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About ProHealth Care

For more than a century, ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, and surrounding areas – providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. We strive to continuously improve our community’s health and well-being by combining skill, compassion and innovation.

Comprehensive care

ProHealth is your local, community-based health care system. Our 4,700 employees and nearly 1,000 doctors and other health professionals are your partners in health. Discover our complete range of services, including:

Awards and recognitions

Award-winning services

Learn about the awards, recognitions and certifications held by ProHealth Care.

Dedicated to community health

ProHealth is committed to investing in our community's health. Count on us to help prevent and treat illnesses and injuries. Learn about our community involvement, including support for local health-related events and programs.

Our locations and service area

Our southeastern Wisconsin service area includes Waukesha County and areas of Dodge, Jefferson, Racine and Walworth counties. Explore our hospitals, doctor’s offices, urgent care centers and more.

History of ProHealth

ProHealth Care is the largest health care provider between Milwaukee and Madison – treating more than 400,000 patients a year. Here are some major milestones in our growth:

  • 1914: City leaders and the local Medical Society open Waukesha’s first hospital, which has one ward with seven beds.
  • 1930: A new 60-bed, four-story hospital opens at a location just up the hill from the first hospital. This building remains part of today's busy ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
  • 1947: The Waukesha Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is formed to provide home care services. This group later merges with the Oconomowoc VNA and eventually becomes part of Waukesha Memorial.
  • 1953: Oconomowoc’s first hospital, Lutheran Memorial Hospital, opens. The name of the 25-bed facility is later changed to Memorial Hospital of Oconomowoc, and then to Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.
  • 1994: Waukesha Memorial partners with several physicians to form Waukesha Health Care physician practices.
  • 1998: Waukesha Memorial and Oconomowoc Memorial join together to form ProHealth Care, a full-service health care system.
  • 2004: AngelsGrace Hospice opens in Oconomowoc.
  • 2008: Waukesha Health Care merges with Medical Associates clinics to create ProHealth Care Medical Associates, now known as ProHealth Medical Group.
  • 2015: The UW Cancer Center at ProHealth Care opens in Pewaukee.
  • 2015: ProHealth’s Emergency Department opens in Mukwonago.
  • 2017: Multi-phase work begins to enhance and expand surgical space and emergency services, mechanical and facilities operations at Oconomowoc Memorial.
  • 2018: ProHealth opens a new heart and vascular center on the Waukesha Memorial campus. The center is named the UW Health Heart & Vascular Center in early 2019.
  • 2019: ProHealth breaks ground on a major project to transform its Mukwonago campus into the community's first hospital by mid-2020.

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