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 […]

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 […]

HFM Lakefront Campus in Two Rivers opens.

Holy Family Memorial celebrated the opening of the new HFM Lakefront Campus, located at 800 Lakefront Way in Two Rivers, with a ribbon cutting and open house celebration on October 14. Community members had an opportunity to tour the new campus and meet staff. “We are excited to open this state-of-the-art campus in Two Rivers,” […]

HFM Announces Inspired Caring Award winners for Quarter 2, 2017.

Holy Family Memorial recognizes executive assistant Nancy Schema, Administration and volunteer Kathy Krupski as winners of the second quarter for the HFM Inspired Caring Award. Nancy’s nominator wrote, “Nancy has significantly and selflessly gone above and beyond to provide coverage, continuity, and seamless service and support during a period of significant transition in administrative support […]

HFM Pharmacy moves to new location.

HFM Pharmacy is excited to announce it has moved to a beautiful new location at the HFM Harbor Town Campus, 1650 S. 41st Street in Manitowoc. Customers will find the pharmacy on the northeast end of the building. The pharmacy staff will continue to offer the same services at their new location with new expanded […]

HFM welcomes pediatrician Andrew Rimmer, MD.

Holy Family Memorial is pleased to welcome pediatrician Andrew Rimmer, MD to HFM Pediatrics. Dr. Rimmer sees patients from newborn to 18 years old, and enjoys developing long-term relationships with children and families in all aspects of general pediatric care. “My family and I are excited to move to the Manitowoc area,” said Dr. Rimmer. […]

Physician Assistant joins HFM Transcend Clinic

Physician Assistant Derek Harmelink has joined HFM Transcend at its new occupational health clinic in Sheboygan. Harmelink will work with local employers providing occupational health and drug screen services to manage employee wellness and workplace injuries. Harmelink is located at the Transcend Occupational Health clinic located in the Taylor Professional Building at 1414 N. Taylor […]

Holy Family Memorial among nation’s top performing hospitals For treatment of heart attack patients

For the third consecutive year, Holy Family Memorial has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017. Holy Family Memorial is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor as one nation’s best for treating heart attacks The award recognizes Holy Family Memorial’s commitment and success […]

HFM to Host 2017 Sip, Savor and Support Benefit Gala

Join Holy Family Memorial on Saturday, September 23 for the third annual Sip, Savor and Support Benefit Gala. You’re invited to sip, savor and support among the finest music, food and drinks—all to support HFM in their mission of “helping individuals and our communities achieve healthier lives.” The event will be held at the Franciscan […]

HFM Chief Financial Officer Named to “CFOs to Know” List in 2017

Brett Norell, vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Holy Family Memorial, was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Hospital and Health System’s CFO’s to Know” list. The list features financial leaders from for-profit and nonprofit hospitals and health systems who have helped their organizations navigate healthcare’s financial challenges. Norell has worked in […]

HFM Welcomes New Providers at HFM Walk-In Care

Nurse practitioners Cheryl Lustig and Doreen Kruase have joined the team of providers at HFM Walk-In Care located at the HFM Harbor Town Campus. As part of this expert team of caregivers, Cheryl and Doreen will offer prompt, personal treatment for a variety of non-life threatening ailments and injuries. Cheryl has over 30 years of […]

New Physiatrist Joins HFM Lakeshore Orthopaedics

Helping patients get back to an independent lifestyle is the biggest reward for Emily Graf, DO, a physiatrist who joined HFM Lakeshore Orthopaedics in August. Dr. Graf provides non-surgical orthopaedic care, including non-surgical spine, musculoskeletal medicine and functional medicine to treat a wide-variety of conditions, including sports injuries, spinal disorders, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome and […]

HFM Welcomes Two New Behavioral Health Providers

Clinical therapists Rachel Fruin and Bonnie Halper are the newest members of the clinical team at HFM Behavioral Health. Both Rachel and Bonnie provide therapy for a wide variety of issues including drug and alcohol dependency, depression, anxiety, grief, trauma and more. Rachel has been in the mental health field for four years, and enjoys […]