Ascension Wisconsin Archives

Milwaukee County Sheriff ’s office and Milwaukee County Parks hosted their first ‘Parks and Public Safety Days’

August 1, 2019

On July 20 and July 27, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and the Milwaukee County Parks hosted the first Parks and Public Safety Days. The first event was held at Kosciuszko Park and the second was held at Washington Park. The Parks and Public Safety Days were free events and open to the entire… [Read More]

Meet Ascension St. Joseph’s Hospital Registered Nurse Twyla James

June 13, 2019

By Twyla James My name is Twyla James, MSN, RN, CNS and I have been working at Ascension St. Joseph’s Hospital for 32 years. My career allows me to provide for my family, while also giving back and treating people who may not return to the comfort of their own home. Attending Alverno College of… [Read More]

Alverno College, Ascension Wisconsin announce letter of intent for strategic alliance

June 6, 2019

Institutions seek to develop mission-driven workforce, deliver personalized care to all Alverno College and Ascension Wisconsin have signed a letter of intent to establish a strategic alliance to improve the health of the state’s residents, Alverno President Dr. Andrea Lee and Bernie Sherry, Ministry Market Executive for Ascension Wisconsin, announced Tuesday, May 28, 2019. This… [Read More]

Ascension Wisconsin identifies its top health priorities in Milwaukee

May 30, 2019

Over the last year, Ascension Wisconsin has been listening to local stakeholders through interviews with patients, individuals, community organizations, a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and community conversations. During this process, Ascension Wisconsin conducted: • 161 community interviews • 27 community stakeholder meetings • 7 community conversations with elected officials and residents Ascension Wisconsin held… [Read More]

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]