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September 30, 2016
Soderberg joins ACMC in obstetrics, gynecology
WILLMAR—Affiliated Community Medical Centers has announced the arrival of Dr. Douglas Soderberg, obstetrician and gynecologist. Soderberg...
September 30, 2016 - 8:28pm
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept. 19,...
September 20, 2016 - 6:42am
August 31, 2016
Plans unveiled for new Willmar Surgery Center
WILLMAR—Plans were officially unveiled Wednesday for an $11 million new home for the Willmar Surgery Center. The new facility, a joint...
August 31, 2016 - 4:41pm
August 29, 2016
Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Pediatricians are increasingly encountering parents who don't want their children immunized against infectious diseases, and a leading medical...
August 29, 2016 - 4:24pm
August 9, 2016
New surgeon joins ACMC
WILLMAR—Dr. Katherine Reigstad, general and vascular surgeon, has joined the Affiliated Community Medical Centers team. She specializes in vascular surgery, dealing with diseases affecting the vascular system including arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels. Reigstad will begin...
August 9, 2016 - 12:57pm
Benson native to join clinic as family physician
BENSON—Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Swift County-Benson Hospital announce Dr. Josie Syverson will provide medical care for families and individuals at the ACMC-Benson clinic. Syverson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor's degree in...
August 9, 2016 - 12:52pm
May 4, 2016
Teen losing her vision invents way to see better
Isabelle Chambers' lucky discovery came one night when she was reading past her bedtime. She aimed a floor lamp, using it as an awkward flashlight,...
May 4, 2016 - 10:57am
April 5, 2016
Debra Peterson named ACMC chief medical officer
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers has named Dr. Debra Peterson as the health network’s new chief medical officer. She will be taking over the position from Dr. David Newcomer who has held the role for nine years. She will continue to see patients part-time in the...
April 5, 2016 - 5:33am
February 6, 2016
Wearing red for heart health
Orthopedic receptionists Vonna Faber, from left, and Mardi Eckhoff and orthopedic nurse Amie Carlson wear red Friday at Affiliated Commity Medical...
February 6, 2016 - 10:02am
January 2, 2016
Holmgren winds up long career as Willmar family doctor, leader of regional clinic
WILLMAR — Up until the last minute, Dr. Ron Holmgren’s schedule was filled with meetings, administrative work, phone calls and seeing patients....
January 2, 2016 - 12:37am
June 25, 2015
Rozendaal is chair-elect of Medical Group Association
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers Chief Financial Officer Tom Rozendaal was recently nominated and named the incoming chair-elect for the American Medical Group Association CFO Leadership Council beginning July 1. The council is a trusted network of chief financial...
June 25, 2015 - 12:03pm
May 19, 2015
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar recently welcomed Dr. Scott Abrams to the team of physicians in the urgent care department. Abrams received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He earned his doctorate...
May 19, 2015 - 5:12pm
May 12, 2015
ACMC adds Goyal to team of hospitalists
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers announces that board certified internal medicine physician Dr. Pankaj Goyal will join the team of hospitalists this June. As a hospitalist, Goyal will specialize in providing focused care to hospitalized patients at Rice Memorial Hospital...
May 12, 2015 - 1:45pm
May 6, 2015
Tiadjeri is new OB/GYN with ACMC-Willmar
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Center announces the addition of Dr. Laamy Tiadjera as new OB/GYN to meet the health care needs of women in Willmar and surrounding communities. She will begin seeing patients at ACMC-Willmar in June. Tiadjeri recently completed her obstetrics...
May 6, 2015 - 12:45am
January 26, 2015
24/7 assistance: After-hours telephone triage helps ACMC meet patient needs
WILLMAR — Once a week Shawn Franklin takes her turn as one of the after-hours phone triage nurses for Affiliated Community Medical Centers. She...
January 26, 2015 - 5:20am