Healing the Wound

The Wound Healing Center at ECM Restored Mikel’s Quality of Life

Mikel Testerman, of Cherokee, is just one of many success stories from the ECM East Wound Healing Center. Mikel developed a sore on his right foot, due to lower extremity circulation issues. “I was sent to ECM to receive a stent…

Ottumwa Regional Health Center Celebrates

Breakfast with Santa

Ottumwa Regional Health Center recently held the annual Breakfast with Santa for employees and their children. Over 75 children and their families ate a hearty breakfast, then enjoyed several activities, including decorating cookies, face painting and making ornaments.…

A Patient Delivers a Personal Thank You

Richard Orth Came Into CVMC to Say Thanks

A recent patient of Canyon Vista Medical Center, Richard Orth came into CVMC to say that his experience in the hospital was amazing. He mentioned that he had great care from the ED to the floor and reported “everyone was top shelf” at Canyon Vist…

A Retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel is Impressed

Jerry Orr Was Treated Like He Was the Only Patient at Southwestern Medical Center

Jerry Orr, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, was tired of the numbness and swelling in his legs. An ultrasound revealed Jerry had chronic venous insufficiency. The veins in his legs weren’t working properly,…
treat wars

Treat Wars at Ottumwa Regional Health Center

Employees Competed in an Annual Baking Competition for Charity

ORHC Staff held the 3rd Annual Holiday Treat Wars! Employees broke out the baking pans and came up with some seriously good desserts! The competitors were fierce this year and there was no shortage of trash talking before the event! Wou…
Carolina Pines

Caring for Rebecca Chastain and Baby Harrison

Carolina Pines Provides Care in a Close-Knit Community

Rebecca Chastain is a proud and happy new mom. Her husband, Ben, is also filled with joy as they embark on a new chapter of life with their firstborn child, Harrison. While parenting will involve many decisions, the couple’s choice to have the…
Community Medical Hospital

Community Medical Center Nurses Honored

Jack Lowney Receives the The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Community Medical Center Nurses are being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform everyday. The first…
Paris Regional Medical Center

April’s Positive Outlook

Paris Regional Medical Center Used Hyperbaric Therapy

The number 12 has become somewhat of a superstitious sign for April. Her story began back in 2012 when she moved to Paris, TX. On the 12th day of living in Paris she decided to join a friend for a night out. At 12 midnight, as they were driving home, Ap…
Clinton Memorial Hospital

A Life-Saving Experience at Clinton Memorial Hospital

David Recovers After Surgery to Repair Gastric Bleeding

In October, David was transferred to Clinton Memorial Hospital with symptoms of severe gastric bleeding. His family was advised that he would need surgery but was told that he may not make it through. His wife, Louise, and daughter, Tracy, ha…
National Park Medical Center

National Park Medical Center Stroke Champions

ED Nurses Macy and Angie are Recognized for Their Brain-Saving Efforts

National Park Medical Center Emergency Department Nurses, Macy and Angie, received “Stroke Champion” Awards in recognition of their brain-saving efforts in Stroke care. Their quick thinking and dedication t…
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