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Public invited to help celebrate Aurora BayCare Medical Center's 10th anniversary

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Complimentary health screening available at Sept. 26th event

Green Bay, Wis. – Aurora BayCare Medical Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Monday, Sept. 26th and the public is invited to join in the festivities between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the facility’s atrium.

“This is our opportunity to say thank you to the community for believing in, and supporting our mission here at Aurora BayCare Medical Center for the past 10 years,” said Daniel Meyer. “We’re very proud of what we’ve been able to build here and look forward to the future as we develop our services and expand our commitment to being a leading medical center.”

Aurora BayCare opened in September 2001 as a joint venture between Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic and has distinguished itself as a provider of quality and efficient care. Honors include being ranked among the top 100 hospitals by Thomson Reuters, including the top 50 for cardiovascular care, in addition to being named the top performing hospital in the entire country by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).

Aurora BayCare has also distinguished itself as a leader in education and research. Patients have access to a variety of clinical trials and it is an accredited satellite campus for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Complimentary refreshments will be available, while guests will also be able to learn more about Aurora BayCare and its commitment to provide high-quality, cost-effective care to the community.

Free blood pressure screenings will also be available. All guests will receive a complimentary thermometer and balloons will be available for children.

“We’ve worked hard over the past 10 years to create a community asset that not only provides great care, but is positioned to assist in the advancement of health care practice in the years to come,” said Jeff Mason, CEO of BayCare Clinic.

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side. It opened in September 2001 as a joint effort of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic. Aurora BayCare is committed to creating a better way to provide high quality tertiary healthcare, the latest in medical technology and superior service.

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.

BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of over 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. BayCare Clinic physicians have served patients in Green Bay and the surrounding region for over 25 years.

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Contact: Phil Trewyn
Phone: 1-414-390-5500

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