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Cervical Cancer is Preventable

Per Lindsay Rucinsky, Family Nurse Practitioner, there are two simple ways to protect yourself and your children! January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to tell you how easy it is to prevent cervical cancer. Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. This is…
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SWEET MEDICAL CENTER EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR PATIENT-CENTERED CARE NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership

WASHINGTON, DC, November 30, 2017—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Sweet Medical Center (SMC) of Chinook has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that…
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No Flu Shot Yet? What’s Stopping You?

A message from SMC Family Nurse Practitioner, Lindsay Rucinsky All of us at Sweet Medical Center (SMC) know that immunizations are key to good health. An extensive amount of research and testing goes into developing all types of immunizations, so we are confident in recommending them to our patients and the general public. If you…
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Family Friendly Health Fair Scheduled in Chinook

Sweet Medical Center Hosting Various Organizations at Fairgrounds on 10/27/17 The fall health fair may be a little later this year, but there will be lots of fun and education for the whole family. On Friday, October 27th from 7am until 11am, area residents are welcome and encouraged to come to the Blaine County Event…
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