Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care

RMC Receives Care Transitions Award in Healthcare Safety

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care

Systematic improvements and the reduction of long-term care readmissions have earned RMC the Care Transitions Award from the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC).

Let's Focus on Fall Prevention

Posted: Thursday, September 03, 2015 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care

September is Fall Prevention month, but at Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester it is a high priority year round for all staff. Efforts to decrease falls have been successful, resulting in 8 months fall free in the Medical-Surgical/Special Care Unit Department.

Let's Focus on Fall Prevention

Posted: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care

Among older adults age 65+, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trauma. The chances of falling and of being seriously injured in a fall increase with age. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults quality of life and independence.

Fall Prevention Awareness Week: September 22-28

Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care

September 22 is the first day of fall which appropriately kicks off Fall Prevention Awareness Week on an annual basis.

A Gift of Comfort and Warmth for Young Patients

Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care

Regional Medical Center says THANK YOU on behalf of recipients of the blankets. This generous donation symbolizes the caring heart of all the students who contributed to the project, and the blankets will bring comfort and warmth to our young patients during their stay at RMC and throughout their recovery.