Iowa Specialty Hospital

Innovations Newsletter: ISH Innovations Newsletter - Issue 8

We’ve been trying to focus on reward and recognition at Iowa Specialty Hospitals and Clinics lately. How do we, in this new era of social media and different expectations, update our 15 to 20 year practice of thanking each other? Someone mentioned that Casey’s has a reward system when you...
February has been named National Self-Check Month to raise awareness about the importance of regular self-checks for both men and women. Self-exams are something most people forget or just plain avoiding doing, but they’re actually very important for early detection of any abnormalities and possibly cancer. Breast self-exams are a...
Trisha Bartlett, PA-C, MPAS, has joined the Gabrielson Clinic in collaboration with Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics. She has medical interests in dermatology including the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, acne, psoriasis, eczema, skin rejuvenation and other skin, hair and nail conditions. She treats patients from pediatric to...
Fawn Roberts, ARNP, has joined our Medical Weight Loss team. She has worked for the system since 2004, holding many different roles in patient care. Fawn made the decision to further her education to become an advanced registered nurse practitioner to continue to help people with their healthcare needs. Fawn...
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an opportunity to raise awareness for individuals who suffer from an eating disorder. The goal is to improve public understanding of eating disorders and their causes, dangers, and treatments and to empower everyone to reduce risk factors and join prevention efforts. Just as each...
Endometriosis is a painful women’s health disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus. In normal function, your uterine tissue grows, breaks down, and bleeds, then exits during your menstrual cycle. For those who have endometriosis, the uterine tissue acts the same, and...
According to the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, approximately 1.5 million high school students in the United States experience physical abuse from a dating partner. One-quarter of parents don’t talk to their teens about domestic violence. Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month encourages parents and adolescents to take an inventory of their...
Need a refresher on what you discussed with your care team during your last visit? With MyChart, you can view an After Visit Summary with details of a past appointment or hospital stay, along with any notes that your provider has recorded and shared with you. Use the link below...
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