Affordable Care Act helps improve care for patients

Thirty-two leading health care organizations from across the country will participate in a new Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) initiative made possible by the Affordable Care Act, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced.  The Pioneer ACO initiative will encourage primary care doctors, specialists, hospitals and other caregivers to provide better, … Read Article

Ruth Mart

Ruth E. Mart, 93, of Vermillion, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center.  Ruth Nelson was born Dec. 18, 1918 in Irene, to Lawrence and Mathilda (Mikkelson) Nelson.  She attended school in Irene and Centerville, and married Harold A. Mart on Feb. 27, … Read Article