Your Donor Dollars At Work

Here are some of the outcomes from the generous gifts from our supporters of Howard Young Foundation.

Small Town, Big Ideas: Donor Recognition

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Lucas 2 Chest compression Device Project

During cardiac arrest, this unit allows consistent chest compressions to be performed without fatigue to the technician.

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3D Mammography Machine

The 3D mammography machine improves visibility with low-dose images and is the first and only FDA approved breast tomosynthesis exam clinically superior to the 2D.

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HOWIE is a germ zapping robot that uses the latest technology in Ultra Violet Radiation to kill 99.0% of germs that cause hospital acquired infections.

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Emergency Department Investment in Life-Saving Equipment

This investment updated our defibrillators, heart monitors, ultrasound machines, blood chemistry analyzers, and airway equipment at both Howard Young Medical Center and Aspirus Eagle River Memorial Hospital.

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Siemens SOMATOM Definition Flash 128-Slice Dual-Source CT Scanner

Advanced software on the Flash CT customized the X-ray dose for every patient from infants to adults. The software also enables testing to be on this machine previously not possible. Now rather than having to travel to larger community hospitals for vascular imaging and heart catheterization, many of these tests can be performed here locally.

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Aspirus MedEvac Helicopter & Ambulance Garage

Your gifts provided 50% of the funding for a hangar and garage for the Aspirus MedEvac helicopter and ambulances at the Howard Young Medical Center campus.

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PAES® – Practical Assessment Exploration System – is a work development lab where students become employees and teachers become employers.

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daVinci Surgical System

Patients across the Northwoods now have access to state-of-the-art surgical technology that was previously unavailable this close to home

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Patient Simulator

Patient Simulators include adult, pediatric, infant, and expecting mother computerized mannequins that closely mimic the physiologic functions of a human being.

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One Heart Cardiology Suite

A technologically advanced cardiac center which will allow up to 50% of patients that are currently being transferred out of the area to receive their cardiac care locally.

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