Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin has named Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield and Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital in Weston as Blue Distinction Centers.
Ministry Saint Joseph's achieved the honor in spine surgery, and knee and hip replacement, while Ministry Saint Clare's was honored for hip and knee replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care.
Both Ministry Saint Joseph's and Ministry Saint Clare's provide these recognized specialties as the result of collaborative programs with physician specialists from Marshfield Clinic.
This is the second
time both facilities have received the Blue Distinction honors in these specialties.
Kim Drautz has joined the senior management team of Stoney Creek Hospitality Corp. as executive vice president of Corporate Support Services.
Steven Noto has been promoted to executive vice president, chief financial officer, and will continue to expand his leadership role with the senior management
team while continuing to serve as president of Thompson Cos.
Stoney Creek Hospitality represents a collection of 13 hotels and conference centers in the Midwest. Properties are located in Galena, Peoria, Moline and Quincy, Ill.; Des Moines, Mason City, Sioux City and Waukon, Iowa; La Crosse and Rothschild; Columbia, St. Joseph and Independence, Mo.
? Mark R. Follett, Schofield, and Steven Zeinemann, Wausau, financial consultants with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, have qualified for the Sierra level conference by providing financial guidance and solutions to members of the organization in 2012. Follett and Zeinemann are with Thrivent Financial's South Wisconsin Regional Financial office, and serve Lutherans and their family members in Wausau and surrounding communities.
Follett, who has been named a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table for the 10th year of membership in 2012, also will be recognized for 20 years of service to Thrivent.
Thrivent is a faith-based, Fortune 500 financial services membership organization helping its nearly 2.5 million members to be wise with money. Thrivent Financial and its affiliates offer a broad range of financial products and services.
Thrivent Financial is represented locally by Follett, Zeinemann, John Byers, Jesse Cook, Kevin Auner and Steve Swanson, Schofield.