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Gayle Johnson, ARNP Joins the Mahaska Health Primary Care Team

Mahaska Health is pleased to welcome Gayle Johnson, ARNP to the team as a primary care provider. Gayle has been worked as a nurse in Grinnell, Iowa for the past 30 years and is excited for this opportunity to serve in a new capacity as a nurse practitioner. While at Grinnell Regional Medical Center, Gayle gained experience as a charge nurse in the medical surgical unit, clinic manager at satellite primary care clinic in New Sharon, and eventually served as clinical advisor for the medical surgical unit, intensive care unit, emergency department, and obstetrics.

Read Article | published Dec 3, 2019

Partners in Healthcare 2019

As the fundraising arm of Mahaska Health, the Mahaska Health Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and increasing regional healthcare accessibility for our friends, neighbors and the communities we serve. We are a volunteer board who does this by promoting gifting to support the financial needs of the hospital.

Read Article | published Nov 22, 2019

Mahaska Health Welcomes Anna Throckmorton, ARNP

Mahaska Health is excited to welcome Anna Throckmorton, ARNP as a new provider to the primary care team.  For many, Throckmorton will be a familiar face as she has been a part of the Mahaska Health family for the past 15 years serving in various capacities, most recently as a registered nurse in the Birthing Center.

Read Article | published Oct 4, 2019

Mahaska Health Gears Up for Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Every two minutes, one case of breast cancer is diagnosed in the United States. The Mahaska Health team will be hosting two events throughout October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday, October 11th and Free Women’s Health Night on Tuesday, October 15th. All funds raised from the Breast Health Awareness Walk will be used to provide mammograms and health screenings to women in the area with a financial need.

Read Article | published Sep 24, 2019

Mahaska Health Volunteers Receive Recognition at 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

Volunteers Sandra Stewart, Kathleen Rempe, Carolyn Poe and Elaine Bandstra were recognized at the at the 2019 Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Awards on August 21st at the Bridgeview Center in Ottumwa, Iowa for their combined 70 years of service to Mahaska Health.

Read Article | published Sep 5, 2019

Mahaska Health Volunteers Receive Recognition at 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

Volunteers Sandra Stewart, Kathleen Rempe, Carolyn Poe and Elaine Bandstra were recognized at the at the 2019 Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Awards on August 21st at the Bridgeview Center in Ottumwa, Iowa for their combined 70 years of service to Mahaska Health.

Read Article | published Sep 5, 2019

Mahaska Health Partnership Pharmacy Renovation - Advertisement for Bids

Advertisement for Bids for the Mahaska Health Partnership Pharmacy Renovation Project at 1229 C Avenue East in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Bids are due August 26th, 2019 at 2:00 PM.

Read Article | published Aug 1, 2019

Kim Rutledge Named 2019 “100 Great Iowa Nurse”

Mahaska Health Nurse Practitioner Kim Rutledge has been named one of the 2019 “100 Great Iowa Nurses.”

Read Article | published Mar 19, 2019

Mahaska Health Recognized as a 2019 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Mahaska Health announced it has been named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

Read Article | published Mar 12, 2019

Sleep and Your Health

Over 50 million people in the United States have a sleep disorder, according to the American Sleep Association. A night of poor sleep does not just cause drowsiness it can also negatively impact your health. Sleep deprivation has been linked to heart failure, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, depression and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Read Article | published Mar 11, 2019

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