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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 133 measles cases have been reported in 18 states. These...

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April 5, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Holding Nurse Camp For Students

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester will be holding a Nurse Career Camp, “Future Nurses: Next Generation of Superheroes” for students ages 14-18 who have completed 8th grade. The week-long program will be offered July 29-August 2 from 9AM-2PM, with lunch served daily. Students must be available to meet each...

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March 20, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

Preussner Achieves IHA Hospital Board Certification

Regional Medical Center (RMC) Governing Board member Bev Preussner was again recognized for achieving the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Hospital Board Certification. Bev has maintained this certification since 2012. This certification was designed to help hospitals use governance best practices, promote the coordination of care and make the best use...

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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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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 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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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 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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November 30, 2023 in News, Regional Medical Center

New Therapy Dog Welcomed at RMC

A new friendly face will now be visiting the halls of Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester. Jo Schreck, volunteer therapy dog handler, introduced a new friend to patients, visitors and staff on Wednesday, November 29th. Hector, a golden doodle, is a Certified Therapy Dog that will continue to visit...

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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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October 11, 2023 in Patient Story, Regional Medical Center

Max Schlee, Patient

“Max has been hospitalized over 40 times and probably 30 of them were at RMC. I was always impressed by how the RMC team would go above and beyond to make sure he was taken care of.” – Jamie Schlee, Mother...

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October 11, 2023 in News, Regional Medical Center

Iowa Kid Captain Selected Close to Home

Team members at Regional Medical Center (RMC) celebrated with 8 year-old Max Schlee as he was selected as one of the 2023 Kid Captains by University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  Max and his twin brother Cooper were hospitalized at RMC at just 6 months old. This was just...

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