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St. Luke’s opens fitness center in Proctor

St. Luke’s today announced the opening of the St. Luke’s Proctor Fitness Center, located in Proctor High School. St. Luke’s Proctor Fitness Center is open to both students and community members. The Center aims to foster health and wellness in the Proctor area. Personal training is also available to individuals or small groups by appointment. The center is open during the following times: All Members: Monday – Friday, 5–8 a.m., 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 4:30–8:30 p.m.…

St. Luke’s offers flu shots at primary care clinics

From now through November, flu shots are available at St. Luke’s primary care clinics during regular clinic hours. To make it convenient to receive the vaccination, anyone may call to schedule an appointment during clinic hours or receive the flu shot during a previously scheduled appointment. Each year about 1 in 5 people will get the flu and more than 200,000 hospitalizations result from flu-related complications. With the influenza virus circulating at a higher rate…

St. Luke’s receives hip and knee replacement certification

St. Luke’s has been recognized as a DNV GL Healthcare certified Hip & Knee Replacement Center. “This certification tells our community that we have the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for hip and knee replacement,” Dr. David Fogarty, with St. Luke’s Orthopedics & Sports Medicine said. “It’s a combination of the right equipment, personnel and training to exhibit excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of hip and knee replacement and…

St. Luke’s teams up with LSC to provide athletic training services

St. Luke’s today announced a new sports partnership with Lake Superior College. St. Luke’s Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is now providing athletic training services for Lake Superior College’s IceHawks men’s and women’s soccer this fall, and for men’s and women’s basketball during the winter. “Partnering with Lake Superior College is exciting for us,” St. Luke’s Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic Manager Aaron Bresnahan said. “Our athletic trainers really enjoy helping athletes stay in the games…

St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center achieves re-verification as a Level II Trauma Center

St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center has been re-verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center’s commitment to providing optimal care for injured patients. “We are very proud of earning this recognition once again,” St. Luke’s Chief of Trauma Dr. Michael Stellmaker (left) said. “This distinction is a reflection of the hard work and dedication our team…

Heath Notebook: St. Luke’s hires new director of materials management

St. Luke’s is pleased to announce that Mark Thoe (right) has been named Director of Materials Management. Thoe received a Bachelor of Science in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has nearly 30 years of supply chain experience in both health care and manufacturing. Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Thoe worked for Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minn. As Director of Materials Management he will be managing the operations for all of St.…