Health Events & News


Nominate a CRHC Nurse for the Daisy Award


Nominations are being accepted for Clarinda Regional Health Center’s annual Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing. The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary, compassionate, and skillful care given by nurses every day. Since 2012, CRHC has been a Daisy Award Partner, recognizing one nurse with this special honor each year. Patients, visitors, nurses, physicians, or employees may nominate a deserving RN, LPN, ARNP, or CRNA throughout the month of April.

The Daisy Award honorees personify Clarinda Regional Health Center’s ex...

Dr. Gerard Stanley, Sr. to retire from Clarinda Regional Health Center


Clarinda Regional Health Center announced Dr. Gerard Stanley, Sr. will be

retiring from clinical practice as of June 30, 2017.

Dr. Gerard Stanley, Sr., began seeing patients in the Clarinda Medical Associates Physician’s Clinic at Clarinda Regional Health Center in 2009. Dr. Stanley reflected on his time in Clarinda, “I have given Clarinda Regional Health Center eight full years of my medical practice. I believe I have done well and made CRHC and the Clarinda community proud. This is a wonderful community and I will miss it.”

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Clarinda Regional Health Center Welcomes Chuck Morris as New Director of Marketing, PR & Foundation


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is very pleased to announce that Chuck Morris has accepted the role of Director of Marketing, PR and Foundation.  Most of us know Chuck through his illustrious career at KMA Radio where he has had a hand in shaping that organization over several decades.  Specifically, Chuck played a large part in developing “”, which is the media outlet’s web-based news arm.  More recently, Chuck Morris was elected to a County Supervisor seat for Page County.  Chuck will split his time between his supervisor role and hi...

Clarinda Regional Health Center Remains Steady Despite Changes in Health Care Marketplace


Despite the challenges in the health care marketplace, Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is pleased to report it is exceeding its customer service, clinical quality and financial goals thus far in its current fiscal year.  

According to Chief Executive Officer, Chris Stipe, CRHC’s success is a result of a great many things.  “It starts with the vision and support of a dedicated Board of Trustees.  We have a smart and capable Board that works very well with management.  Also at the top of the list is certainly the strength and stability of ...

CRHC Digital Mammography Passes State Quality Inspection for 8 Consecutive Years with Zero Deficiencies


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

The state annually reviews all mammography facilities adherence to MQSA requirements. A letter from the Bureau of Radiological Health stated, "...the inspection of your facility showed that all areas reviewed were in compliance with required s...