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CRHC recognizes National Heart Health Month


Clarinda, IA, (January 31, 2018):  February is National Heart Health Month and Clarinda Regional Health Center is observing to help raise awareness of heart disease throughout the region. CRHC encourages everyone to wear red on February 2nd, which has been designated as National Wear Red Day by the American Heart Association©. Karie Martin, BSN, RN, […]

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Bryan Whipp Appointed to CRHC Board of Trustees


Clarinda, IA | January 22, 2018 On a unanimous vote by the Clarinda Regional Health Center Board of Trustees on Monday night, Clarinda businessman Bryan Whipp was selected to fill the unexpired term of Heather Herzberg. Herzberg resigned from the board in late December citing personal reasons. Whipp is the owner of Whipp Sales and […]

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Herzberg Resigns from CRHC Board of Trustees


Clarinda, IA | (December 30, 2017)  Citing personal reasons, Heather Herzberg has submitted her resignation from the Clarinda Regional Health Center’s Board of Trustees, effective Sunday, December 31st. The announcement was made today by outgoing Board Chairman Dale McAllister.  McAllister says Herzberg was elected to a four-year term on the Board of Trustees on November […]

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Victor Lee Named Interim CEO of Clarinda Regional Health Center

Clarinda, IA | (December 29, 2017) Victor Lee has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer of Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, IA, effective January 2, 2018. “Victor has a wealth of experience, including long term service to a hospital similar in size to Clarinda Regional Health Center. His knowledge of healthcare and hospital management will […]

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CRHC Announces Release of Chief Executive Officer Chris Stipe


Clarinda, IA | (December 19, 2017):   At the CRHC Board of Trustees December meeting that was held on Monday, December 18th, 2017, a majority vote was taken to release Christopher Stipe.  Mr. Stipe has served more than nine years as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at CRHC. The CEO is accountable to, and serves at the […]

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CRHC EMS Offers “Home for the Holidays” for 25th Year


Clarinda, IA, (December 8, 2017): The Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) offers “Home for the Holidays” free transportation service during the Christmas season to help bedfast residents of care facilities attend family holiday gatherings. The CRHC Emergency Medical Services (EMS) crew will transport a resident to and from a family gathering free of charge from […]

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Nauman Named Director of Nursing


Clarinda, IA | December 6, 2017 Clarinda Regional Health Center CEO Chris Stipe announced today that Renee Nauman is being promoted to Director of Nursing effective January 1, 2018.  In his announcement, Stipe says Nauman will continue to serve in her role as Manager of the CRHC Med/Surg and Emergency Departments. Stipe adds, “Renee offers […]

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3-D Mammography Delivers Peace of Mind—CRHC Delivers Saturday Appointments


Clarinda, IA | (November 9, 2017) – CRHC Radiology Manager Greg Jones says the first two months using the latest 3-D technology have proven to be popular with patients. During the just completed Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, CRHC conducted 130 mammogram screenings.  Jones says since bringing 3-D technology to CRHC, 233 screenings have been […]

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LifeNet to Celebrate 5 Year Anniversary at CRHC


(Clarinda, IA) – Five years ago this month, Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) and LifeNet/Air Methods partnered together to base Southwest Iowa’s only air ambulance at Clarinda Regional Health Center. The Clarinda-based air ambulance serves an initial area within a 40-mile radius of Clarinda and has the ability to transport patients to medical centers in Omaha, […]

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Stipe Urges Residents to Vote in Upcoming City Election


Clarinda, IA | (October 13, 2017) — CRHC Chief Executive Officer Chris Stipe wrote a letter encouraging Clarinda residents to vote in the November 7th city elections.  Here is a copy of the letter as it appeared in the October 12th edition of the Clarinda Herald-Journal. To the Citizens of Clarinda, and our patients and […]

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