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  • Virtual Walkers Reach Valentine!

    posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Heart-healthy walkers who participated in Spencer Hospital's virtual walk from Spencer to Valentine blew by the goal to hike to Valentine, Nebraska, instead collectively logging enough miles to reach communities also named Valentine located in Montana, Texas and even Arizona!

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  • Spencer Hospital Earns Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital Award for the Ninth Consecutive Year

    posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 For the ninth consecutive year, Spencer Hospital is being recognized as Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Spencer Hospital is the only Iowa hospital to have earned this distinction every year since the award was created.

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  • Move to Improve: Join in Walk to Valentine for Heart Health

    posted on Monday, February 5, 2024 As Valentine's Day turns many people's thoughts to matters of the heart, the health professionals of Spencer Hospital encourage community members to specifically focus on their heart health. To encourage routine fitness walking for healthy hearts, the hospital is inviting community members to join in a fun virtual walk from Spencer to Valentine, NE.

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  • Local Physician Receives Honorary Degree from the American Academy of Family Physicians

    posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024 David Stephen Keith, DO, a family physician with Avera Medical Group Spencer, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the national medical association representing nearly 127,600 family physicians, residents and medical students. Dr. Keith was one of more than 250 family physicians who received his FAAFP degree last fall during the American Academy of Family Physicians' annual meeting held in Chicago.

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