Recent Articles - 2012

First Christmas Stockings

Posted: 12/19/2012 in Auxiliary

December newborns at Regional Medical Center are recipients of My First Christmas stockings thanks to the RMC Auxiliary...
RMC Auxiliary Offering Scholarships

Posted: 12/19/2012 in Auxiliary

The Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is again offering scholarships to individuals from the RMC service area who will attend an Iowa college in a human medical field of study for the year 2013-2014...
RFH Announces A Walk-In Clinic

Posted: 12/17/2012 in Family Practice

Beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Regional Family Health (RFH), a service of Regional Medical Center, will offer walk-in clinic hours at the Manchester location.
The Flu Season is Here

Posted: 12/17/2012 in Public Health

Influenza or the flu is now prevalent in our communities The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against the flu.
Manners: An Attitude of Gratitude in Children

Posted: 12/12/2012 in Parent Education & Support

I want this! I want that! The more we give, the less they appreciate. As parents, how many times have we heard this-especially around the holiday season? How do we teach our children to appreciate and show gratitude and thankfulness for those that surround them and not only materialistic items? The truth is, children model their parents in every way, even at an early age.
RMC Auxiliary Tree of Lights

Posted: 12/12/2012 in Auxiliary

Since 1976, the Regional Medical Center Auxiliary has awarded scholarships to students pursuing an education in healthcare. The Tree of Lights memorial fund was designated to establish and sustain the annual scholarships. For the 36th year, the Tree of Lights shines in memory of loved ones for whom donations have been made, and with hope for the future of the student scholarship applicants...
Regional Medical Home Care Recognized

Posted: 12/10/2012 in Home Care

HomeCare Elite Recipient 6 Years in a Row! Regional Medical Home Care today announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2012 HomeCare EliteT, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies In the United States. Now in its seventh year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.
The National Debt and "Fiscal Cliff"

Posted: 12/7/2012 in Regional Medical Center

Legislators have now returned to Washington, D.C. following the election and discussions are moving forward concerning the deficit. Hospitals remain concerned as the possibility of cutting Medicare and Medicaid funding for hospital services as a means to reduce the deficit is on the table.
Safe Sitter® Babysitter Training

Posted: 12/6/2012 in Parent Education & Support

Regional Medical Center in Manchester will hold a one-day Safe Sitter® Babysitter Training Class on Thursday, December 27th from 9 AM - 4:30 PM in Veterans Education Center. This course is for adolescents and teens 11 and up.
Iowa Donor Network Recognizes RMC

Posted: 12/5/2012 in Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Center in Manchester was recently recognized by the Iowa Donor Network (IDN) for 90% or Greater Appropriate Requestor Rate for Tissue Donation in 2011. This achievement exemplifies staff understanding and commitment to the importance of tissue donation....
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