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Welcoming New Urologist Dr. Fialkov

Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan Fialkov, MD, to its Clarion and Belmond locations. He will provide urology services and surgeries for patients of all ages. Dr. Fialkov received his degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency...
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ISH Employees Give to Local Food Charities

During the month dedicated to giving thanks, Iowa Specialty Hospital wanted to show their appreciation for the communities in which they reside. Employees recently participated in a food drive to support the Belmond Food Pantry and the Clarion Backpack Program. They also collected personal hygiene items for both the Belmond...
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ISH Receives Funds from Clarion Hotel-Motel Grant

Earlier this year Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion received funds from the Clarion Hotel-Motel Grant to be used for a beautification project involving its Community Garden. Grant funds allowed for the installation of a frontline fence that faces Main Street and a sign for beautification of and communication about the...
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ISH Recognized for Reduction in Readmissions

Iowa Specialty Hospitals has been recognized as two of ten top performing Iowa hospitals in reducing readmissions by the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative’s Compass Hospital Improvement Innovation Network. “We are honored to be named among the top 10 hospitals in Iowa for reduction in readmission”, said Paula Abbas, Iowa Specialty Hospitals...
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Fall Prevention Workshop Concludes

Iowa Specialty Hospital recently concluded, Stepping On, a fall prevention workshop. This seven-week workshop was held Wednesday mornings at the Belmond Campus. During the Stepping On workshops, seven participants received support from trained leaders and other workshop participants, learned strength and balance exercises, and how medications, vision, safe footwear, and...
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Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Good health habits can stop the spread of germs and help prevent respiratory and GI illnesses. Follow the tips below to stay healthy this flu season. 1. Get your flu vaccination. An annual flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick with seasonal influenza and...
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Welcoming New Plastic Surgeon

Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics is pleased to announce the addition of Suzanne Kuhnen, DO, to its Clarion and Belmond locations. She provides cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Kuhnen received her degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her general surgery residency at Geisinger Wyoming...
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National Recognition for Performance Leadership

November 16th is National Rural Health Day. In honor of this day, Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clincis is proud to announce that it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in...
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What You Need to Know: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a cause of pain and functional problems in the hand and wrist. It results from the compression and pressure of the median nerve at the wrist and occurs anytime the carpal tunnel space at the wrist is compromised. This often recurs as a result of activities that repeatedly involve flexing of the hand at the wrist, resulting in swelling of the transverse carpal ligament.  

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Put on Your Cape & Take a Stand Against Diabetes

In recognition of November as American Diabetes Month®, the American Diabetes Association® reminds us that there’s a hero inside everyone affected by diabetes. Nearly half of all American adults have diabetes or prediabetes, yet most don’t understand the life-long burden of this chronic illness or the 24/7 work it takes...
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