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Category: <span>Health Care</span>

Spencer Hospital exceeds state, national averages for quality and value
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Spencer Hospital exceeds state, national averages for quality and value

For the sixth consecutive year, Spencer Hospital has achieved quality and cost efficiency outcomes which exceed both state and national averages as reported through a Medicare quality initiative. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services developed its quality initiative, called the Value Based Purchasing Program (VBP), over many years to assess hospital performance across a...

Spencer Hospital to open new dialysis center
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Spencer Hospital to open new dialysis center

For more than 20 years, people in need of life-sustaining dialysis treatments have been able to receive care at the Warner Dialysis Center of Spencer Hospital, located within the hospital. In July, patients will transfer to a newly renovated facility located at 1721 West 18th Street, designed to meet the growing demand for services and...

Spencer Hospital honorable mentioned in Volunteer Iowa’s ‘Give Back’ Challenge
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Spencer Hospital honorable mentioned in Volunteer Iowa’s ‘Give Back’ Challenge

Spencer Hospital employees logged nearly 2,300 volunteer hours during the months of April and May, earning the hospital honorable mention – basically second place – in the medium-size business category for Volunteer Iowa’s 4th annual Give Back Iowa Challenge. The campaign objective is for businesses to encourage their employees to volunteer and log their hours...

Spencer Hospital awarded funds by area farmer
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Spencer Hospital awarded funds by area farmer

Submitted story America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives farmers the chance to win a $2,500 donation for their favorite community nonprofit organization. Jim Eldridge of Terril was the 2018 Clay County winner and designated his winnings to the Spencer Regional Healthcare Foundation. “Hospice of Spencer Hospital served my dad well during...

Spencer surgeon receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 Humanitarian Award
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Spencer surgeon receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 Humanitarian Award

Submitted article NEW ORLEANS, La. – Rick D. Wilkerson, DO is the recipient of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2018 Humanitarian Award. Dr. Wilkerson was honored at the Academy’s 2018 Annual Meeting for his nearly three decades of work serving underserved populations around the globe. The Humanitarian Award recognizes living fellows, international and emeritus members of the Academy...

Spencer Hospital named one of the nation’s Top Community Hospitals for 3rd consecutive year
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Spencer Hospital named one of the nation’s Top Community Hospitals for 3rd consecutive year

Submitted press release Spencer Hospital has again been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States, earning the designation for the third consecutive year. The nation’s top hospitals are recognized annually by iVantage Health Analytics, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare analytics. “Our medical staff and healthcare team strive...

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