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Wilderness Health is a collaborative of independent providers working together to improve health care in Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin.

There is value in keeping health care local. Creating sustainable health care models that aim to low costs and increase quality of care helps us keep health care in our communities. Through smart strategies, such as shared services and accountable care organizations (ACOs), Wilderness Health will lead the transformation for rural health care systems.

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“We’re stronger for our patients by working together.”

Al Vogt, Retired CEO & Founding Member | Cook Hospital, Cook, MN

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Developing Healthcare Leadership Wilderness Health Offers Roundtables around Compassionate Financial Stewardship

Developing Healthcare Leadership Wilderness Health Offers Roundtables around Compassionate Financial Stewardship

May 15, 2024

Several finance and leadership roundtables held across the Northland are bringing best practices to rural hospitals. Nationally recognized speakers like Donna Littlepage, Rachel Everhart, Amy Graham, and Joe Schindler presented to hospital leaders. The events brought leaders from Duluth-area hospital St. Luke’s, now a part of Aspirus Health, and rural hospitals like North Shore Health in Grand Marais and Ely- Bloomenson Community Hospital in Ely, together. Recent events were held at Lake View Hospital, now a part of Aspirus Health, in Two Harbors, MN, with options for leaders around the region to join by Zoom.  Read More 

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