HFM Announces Inspired Caring Award winners.

Holy Family Memorial recognizes Patty O’Loughlin, Laboratory, and volunteer Joan Fessler as third quarter winners for the HFM Inspired Caring Award. “Patty demonstrates excellence by always being respectful of patient and staff, while using her phlebotomy skills to put the patient at ease when drawing blood,” wrote Patty’s nominator. “We have many patients who request […]

Registration now open for 2019 Lean on the Lakeshore Challenge.

Registration is now open for Lean on the Lakeshore, a community-wide weight loss challenge presented by Holy Family Memorial starting January 2. The 100-day challenge is back to encourage area residents achieve a healthier lifestyle and to get more people active in the community. “For many people, the start of a new year also comes […]

Local choirs to sing at Holy Family Memorial.

Holy Family Memorial is spreading holiday cheer in December to patients and staff with the help of local singing groups. The following groups will start their performance in the atrium at HFM Medical Center and then carol throughout the hospital: December 5 at 1 p.m., Roncalli Singers December 7 at 1:45 p.m., Wilson Jr. High […]

HFM Lakefront Campus welcomes nurse practitioner Amber Kornely

Nurse practitioner Amber Kornely is now seeing patients at Holy Family Memorial Primary Care located at HFM Lakefront Campus, 800 Lakefront Way, in Two Rivers. Kornely cares for patients of all ages and provides a full range of primary care services. The public is invited to meet Amber during a coffee social on Thursday, October […]

HFM Chamber Clinic Enrollment Information Sessions Announced

The open enrollment period for the Holy Family Memorial Chamber Clinic is now available for 2019. The HFM Chamber Clinic is an exclusive benefit available for members of both The Chamber of Manitowoc County and the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce, their employees, and employees’ family members. The convenient, one-stop urgent care center provides members […]

HFM Announces Inspired Caring Award winners.

Holy Family Memorial recognizes Deb Gillen, Education Department, and volunteers Mike and Mary Lee Brunet as second quarter winners for the HFM Inspired Caring Award. Gillen’s nominator wrote, “Deb is always seen living out HFM’s values, and puts in 110% to create an exceptional experience! She’s consistently positive with her interactions with others, and brings […]

HFM Heart & Vascular Center welcomes new nurse practitioner.

Holy Family Memorial Heart & Vascular Center is pleased to announce the addition of nurse practitioner Jenna M. Rathsack. She will provide care for patients with cardiovascular disease along with interventional cardiologists Michael Rosenberg, MD, Matthew Gentile, MD, and Vladimir Swerchowsky, MD. She will begin seeing patients September 12. Jenna says caring for others has […]

HFM named again as one of America’s greatest community hospitals

For the third year in a row, Becker’s Hospital Review has named Holy Family Memorial as one of America’s “100 Great Community Hospitals”. Hospitals featured on this list are recognized for their quality, patient satisfaction, and overall service excellence. Only two healthcare systems in northeastern Wisconsin made the list. “It’s an honor to be nationally […]

HFM Samaritan Day Golf Benefit a Great Success

On July 30, more than 100 golfers turned out for the annual Holy Family Memorial Samaritan Day Golf Benefit. Proceeds from the event support the HFM Samaritan Endowment Fund. This fund directly impact our communities and assists HFM in providing services to help individuals and families achieve healthier lives. Mark your calendars for the 24th […]

HFM receives NCDR ACTION Registry Award for cardiac care.

For the fourth straight year, Holy Family Memorial has received national recognition for its high-quality care of heart attack patients. HFM was one of only 203 hospitals in the country honored with the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award. This award is the highest level of the NCDR Action Registry […]

Holy Family Memorial announces 24th DAISY Award winner.

Holy Family Memorial named registered nurse Brenda Kocourek as the recipient of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The DAISY Award recognizes nurses who go above and beyond in providing excellent care to their patients every day. The award was presented to Kocourek, a core specialist in the Surgery Center at HFM Medical Center, during […]

2018 HFM Night of Excellence winners announced.

Holy Family Memorial announced the winners for the 14th Annual Night of Excellence on July 11. The annual awards banquet celebrated the accomplishments of Manitowoc County high school athletes, coaches, teams, and Special Olympics athletes. The winners are as follows: Team of the Year: Winner: Roncalli High School Boys Basketball Runner Up: Valders High School, […]

HFM announces 2018 scholarship recipients

Holy Family Memorial and its medical staff recently awarded scholarships, totaling more than $13,000 to seven area students who are attending or will attend an accredited educational institution and have declared a healthcare-related major. The HFM medical staff awarded the following students with the Holy Family Medical/Dental Endowment Scholarship. Each of the winners received $2,000. […]

HFM to host a widow’s workshop

Holy Family Memorial Hospice and a group of local widows will host a God’s Care for Widows Workshop on Saturday, August 11. The one-day program is designed for widowed women of any age or faith background and provides an opportunity to explore the emotional, social and spiritual aspects of their grief. The event will be […]

HFM announces Night of Excellence nominees.

Holy Family Memorial presents its 14th Annual Night of Excellence on Wednesday, July 11. The annual awards banquet celebrates the accomplishments of Manitowoc County high school athletes, coaches, teams and Special Olympics athletes. This year’s Night of Excellence nominees include the following: Team of the Year: Cross Country, Valders High School Boys Basketball, Roncalli High […]

Dr. Jeffrey Corrigan joins HFM Primary Care

HFM is pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Corrigan back to HFM Primary Care located at HFM Harbor Town Campus, 1650 S. 41st Street in Manitowoc. Dr. Corrigan is an accomplished primary care provider with nearly 20 years of family medicine experience, well respected for his consistent delivery of compassionate, high-quality care. Dr. Corrigan sees patients […]

HFM opens an EasyCare clinic in Sheboygan.

