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Aurora Physicians Recognized for Diabetes Care

Friday, December 19, 2008

Green Bay, Wis. -The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association have announced that Aurora physicians Raymond Bachhuber, M.D., internal medicine, Lawrence Colassacco, M.D., family practice, Aleksandar Rosic, M.D., internal medicine and Gregrey Hiltgen, M.D., family practice, have received recognition from the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing quality care to their patients with diabetes.

Bachhuber and Colassacco practice at Aurora Health Center in De Pere, 1881 Chicago Street. Rosic practices at Aurora BayCare Medical Center, 2845 Greenbrier Road, in Green Bay, and Hiltgen practices at Aurora Health Center in Shawano, 503 South Main Street.

To receive recognition, which is valid for three years, these physicians have submitted data that demonstrates performance that meets the program's key diabetes care measures, including eye exams, blood pressure tests, nutrition therapy and patient satisfaction.

NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. It accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Jen Strebel (920-496-6369)

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