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Ground Breaking for Villisca Family Health Center Expansion


The Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) hosted a ground-breaking ceremony Monday morning at the Villisca Family Health Center located at 309 South 5thAvenue. CRHC Chief Executive Officer Chuck Nordyke says, “Today is an important beginning in the process of expanding the vision our Board of Trustees has for Advancing Exceptional Care to the residents in […]

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Audit Report Released


Clarinda, IA |  — For public record, the accounting firm of Seim Johnson, LLP released an audit report for Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa on September 24, 2018. The Health Center’s unrestricted operating revenue totaled $34,388,633 for the year ended June 30, 2018, a 4.7% increase from the prior year. Total revenue included $30,767,832 in […]

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Dr. Clayton Thor Joins CRHC’s Orthopedic Team


Clarinda, IA  — Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Clayton C. Thor, MD to the Specialty Clinic schedule effective today. Dr. Thor is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his residency at William Beaumont School of Medicine, Department […]

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Sprouts Summer Program Concludes For The Summer


Clarinda, IA | August 2, 2018 The Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Sprouts ‘Get Out and Grow’ program came to a close today according to coordinator Molly Gilmore, MS, RD, LD. Gilmore says this year’s garden program, the 7th since its inception in 2012, was another great success. Gilmore explains 13 children, ranging in ages from […]

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Clarinda Foundation Partners with CMF


Clarinda, IA | July 30, 2018 The Clarinda Foundation, Inc. has awarded the Clarinda Medical Foundation a grant in the amount of $5,416 for the purchase of new 10mm Laparoscope for use in surgical procedures.  The award matches a purchase by the Clarinda Medical Foundation for a 5.4mm in the amount of $5,416. Clarinda Medical […]

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Clarinda, IA | June 27, 2018 – The LUCAS chest compression system was donated recently to the CRHC EMS Department with grant money made possible by a collaborative effort between the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association and the Leona & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. CRHC EMS Director Ryan […]

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CRHC Welcomes Jim Imler as Director of Human Resources


Clarinda, IA | June 14, 2018 Clarinda Regional Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Imler as the new Director of Human Resources at CRHC. Imler joins the Leadership team at CRHC with a wealth of health care Human Resources experience. He began his Human Resource career in 1990 with United Community […]

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CRHC Welcomes Family Practice Physician Dr. Mitalee Dharwadkar


(Clarinda, IA) | June 8, 2018  Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Director of Clinics Don Herbst announces the hiring of Mitalee Dharwadkar, MD to the Medical Staff beginning August 6th. Herbst says, “We welcome Dr. Dharwadkar to our team. She has a passion for providing patient care in a rural setting and looked at several […]

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Ambulance Report Delivered to CRHC Board of Trustees


Clarinda, IA | (May 30, 2018) – Page County Attorney Carl Sonksen has declined to prosecute any individual for tampering with an ambulance owned by the Clarinda Regional Health Center.  In a letter delivered to the CRHC Board of Trustees at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 29thSonksen based his decision on a recently completed […]

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Spinler Chosen as 2018 CRHC Daisy Award Recipient


  Clarinda, IA | (May 10, 2018)  Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Nurse Colleen Spinlerhas been named the 2018 DAISY Award recipient for providing extraordinary nursing care.  The DAISY Award is sponsored by The DAISY Foundation, a national charitable foundation established to recognize “extraordinary nurses” for the compassionate care they deliver every day. DAISY Award […]

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