Shawano Medical Center Construction Blog

  • Interior Build-Out Efforts Ramped Up on Shawano Hospital

    Steady progress continues to be made on the new ThedaCare Medical Center- Shawano. While masonry work continues on the exterior of the building, the majority of the workforce is now on the inside of the building putting their efforts towards the interior build outs. 


    Posted 8/13/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Auxiliary Members Make a Difference for Our Patients, Community

    Although the Shawano Medical Center Auxiliary has been in existence for 65 years, the original mission of the Auxiliary has remained constant -- to help the hospital provide valuable services to the community and serve as a "bridge" between the community and the hospital.


    Posted 8/5/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Many Surgeries Performed Right Here in Shawano

    Did you ever watch a water strider skimming over the calm surface of a lake?  These strange little bugs have a long body and long feet. They don’t swim, they skim over the water. That’s how it feels to sea kayak. When my husband and I are in our boats, we skim along the surface of the water, our long paddle “feet” pushing us along like water bugs. Read more...

    Posted 7/29/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Care and Compassion: Pay It Forward

    Care and compassion never go out of style, yet sometimes buildings and equipment do. And when they do, we must rally to modernize and plan for the future, just like our hardworking predecessors did in 1931.  Now it’s our turn to pay it forward.


    Posted 7/22/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Interior Build Out Begins on Shawano Hospital

    Construction on the new ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano is entering a new phase. With the second floor concrete pours complete, work has begun on the interior build-out, which includes everything from spray fireproofing the structural steel to applying the final coat of paint prior to owner occupancy.


    Posted 7/16/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Ladies Golf Outing Invaded by the Guys at Hole #8

    When they get to Hole #8, golf teams in the annual Friends of Hospice Ladies Golf Outing can expect to be surprised. For starters, they won’t be greeted by ladies. This tee is the domain of the Guys.


    Posted 7/9/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Lab Studies Processes to Improve Care for Patients

    We’re not just moving in 2015 – we are rebuilding from the ground up. What works well, and what needs changing? Every department is looking closely at how patients and families feel when they walk in as well as how they feel they have been treated.


    Posted 6/26/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • New Hospital Site Abuzz in Activity

    The job site at the new ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano has become more active over the past month. Additional crews are now on site as construction progresses into a new phase. Concrete pours for second floor have been ongoing and should be complete by the end of the month.


    Posted 6/17/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Help Us Build a Great Hospital

    Want to help build a great hospital?  Not literally, of course. Boldt Builders, the general contractor in charge of building ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano, is handling that role nicely.  But building a great hospital – that is something we all can help do.


    Posted 6/11/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
  • Dr. Kathleen Qualheim Embodies All That is Good and Talented and Homegrown About our Local Hospital

    When Kathleen Qualheim arrives at the True Value hardware store in Shawano at the same time that a truckload of new stock pulls up, she’s willing to pitch in and help unload. Some things haven’t changed in the nearly five decades since her family moved to Shawano and the young Qualheim family—that would eventually number eight kids—was put to work at the family business.


    Posted 6/4/2014 by TCAuthor3 Comments (0)
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