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  • Headaches are topic of June 28 Great River Health System program

    Headaches are annoying, but usually not life-threatening West Burlington, Iowa, June 15, 2018 – Great River Health System’s educational series for women and men continues at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Doug Peters, MD, Great River Family Medicine, will discuss causes and cures of headaches, which usually are annoying but not life-threatening. They can be caused by dehydration, ...

  • Great River Friends awards scholarships

    West Burlington, Iowa, June 7, 2018 – Great River Friends recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships to students pursing health care careers. Ten $1,000 scholarships were given in two categories. Scholarships for high school seniors were awarded to: Carleigh Cass, Central Lee High School, Pre-Medicine, University of Iowa Thea Good, Notre Dame High School, Nursing, Luther College Gunnar Hoffer, ...

  • Shacklett named Great River Health System EXCEL Service Hero

    West Burlington, Iowa, June 7, 2018 – Autumn Shacklett, Patient Financial Services-Patient Billing, has been named an EXCEL Service Hero at Great River Health System. The health system recognizes employees who demonstrate actions that extend beyond routine, expected employee behavior. Criteria for the service hero award are based on the health system’s philosophy of care. EXCEL stands ...

  • Great River Friends donates $53,100 to Great River Health System

    West Burlington, Iowa, June 7, 2018 – Great River Friends donated $53,100 this spring to Great River Health System, a $22,000 increase over last year’s gift. The money has been designated for these projects: Activity supplies at the Klein Center Books for children in the Pediatrics Unit Breast milk from Mothers Milk Bank of Iowa for newborns in the Obstetrics Unit Educational calendars ...

  • Great River Health System names excellence award winners

    West Burlington, Iowa, May 18, 2018 – Great River Health System presented Excellence in Practice Awards Thursday, May 17, to six employees and one physician who have shown exemplary practice or performed specific deeds that exceed expectations to help patients, patients’ families, coworkers, the community or their professions. The Clinical Excellence Award recognizes outstanding ...

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