Health Events & News


CRHC Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist


(Clarinda, IA | September 20, 2017) – Through their partnership in caring for Southwest Iowa, Miller Orthopedic Specialists and Clarinda Regional Health Center proudly announce the addition of Dr. Pedro Ricart.  Dr. Ricart is a Orthopedic Surgeon who will care for patients with any orthopedic ailment or pain.  He also possess additional training in diseases and injuries of the spine.

Dr. Ricart received his Medical Degree in 2006 from the UNIBE School of Medicine in the Dominican Republic.  He continued on to an Orthopedic Spine Research Fello...

Bat Safety...Be Sure To Have It Tested


(Clarinda, IA | September 18, 2017) -- People often know when they’ve been bitten by a bat, but most types of bats have very small teeth which may leave marks that disappear quickly.

According to the CDC, if you are bitten by a bat — or if infectious material (such as saliva or brain material if it is killed) from a bat gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or a wound — wash the affected area thoroughly with soap and water and get medical advice immediately. Whenever possible, the bat should be captured and sent to a laboratory for rabies testing.

Trabal Hired as Chief Financial Officer


(Clarinda, IA) – Clarinda Regional Health Center Chief Executive Officer  Chris Stipe announces the hiring of Mr. Milton Trabal as the new Chief Financial Officer at CRHC.

Mr. Stipe says, “We are delighted to welcome Milton to the CRHC family.  He has a proven track record in strategic planning, financial management and government compliance.”  Mr. Stipe went on to say, “Milton has held senior financial roles for several organizations.  His background includes Medicare and Medicaid experience, as well as strong contract experience. He is...

CRHC offers Wellness Lab Draws this Fall


(Clarinda, Iowa): CRHC is proud to announce wellness lab draws will be offered this fall. The 2017 Fall Lab Draws will be held Tuesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 12th at Clarinda Regional Health Center in Conference Rooms A & B.

CRHC Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator Wanda Isaacson, RN says, “With the array of health insurance plans, we have found that many of our patients have high-deductible HSA plans and, therefore, the cost of blood screenings are usually paid for by the patient and not their insurance policy.”  Isaacs...

CRHC Announces the Addition of 3-D Mammography Services


(Clarinda, IA): Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is committed to offering the most advanced 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 has received approval from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to screen patients with the Selenia Dimensions system. The Genius 3D Mammography system, manufactured by Hologic, boasts a 5-year breas...