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Myrtue Medical Center Shelby County Home Health Department  Named as Prestigious 2017 HHCAHPS HONORS Recipient

Myrtue Medical Center Shelby County Home Health Department Named as Prestigious 2017 HHCAHPS HONORS Recipient

November 14th, 2017

Myrtue Medical Center Shelby County Home Health Department has been named a 2017 HHCAHPS Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, HHCAHPS Honors is a prestigious award recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide the highest quality care as measured from the patient’s[...]

Myrtue Medical Center Rehab Services Department  Welcomes an Additional Clinician

Myrtue Medical Center Rehab Services Department Welcomes an Additional Clinician

November 6th, 2017

The Rehab Department at Myrtue Medical Center is thrilled to welcome Sam Arentson, Physical Therapist, to its group of clinicians. Sam grew up in Harlan and had his first exposure to physical therapy as a post-surgical patient after a football[...]

MMC Joins New Opioid Guardianship Project

MMC Joins New Opioid Guardianship Project

September 13th, 2017

In participation with the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Myrtue Medical Center has rolled out its latest innovative project; the Opioid Guardianship Quality Improvement Project. This project is designed to ensure all patients being sent home with opioids have a treatment care[...]

Fight the Flu...Flu Vaccination Clinics

Fight the Flu...Flu Vaccination Clinics

September 1st, 2017

Time for Flu Vaccine!Protect yourself, your family and community this season with an annual flu vaccine for everyone in your family who is 6 months and older. Influenza remains a top 10 leading cause of death in Iowa, yet can[...]

Myrtue Medical Center Named “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” Three Years in a Row

Myrtue Medical Center Named “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” Three Years in a Row

August 16th, 2017

Becker’s Hospital Review recently recognized Myrtue Medical Center as one of its “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know.” This is the third year Becker's has published a list recognizing outstanding critical access hospitals from more than 1,300 critical access hospitals[...]

Myrtue Medical Center Welcomes Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

Myrtue Medical Center Welcomes Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

August 8th, 2017

Myrtue Medical Center announced the addition of Nicole Thomas, MSN, MHed., ARNP, PMHNP-BC,  a Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner.  Nicole will join Myrtue on July 31, 2017.Nicole Thomas received her Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree and her Bachelor of[...]

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LYMPHEDMA SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

July 31st, 2017

“Lymphedema” is the buildup of abnormally thick lymph fluid creating swelling most often in one or both of the arms or legs. This condition typically develops when lymph nodes or lymph vessels have been damaged, removed, are impaired or even[...]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

July 26th, 2017

A Healthy Start Begins with On-Time VaccinationsImmunizations give parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before age 2.To celebrate the importance of immunizations for a healthy start and throughout our lives—and[...]

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National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

May 22nd, 2017

 Myrtue Medical Center and Petersen Family Wellness Center will celebrate the 24th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 with honored guest, Chuck Long, former Iowa Hawkeye football quarterback legend. As an official host[...]