Iowa Specialty Hospital

Innovations Newsletter: ISH Innovations Newsletter - Issue 5

I’ve always assumed that we dream about things our subconscious thinks we need or miss. When I stopped running 15 years ago (because I killed my knees and I was too fat); I dreamt about running every night for years - I missed it. I’m sure you’ve had the dream...
We are proud to announce the addition of the Webster City Clinic to the Iowa Specialty Hospitals' family. Patients will see little change in the clinic formerly known as Advanced Family Medicine, as physician assistants, Kari Patten and Kristen Davison, will continue to provide family medicine services. Patients will now...
Flu season, an annually recurring time period characterized by the prevalence of outbreaks of influenza, is just in the early stages. Considered to run from October to May, it often peaks in February. But why wait until peak times to be vaccinated? Vaccinations take two weeks before antibodies develop in...
Movember brings awareness to men's health, especially in the areas of prostate or testicular cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention. Men tend to stay silent especially about their personal issues. Movember originated when two friends were inspired by the moustache's ability to generate conversation. Deciding to take it a step...
Have you discovered the MyChart App? It's healthcare at your fingertips. Follow the link below to learn more about MyChart including instructions on how to view MyChart on your computer or your smartphone. Soon you'll be viewing your medical records in no time, on your own time. MyChart
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans. The main cause of COPD is tobacco smoke, so if you smoke or used to smoke, you are at a higher risk of having COPD. Exposures to air pollutants like cigarette smoke...
During Bladder Health Awareness Month, we’d like to encourage you to follow these steps for better bladder health. • Drink plenty of water; strive for 6 – 8 cups daily • Cut down on caffeine and alcohol • Practice good bathroom habits. It’s normal to use the bathroom 4 –...
As part of National Rural Health Day, Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Outcomes and Patient Perspective. Based on the results of the Hospital...
Beat the snow...move into The Meadows Senior Living now! Let The Meadows handle your snow removal and other home maintenance tasks. You'll discover a community where you'll enjoy fun activities, delicious meals, great neighbors, caring staff, and a warm, carefree winter season. Located in Clarion, they offer both independent and...
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