January 21, 2016

Raising a healthy eater workshop to be held on February 9


1/21/2016

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For more information contact: 
Angela Brumm
(920) 419-3810
angela.brumm@ministryhealth.org  
 
 

(Appleton, Wis.) – Affinity Health System in partnership with The Parent Connection, a program of Family Services TIPS Program, will present a workshop for parents of picky eaters titled, “Raising a Healthy Eater” on Tuesday, February 9, 6:15 – 7:45 pm at First United Methodist Church, 325 E. Franklin Street, Appleton.

Healthy eating impacts all areas of growth and development. Learn how to deal with picky eaters (toddlers to 12 years of age), how to select healthy items, plan meals as well as quick hints and tips to help your child be healthy and happy.

There is no cost for this program and free child care will be made available. Advanced registration for each child separately is requested. To register for workshop and childcare, call ThedaCare at (920) 830-6877 or www.thedacare.org. Space is limited.

Check our workshop cancellation line in case of inclement weather at 920-739-4226, ext. 154.

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About Ministry Health Care
Ministry Health Care (ministryhealth.org) (which includes Affinity Health System) is an integrated healthcare delivery network serving more than 1.1 million people across Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota. Ministry generates nearly $2.2 billion in annual operating revenue with 15 hospitals, 46 clinics and 10,000 associates, including 700 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. In 2013, Ministry Health Care joined Ascension, the largest Catholic and not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. In that same year, Ministry became part of Integrated Health Network (IHN), which represents more than 5,000 physicians, 500 clinics and 42 hospitals in northern, central and eastern Wisconsin. IHN was created to improve the quality, efficiency and value of healthcare services in the markets served by its members.

Ministry is ranked among the top 20 percent of healthcare systems in the country according to Truven Health Analytics, and five Ministry hospitals are ranked in the top 10 in the state in Medicare’s Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP) program. Network Health, co-owned by Ministry Health Care and Froedtert Health, has received 4½-star recognition by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Medicare Advantage plans.

About Ascension
Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all with special attention to persons in poverty and struggling the most. In FY2015, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Approximately 150,000 associates and 35,000 aligned providers serve in 1,900 sites of care – including 129 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

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