Articles - 2021

  • Spencer Hospital Physician Named ‘Hospital Hero'

    posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 The Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) has named Dr. Sonia Sather, hospitalist for Spencer Hospital, as a recipient of the 2021 Hospital Hero awards. As such, Sather will be honored during IHA's virtual annual meeting in October.

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  • Spencer Hospital Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Employees

    posted on Monday, August 30, 2021 For the health and safety of its patients, visitors and healthcare team, Spencer Hospital is implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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  • Spencer Hospital Trustees Approve New Strategic Plan

    posted on Friday, August 27, 2021 The Spencer Hospital Board of Trustees approved a new five-year strategic plan at its monthly meeting on Thursday. The new plan approved on Thursday focuses on four overarching priorities, with a focus to be responsive to evolving patient service needs, offering healthcare options for people close to home; maintaining and further developing physician services; and managing expenses and business outcomes. Specific goals and strategies were developed around the major priorities.

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  • Spencer Hospital Visitation Restrictions - Aug. 25, 2021 Update

    posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 To protect our patients, families, healthcare workers and community during the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus-19) and to prevent further spread of the disease, visitor restrictions are provided in this article. All patients and permitted visitors who enter the hospital or any of the clinics MUST bring and wear a mask, covering nose and mouth. Visitors must be 12 years of age or older.

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