Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine department. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to help kids develop healthy habits that start at a young age and that will eventually influence [...]

Laura Dubis, PA-C, joins Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine team