News and Announcements

Two Emergency Medicine Physicians Join Prairie Lakes

Monday, September 23, 2013
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Dr. James Bear and Dr. Leighton Singh have joined the medical staff at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in Watertown. As emergency medicine physicians, Dr. Bear and Dr. Singh both specialize in providing care to patients with illnesses and injuries that require immediate medical attention. Dr. Singh is board certified in…

Prairie Lakes Announces Opening of Pulmonology Clinic

Friday, August 02, 2013
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System will open the region’s first full-time clinic focused on the specialty of pulmonology on August 12. People seeking treatment for diseases of the lungs, respiratory tract and bronchial tubes, including asthma, pneumonia, and emphysema, will now be able to see a specialist in Watertown. “We are…

Prairie Lakes Adds Urologist

Friday, August 02, 2013
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Dr. Henri Lanctin, specialist in adult and pediatric urology, to the medical staff. Dr. Lanctin diagnoses and treats patients with urological disorders. He will join Dr. Chris Adducci in practice at the Prairie Lakes Urology Clinic. “My approach to care is personable and patient focused…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes Regions First Full-Time Pulmonologist

Friday, August 02, 2013
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Kowitz to its team of specialists. As a pulmonologist, Dr. Kowitz provides diagnosis and management of diseases involving the respiratory tract, lungs, and bronchial tubes such as asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis and emphysema. Dr. Kowitz is the first full-time pulmonologist to serve the Watertown…

Prairie Lakes Named Community Five Star Hospital

Wednesday, July 03, 2013
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System was recently recognized as a top-ranked hospital in the country for the value it provides to the community. Prairie Lakes received the Community Five Star® designation based on its performance in the following areas: financial viability and plant reinvestment, hospital cost structure, hospital charge structure and…

Prairie Lakes Elects New Board Members And Officers

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors elected two new board members to serve three year terms at its annual meeting in May: Tom LaBrie and Robb Peterson.“As Prairie Lakes continues to grow and expand services to meet the needs of the region it is important that our board…

Prairie Lakes Offers Stroke Screen

Monday, May 06, 2013
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In the US, stroke is the 4th leading cause of death and a leading cause of long-term adult disability. Stroke screening is an essential part of determining your risk of having a stroke. The Prairie Lakes Stroke Screen includes four screenings: Stroke/Carotid Artery – Scans carotid arteries in the neck…
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