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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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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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