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Tony Berg, MD, Joins Southwest Region Clinics

(MISSION, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce new medical provider, Tony Berg, MD, to the southwest region communities of Mission, Martin and White River.

Berg is a Winner, SD native, with thirty-five years of experience in the community health center setting in South Dakota. He attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and went on to receive a Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine and the University of Alabama.

Tony has been a contracted physician with Horizon for many years and will be a great addition to our health care team in this region,” said Jessica Weber, Horizon Regional Office Manager. “We look forward to having him on staff at all three clinics to provide the best comprehensive care for our patients.”

Berg joins a team of eleven current providers in the region and is available for appointments several days a month at Mission Community Health Center, Martin Community Health Center and Mellette County Community Health Center.

For over 38 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 83,000 patient visits annually in 26 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River and Woonsocket. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce new medical provider, Ashley Rook, PA-C, to the Martin community.

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Ashley Rook is a Rapid City, SD, native, with three years of experience in the community health center setting in South Dakota. She attended South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, SD, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.
“Ashley started with us in December and has been a great addition to our health care team at Martin Community Health Center,” said Jessica Weber, Horizon Regional Office Manager. “We are excited for her to meet our patients in the Martin community and know that she will strive to provide the best comprehensive care.”
Rook joins a team of four current providers (Tiffany Spears, NP-C, Anna Waldner, CNP, Francoise Bansenga, FNP-BC, and Dr. Tony Berg) and is available for appointments, Monday-Thursday.

For over 38 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 83,000 patient visits annually in 26 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River and Woonsocket. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Donna Linke, CNP, MSN, Joins Horizon Health Care, Inc.

Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce Donna Linke, CNP, MSN, as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Linke will be located at Horizon’s Wessington Springs and Fort Thompson locations, but will provide mental health services via telemedicine to all of Horizon’s locations.

A graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia, Linke holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree with a specialization in Psychiatry. She has had extensive experience in the counseling and psychiatric fields; most recently, she was employed with Fort Thompson Indian Health Center in Fort Thompson, SD.

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” I am very blessed to have spent the past six years working with the Hunkpati Oyate on the Crow Creek Reservation,” said Donna Linke, CNP, MSN. “My career with Horizon will allow me to continue working closely with the communities on the Crow Creek Reservation, which has become my ‘home away from home.’ It will also enable me to share my expertise and expand psychiatric services across rural South Dakota in both Native and non-Native communities.”

Originally from Woonsocket, SD, Linke received her undergraduate degrees from Huron University. Linke is married and her family includes two stepchildren, four grandchildren, plus two dogs and three cats. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, cooking, canning, hunting, fishing, and camping.

Linke will be available for appointments Tuesday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the Jerauld County Community Health Center.

For over 35 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 82,000 patient visits annually in 25 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River and Woonsocket. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Francoise Bansenga, FNP-BC, Joins Martin Community Health Center

(MARTIN, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce Francoise Bansenga, FNP-BC, as their newest provider at Martin Community Health Center, located in Martin, SD.

A recent graduate of Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD; Bansenga holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree with a specialization in Family Practice and brings over ten years of experience in the medical field to her position at Martin Community Health Center. She has extensive experience in various hospital settings across South Dakota, Iowa, Texas, and Kansas, specializing in geriatrics, acute care, adult and pediatric health. Most recently, she was employed at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD, while furthering her education.

“I have always been interested in addressing health disparities and thought nursing would be the best way to do that,” said Bansenga. “I believe everyone deserves access to quality health care. I am very excited to join Horizon’s team in Martin as they meet a huge need for care in the area.”

Originally from Sioux Falls, SD, Bansenga received her undergraduate degrees from University of South Dakota and Mount Marty College. Bansenga is married and the mother of five children; in her spare time, she enjoys biking, exercising, reading, and staying up-to-date with current global and domestic affairs.

Bansenga joins a team of four current providers (Dr. Mark Butterbrodt; Nancy Webb, FNP; Tiffany Spears, NP-C; and Anna Waldner, CNP) and will be available for appointments beginning this week, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

For over 39 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 83,000 patient visits annually in 25 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River and Woonsocket. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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