Our fourth quarter winner of the “Employee of the Quarter” award for 2018 went to Loren Booth.
Loren is a paramedic who works in the EMS department as well as the emergency department. Employees who voted for him feel he demonstrates teamwork, compassion and leadership. He goes out of his way to accommodate the patient’s needs. Loren is very positive, professional and always willing to help out others[...]
The Pocahontas Community Hospital is honored to have Susie Aden recognized as a 2018 Iowa Hospital Hero! It is often said that a facilities success is directly related to the people that work there and employees like Susie are what makes that saying a reality.
As Director of Inpatient Services, Susie is responsible for overseeing all Inpatient and Emergency Room Services. Employees who work in a[...]
Our third quarter winner of the “Employee of the Quarter” award for 2017 went to Rachel Olson. Rachel is a social worker that works in the Home Health and Hospice Department. Employees who voted for her feel she does a great job helping others. She is very supportive to cardiac rehab and pulmonary rehab and helps with those patients too. Rachel is always friendly, fun and is a caring co-worker. People in the[...]
One of the best ways to prevent heart disease is JUST MOVE. Simply put, just move for 30 minutes each day. Staying active is one of the most important things a person can do to curb obesity, improve your mood, to lower your chances of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate activity five times per week for a total of 150 minutes a week. This can be separated into 10-15 minute[...]
POCAHONTAS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - Laboratory Wellness Testing Specials
LIPID/GLUCOSE (10-12 hour fast required) - $25
TSH (screening for thyroid disorders) - $25
You can elect to have any or all of this testing done at the same time
We will not be offering PSA screens for prostate testing any longer. We apologize for the inconvenience.
These testing specials are available Thursdays or Fridays during February ~ 7 a.m.-12[...]
When you think of modern medicine, shiny stethoscopes, prescription pills, and fancy machines probably come to mind. However, as I recently learned, there’s more to modern medicine than meets the eye. Sometimes serving a proper meal or making sure every surface in a room is spotless can have just as big of an impact on sending a patient home happy and healthy as a state-of-the-art high-resolution, digital MRI.