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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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CRHC Schedules Candidate Forum


Clarinda, IA. | (October 12, 2017): On November 7th, voters will go to the polls in the Clarinda City Election to vote for three Board members for Clarinda Regional Health Center's Board of Trustees. Candidates running are the two incumbents, Dale McAllister and Stanley Johnson. The other four candidates include Katherine Boysen, Dale Fulk, Kalen Herzberg and […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Publication

Clarinda, IA | (October 12, 2017) — In today's edition of the Clarinda Herald-Journal, the Clarinda Regional Health Center published a special section centered on Breast Cancer Awareness.  This 16 page booklet has practical information about many aspects of this insidious disease. You can view this special edition publication here. CRHC Chief Executive Officer Chris Stipe says, […]

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Gilmore named Iowa Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year


Clarinda, IA, | (October 5, 2017): Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) proudly announces that Molly Gilmore, MSED, RD, LD has been named the Iowa Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This award recognizes a dietitian who has made distinctive contributions early in their career. Dietitians who receive this […]

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CRHC Completes Annual Audit, Starts New Fiscal Year Strong


Clarinda, IA | (September 27, 2017):  Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) has completed an annual audit of its financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.  Omaha-based accounting firm Seim Johnson completed the audit and presented the results at a special meeting of the Hospital Board in September.  Although the hospital posted a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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