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Recognized Among 67 National Hospitals to Know

Becker’s Healthcare recently released a list of 67 critical access hospitals to know in 2019. Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics in Belmond and Clarion was named among this national listing. As shared in the announcement released by Becker’s Healthcare, Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics has two campuses, in Belmond and...
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Silence the Shame on Mental Illness

May 5th is National Silence the Shame Day and gives an opportunity to continue the conversation about mental health and wellness and erase the stigma associated with mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States, 43.8 million, experiences...
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April is Rosacea Awareness Month

April is designated as Rosacea Awareness Month. Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that most often affects the face and is often mistaken for acne, eczema, or a skin allergy. Rosacea appears to be more common among fair-skinned people and affects an estimated 14 million Americans (1 in 20...
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County-Wide Drug Take Back April 27th

On Saturday, April 27th, area Pharmacies in Wright County and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to...
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Maternity Department Receives CuddleCot™ Donation

Our Maternity Department recently received the donation of a CuddleCot™ and Shnuggle™ Moses Basket. While many of the donations received for the maternity department go for improved care or comfort of mom or baby, this donation fulfills a different need. The CuddleCot and Shnuggle Moses Basket provide parents and other...
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100th Baby of 2019 Arrives

Iowa Specialty Hospital’s 100th baby of 2019, Matthew Ryan Sarmiento Noyola, was born on March 19, 2019 at 3:05 in the morning to parents, Nancy Noyola and Santos Sarmiento of Eagle Grove. Baby Matthew weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 inches in length. He will be welcomed home...
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Patient Safety Awareness

Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual recognition event that is intended to encourage everyone to learn more about patient safety and recognize the work being done to keep our patients safe in and out of the healthcare setting. At Iowa Specialty Hospitals, patient safety is our #1 priority. A...
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Belmond Ranked #1 in HCAHPS

Iowa Specialty Hospital – Belmond recently learned that it is number one for HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems). HCAHPS is a patient satisfaction survey required by CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) for all hospitals in the United States. Surveys are for adult inpatients,...
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Fall Prevention Workshop Starts in April

Iowa Specialty Hospital is proud to once again present, Stepping On, a fall prevention workshop. This 7-week workshop will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 pm each Tuesday from April 9 through May 21, 2019 in Boardroom B at the Clarion Campus. During the Stepping On workshops, participants receive support...
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