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Donated Patient Cart & Transducer Probe: Auxiliary Executive Committee with Kaleena Bettmeng, Surgical Services Manager

July 3, 2024 in Auxiliary, Laboratory, News, Surgical Services

RMC Auxiliary Continues to Give Back

Donates $17,326.19 Towards New Equipment The Regional Medical Center (RMC) Auxiliary continues to give back to our hospital. This fiscal year they graciously donated $17,326.19 towards equipment needs. Anesthesia Department: The Anesthesia Department received $5,000 to put towards the purchase of a new Transducer Probe. This portable equipment is used...

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June 18, 2024 in Laboratory, News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Expanding Partnership with LifeServe Blood Center

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester continues to focus on ensuring high quality and efficient operations across all areas of the health system. Effective on July 1, 2024, RMC will transition to LifeServe Blood Center as our primary supplier for blood products and services. “LifeServe isn’t a new blood supplier...

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June 12, 2024 in Auxiliary, News

RMC Auxiliary Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

The Regional Medical Center (RMC) Auxiliary is pleased to announce three area students as recipients of $750 scholarships each. Max Anderson, 2024 graduate of West Delaware High School, has been accepted at Kirkwood Community College for fall of 2024, in the electroneurodiagnostic technician program. Max aspires for a career where...

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May 14, 2024 in Fund Development, News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Receives Grant in Support of Nurse Camp

Regional Medical Center (RMC) graciously accepted a grant on Tuesday, May 7th from the Foundation for the Future of Delaware County. The RMC Nursing Education Department received $1,447 towards the established Nurse Career Camp being held in July. “We are so pleased to be offering this nurse camp for our...

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May 8, 2024 in Family Practice, News, Public Health, Regional Medical Center

Measles in the Midwest

Measles cases continue to spread throughout the United States and the Midwest. To date, cases have been reported in the bordering Iowa states including Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Of the total cases in 2024, 53% of cases were hospitalized. Measles is an airborne virus. It is extremely contagious and...

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April 12, 2024 in Family Practice, News, Public Health, Regional Medical Center

Measles Can Be Very Serious

Measles is NOT just a little rash. Measles can be very dangerous, especially for babies and young children. According to the Centers for Disease Control: As of April 4, according to the Iowa Health and Human Services, a total of 113 measles cases have been reported in 18 states. These...

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RMC Implements Pediatric Visitor Restrictions

February 20, 2024 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care, News, OB, Regional Medical Center

RMC Implements Pediatric Visitor Restrictions

Due to increased respiratory illness and respiratory hospitalizations in our community, Regional Medical Center in Manchester is implementing visitor restrictions. At this time, children under the age of 14 will not be allowed to visit patients in the hospital. The only exception is in the OB Department. Immediate siblings will...

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January 5, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

RMC is In-Network with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plans

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester continues to be in-network with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (BC/BS) health plans. Recently, RMC was made aware that Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (BC/BS) mistakenly sent letters to some of their covered members indicating that RMC is no longer in-network with their health...

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December 1, 2023 in Auxiliary, News

Apply for the RMC Auxiliary Healthcare Career Scholarship

Every year the Regional Medical Center (RMC) Auxiliary awards three $750 scholarships to area students pursuing an education in the human medical field. These scholarships are made possible by donations to the Tree of Lights. Anyone pursuing or continuing their education in the healthcare field at an Iowa college should...

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November 20, 2023 in News, Specialty Clinic

RMC Welcomes New Urology Providers

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester welcomes two new Urology providers with Mercy Urology Clinic in Cedar Rapids to the Specialty Clinic team. Matthew Ferroni, MD, specializes in treatment of prostate disorders such as enlarged prostates, tumors and cancers. Dr. Ferroni will also be performing minimally invasive surgeries at RMC...

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November 9, 2023 in News, Public Health

Flu Season is Here

Influenza or the “flu” season is here. When you get the flu, you experience primarily respiratory symptoms which can range from mild to severe. Symptoms usually come on suddenly and may include some or all of these symptoms: The flu is contagious. Reduce your risk from seasonal flu by getting...

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November 7, 2023 in News, Regional Medical Center

Heather Ries Demonstrates her Dedication to the Nursing Profession

Heather Ries, Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer, has been a nurse for 21 years and is very dedicated to the nursing profession. This was recently exhibited as Heather applied to be an exam volunteer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). Based upon her clinical specialty...

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