Green Bay-Based Prevea Health Expands to Western Wisconsin, Offers Health Care Services in Chippewa Valley

Jul 01, 2015, 16:06 ET from Prevea Health

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevea Health is pleased to announce its high-quality health care services are now available in the Chippewa Valley as it works in partnership with two Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals - HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls.

Prevea Health, founded in Green Bay in 1996, has over 400 providers in more than 60 specialty areas practicing at more than 37 clinical locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin. With its growth into Western Wisconsin, Prevea Health now also cares for patients at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Office Building, 2509 County Highway I, on the campus of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital.

This began on July 1, 2015 when the following eight providers from HSHS Medical Group – Family Health Associates joined Prevea Health:  Kristie Gering, MD; Jill Hasenberg, DO; Laura Isaacson, DO; Paul Ippel, MD; Robert Lea, MD; Steven Steinmetz, MD; Donald Weinmeister Jr., MD; and Cynthia Eckes, APNP, FNP-BC.

The providers will continue to practice at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Office Building. They offer family medicine services and some specialize in sports medicine, obstetrics, behavioral care and gastroenterology services, such as colonoscopies. Appointments can be made by calling (715) 723-9138.

"Prevea Health is dedicated to improving the overall health of the communities we serve by providing excellent, quality care in clinic and hospital settings," said Dr. Ashok Rai, President and CEO of Prevea Health. "Our partnership with HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital paves the way for better-coordinated patient care in the Chippewa Valley through shared decision-making, a shared medical records system and excellent, consistent customer service."

"Prevea Health is ranked in the top ten percent nationally for patient satisfaction, physician and colleague engagement, as well as quality outcomes," said Julie Manas, President and CEO of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital. "We look forward to working with them in the future as we continue to improve the health of our community."

Prevea Health also partners with four HSHS hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls

For more information about Prevea Health in the Chippewa Valley, click here.

About Prevea Health
Prevea Health's mission is to care for people with passion, pride, and respect. Founded in 1996, Prevea Health partners with HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, to provide access to more than 200 physicians in more than 60 specialty areas. For more information, visit www.prevea.com.

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