Regional Medical Center

Social Isolation and Loneliness: The Silent Pandemic

Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been asked to shelter in place. For many of us, sheltering in place was a way of life before COVID-19. The Health Resources & Services Administration states that two in five Americans report they sometimes or always feel their social relationships are not meaningful and one in five say they feel lonely or socially isolated. And according to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than a quarter of the U.S. population (28%) of older adults live alone.

New Medical Record System (Cerner) at RMC

Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Center (RMC) is in the process of converting to a new electronic health record system (Cerner) across the hospital and clinics.

Warning Signs & Risk Factors of Suicide

Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. Regional Medical Centers Senior Life Solutions is working to raise awareness and educate the community on the risk factors and warning signs of suicide. Talk of suicide should never be dismissed. If you, or someone you know, are thinking of suicide call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

RMC Celebrates 70 Years

Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

Monday, August 7, 1950 was the first day Regional Medical Center opened its doors. Today, we celebrate those doors staying open for 70 years.

RMC Public Entrances Update

Posted: Friday, June 12, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

As Regional Medical Center (RMC) continues to gradually resume services, our public entrances are updated as noted effective on Monday, June 15.

RMC Creates $38,633,618 Impact on Local Economy

Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Center (RMC) generates 440 jobs that add $33,089,759 to the area economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association. In addition, RMC employees by themselves spend $7,459,323 on retail sales and contribute $447,559 in state sales tax revenue.

RMC Support Person Update

Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

For the safety of patients and employees, RMC will continue to limit visitors but may allow the following support person visits as noted effective on Tuesday, May 26th.

Teletherapy Services Provide At-Home Care for Seniors Experiencing Depression, Anxiety, or Loneliness

Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

Regional Medical Centers Senior Life Solutions, an intensive outpatient group therapy program for seniors, successfully made the transition to providing services remotely due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

RMC Services Reopening Update

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

As some businesses in Delaware County begin to open back up, here at RMC we have been making plans to do the same. This includes resuming some non-essential medical services that were previously put on hold. If you are in need of care or would like to inquire about a service, we encourage you to call that department to talk through your needs.

RMC Celebrates National Hospital Week

Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Regional Medical Center

Join us in celebrating your local hospital and our staff during National Hospital Week.

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