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February 26, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Celebrates Their Medical Staff

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester is celebrating their medical staff throughout the entire month of March. March 30, 2024, is Medical Staff Appreciation Day, but RMC will recognize their medical staff for the entire month. The RMC medical staff is a combination of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse...

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February 22, 2024 in News, Parent Education & Support

RMC Parents as Teachers Recognized as Blue Ribbon Affiliate

The Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) program has been recognized by the national Parents as Teachers office as an exemplary Blue Ribbon Affiliate. To ensure children and families are receiving the highest quality services possible, the Parents as Teachers program developed the Quality Endorsement and Improvement Processes....

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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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February 15, 2024 in News, Specialty Clinic

Nephrology Specialist Joins Regional Medical Center Specialty Clinic

Nephrology specialist Elyse McGraw, ARNP, FNP, with UnityPoint Clinic – Kidney Center in Cedar Rapids has joined the Regional Medical Center (RMC) Specialty Clinic team in Manchester.  Elyse is a board certified family nurse practitioner and specializes in Nephrology. “I chose nephrology because it is a complex specialty and there...

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February 9, 2024 in News, Senior Life Solutions

RMC’s Senior Group Therapy Program Welcomes New Psychiatrist

Regional Medical Center’s Senior Life Solutions program welcomes Dr. Gurkiran (Kiran) Gill, a board-certified adult psychiatrist. Senior Life Solutions combines psychiatry and group therapy to support older adults (typically 65 and older) who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, grief, and other mental health challenges. This outpatient program is offered...

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February 8, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center, SHIIP

Volunteer Health Insurance Counselor Needed

Medicare and related health insurance is confusing and overwhelming. It’s challenging to navigate the application process, to understand what the options are or what the implications might be for choosing one option over another.  Many Iowans turn to trained volunteer counselors to help answer these and other questions about their...

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February 5, 2024 in News, Parent Education & Support

Keeping Kids Active During Winter

Exercise is essential, no matter the season. However, it can be especially difficult to keep your family active during the short, cold winter months. Regional Medical Center (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) shares their tips and ticks on how to keep your family motivated during this last stretch of winter. ...

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January 17, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Center Transitions To New Patient Survey Company

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester has transitioned to a new patient survey company, NRC Health, at the start of 2024.  Patients may receive an email, text, phone call or survey mailed to their home requesting feedback on their patient experience. The survey takes approximately two minutes and will help...

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January 11, 2024 in News, Specialty Clinic

New Podiatry Specialist at Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Center’s (RMC) Specialty Clinic in Manchester is excited to welcome a new visiting Podiatry specialist. Stephen Solomon, DPM with Northeast Iowa Podiatry, PC in Waterloo specializes in sports injuries, diabetic foot care and diseases of the nail. He is board certified in foot surgery and will be operating...

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January 10, 2024 in News, Parent Education & Support

Helping Youth Cope with Post Holiday Blues

The end of the year can be a very busy time for many families. This time of year provides time for families to spend together, breaks from school and anticipated fun festivity and holiday traditions.  An abrupt transition from holiday time off to the daily school routine can be challenging...

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January 5, 2024 in Fund Development, News

Manchester Hospital to Host Fundraising Comedy Show

Regional Medical Center (RMC) is hosting their third annual “Comedy for a Cause” fundraising event on Saturday, February 3rd. Stand-up comedian, Heath Harmison, will be the source of entertainment with his fun, high energy, relatable comedy that provides something for everyone. This is a community fundraising event that will be...

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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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Pediatric Visitor RestrictionsCLICK HERE for details