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  • Great River Klein Center Receives National Award

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 25, 2018 – 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 the second of three distinctions awarded by the organization’s National Quality Award program, which recognizes dedication to improving ...

  • FMCH AND GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER TO PARTNER

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 24, 2018 – Healthcare in southeast Iowa is about to get stronger. The Board of Directors at Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) has signed an affiliation agreement to join Great River Medical Center as partners under the Great River Health System corporate umbrella. The agreement will become effective Wednesday, August 1. This partnership, of two independent ...

  • Great River Hospice Offers Workshop to Help Youth Overcome Loss of a Loved One

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 18, 2018 – Great River Hospice is hosting a free program to help youths ages 7 to 15 who have experienced a loss that has greatly affected their lives. The Climb: A Workshop to Help Youth Overcome the Loss of a Loved One is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Road, West Burlington. Participants will ...

  • Balance class begins Aug. 7 at Great River Health System

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 20, 2018 – A nationally recognized program that helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins Tuesday, Aug 7. Classes in the eight-week session will be from 10 to noon at Great River Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington. Participants learn to: View falls as controllable Set goals for increasing activity Make ...

  • Ophthalmologist Joins Great River Eye Specialists

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 11, 2018 – Ophthalmologist Jordan Gross, MD, has joined Great River Eye Specialists, a clinic for the treatment of diseases and other conditions of the eyes. The Great River Health System clinic is in Suite 309 in the Eastman Plaza, 1223 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, Iowa. Dr. Gross received his medical degree from the University of Iowa, and he completed his ...

  • Joint Replacements and Alternatives Topics of July 26 Healthy U Program

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 11, 2018 – Great River Health System’s educational series for women and men continues at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26. Theron Jameson, DO, and Lia Kempker, PA-C, will discuss joint-replacement surgery and treatment options for improving mobility and reducing pain. The program will be in the in the Blackhawk Room, Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West ...

  • Great River Health System Offers Pre- and Postnatal Workshops

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 11, 2018 – Great River Health Fitness is offering interactive pre- and postnatal workshops Saturday, July 28, in Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington. The workshop for women in their first and second trimesters is scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The third-trimester and postnatal workshop will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The cost is $10 each, or $15 ...

  • Great River Health System Offers Diabetes Classes in August

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    West Burlington, Iowa, July 12, 2018 – Great River Diabetes Education offers four-week group diabetes classes every month. The next morning series will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning Aug. 9. Afternoon classes will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Aug. 13. Group diabetes classes are for people newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or ...

  • Diabetes: You Could Be at Risk

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    Take the Prediabetes Quiz Although the term “prediabetes” has existed for about 15 years, many people don’t know what it is and, more importantly, how to stop it. Having prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Without weight loss and moderate physical activity, 10 to 30 percent of people with ...

  • Great River Sleep Disorders Center and EEG Services Reaccredited

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    Sleep testing helps identify causes of sleep apnea, insomnia and other problems West Burlington, Iowa, June 28, 2018 – Three services at Great River Medical Center recently received reaccreditation. Accreditation provides independent, objective verification of quality and enhances credibility. Great River Sleep Disorders Center was granted five-year reaccreditation from the American Academy ...

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