Ascension Wisconsin Archives

Ascension St. Joseph continues work to improve health equity

April 18, 2019

New services and programs continue to be added at Ascension St. Joseph while Ascension Wisconsin continues to formulate a plan to improve the health of residents in the Sherman Park and West Burleigh Street neighborhoods. Over the last eight months, Ascension Wisconsin has been listening to local stakeholders through patient interviews, community conversations, a Community… [Read More]

City of Milwaukee Health Department partners with Ascension St. Joseph to open Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) office

April 11, 2019

On Monday, April 8, 2019, Ascension Health in partnership with the City of Milwaukee Heath Department, hosted a grand opening of a new Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) office at Ascension St. Joseph to help give more women and children access to the nutrition they need. WIC offers nutritious foods, nutrition education, including breastfeeding promotion… [Read More]

Ascension Healthcare hosts Community Conversations in Milwaukee

January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, January 8 and Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Ascension Healthcare hosted four Community Conversations in Milwaukee. The sessions were held within two days, with each day hosting two sessions. The sessions on Jan. 8 were held at St. Joseph’s, located at 5000 W. Chambers St., and the other two were held on Jan. 9… [Read More]

Access to care a responsibility of us all

December 6, 2018

Op-Ed submitted by: Reggie Newson Chief Advocacy Officer, Ascension Wisconsin Enrollment in HealthCare.gov, the website showcasing Wisconsin’s health insurance exchanges, is down this year when compared to last year. As of November 24, there were 62,150 individuals who had selected plans, compared to 78,269 at this time last year. Wisconsinites who do not have health… [Read More]

Ascension St. Joseph Campus – community engagement making positive progress

August 23, 2018

Ascension Wisconsin hosted a meeting on August 6, 2018 to discuss the future of Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – St. Joseph Campus with neighborhood and community members, faith leaders, representatives from various community health and social services agencies, elected officials and potential partners. The meeting is part of a process Ascension Wisconsin has developed to… [Read More]