GRHS’ Klein Center gets national quality award

July 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Great River Klein Center has been named a 2018 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award is [Read More…]


GRHS offers February diabetes classes

January 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Great River Health System-Diabetes Education offers four-week group diabetes classes every month. The next morning series will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning Feb. 1. Afternoon classes are from 2:30 [Read More…]


Great River Medical Center to start charging ER copays

January 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON –  Patients will make copayments for Emergency Department treatment at Great River Medical Center beginning Thursday, Feb. 1. The practice has been standard at other hospitals throughout the U.S. for [Read More…]

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FMCH looking at merger options with GRHS

December 22, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After several months of delayed announcements on the status of Great River Health Systems’ increased presence in Fort Madison, an announcement was made Friday that FMCH is [Read More…]

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Nafziger takes Oelwein health administrator position

October 23, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – As construction on the new Oelwein Community Healthcare Foundation (OCHF) facility begins, the OCHF Board of Directors announced Monday the hiring of Lisa Nafziger as clinic administrator. “Lisa is [Read More…]


GRHS begins new Medical Explorers program

September 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – A kickoff meeting for a new Medical Explorers program is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Burlington Area Family Practice Center, 1201 W. Agency Road, West Burlington. [Read More…]

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