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Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems Earns ACR Accreditation
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems is proud to hold accreditation in mammography from the American College of Radiology (ACR). This recognition reflects the exceptional quality of our medical imaging services. While we are excited to announce that we have maintained this distinction for many years, we understand that our patients might not know it’s significance and impact.
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Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems Among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) has been named as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the 2024 Women’s Choice Award for the second year in a row. This recognition highlights the hospital's dedication to providing exceptional care and support to patients across the region as a trusted partner in your health and wellness journey.
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Celebrating 45 Years of Dedication: Phyllis Oetting Retires as HR Director from MCHHS
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) would like to announce the retirement of Phyllis Oetting, HR Director, and congratulate her for 45 years of service to our organization. A public reception will be held in her honor at MCHHS on May 29th from 2 pm to 3 pm.
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Senior Life Enrichment: Celebrating 5 Years of Mental Health Support for Seniors
As Senior Life Enrichment (SLE) marks its fifth anniversary on May 1st, we celebrate the healing and empowerment this outpatient program has provided for over 75 individuals and families from Mitchell, Jewell, Cloud, and Lincoln.
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Celebrating Healthcare Excellence: MCHHS Annual Meeting & Banquet
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) held their annual meeting and banquet on April 22nd at the Beloit Country Club.
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Daugherty shares talents by donating bags for walkers to MCHHS
Dee Daugherty is being recognized for her exceptional generosity and thoughtfulness in creating and donating bags for occupational therapy patients who use a walker. Her selfless contributions have made a significant impact on the lives of those undergoing therapy, providing them with a practical and much-needed accessory that enhances their mobility and independence.
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Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems Occupational Therapy Department shares career path with BHS students
Kim Budke, Occupational Therapist, and Kait Crumbaker, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, visited the Beloit High School ‘Intro to Healthcare’ class on Friday, April 5th to shed light on the dynamic role of Occupational Therapy in enhancing individuals' quality of life.
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Solomon Valley Hospice receives donation
Solomon Valley Hospice received a donation of handmade fleece blankets for their patients from students at Pike Valley Jr/Sr High School.
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The Sunflower Award at MCHHS
The Sunflower Award was created to recognize clinical staff who go above and beyond in their performance in providing exceptional care. Sunflower Award nominees consistently display skill, compassion, kindness, dedication and enthusiasm – exemplifying the kind of person that our patients, their families and our staff recognize as an outstanding role model. We are proud to announce that our Sunflower Award Honoree is Ryan Shrader, CNA.
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MCHHS makes wireless EKG / ECG capital purchase
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems continues to improve resources and invest in advanced equipment to improve the quality of care for our patients. A capital purchase was approved by the Board of Trustees to invest in a wireless EKG / ECG machine.
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Hake joins MCHHS Board of Trustees
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) would like to welcome Braden Hake to the MCHHS Board of Trustees. Braden was appointed following Brigit Gasper’s decision to rotate from the board upon the conclusion of her fifth term.
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MCHHS to Host a Public Mental Health First Aid Class
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems will host a Mental Health First Aid course presented by Pawnee Mental Health Services on March 19, 2024.
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Jackie Dunne Appointed as the 2024 Education Officer for the Hays Chapter of AAPC
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) would like to congratulate Jackie Dunne, HIM Director, for being appointed as the 2024 Education Officer for the Hays Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). AAPC is the world’s largest training and credentialing organization for medical coders, billers, auditors, practice managers, documentation specialists, compliance officers, and revenue cycle managers.
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CT Lung Cancer Screening Tests Available at Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems now offers a low-dose CT lung cancer screening.
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Mitchell County Hospital Health System’s CNO is the 2024 Official Medical Speaker for Nex-Gen’s Career EXPLORation Day
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems Chief Nursing Officer, Nicki Cleveland, was the official medical speaker for the 2024 Nex-Gen’s Virtual Junior High Career Fair on Wednesday, January 24th. The Career EXPLORation day consisted of five speakers from various companies and career paths. This opportunity gives students career ideas at an early age so they can start planning for their futures after high school.
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The Aspen Award at MCHHS
The Aspen Award was created to recognize the outstanding individuals working behind the scenes in our support service departments who go above and beyond in their roles at MCHHS. Aspen Award nominees consistently displays teamwork and excellent interactions with staff, patients and visitors. We are proud to announce that our Aspen Award Honoree is Michelle Murrow, Accounts Payable Clerk.
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Expanded Pain Management Services offered at MCHHS
Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems (MCHHS) offers pain management services to treat and relieve symptoms of numerous pain diagnoses. These procedures include epidural steroid injections, small and large joint injections, radiofrequency ablations, and more. New advanced radiology interventions performed now include CT Myelograms and MRI Arthrograms to help evaluate and treat patients struggling with chronic pain.
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Leadership Mitchell County January Session Hosted at Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems
On Wednesday, January 10, 2024, Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems hosted the morning session of Leadership Mitchell County (LMC). LMC has nine sessions from August to April with each session structured to provide content that will help develop leadership skills, enhance communication and build community awareness.
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"Laughing all the way and...making spirits bright"
The bells are jingling! Just as the song suggests, many of us are hoping for laughter and bright spirits this holiday season. Holidays and the New Year can bring on a sense of excitement, hope and joy. However this time of year can also trigger feelings of sadness, grief, and depression. If you find yourself experiencing increased sadness during this time of year, you are not alone.
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