Health Events & News


CRHC Encourages Everyone to Celebrate Safely this 4th of July


Clarinda, IA (June 9, 2017): We are quickly approaching the first ever season of legal fireworks in Iowa. The providers and staff at Clarinda Regional Health Center want to remind everyone that safety should always come first when lighting or shooting fireworks.

In 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission surveyed fireworks injuries from June 20 through July 20.  They learned that 230 people on average went to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries during the survey period. They also found that nationally during that period 9 people ...

CRHC Receives Sleep Study Accreditation


Clarinda, IA (May 30, 2017):

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has awarded Clarinda Regional Health Center’s (CRHC) Sleep Study Program accreditation following an extensive study of the facilities practices and standards.

In his acknowledgement letter to CRHC, ACHC Program Director Timothy Safley said, “This is an achievement of which your organization can be proud of and one that marks your commitment to quality in the provision of care.” Safley adds, “In granting accreditation, ACHC finds that CRHC has demonstr...

CRHC Continues Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, Bonuses Employees


CRHC Continues Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, Bonuses Employees

Clarinda, IA (May 22, 2017): Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is proud to announce it has exceeded its goal for facility-wide average patient satisfaction for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to results from HealthStream.  HealthStream is an independent, national research company focusing on hospital patient satisfaction measurement and reporting.

CEO Chris Stipe says “We are very happy to get the latest numbers from HealthStream for the first ...

Dermatology Appointments Available at CRHC


Clarinda Regional’s Specialty Clinics are always Advancing Exceptional Care. This includes the added patient convenience of bringing specialists to Clarinda. CRHC Director of Clinics, Don Herbst, says “Consistent dermatology services have once again returned to the Specialty Clinic.”

CRHC is proud to announce the addition of two new dermatology providers, Jake Ridder, PA-C and Rachel Person, APRN, to the Specialty Clinic lineup.  Appointments will be available beginning Tuesday, May 23rd. Herbst says, “We are thrilled to have these providers on our tea...

Clarinda Regional Health Center invites community to celebrate National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week


(Clarinda, IA) – Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a pillar of the community nurturing health and hope. Practitioners provide an array of routine care and specialty services every day, including occupational health, around-the-clock emergency services, pediatric care, internal medicine, dietitian services, radiology/mammography, surgery and numerous others. This week, CRHC will set aside time to highlight the work of our dedicated employees, who have cause to celebrate during National Hospital Week, May 7-13.