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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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Race/Walk Results Are In


Clarinda, IA | May 7, 2018 – For Immediate Release More than 100 runners and walkers registered for the 2018 CRHC Fit ‘N’ Fun Run / Walk on Saturday at the Lied Center in Clarinda as part of the annual CRHC Health Fair.  For the first time in the history of the event, a recipient […]

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FastHealth Reports Data Breach


Clarinda, IA | May 2, 2018 – For Immediate Release According to Clarinda Regional Health Center Chief Financial Officer Milton Trabal, CRHC was recently informed that a third-party vendor used by CRHC between 2006 and 2010 had a data breach. This is a vendor that CRHC has not used since 2010.  It is our understanding […]

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Nordyke selected as Clarinda Regional Health Center CEO


Clarinda, IA | April 26, 2018 Clarinda Regional Health Center Board of Trustee Chairman Ron Richardson announced today Chuck Nordyke will become the Chief Executive Officer of CRHC effective July 1, 2018. Nordyke has an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from Purdue University, Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Accounting from the Indiana […]

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Vision Screenings and Sports Physicals included in your Child Wellness Checks


Clarinda, IA | (March 30, 2018)  The health care professionals at the Clarinda Regional Health Center remind parents and caregivers that now is an excellent time to schedule your child’s wellness check-up. This examination can qualify for required school sports physicals and vision screenings which may be required this summer and fall by your school. […]

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CRHC Hosts Mental Health Roundtable


Clarinda, IA | (March 2, 2018) Iowa 3rdDistrict Congressman David Young and Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven conducted a two-hour mental health round table discussion Friday afternoon at the Clarinda Regional Health Center.  More than 3 dozen mental health stakeholders had an opportunity to share their views on the current state of […]

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CRHC EMS Reaches 25-Year Milestone of Deficiency Free Inspections


Clarinda, IA | (February 28, 2018) – Clarinda Regional Health Center’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) continues a deficiency free survey reaching a 25-year milestone. On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, CRHC EMS was surveyed by Ms. Ellen McCardle-Woods, LPN/Paramedic EMS Field Coordinator for the Iowa Bureau of EMS and Trauma Services. McCardle-Woods surveys all 139 services […]

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CRHC Board of Trustees Votes to Re-Open Investigation


Clarinda, IA | (February 26, 2018) – For Immediate Release The Clarinda Regional Health Center Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to pursue an investigation of a December 2016 ambulance tampering incident. Following a closed session on the matter, Board member Rob Marsh made a motion that the Board makes a request to the Page […]

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