Health

FMCH seeing new recruitment success

July 19, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON -With competition for medical professionals feverish among health care facilities across the country, Fort Madison Community Hospital is seeing unprecedented success in recruiting in the past year. Parallel [Read More…]

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Health

FMCH maternity care earns distinction

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Wellmark Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty [Read More…]

Health

New provider joins FMCH Orthopedics Clinic

June 3, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic is pleased to welcome Physician Assistant, Kyle Gibson to their team of health care professionals. Gibson recently graduated from Eastern Michigan [Read More…]

Lee County News
Health

State now requires meningococcal vaccine

May 18, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Immunization, has completed the administrative rules process to require meningococcal (A,C,W,Y) vaccine for students enrolling in 7th and 12th grades.  The administrative [Read More…]

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Opinion
Opinion

Iowan needs Certificate of Need

February 7, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Submitted by Pat Bira, President/CEO Fort Madison Community Hospital Iowa has one of the highest quality, lowest cost health care systems in the United States. And at the heart of that system are 118 community [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Local officials respond to Branstad address

January 11, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 3

          BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Elected officials in Lee County had different reactions to Gov. Terry Branstad’s Condition of the State address Tuesday morning. The 2017 legislative [Read More…]