Changes celebrated at CMC
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The Calumet Medical Center clinic, the Affinity Medical Group Brillion clinic and the Affinity Medical Group Kiel clinic, along with 20 other Affinity Medical Group clinics received Level 3 Medical Home recognition this year for their medical home models by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest level of recognition. Team celebrations for the recognition took place in mid-February. Dr. R. T. Theiler addressed the staff at the CMC Chilton clinic praising them for their outstanding work.

Calumet Medical Center and the Calumet Medical Center clinic celebrated exciting changes last year by welcoming new providers, hosting events, earning recognitions and welcoming guests to the community.

Three new providers joined the Calumet Medical Center clinic. Heather Day, APNP, a nurse practitioner with a special interest in geriatrics and the chronically ill, and Sergey Shvygin, M. D., a provider specializing in diabetes and women’s health, became a part of family medicine. Leah Diedrick-Williams, LCSW, joined the Calumet Medical Center clinic as a licensed clinical social worker focusing on anxiety, depression and adjustment disorders.

The Calumet Medical Center clinic, the Affinity Medical Group Brillion clinic and the Affinity Medical Group Kiel clinic, along with 20 other Affinity Medical Group clinics, also received Level 3 Medical Home recognition this year for their medical home models by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest level of recognition. Team celebrations for the recognition took place at the clinics in mid-February.

The 9th Annual Night for Women, which supports women’s health awareness through a night of interactive booths, informational displays and educational speakers, recorded the highest number of attendees last October. This year, the 10th Annual Night for Women will take place on Monday, Oct. 8. Keynote speaker is three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton, a Wisconsin native, who will share the inspirational story of her life and nutrition as a top collegiate and Olympic runner.

In 2012, Calumet Medical Center clinic is continuing to offer new events to the public that promote physical and mental wellness, while providing engaging content and preventative measures.

Walk in Weekdays will continue allowing women to simply walk into the Calumet Medical Center breast center every Monday through Friday from 8:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., with no appointment required, and receive their mammogram screening. Patients’ last mammogram screening must be 12 months prior to comply with health insurance. Appointments can be made, if desired, at (920) 849-3890.

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day will also be back this July for the 11th year. Taking place at the Calumet County Fair Grounds on Tuesday, July 17, Safety Day addresses home, outdoor and agricultural topics for children including safety tips on ATV and lawn equipment, severe weather, tractor safety, water rescue and first aid.

Presentations on TIF procedure

Dr. Peter Janu, a leader in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), will be giving his presentations on the transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure, an innovative surgery that reconstructs the body’s anti-reflux barrier, significantly reducing a patient’s need for reflux medications and avoidance of

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