Beaver Dam, WI – EM
In 1972, two Beaver Dam hospitals—Lutheran Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital—consolidated to form non-denominational Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. Over the years, Beaver Dam Community Hospital underwent several expansions to meet the growing need for improved facilities and expanded healthcare services. In 2003, the decision to build a new replacement hospital was announced. The new Beaver Dam Community Hospital opened for service on February 11, 2006. The 60-bed acute care hospital combines advanced medicine and technology with a state-of-the-art facility.
Infinity HealthCare has been a partner with Beaver Dam Community Hospital for providing Emergency Medicine staffing and management services since July of 2007 and Anesthesia services since 2009.
The Emergency Department is a Level III Trauma Center with a fully accredited pre-hospital paramedic program. The board certified, residency trained Emergency Medicine physicians and physician assistants treat 16,000 ED patients and 11,000 Urgent Care patients per year. The 18 room department houses state-of-the-art medical equipment and sophisticated cardiac monitoring systems to provide prompt evaluation and treatment.
The Anesthesia Department is a dynamic team of board certified anesthesiologist and certified registered nurse anesthetists from top training programs around the country. Utilizing ASA and OCOG clinical practice guidelines and recommendations as well as adherence to JAHCO/CMS measures and guidelines, this department offers top quality peri-operative care as well as general and regional anesthesia.
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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin is located on Beaver Dam Lake, in the heart of central Wisconsin. Only 66 miles northwest of Milwaukee, this thriving city of more than 15,000 is nestled among three nearby major metropolitan areas and century old farms in outlying Dodge County. Beaver Dam has a variety of natural elements that encompass this rich city, such as a 6,000 acre lake, beautiful parks, and wildlife. There is a wonderful array of restaurants, shops, arts and entertainment, museums, galleries, and theatres. Recreational opportunities include the Beaver Dam Family Center & Ice Arena, the Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre and Charter Raceway. Beaver Dam is only one hour east from Wisconsin Dells, consistently one of the Midwest’s most popular family recreational destinations. Beaver Dam has a progressive school system, with public and private schools, and one college, Moraine Park Technical College. Beaver Dam is adjacent to U.S. Highway 151, which provides direct access to Madison to the southwest and to Fond du Lac to the northeast. Its close proximity to the largest cities in Wisconsin makes it convenient to travel to an international airport, the most popular urban attractions, and professional sporting events. With a thriving environment, in manufacturing, service and the retail marketplace, and a warm small town atmosphere, Beaver Dam is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family.