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Women and Newborns Center Earns Texas 10 Step Program Designation
April 14th, 2015

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Providence Diabetes Management Center Earns Reaccreditation
March 24th, 2015

March 24th, 2015


[Waco, Texas] —Providence Diabetes Management Center has recently renewed its status as an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), a National Accredited Organization (NAO), certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This allows the people with Diabetes in and around [geographical area] increased access to high quality diabetes education services.

Diabetes education is a collaborative process through which people with or at risk for diabetes gain the knowledge and skills needed to modify behavior and successfully self-manage the disease and its related conditions. The program is comprehensive and taught by diabetes

“AADE’s accreditation assures that an accredited program meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.  Programs who meet this criteria are considered high quality and have been shown to improve the health status of the individuals who embrace the education and help to modify sometimes unhealthy behaviors, or simply provide the education that the person with diabetes has not previously received” said Leslie E. Kolb, RN, BSN, MBA, Accreditation Director for the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program.  “The Providence Diabetes Management Center is exactly the type of program we envisioned when we set up our accreditation in 2009.”



McLennan County Employer of the Year Award
January 20th, 2015

Providence Healthcare Network's Human Resource Department has won the 2015 McLennan County Employer of the Year Award from Heart of Texas Workforce Solutions.  Congratulations TEAMPROVIDENCE!

Q&A with Ascension CEO Tony Tersigni
December 11th, 2014

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