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Avera Clinic to Become...
Spencer Hospital’s Board of Trustees took action during its monthly meeting on Thursday which will transition the local family practice clinic to become a department of the hospital. The board approved entering into a collaboration relationship with Avera Medical Group Spencer known as “provider-based status.”
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Colon Cancer Prevention
There are often no signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer – that’s why it’s so important to get screened.
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Looking for a new gym?
Did you know Spencer Hospital offers customized, comprehensive training and fitness for adults and student athletes?
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Say goodbye to fad diets!
At Spencer Hospital, our dietitians can help you create an eating pattern based on the Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate recommendations and can accommodate your food preferences, cultural traditions and customs through our personalized nutrition programs.
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Spencer Hospital Boosts the Local Economy
A recent study by the Iowa Hospital Association demonstrates that Spencer Hospital generated nearly $40 million for the local economy last year.
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Honoring Cardiac Rehab Week
Spencer Hospital and the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department along with their participants will be celebrating Cardiac Rehabilitation Week February 8-14, 2015 by drawing attention to the role of cardiac rehabilitation in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease. Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is celebrated during February, American Heart Month, as part of a national campaign to draw greater attention to heart health. The week coincides each year with Valentine’s Day.
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Spencer Hospital Hosts Meet and Make Event
Join Spencer Hospital dietitians, Amanda Scanlan, Judy Erickson and Greta Farley, for a fun and healthy event on Wednesday, March 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. During this come-and-go event, participants will be able to make two delicious recipe-in-a-jar meal mixes to take home and enjoy or give to a friend. Cost is $5 to participate.
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Sweet Deal in February
In celebration of National Heart Month in February, Spencer Hospital is offering a special discounted rate of $75 for both a Heart Check and a Stroke Check offered through the hospital’s Planet Heart program.
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Women, Wine & Wellness
The “Women, Wine & Wellness” soiree promises to be an entertaining afternoon with wine tastings paired with heart healthy cuisine samples, live music, a little education and lots of camaraderie. Spencer restaurant Gary’s on the River is hosting the event from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22.
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Have you been tested for cervical cancer?
About 79 million Americans currently have HPV. Many people with HPV don’t know they are infected. Cervical cancer can often be prevented with regular screening tests and follow-up care.
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How are your resolutions holding up?
The reality is most resolutions are long gone by February and very few are sustained in the long term. We start the year off with great intentions, but without the right steps in place we may often find our attempt less than successful and our momentum falling by the wayside.
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Know your numbers in 2015
How do we gauge good health? For many of us, it’s a number on the scale or the amount of energy or lack thereof when rolling out of bed in the morning. A more accurate method of assessing good health is to know your health numbers, particularly those related to your metabolic health. Each month Spencer Hospital offers “MetS Checks” to determine a person’s risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
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Applicants sought for healthcare scholarships
Applications are now being accepted for the college financial aid programs administered through Spencer Hospital: the Bennie B. and Ernestine F. Shine Scholarship, Adam J. Anderson Scholarship, as well as the Cornwall Loan Program. All programs are designed to help area students pursue healthcare careers.
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Free HIV and Hepatitis Testing Offered January 23
Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing will be available in Spencer on Friday, January 23 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Spencer Medical Arts Building, 116 E. 11th Street, Suite 206. This free and confidential testing is being sponsored by Siouxland Community Health and Spencer Hospital Clay County Public Health.
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Take the 10-Week Challenge
Each participant will receive a challenge T-shirt, a one-year subscription to a national healthy lifestyle magazine and access to daily nutrition tips, a personal online tracking page, workout planners and unlimited access to healthy recipes, health tips, online demonstrations and work-out videos. Participants can also sync their Live Healthy account with apps and devices. The cost is $20 per person. There will be opportunities to win individual prizes and team incentives for teams for logging their progress.
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Influenza arrives in northwest Iowa
The 2014-2015 influenza season is beginning across the United States and has also appeared locally, with even a few severe influenza cases resulting in admissions at Spencer Hospital.
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Consider Supporting Infant Security
As the year 2014 draws to a close, we reflect on Spencer Hospital’s first 100 years of service and the trust many have placed in us to care for their smallest gifts… the nearly 300 babies that were born at the hospital last year. Beginning in 2015, the hospital plans to upgrade its obstetrical unit and the Foundation, with your support, will be an important part of this exciting project.
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IRA Rollover Tax-Free
Through the end of the year (December 31st, 2014) donors aged 70½ or older who move up to $100,000 from their IRAs directly to the Spencer Regional Healthcare Foundation during 2014 will not have to pay income taxes on the money.
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6-week Understanding Grief Support Group
Losing a loved one is indescribable to someone who has not felt the loss of death. Hospice of Spencer Hospital's professional team understands the tragedy of losing a loved one and they identify with the difficult decisions and emotions that the person left behind faces.
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Cancer Support Group Postponed
The Cancer Support Group that was scheduled to meet at Abben Cancer Center this evening has been postponed due to travel conditions. The support group with instead meet on Monday, Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Abben Cancer Center.
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