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Mabel Clinic recognized for diabetes care


Mon, Aug 8th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

The Minnesota Health Action Group (The Action Group) announced that Winneshiek Medical Center’s Mabel Clinic is among 276 Minnesota and border state clinics that were recently recognized for improving care delivery and outcomes for patients with diabetes, as part of the 2016 Minnesota Bridges to Excellence program and the Quality Incentive Payment System, a State of Minnesota pay-for-performance program that is administered by The Action Group.

Winneshiek Medical Center’s Mabel Clinic was recognized for improving patient outcomes for diabetes care by at least 10 percentage points in the last year. “Our Mabel Clinic staff does an outstanding job of providing quality care to the Mabel region,” says Lisa Radtke, chief administrative officer for Winneshiek Medical Center. “Our mission is to be a lifelong health care partner and recognition such as this is another example of why our patients can place their trust in the care we provide.”

“We made a commitment to the health care needs of the region when we expanded Mabel Clinic by adding providers and extending hours of service and, most recently, with a renovation of the facility,” says Dave Rooney, WMC operations administrator. “This award really showcases the commitment Kirsten Wyffels, doctor of nursing practice, has for patients who seek diabetes care at Mabel Clinic.”

Mabel Clinic provides family medicine services such as well child exams, athletic physicals, well-woman exams and midwifery OB care, care for chronic illness like diabetes, hypertension or COPD; immunizations, wellness labs, strep tests and offers same day appointments for illness. Additionally, Mabel Clinic provides DOT exams and care for work-related injuries.

The Minnesota Bridges to Excellence program uses publicly reported outcomes data to identify clinics that meet or exceed optimal care standards for a specified percentage of patients with diabetes, vascular disease and depression.

“Clinics that receive rewards are doing an exceptional job in caring for their patients, and we applaud them for their commitment and results,” said Carolyn Pare, president and CEO of The Action Group. “Our aspiration is for all Minnesotans to receive the right care, at the right time and at the right price. This can only be achieved through genuine collaboration on behalf of providers, patients, purchasers, and other community stakeholders.”

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How to prepare for a good blood donation experience

Mon, May 30th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

MABEL, MN, May 2016 – Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few simple steps to prepare and help ensure a go ..... 
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Mabel Clinic relocates to Mabel City Hall during clinic renovation

Mon, Apr 25th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Winneshiek Medical Center kicked off renovating the Mabel Clinic on Friday, April 15. During the renovation, Mabel Clinic will provide care through a temporary clinic located in the Mabel City Hall. “We are very much committed to providing quality ..... 
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Mabel Clinic offering flu shot clinic on November 4

Mon, Oct 26th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

As a lifelong community health care partner, Mabel Clinic and Winneshiek Medial Center are dedicated to building strong communities through health and wellness. To make it easier for you and your loved ones to put your well-being first, Mabel Clinic ..... 
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Red Cross asks for most needed blood types

Mon, Oct 5th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

During Liver Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood and platelets to support liver transplant patients and others needing blood products. Liver transplants are the second most common type of ..... 
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Cooking Safely for a Crowd to be held in Mabel

Mon, Jun 8th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

We need to change the ways we handle food. Today, our food comes from all over the world. New, stronger bacteria and viruses are finding their way into our food. Also, food handling for large events is very different than home cooking. It is importa ..... 
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WMC Mabel Clinic open house July 11

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Providers and staff of the WMC Mabel Clinic invite the public to attend an Open House on Friday, July 11 from 12 noon - 3 p.m. The open house is a celebration of the one-year anniversary of the clinic expansion. There will be giveaways, the first 5 ..... 
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Preparation is key to successful blood donation

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Mabel American Legion, Mabel on Monday, March 31 from 2-7 p.m. – Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few ..... 
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Free women’s health seminar to be held at Mabel Community Center

Thu, Feb 20th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

As a woman, are you searching for more information about your unique health care needs? Are you interested in improving your quality of life in the new year? To learn more about specific women’s health issues and solutions, plan to attend the free ..... 
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