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Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) boasts technology most think only available in larger metropolitan areas, with uniquely personal care delivered by staff members who are dedicated to their patients, friends, family and neighbors. The area is fortunate to have a very strong and progressive medical community delivering the highest-quality care accessible to individuals in Fremont and the surrounding communities.

FAMC is a 90-bed acute care and 112-bed long-term care nonprofit healthcare facility with over 800 employees and nearly 200 volunteers. More than 80 physicians, practicing in 25 different specialties, are on the active medical staff.

FAMC has a longstanding tradition of excellent care and award-winning programs and services. The medical center was recently ranked in the top five percent among all U.S. hospitals for patient safety and it consistently ranks in the top 25 percent nationally in patient satisfaction scores.

Around-the-clock, 24-hour care is provided by FAMC’s Emergency Department. The average door-to-physician time is significantly below the national benchmark, and when needed, area ambulances and medical helicopters can transport patients to nearby trauma or burn centers at a moment's notice.

When it comes to a heart attack, quick action is key. FAMC’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab provides sophisticated diagnostic and interventional treatment of cardiac and peripheral vascular diseases. Statistically, only 25 percent of hospitals in the U.S. offer primary angioplasty, which means 75 percent of hospitals do not offer the services available at FAMC. That’s good news for residents and visitors to the area.

FAMC also offers the latest in robotic-assisted surgery – the most up-to-date technology that makes surgical intervention less invasive for the patient. FAMC is fortunate to have some of the Midwest’s most experienced surgeons performing urologic and gynecologic procedures with the daVinci. The result is less pain, quicker recovery time and a shorter hospital stay.

FAMC is also part of an effort in the Fremont medical community to incorporate an integrated electronic medical record system. This sharing of critical, timely medical information between the medical community – securely and efficiently – is the future of healthcare in the U.S. and will result in improved efficiency, quality of care and patient safety.

Meticulously maintained and continuously updated, FAMC is a unique combination of technological sophistication and a warm, friendly “hometown” atmosphere. Providing advanced medicine, closer to you.

For senior housing and healthcare, Fremont provides a complete continuum of services offering independent living and assisted living apartments, long-term skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation and senior wellness programs. Finding the ideal senior living environment does not need to be challenging.

You can also find independent living apartments for active seniors who are able to live on their own but prefer a comfortable, social and worry-free lifestyle. They appreciate the freedom of not having to clean the house, mow the yard or prepare meals.

Assisted living apartments are for seniors that need extra help with their daily lives but do not require 24-hour nursing care. Regularly scheduled meals, medication administration and personal attention are just a few of the services provided.

For those in need of long-tem care, skilled nursing campuses are for seniors who require 24-hour nursing care and need significant help with daily living activities. Whether a resident’s length of stay is short-term for rehabilitation or long-term due to increasing frailty or chronic disease, professional nursing and therapy staff provide the finest in quality healthcare services.

A rehab center and aquatic therapy pool are equipped with fitness and rehabilitation equipment specifically designed for seniors. Rehabilitation services can be provided on an inpatient or outpatient basis.

Three Rivers District Health Department’s mission is to facilitate personal responsibility while promoting health and preventing disease among the residents of Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties. The nonprofit Three Rivers Public Health works to prevent problems before they occur. A committed team works together to offer many services such as immunizations, free radon and water test kits, call care and personal health risk assessments, among other things.

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