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    Medical Scribes: Helping Doctors Leverage Medical Records - 04/26/16

    Electronic medical records (EMR) have improved access to information and quality of care. However, EMRs can be cumbersome. Physicians can end up spending inordinate amounts of time entering and searching for data.
    Medical scribes can be part of the solution. The role of medical scribes is to provide real-time documentation into patients’ electronic medical records during appointments with health care providers.  

    Although using medical scribes...



    Nominate a CRHC Nurse for the Daisy Award - 04/13/16


    Want to thank your CRHC Nurse for extraordinary care?

    Share Your Story! Nominate your CRHC Nurse for the Daisy Award!

    DAISY Award honorees personify Clarinda Regional Health Center’s exceptional patient experience. These nurses consistently demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care. They are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community.

    Each DAISY Awa...



    CRHC Signs Agreements with Iowa Medicaid Groups - 03/31/16

    Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) has signed agreements with all three of Iowa’s Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) effective on April 1, 2016. Iowa’s Medicaid health care providers were requested by the Iowa Department of Human Services to choose from at least one of the three MCOs.

    “CRHC felt it necessary to partner with all three MCOs selected by the Iowa Medicaid Program so that we can best serve our community needs. The patients and their families should find this transition seamless when needing to use our services on April 1st and thereafter,&...



    CRHC Digital Mammography Passes State Quality Inspection for 7 Consecutive Years - 03/25/16

    Clarinda Regional Health Center’s (CRHC) digital mammography service has passed the annual Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) facility inspection conducted by the State of Iowa Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Radiological Health.  This is the seventh consecutive year that CRHC has passed the inspection. 

    The state inspection reviews CRHC’s adherence to MQSA requirements.  A letter from the Bureau of Radiological Health st...



    Eaton Recognized as Childhood Immunization Champion - 03/11/16

    Congratulations for CRHC Nurse Melinda Eaton for receiving a Certificate of Appreciation from Iowa Department of Public Health's Bureau of Immunization and Tuberculosis Chief. Melinda was recognized for being a CDC Childhood Immunization Champion nominee. In the photo, CRHC Clinics Director Don Herbst congratulates Melinda with the certificate and a CDC Challenge Coin.




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