Articles - 2020

  • Enhanced MRI Provides Exceptional Images, Increased Comfort

    posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 Faster, more comfortable and exceptional images – those are three primary features of the Spencer Hospital's new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging technology) installed in early July. The new MRI replaces a scanner, which was installed in 2007. The hospital performs approximately 1,200 MRI scans annually and anticipates volume will grow due to the added studies, which can be performed using the latest technology.

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  • Abben Golf Classic Swings Over to New Format During COVID-19 Pandemic

    posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 For nearly fifteen years, the Abben Golf Classic has been the premier event at the Emerald Hills golf course in Arnolds Park on the last Sunday of August. However, out of concern for participants during the COVID-19 health crisis, the 2020 Abben Golf Classic is being planned with a social distancing twist.

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  • Healthcare Foundation Invests $1 Million to Advance Cancer Center Technology

    posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 The Spencer Regional Healthcare Foundation has provided a $1 million gift toward a technology enhancement for radiation oncology services offered by the Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital.

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  • Jeff Messerole Receives Experienced Provider Award from Wings Air Rescue

    posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Spencer Hospital's Clinical Instructor, Jeff Messerole, was a recipient of the Experienced Provider award presented by Wings Air Rescue. The Experienced Provider award is presented each quarter by the company to an experienced provider in their respective services areas and acknowledges their contribution to advancing the education of EMS providers by sharing their experiences.

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