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News & Updates

    May 28, 2015
  • GRMC Hosts 26th Annual Golf Tournament

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  • May 21, 2015
  • SE*ED: Gluten? Wheat? What’s the Deal?

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  • May 14, 2015
  • GRMC Board Elects 2015 Officers

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  • May 07, 2015
  • GRMC Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Recipients Honored

    Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized four area students pursuing a healthcare career at its annual spring luncheon on April 29. Scholarships are for graduating high school seniors, current students, or adult students pursuing a healthcare career. These funds are also available to those currently working in healthcare and seeking advanced training.
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  • May 07, 2015
  • Grinnell Students Pledge to be Tobacco Free

    I-STEP (Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention) is Iowa's youth-led tobacco prevention movement and is now at Grinnell Community High School. This past week, 118 Grinnell high school students signed the “I pledge to be Tobacco Free,” as a commitment to better health. The pledges are on display at the front of the high school.
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  • Apr 30, 2015
  • Grinnell Rotary Donates $14,000 to GRMC

    “Cruisin’ the Hits: Part II”, the March production by Shults & Co., netted more than $14,000 for Grinnell Regional Medical Center from ticket sales and program advertising. Since 1995, the Grinnell Rotary Club has partnered with Shults & Co. to raise and contribute more than $85,000 to local organizations and projects.
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  • Apr 30, 2015
  • SE*ED: What You Need to Know About Rheumatology

    Rheumatology is a medical sub-specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic illnesses such as arthritis and osteoporosis. The field of rheumatology involves diseases of the joints, muscles and bones, as well as disorders of the immune system. Eman Boulis, MD, will be the featured speaker at the Monday, May 11, Grinnell Regional Medical Center SE*ED program. Boulis will present, “What You Need to Know About Rheumatology,” an overview of this field of medicine. Boulis is a visiting physician seeing patients at GRMC.
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  • Apr 28, 2015
  • SE*ED: Respiratory Therapy: The Basics of COPD

    Respiratory therapists provide a wide variety of healthcare services for patients, most typically in a hospital setting. From administering oxygen, breathing treatments, to measuring lung capacity, respiratory therapist serve an important role on any healthcare team. Jodie Coursey, RT, a member of Grinnell Regional Medical Center’s respiratory therapy department, will present, “Respiratory Therapy: The Basics of COPD,” at the GRMC SE*ED program on Monday, May 4.
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  • Apr 28, 2015
  • USDA Awards Loan to T.I.P Rural Electric for GRMC

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the 2015 recipients of the zero-interest loans for economic development and Brooklyn’s T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative was chosen for a $300,000 award. T.I.P.’s application sought funds for the Grinnell Regional Medical Center’s emergency room renovations.
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  • Apr 28, 2015
  • Todd Linden to Receive AHA Board of Trustees Award

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced that Todd Linden, president and CEO of Grinnell Medical Center, will be awarded its 2015 Board of Trustees Award. The award is presented to individuals or groups who have made substantial and noteworthy contributions to the work of the AHA. Linden will receive the award at a ceremony at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting on Monday, May 4, in Washington, D.C.
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  • Mar 30, 2015
  • CEOs to Congress: Protect Community Health Care

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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • GRMC Receives Statewide Award for Patient Safety Achievements

    Outstanding work in reducing early elective infant deliveries at Grinnell RegionalMedical Center has garnered the medical center the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative’s (IHC) patient safety award for reducing hospital acquired conditions. The 2015 IHC Patient Safety Awards were featured at the statewide Patient Safety Conference on March 12 at The Meadows Events and Conference Center in Altoona.
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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • GRMC Generates $32 Million Impact on Area Economy

    Grinnell Regional Medical Center employs more than 400 people, generates another 190 healthcare sector jobs, and adds $32 million to the Poweshiek County economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association. In addition, GRMC employees themselves spend $5.93 million on retail sales and contribute $356,000 to state sales tax revenue.
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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • SE*ED: Vaccines and Why You Should Stay Current

    Vaccination for infants and children is an ongoing topic of discussion in the news, particularly in the wake of the recent measles outbreak. What you may not know is that vaccines are important for people at all ages. Patty Hinrichs, RN, Grinnell Regional Public Health, will be the featured speaker at the Grinnell Regional Medical Center SE*ED program on Monday, April 6. Hinrichs will discuss immunizations and the vaccines specific to persons age 50 and older.
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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • Nominate an Exceptional Nurse for The DAISY Award

    Grinnell Regional Medical Center invites members of the public to nominate an outstanding nurse for The DAISY Award. GRMC will honor all nursing staff during National Hospital Week with The DAISY Award. Nominations are due Thursday, April 16.
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  • Mar 06, 2015
  • Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company Makes $60,000 Gift to ER Remodeling Project

    Grinnell Regional Medical Center has received an additional investment from Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company for the medical center’s Moving at the Speed of Life comprehensive campaign in support of the planned renovation of Grinnell Regional’s emergency department.
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  • Mar 06, 2015
  • Grand Opening Set for New PT/OT Center

    The public is welcome to tour the new F.A. Jones Physical and Occupational Therapy Center at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. An open house will be Tuesday, March 24, running from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A brief program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tours, demonstrations by staff, and refreshments will be provided. A $100 gift card to Brown’s Shoe Fit will be given away.
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  • Feb 26, 2015
  • SE*ED: Can You Hear Me Now? Hearing Device Telephones

    Telecommunications Relay Service provides thousands of Iowans with full telephone service to persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or who have difficulty speaking. Relay Iowa, a program of the Iowa Utilities Board, provides this service.
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  • Feb 19, 2015
  • GRMC Outlines Plans to For Complete Emergency Department Renovation

    Grinnell Regional Medical Center is seeking funds to completely renovate and upgrade the emergency department. More than 10,000 patient visits happen annually in this certified Level III/Area trauma center. Significant improvements are needed and planned for GRMC’s emergency services to continue to meet the needs of area residents and all who come to the emergency department for medical care.
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  • Feb 16, 2015
  • GRMC Partners with Mercy for CMS Innovation Award

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