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CRHC Announces the Addition of 3-D Mammography Services

08/18/17

Clarinda, IA --  Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is committed to offering the most advanced exceptional health care to our patients. Because of that commitment, our patients now have access to the very latest technology in 3D mammography, which is being called the single greatest break-through in breast cancer detection in 30 years.

CRHC recently completed installation and received approval from the Federal Drug Administation (FDA) for a Hologic Selenia Dimensions system. The Genius 3D Mammography system, manufactured by Hologic, boasts a 5-year b...

Fit U Class Registration Is Now Open

08/18/17

(Clarinda,IA) -- If weight loss was easy, no one would struggle with it.  The dietitian’s at CRHC have developed an affordable 10 week weight loss management class called Fit U to give you the support you need.

We know that you are more than a number on a scale.  We do body composition testing at the beginning and the end of the program so you can see what progress you have made even if the readout on the scale doesn’t show much of a decrease.

Each week we have a different topic that is discussed.  These topics give you ideas o...

CRHC Auxiliary Presents New Gifts to the Hospital

07/31/17

(Clarinda, IA) -- The CRHC Auxiliary, an organization comprised of dedicated volunteers and staff, recently presented CRHC with two new gifts. Both gifts exemplify the mission of the Auxiliary – which is to support the mission of the Hospital for providing exceptional care to patients.

The Auxiliary purchased a total of 9 new recliners for use in the patient rooms.  These are more user friendly for both the patient and staff and come completely apart for ease and safety of cleaning.  These chairs replace the ones which were purchased just over...

Independent Investigation Findings Released

07/25/17

Clarinda, IA | July 24, 2017:

Following weeks of investigation and after considering information gathered in interviews, Division of Professional Services, LLC, an independent investigative firm has released the following summary conclusion about alleged tampering of a CRHC ambulance.

“It is the investigators conclusion that at no time were any patients or employees put in danger from the alleged wire tampering situation.  There is no credible evidence to suggest that Mr. Baker tampered with the ambulance in question or that there were any thr...

Clarinda Medical Foundation Funds Blood Pressure Cuffs and Scales

07/12/17

Clarinda, IA – The Clarinda Medical Foundation, a non-profit corporation, recently awarded a grant of $2,500 to nurses Jayne Cabeen, BSN, RN and Karie Martin, BSN, RN to purchase blood pressure cuffs and digital scales for patients who are monitoring chronic illness.

Cabeen, CRHC Clinic Health Coach and Martin, CRHC Cardiopulmonary Manager, have purchased 10 bluetooth scales and 10 blood pressure cuffs that will be loaned to patients who are unable to afford these critical devices.  Both nurses say, "Consistently measuring weight and blood pressure is one of the be...