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Hayward Memorial Hospital & Water's Edge News

January 16, 2020

HAMH Seeks Local Photography

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Water’s Edge are currently in the midst of a large remodel and expansion project. We are anticipating an ongoing need for photography to be used in spaces including, but not limited to; Specialty Services of HAMH (Orthopedics, Sports Medicine & Urology), Rehabilitation Services, Infusion and Chemotherapy. We are asking local […]


January 8, 2020

Blood Drive Scheduled for January 28th

On Tuesday, January 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital will host a Memorial Blood Centers’ blood drive at the hospital, 11040 N. State Rd. 77, Hayward. Memorial Blood Centers is the sole blood supplier for the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and the northland. You can make a positive impact […]


January 2, 2020

HAMH Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Brian Donahue

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital would like to introduce Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Brian Donahue. Brian Donahue, MD attended the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan and completed his residencies at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York and Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Donahue is a Board […]


December 30, 2019

Raise Your Antibiotic Awareness

What are bacteria & viruses? Bacteria are small single–celled living organisms that can be found everywhere.  They can be found inside and outside of our body, however they are normally not found in the blood or spinal fluid. Many bacteria are not harmful and are beneficial (ex. stomach bacteria). However, they can trigger a wide […]


November 21, 2019

HAMH Recognized with 2019 Performance Leadership Award in Outcomes & Patient Perspective

November 21, 2019 – As part of National Rural Health Day, Hayward Area Memorial Hospital today announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Outcomes and Patient Perspective. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength […]


November 12, 2019

2020 Healthcare Career Explorer Program

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Water’s Edge Care Center is once again holding the Healthcare Career Explorer program to offer a learning opportunity for our community. The program will give insight on the wide range of careers that exist in the healthcare fields. Participants will receive a variety of information and hands-on experiences in healthcare […]


October 24, 2019

Northwest Wisconsin CEP to Provide Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance at HAMH

Enrolling in Marketplace Health Insurance or Badger Care has never been easier! With Open Enrollment for 2020 beginning on November 1st and ending on December 15th, Northwest Wisconsin CEP in partnership with Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and other area providers will be providing licensed Navigator enrollment services to the area free of charge! Navigators will […]


Purple Tube Project Helps Those Living with Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

On November 13, 2019, several local agencies will be kicking off the Purple Tube Project of Sawyer County. The kick-off held at the Senior Resource Center located at 15856 E 5th Street, Hayward, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The Purple Tube Project originated in Rock County, Wisconsin, and was implemented to provide first responders […]


October 17, 2019

What’s New at Water’s Edge?

Senior Fitness at the Edge When we began planning our addition to Water’s Edge, we knew that we wanted to create a place that promoted physical wellness. Within Water’s Edge we now have a beautiful fitness center where staff and tenants can come to workout in a place that is convenient to them. The fitness […]


October 15, 2019

Blood Drive Scheduled for November 4th

On Monday, November 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital will host a Memorial Blood Centers’ blood drive at the hospital, 11040 N. State Rd. 77, Hayward. Memorial Blood Centers is the sole blood supplier for the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and the northland. You can make a positive impact […]


August 8, 2019

Community Picnic

This year Hayward Area Memorial Hospital & Water’s Edge will host their Community Picnic on Saturday, September 7th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on their campus. “Last year we hosted a picnic in honor of the hospital’s 65th Anniversary. Over 500 people joined us in the celebration,” says Cherie Morgan, Marketing & Communications Director. […]


July 15, 2019

Hayward Hospital & Water’s Edge Honors Volunteers

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Water’s Edge recently hosted their annual Volunteer Education & Appreciation Day. There are 110 volunteers in the program and Volunteer Day is the one day each year that the volunteers come together to be recognized for their service, participate in annual education and enjoy fun and camaraderie with their fellow […]


June 20, 2019

Dr. Paul Tonkin Joins Hayward Area Memorial Hospital

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital is expanding its specialty services to include Urology, which will be led by Paul Tonkin, MD. Dr. Tonkin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Tonkin completed his surgical training […]


April 24, 2019

Telestroke Treatment Coming to HAMH

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital is launching a telemedicine stroke program with Allina Health to improve stroke care in our community. The program will begin on Friday, April 26, 2019, and will allow HAMH staff to connect with a stroke neurologist utilizing advanced videoconferencing technology. These special units feature a computer monitor and remote-controlled camera, which […]


April 15, 2019

Take a Bite Off Chronic Pain

The Rehabilitation Department at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital has partnered with providers from Essentia Health and NorthLakes Clinic to create a program designed to help patients suffering from chronic pain. Research has found that a multidisciplinary approach to treating chronic pain is most successful. Registered Dietitian, Kerrie Gamboni is a member of the Chronic Pain […]


April 9, 2019

HAMH Expands Pediatric Rehabilitation Services

Martha Cowan is an Occupational Therapist specializing in pediatric care. Martha has focused her entire 40 year career on pediatric care and is committed to improving the lives of infants and children. Martha earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. Throughout her career she has worked with children of all ages and […]


February 6, 2019

Now Offering Office Ergonomic Assessments

Our Rehab Services team is now offering Office Ergonomic Assessments. This is an exciting new service we are offering through our new Industrial Rehab Program to help prevent worker injury. An ergonomic assessment is completed to improve the relationship between the worker, the work, and the workspace. This assessment results in feasible recommendations to make […]


January 28, 2019

Offering Specialized Programs for Worker’s Compensation Patients

Are you an injured worker? Not sure how to recover from your injury? Struggling to return to work? Well, Rehab Services is here to help! Marja Lietzan, PT and Kate Rhyner, PTA are Workwell providers; educated specifically in treatment of injured workers, as well as worker injury prevention. Our team has been working hard to […]