Recent Articles - 2014

Influenza Activity Increasing in Delaware County

Posted: 12/29/2014 in Public Health

Surveillance by the Iowa Department of Public Health and Delaware County Public Health, and testing by the State Hygienic Laboratory indicate flu activity is increasing. Take personal actions to help prevent the spread of illness. Remember the 3Cs: Cover your coughs and sneezes; Clean your hands frequently; and Contain germs by staying home when ill.
Project Linus Blanket Workshop December 29

Posted: 12/18/2014 in Auxiliary

The RMC (Regional Medical Center) Auxiliary is having a Project Linus Blanket Workshop on Monday, December 29, from 12:30-4PM in Veterans Education Center - Level 3 at RMC. The Christmas break date and time was chosen so youth and adults can work together to make fleece blankets.
Hunger Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management

Posted: 12/17/2014 in Family Practice

Bryan Hunger, MHA, CMPE, Chief Provider Services Officer, has earned his Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) board certification in medical practice management. The Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) distinction signifies an individuals professional competence. It requires earning a minimum of 50 continuing...
Surviving the Holidays

Posted: 12/11/2014 in Hospice

As children, the holidays are a joyous event filled with cheer, presents, wonderful food, and lots of fun! For those grieving the loss of a loved one, the holidays can be very painful. If this is you or someone you love, here are some thoughts to help you through this challenging time.
RMC Auxiliary Provides First Christmas Stockings

Posted: 12/10/2014 in Auxiliary

During the month of December, newborns at Regional Medical Center receive red, warm, fuzzy, My First Christmas stockings thanks to the RMC Auxiliary.
Hospice of Comfort Honored Volunteer

Posted: 12/4/2014 in Hospice

Rick Linderwell of Dundee was recognized as Hospice of Comforts Honored Volunteer for 2014. Hospice touches lives, supports families, and strengthens communitieswhen a helping hand is needed most. Hospice volunteers are a crucial piece of this compassionate service.
New Chief Nursing Officer at Regional Medical Center in Manchester

Posted: 12/3/2014 in Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester is pleased to announce Heather Ries, MSN, RN-BC, as its new Chief Nursing Officer.
RMC Auxiliary Tree of Lights

Posted: 12/1/2014 in Auxiliary

Since 1976, the Regional Medical Center (RMC) 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 38th 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.
Auxiliary Fall Luncheon

Posted: 11/28/2014 in Auxiliary

Veterans Education Center was a buzz, and seats were filled when the Regional Medical Center Auxiliary held their annual Fall Luncheon on Tuesday, November 11th.
Lon Butikofer, RN, PhD Inducted into NICC Hall of Fame

Posted: 11/26/2014 in Regional Medical Center

Lon Butikofer, RN, PhD, has spent the majority of his career in healthcare in the form of nursing, education, and executive leadership. On October 20, 2014, Dr. Butikofer was inducted into Northeast Iowa Community Colleges Hall of Fame based on his honors, career and community achievements, volunteerism, and dedication to the College and northeast Iowa.
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