Recently integrated Aspirus Health locations adopt new names December 1

WAUSAU, WI – The hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other facilities that recently joined Aspirus Health from Ascension Wisconsin will adopt their new names on December 1.

Aspirus Health welcomed the former Ascension Wisconsin hospitals and clinics – and their 2,700 team members – to the Aspirus family on August 1, 2021.



NEW HOSPITAL NAME (December 1, 2021)




Ascension Eagle River Hospital

Aspirus Eagle River Hospital

Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital

Aspirus Merrill Hospital

Ascension Our Lady of Victory Hospital

Aspirus Stanley Hospital

Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital

Aspirus Tomahawk Hospital

Ascension St. Mary's Hospital

Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital

Ascension St. Michael's Hospital

Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital

Howard Young Medical Center

Howard Young Medical Center

Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital

Aspirus Plover Hospital

Also included on this list is the former Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital, which will be named Aspirus Plover Hospital to better reflect its geographic location and avoid confusion with the new Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital (formerly Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital).

In addition to the hospital name changes, many clinics, pharmacies and other former Ascension facilities will also adopt their new names on December 1. For a complete list of the former and new names, please visit

Updated signs reflecting the new names are currently being installed.


Aspirus Health is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin. Its 11,000 employees are focused on improving the health and well-being of people throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Aspirus serves communities through four hospitals in Michigan and 13 hospitals in Wisconsin, 75 clinics, home health and hospice care, pharmacies, critical care and air-medical transport, medical goods, nursing homes and a broad network of physicians. Aspirus has been recognized four consecutive years by IBM Watson Health as a Top 15 Health System in its annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country. For more information, visit