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Divine Savior Healthcare

About Us

Divine Savior Healthcare's long history began in 1916 when we were created by the Sisters of the Divine Savior. The community of Portage realized that there was a medical need in their community, so they worked in conjunction with the Sisters of Divine Savior to open St. Savior's Hospital. Since then our name has changed, but our mission has remained the same. Divine Savior Healthcare is proud to offer our community a continuum of care. Our organization consists of a hospital, residential facility (Tivoli) and clinics (in Portage, Pardeeville and Oxford).

Divine Savior Healthcare is unique because we place the care of the patient, mind, body and soul as our pivotal cornerstone. We offer patients a comprehensive approach to their health care needs by providing a variety of services, including emergency services, assisted living, pediatrics and rehabilitation services. Why do we do this for our community? "Because life is extraordinary."

Our Compassionate Team

Divine Savior Healthcare is a mission and faith based organization, but at the same time we are inviting to all. Even though we have almost 800 employees, everyone knows each other and when you walk down the hall, people will say hello to you. Not only do we have excellent, highly trained providers, but we also have a very caring staff. Patients who come to Divine Savior Healthcare get to take advantage of both small town care and high technology. We do this for our community “Because life is extraordinary.”

About Aspirus

For the 3rd year in a row, Aspirus has been named by IBM Watson Health as one of the Nation’s Top 15 Health Systems, based on analysis of overall organizational performance and quality. We are a system of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics that spans over 25,000 square miles throughout Central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Currently, over 500 providers are located throughout the system and have the opportunity to affect approximately 770,000 lives.

Our Community

Portage is your classic small town Wisconsin community. We offer affordable rural living with close proximity to the greater Madison area. Residents get to enjoy the great outdoors in a community surrounded by lakes, rivers, parks, campgrounds, ski hills and more. This natural backdrop provides activities such as fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, etc. You will get to enjoy “the best of both worlds” with small town appeal without sacrificing convenience. We are located next to three major interstates and are only 30 minutes from Madison and 15 minutes from Wisconsin Dells.

We invite you to immerse yourself in a thriving city with a historic and retail district alive with activity and community events. You can take comfort in bringing your family to a family-friendly community recognized statewide for its outstanding public education system.

To learn more about Portage, please visit: Portage Area Chamber of Commerce or Portage, Wisconsin.

To learn more about our education system, please visit: Portage Community School District.


Divine Savior Healthcare has a rich history and a positive influence in our community. We have been given a unique opportunity to provide quality care to our surrounding area by the Sisters of Divine Savior. Combining their mission with our medical expertise, we have developed a unique facility that puts the care of the patient, mind, body and soul, as the pivotal cornerstone for our success.

With determined staff and dedicated volunteers, we offer our services to you regardless of age, background or even your ability to pay. As mentioned in our mission statement, caring for life is our reason for living, and we guarantee each one of our staff members will strive to uphold that commitment to you on your journey to health.

Divine Savior remains committed to continual improvement and is proud of our rich history and even brighter future. We encourage you to explore the options below to learn some of our amazing background and core beliefs. There are few facilities as well-rounded and complete as Divine Savior Healthcare. We firmly believe that the more you learn about us, the more pleased you will be to have us as such a pivotal part of your community. 

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