Tabitha Radermacher, M.Ac, L.Ac, recently graduated from the College of Acupuncture at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN with her Masters in Acupuncture. Internships include University Clinic on campus, Edith Davis Teaching Clinic, Pathways in Minneapolis and University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview in Minneapolis.
Conditions Tabitha has treated include variety of pain (low back, arthritic, knee, thalamic, post-surgery), neuropathy of hands and feet, sleep issues, gynecology issues, mental health including depression and anxiety, common colds and stress reduction.
Tabitha has also treated terminally ill, chronically ill and caregivers of the ill. She knows she is not able to cure cancer but is able to make the battle a little less painful, stressful and easier to fight. She has also treated patients with pregnancy complications and helped them feel more comfortable.
Tabitha states “I am excited to bring alternative medicine to the Ortonville area. I believe that health is a manifestation of balance, both within the body itself and between the body and external environment. When the body is internally balanced and in harmony with the external environment, energy flows smoothly throughout to nourish all organs and tissues. I can stimulate the body’s natural healing ability to maintain health and protect against disease. Please call 320.839.6157 to set up an appointment with me and begin your journey to a healthier life!”
Tabitha’s hours are:
Tuesdays & Fridays: 8 a.m. – noon
Wednesdays & Thursdays – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To schedule an acupuncture appointment with Tabitha, please call 320-839-6157.
Birth records are a necessity for every patient. Every hospital is required to complete birth registration forms for every baby born in the facility. The data contained within the forms is collected by Minnesota Department of Health Office of Vital Records and submitted to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The MDH Office of Vital Records monitors the timeliness and completeness of birth registrations in all Minnesota facilities. Ortonville Area Health Services was notified that the Health Information Management department received the Excellence in Birth Registration Award.
The standard the MDH establishes is that all birth registrations are completed in full and submitted within five days of each birth. The medical facilities that fully complete and submit 98 percent of birth registrations within five days of birth receive the Excellence in Birth Registration Award. For the calendar year 2013, 57 of 104 medical facilities that deliver babies in Minnesota were honored with this award. A greater accomplishment is that of the 57 facilities that received the award, only 19 of those facilities submitted 100 percent of birth registrations within the five day time frame. Ortonville Area Health Services is one of the only 19 medical facilities in Minnesota that submitted 100 percent of birth registrations within the five day window.
This award highlights the Health Information Management team and the excellence of their work. The primary person at OAHS responsible for birth registrations is Kristen Ohm, and her back-up is Joett Nicholson. This award, and achieving 100 percent of our birth registrations completed in full and submitted on time, highlights the teamwork and dedication of Kristen and Joett. Congratulations!
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2014 Student Internship Opportunity
Are you interested in exploring a career in healthcare?
Through a joint effort with the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, MN Dept of Health and OAHS, we are accepting applications for the summer internship program. This Summer Health Care Intern Program (SHCIP) allows students to gain valuable experience in a health care setting and encourage students to explore health care careers.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- High School students who will be entering their senior year in the fall of 2014, or are 2014 high school graduates; or
- Post-secondary students who are enrolled in (but not graduating from this year) a Minnesota two-year or four-year health care degree-granting educational program; or are a resident of Minnesota enrolled in (but not graduating from this year) an out-of-state two-year or four-year health care degree-granting educational program.
For consideration, applicants must submit a completed OAHS application with a cover letter plus a letter of reference by Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Applications should be submitted to:
Ortonville Area Health Services
Attn: HR Office
450 Eastvold Ave.
Ortonville, MN 56278
OAHS is an EOE