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Affiliated Community Medical Centers

May 16, 2018
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The new $11 million Carris Health Surgery Center in Willmar will celebrate its grand opening Thursday.
Tribune Opinion: Surgery center is another positive Carris Health step
May 16, 2018 - 9:54pm
November 4, 2017
Tribune Editorial: City Council should approve Carris Health proposal
November 4, 2017 - 7:00am
October 30, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Rice Memorial Hospital board OKs agreement for CentraCare affiliation
October 30, 2017 - 2:10pm
October 6, 2017
Members of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees stood inside of the CentraCare, Rice and ACMC Public Forum held at the Willmar Convention Center holding signs in support of Rice Hospital unions Oct. 5. Rice Memorial Hospital CEO Mike Schramm confirmed the union contracts would be honored.
Rice, ACMC, CentraCare field questions about potential affiliation
October 6, 2017 - 7:24am
February 9, 2016
John Gilbertson, a Medicare patient, is examined Tuesday by Dr. Kendall Bos at Affiliated Community Medical Centers, in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
ACMC ventures into accountable care
February 9, 2016 - 10:49pm
January 12, 2016
Affiliated Community Medical Center, shown Monday in Willmar, was named one of 10 new Accountable Care Organizations for the Medicare population in Minnesota. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
ACMC establishes Medicare ACO
January 12, 2016 - 11:46pm
September 27, 2015
Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith will become president of Affiliated Community Medical Centers Jan. 1. Anne Polta | Tribune
ACMC’s new leader: Incoming president is passionate about patient care, rural practice
September 27, 2015 - 11:18pm
July 1, 2015
Local clinics approach medical marijuana cautiously
July 1, 2015 - 11:31pm
February 20, 2015
Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar asks visitors who have the flu to wear a mask or come back later. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Flu activity starts tapering off
February 20, 2015 - 11:37pm
January 16, 2015
Providing a helping hand
January 16, 2015 - 10:41pm
September 5, 2014
Nurse Barb Sandvig is among the nurses at Family Practice Medical Center in Willmar who are available to give flu shots 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Monday through Friday. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Vaccine trickles into town
September 5, 2014 - 11:15pm
August 27, 2014
Patient thanks clinic with art
August 27, 2014 - 9:48am
August 3, 2014
Ali Rustad, a nurse in the Health Learning Center at Affiliated Community Medical Centers’ Willmar site, shows off the three sizes of cuffs that are available to measure a patient’s blood pressure. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)
ACMC clinics recognized for strides in patient disability access
August 3, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 18, 2013
ACMC earns health care home certification
June 18, 2013 - 11:40am
April 16, 2013
ACMC announces plans for new same-day surgery center in Marshall, Minn.
April 16, 2013 - 12:46pm