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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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Welcoming First Baby of 2018

Iowa Specialty Hospital is proud to announce the birth of the first baby of 2018. Ava Jae Anderson, daughter of Mikaela and Jesse Anderson of Webster City, was born on January 2, 2018 at 1:07 a.m. Ava weighed 6 pounds, 2.1 ounces and was 19 inches long. According to her...
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Father and Daughter Doctors Provide Care for Twins

On December 17, 2017, Trista and Aurelio Cruz welcomed twins into their family. Jenesis Adriana, daughter, and Jariel Aurelio, son, were born at 7:35 a.m. and 7:36 a.m., and weighed 6.9 and 6.12 pounds respectively. The twins are the seventh and eighth children for Trista and Aurelio, rounding out their...
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7 Healthy New Years Resolutions

As we near the end of the year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our accomplishments, evaluate areas for improvement and set goals for ourselves for the New Year.

At Iowa Specialty Hospital, we encourage you to put yourself first in this New Year and to focus on your health. Your health is your most important asset. Good health allows you to feel good, stay healthy and participate in the activities you want with your family and friends. Poor health limits your abilities, sometimes even your mobility, and can have a negative effect on not only you, but your loved ones.

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3D Mammograms Now Available at ISH

The odds of beating breast cancer have never been better, thanks to advancements in early detection and treatment. Iowa Specialty Hospital joins this fight by offering 3D mammography beginning December 19, 2017. 3D mammography, or Tomosyntheses, is a screening and diagnostic test for breast cancer offering women and their physicians...
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