Holy Family Memorial (HFM) health network is expanding services in Sheboygan and will be opening a new EasyCare clinic at the Taylor Professional Building, 1414 North Taylor Drive, Suite 200 on June 11. EasyCare is a discounted, urgent care service which provides care for a variety of minor health conditions. A fee of only $55.00 […]

Holy Family Memorial announces DAISY Award winner.

Cassandra Pasternak, a registered nurse in the Medical/Surgical Unit at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses an HFM. The DAISY award recognizes nurses who go above and beyond in providing excellent care to their patients every day. Pasternak’s nominator wrote, “I had surgery last winter at HFM. […]

HFM celebrates National Nurses Week.

Holy Family Memorial celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6-12. City of Manitowoc Mayor Justin Nickels commemorated the week by signing a Mayoral Proclamation declaring May 6-12 as National Nurses Week to celebrate and recognize the women and men who strive to improve healthcare. A nurse’s cape from Holy Family Hospital School of Nursing was also […]

Free Hearing Aid Seminar Announced for Hearing Device That Makes Speech Understanding Easier on the Brain

FREE Educational Seminar Those attending will be able to schedule an upcoming appointment for a free hearing screening and a two-week trial of Oticon Opn™ hearing device. Seating is limited. Call (920) 320-4760 to reserve a seat. For millions of Americans with hearing loss, understanding speech in settings with multiple sound sources is very challenging […]

Holy Family Medical/Dental Endowment Scholarship now available.

The medical staff at Holy Family Memorial has five Medical/Dental Endowment Scholarship opportunities available for area high school or college students pursuing an advanced degree in the medical or dental field. The Holy Family Medical/Dental Endowment Scholarship offers a $2,000 award to five students. Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements for the scholarship: Manitowoc […]

HFM offers new procedure to treat acid reflux disease.

Matthew Campbell, MD of HFM General and Vascular Surgery is the first and only surgeon in Manitowoc County to offer LINX—a minimally invasive outpatient procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, otherwise known as GERD or acid reflux. “This new advancement revolutionizes the treatment of acid reflux disease,” says Dr. Campbell. “LINX is a minimally invasive […]

HFM Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at Holy Family Memorial. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of […]

HFM welcomes new pediatrician.

Holy Family Memorial is pleased to welcome Rebecca Schmitt, MD to its medical staff. Dr. Schmitt provides general pediatric care at HFM Pediatrics, located at 4303 Michigan Avenue, in Manitowoc. Dr. Schmitt was born and raised in Northeastern Wisconsin and is thrilled to be back in the area to start her pediatric practice. She earned […]

HFM earns 5-star CMS rating for overall hospital quality.

Holy Family Memorial has earned five stars—the highest ranking possible—from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Star Ratings for 2017. HFM in in the top nine percent of the 3,692 hospitals evaluated across the nation. Vicki Wetenkamp, the administrative director of clinical and service excellence at HFM, says the CMS Overall Hospital […]

HFM welcomes gastroenterologist, Dr. David Haller.

Holy Family Memorial is excited to announce the addition of gastroenterologist David Haller, MD. He is a board certified gastroenterologist with more than 15 years of gastroenterology experience, and will be working with Dr. Jeremy Anclam and nurse practitioner Jennifer Weier at HFM Gastroenterology, 2300 Western Avenue, in Manitowoc. Dr. Haller specializes in diagnosing disorders […]

HFM Pharmacy installs a medication disposal kiosk.

HFM Pharmacy has installed a MedSafe kiosk—a safe, secure drop box available for the general public free of charge to safely dispose extra or expired medications including controlled substances. The MedSafe kiosk is located inside the HFM Pharmacy, 1650 S. 41st Street, Manitowoc; and is available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and […]

HFM President & CEO named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “183 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know” list.

Holy Family Memorial President and CEO Mark Herzog was named to the 2017 Becker’s Hospital Review’s “183 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know” list. Herzog is the only CEO from northeastern Wisconsin to be featured on the list. There are nearly 4600 hospitals in the nation, and this recognition reflects the amazing achievements […]

Local choirs to sing at Holy Family Memorial.

Holy Family Memorial is spreading holiday cheer in December to patients and staff with the help of local singing groups. The following groups will start their performance in the atrium at HFM Medical Center and then carol throughout the hospital: December 6 at 11:30 a.m., Roncalli Singers December 12 at 3:45 p.m., Washington Carolers December […]

Holy Family Memorial Installs Bacteria Fighting Operating Room Light Fixtures

MANITOWOC and KENOSHA, Wis. (November 28, 2017) – Holy Family Memorial Medical Center is the first hospital in Wisconsin to use Indigo-Clean™ continuous environmental disinfecting operating room (OR) light fixtures to help reduce the risk of surgical site infections. In March 2017, Holy Family Memorial installed the Indigo-Clean operating room lights, boosting Holy Family Memorial’s […]

Tom Conrad honored with DAISY Award

Holy Family Memorial employee Tom Conrad, a registered nurse in the Critical Care Unit at HFM Medical Center, was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The Daisy award recognizes nurses who go above and beyond in providing excellent care to their patients every day. Patients, family members of patients, or colleagues can nominate […]

HFM welcomes new family medicine physician.

Holy Family Memorial is pleased to welcome Tricia Lorenz, DO, a board certified family medicine physician to the primary care staff at HFM Lakefront Campus located at 800 Lakefront Way in Two Rivers. Dr. Lorenz has extensive experience in family medicine. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Lorenz cares for patients of all ages for […]