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Our Mission

 

BayCare Clinic's mission is to provide measurably superior specialty medical services to our patients.

 

Our Vision

 

Nationally recognized by patients and peers as the "Destination of Excellence" in healthcare.

 

Our Values

 

Quality, Passion, Vision, Professionalism and Synergy

 


History

 

2020

March – Global COVID-19 virus outbreak declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. BayCare Clinic responds quickly, providing continuing care. Extensive safety precautions put in place at BayCare Clinic locations. Telemedicine, or virtual visits, offered in addition to traditional visits.

April – BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bike tour, scheduled for June 6, is canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic considerations. A virtual event is created for riders.

July – Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna opens with BayCare Clinic and Aurora BayCare specialty services in ear, nose and throat medicine, orthopedics and sports medicine, neurological surgery, pain and rehab medicine, audiology, plastic surgery, cardiology, bariatric surgery and urology. Urgent Care Plus is staffed by BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

September – BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat; Hearing Center BayCare Clinic; and Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons move to new locations on third and fourth floors of four-story clinic building on Aurora BayCare Medical Center campus in Green Bay.

September – Outpatient surgery center adjoining Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna opens.

September – Construction begins on BayCare Clinic’s new 46,000-square-foot facility in Manitowoc.

November – Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic announces plans to consolidate Green Bay clinical and office operations in a new, privately developed state-of-the-art facility on Kepler Drive in 2022.

November – Chris Augustian, BayCare Clinic chief executive officer, announces plans to retire in May 2021.

December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 136 physicians and 103 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2019

March – Ashwani Bhatia, MD, FACP, named BayCare Clinic chief medical officer.

June – Third annual BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bike tour draws more than 850 registered riders.

October – BayCare Clinic announces plans to build new 30,000- to 40,000-square-foot facility at Waldo Boulevard and Maritime Drive in Manitowoc. Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc will be the primary healthcare provider at the new facility, moving from its existing location at 501 N. 10th St.

December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 132 physicians and 108 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2018

June – Second annual BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bike ride draws more than 600 participants.

September – BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons and Aurora BayCare Stroke and Neurovascular Clinic move into the new Aurora BayCare Neuroscience Institute at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

December – Construction begins on Aurora BayCare Medical Center’s new ambulatory surgery center and medical office building in Kaukauna.

December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 128 physicians and 106 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2017

June  BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore To Lakeshore bicycle ride debuts with more than 300 riders.

December  Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic builds new facility at 2581 Development Drive in Bellevue.

December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 125 physicians and 104 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2016
November – BayCare Clinic opens new Corporate Headquarters, located at 1035 Kepler Drive in Green Bay.
December –
 BayCare Clinic is comprised of 116 physicians and 87 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2015
July  Eye Clinic of Manitowoc merges with BayCare Clinic.
October  Bay View Ophthalmology merges with BayCare Clinic.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 109 physicians and 75 advanced practice practitioners total. 

 

2014
July  Northern Lights Clinic joins BayCare Clinic.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 109 physicians and 69 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2013
August  Orthopaedic Associates of Manitowoc merges with BayCare Clinic.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 103 physicians and 53 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2012
June  Chris Augustian appointed Chief Executive Officer.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 99 physicians and 52 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2011
July  Aurora BayCare Medical Center hosts its first group of WARM (Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine) students.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 103 physicians and 51 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2010 
January  The Healthy Lifestyles Program was implemented for the employees of BayCare Clinic. This program allows participants to be rewarded with discounted medical premiums for being tobacco-free, having or progressing toward healthy body composition, and meeting or progressing toward pre-determined, objective fitness measures. 
December  BayCare Clinic hits 100% of eligible provider participation in the federal Physician Quality Reporting Initiative.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 100 physicians and 53 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2009
February  Implementation of an electronic health record system began early this year.
August  Implementation began of an automated test messaging system, used to communicate test results and other important health related information to patients in a personal, individualized message within 48 hours of test results being received.
December  BayCare Clinic physicians now have the ability to electronically order and transmit prescription medications directly to pharmacies.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 103 physicians and 52 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2008
May  BayCare Clinic providers begin receiving volunteer clinical faculty appointments to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
June  Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center opens. 
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 98 physicians and 49 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2007
November  Aurora BayCare Medical Center becomes a teaching hospital for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 93 physicians and 43 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2006
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 92 physicians and 40 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2005
November  Two Rivers Physician Office Building opens.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 92 physicians and 36 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2004
September  CBO (building at 164 N. Broadway) purchase is closed.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 88 physicians and 30 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2003
December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 76 physicians and 27 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2002
February  Central Business Office moved from Ridge Road to Broadway site.
November  Aurora BayCare Health Center (West Campus) opens for business, and the Green Bay Eye Clinic (Ophthalmology Department of BayCare Clinic) moved from Monroe Avenue location into the West Campus on Mason Street.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 73 physicians and 18 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2001
January  BayCare recruits 15 new physicians in preparation of the hospital opening.
May  Fifteen physician practice sites prepare to relocate to the Physician Office Building on the campus of Aurora BayCare Medical Center.
September  An open house welcomes 18,000 visitors to the newly-completed facility. The hospital opens its doors for business on Tuesday, September 25, 2001, at 6 p.m.
December  BayCare Clinic is comprised of 69 physicians and 13 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

2000
February – Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic announce the construction of a new hospital in the Green Bay I-43 Business Park.
March  Hospital construction begins.
May  Aurora Health Care buys 40 percent of the BayCare Ambulatory Surgery Centers and financing for the new hospital is completed.
December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 62 physicians and 5 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

1999
February  All physician practices participating in the Management Services Organization take the next step towards consolidation, and form BayCare Clinic. They begin practicing as a fully integrated group practice.
July  BayCare Surgery Center-East opens for business.
October  BayCare Clinic and Aurora Medical Group agree to build new tertiary care hospital.
December – BayCare Clinic is comprised of 65 physicians and 6 advanced practice practitioners total.

 

1998
March  PRN changes its name to BayCare Health Systems, LLC.
September  Jeff Mason named CEO.
October  Construction begins on BayCare Surgery Center-East.
November  Confidential Letter of Intent signed with Aurora Health Care of Milwaukee to begin discussions on building a tertiary care hospital.

 

1997
February  A Management Services Agreement is signed.
September  PRN buys into ownership of the BayCare Surgery Center.
November  Initial Provider Services Agreements are signed with health insurers.

 

1996
May  Management Services Organization (Physician's Resource Network, or PRN) is formed, and the physicians create a steering committee.
December  First PRN General Membership Meeting is held and operating agreements are signed.

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