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EMS Funding Special Election - What it Means for Wright County

Most residents of Wright County are aware of the proposed Wright County EMS System plan. Before the EMS Funding Special Election scheduled for August 7, 2018, it’s important to be informed about the goals of this partnership. Many wonder why funding for emergency medical services (EMS) is needed at all....
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Barkema Trust Funds Received for Coag Ananlyzer in Clarion

Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion was recently the proud recipient of funds from The Foster and Evelyn Barkema Charitable Trust. Funds received went toward the purchase of a Coag Analyzer to be used in the Clarion Lab Department for venous blood INR, which monitors blood thinning medications such as Coumadin....
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Barkema Trust Funds Received for Biofire FilmArray in Belmond

Iowa Specialty Hospital – Belmond was recently the proud recipient of funds from The Foster and Evelyn Barkema Charitable Trust. Funds received allowed the Belmond Lab Department to purchase a Biofire FilmArray. This equipment conducts PCR and DNA testing for infectious agents such as bacteria and virus. We are very...
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Avoiding Heat Stroke During the Summer

The first official day of summer is only days away, and temperatures will only continue to rise. So let’s take a look at heat stroke symptoms and prevention to keep you and your loved ones safe. Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures -- usually in combination with...
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Introducing Co-Pay Requirements

Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics has introduced new co-payment requirements for services. Co-payments will be required for family medicine office visits, radiology services, and surgical services. Co-Payment Requirements Outline Family Practice Services Patients will be required to pay a portion of their deductible or co-pay amount at the time of...
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Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award Recipient

Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond is the recent recipient of the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. According to Healthgrades, 96% of patients would definitely recommend Iowa Specialty Hospital. “This is quite a distinction to be named among other hospitals across the nation,” said Amy McDaniel, Iowa Specialty Hospital – Belmond...
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Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond Named to Top 20 Critical Access Hospital List

Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for Overall Patient Satisfaction in the country. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, including Iowa Specialty Hospital – Belmond, scored best among critical access hospitals as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural...
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Mental Health Awareness Month

Most people want to live a meaningful life. What is meaningful to one person may not be the same to another. We all have our individual idea of what makes our lives meaningful—work, family, volunteering, a safe place to live, sports, friends, pets, hobbies---each person’s list looks different. It is...
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Ritter Family Donates Toward 3D Mammo at Iowa Specialty Hospital

Bob and Judy Ritter of Dows recently donated $16,350 to go towards the purchase of a 3D mammography machine at Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion. The Ritters are passionate about the need of providing mammography services to all women as their daughter Jackie is a breast cancer survivor. “Every woman...
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ISH Foundation - Clarion Annual Campaign Results

Every year, from approximately December 1st – December 31st, Iowa Specialty Hospital Foundation – Clarion holds its annual campaign. An annual campaign is usually an organization’s primary source of unrestricted contributed income and a mainstay of its fundraising efforts. Thanks to its 2017 annual campaign, the Foundation was able to...
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