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Iowa Specialty Hospital to Hold Fall Prevention Workshop

Iowa Specialty Hospital is proud to once again present, Stepping On, a fall prevention workshop. This 7-week workshop will be held from 8:00 to 10:00 am each Thursday from April 19 through May 31, 2018 in Boardroom B at the Clarion Campus. During the Stepping On workshops, participants receive support...
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Iowa Specialty Hospital Creates $33,911,909 Impact on Local Economy

Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics in Belmond and Clarion generates 548 jobs that add $33,911,909 to Wright County’s economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association. In addition, Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics employees by themselves spend $5,065,830 on retail sales and contribute $303,950 in state sales...
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Wright County Charitable Foundations Donates Towards TruRize Recliners

The Wright County Charitable Foundation recently contributed funds towards the purchase of new Stryker TruRize Recliners for Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion. Four new Stryker TruRize Recliners were purchased for use on the inpatient nursing floor. These specific recliners provide better hip and knee alignment for patients who have had...
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Putting a Light-Hearted Spin on Colonoscopies

Iowa Specialty Hospital is putting a light-hearted spin on colonoscopies during February and March. The campaign goal is to raise awareness that colorectal cancer does not always cause symptoms until later stages, but that a colonoscopy can often detect precancerous polyps and early-stage cancer. Among the cancers that affect both...
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Maternity Center Participating in Little Hats, Big Hearts

Volunteers from around the country are joining the American Heart Association (AHA), in connection with The Children's Heart Foundation, to celebrate American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for babies born in February at participating hospitals. Iowa Specialty Hospital’s Maternity Center is proud to be a part of...
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Funds Received from Wright County Charitable Grant

In mid-2017, the Wright County Charitable Foundation contributed funds towards the purchase of new IV stands for Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion. The new IV stands were purchased for use on the inpatient nursing floor. IV stands are a vital piece of equipment frequently used during a hospital stay. Medications...
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How to Make Smart Resolutions

We’re over halfway through January. According to research, most resolutions don’t make it much past the first month of the year. A lot of these resolutions fail because they’re not the right resolutions, and may be wrong for one of three main reasons: • It’s a resolution created based on...
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Welcoming New Providers to the Belmond Clinic

Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics is pleased to announce the addition of Charity and Joshua Baker to its Belmond Clinic. Charity Baker, DO, will provide family medicine and has special interests in women’s health, pediatrics, and dermatology. Joshua Baker, DO, will also provide family medicine and has special interests in...
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ISH Staff Receive Awards at Accountable Care Symposium

Over 600 attendees gathered in Phoenix for the second annual Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium on December 6-7, 2017. This year’s event featured thought leaders, industry experts, panel discussions and breakout sessions that addressed the most pressing concerns of health system leaders today. The symposium included the presentation of the...
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Iowa Specialty Hospital Recognized for Zero Inpatients with VTE

With different measures and reporting systems in place, Iowa Specialty Hospital has been named among the Top 10 facilities by COMPASS Hospital Improvement Innovation Network for having zero inpatients with venous thromboembolism for the last quarter of 2017. Venous Thrombolism (VTE) refers to a condition in which unwanted blood clots...
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