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2009-10-07 14:00:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "Brewery" and "healthcare" aren't two words that typically go together. But, in La Crosse, Wis., a major healthcare organization and the local brewer created a unique partnership that's saving money for patients, and protecting the community's natural resources. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/gundersen/40437/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/NY88881 ) On Oct. 7, Gundersen Lutheran...

2008-09-04 03:00:07

By Rindfleisch, Terry A local health literacy partnership has been formed to help patients better understand medical information from their health care providers. Gundersen Lutheran, Franciscan Skemp and the La Crosse Area Community Literacy Coalition have created the Great Rivers Partners for Health-E People, a pilot project in the La Crosse area. Ruth Holst, associate director of the Great Midwest Region for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, said the collaboration between...

2007-05-23 12:00:40

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. May 23--Dr. Kenneth Kolb Jr. looked out and cared for abused and neglected children. Kolb, who died Monday at the age of 49, was a Gundersen Lutheran pediatrician who was a passionate child advocate. "He really cared very, very deeply about children," said Dr. Ann Budzak, a Gundersen Lutheran pediatrician. "He believed they deserved to be safe, and we as adults should be advocates for them because they can't do it for themselves." Kolb was...

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