New Provider Joins Milford Family Care Team

posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in General

Jamie Billings, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, has joined the staff of Milford Family Care to meet the health care needs of people in the area, from birth to geriatric services.

Billings will provide general family practice including preventative care, treatment of episodic illness, physicals, chronic disease management and referral to specialists. She specializes in diabetes management, cardiac issues such as heart failure and coronary artery disease and women’s health issues.

“I’m excited to join the Milford Family Care and Avera Medical Group Spencer team,” Billings commented. “I’m looking forward to providing healthcare services to patients in our region and help our patients focus on their good health.”

Milford Family Care is owned and operated by Spencer Hospital with professional medical services provided by Avera Medical Group Spencer.  This includes physician supervision of direct medical activities.

Previously, Billings served as a family nurse practitioner with Dr. Stephen Veit in Cherokee for the past 13 years. Billings graduated from Augustana College with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and went on to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa.  She received her Master’s degree from South Dakota State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

As a registered nurse, Billings worked in coronary care intensive care units in Sioux Falls, SD and Evanston, IL. She also served as organ recovery coordinator for the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s liver, kidney and small bowel transplant program.

“We are very fortunate to have someone with Jamie’s experience and credentials join our healthcare team,” said Nate McCormick, Avera Medical Group Spencer clinic manager. “She has extensive experience in providing family medical care to all ages. She’s also a wonderful healthcare educator and welcomes opportunities to become involved in the community to assist on health improvement initiatives.”

Appointments can be made at Milford Family Care on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 8:30 am and 5 pm. Same day appointments are often available.