Category: Recent News

ACMH Introduces New Lung Cancer Screening Test

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is pleased to announce that our radiology department is now offering a new lung cancer screening test, in which patients undergo a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan.

ACMH Announces 2019 DAISY Award Winner

Congratulations to Caylee Rokke, RN, who was named the DAISY Award recipient this year at Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics. Caylee has been a nurse in the Med-Surg/ER department at ACMH since May of 2016.

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day educates and empowers the public and healthcare providers to take part in important advance care planning.

Nominate an ACMH Nurse for the 2019 DAISY Award

Did you have a great nurse who exemplified caring and excellence when you visited Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics (ACMH)? Do you feel they are worthy of receiving a distinguished award? If so, you can honor the compassion and care nurses provide their patients everyday and nominate a nurse for the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses at ACMH. Nominees are true team members, positive role models and exhibit excellent communication skills. They are professionals who are consistently caring and compassionate.

Deciding When It’s An Emergency

It’s not always clear what your action plan should be, but knowing when and where to go can save you time and money, and put you on the right road to recovery. Check out the information below to help determine you need to utilize the emergency room. Emergency Services are available at ACMH 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 911 in an emergency situation.

Free Diabetes Education for Medicare Patients

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics and Telligen, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Iowa, are working together to help reduce the complications associated with diabetes in the Audubon area.

February is American Heart Month – Focus on Cholesterol

Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 adults in the United States has high blood cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke? High blood cholesterol can be hard to detect, as it often shows no signs or symptoms.

Annual Health Screenings Clinic

Knowing your current blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other key blood tests can empower you to make informed decisions about your lifestyle. The ACMH Health Screening clinic is extremely accessible (Walk-ins Welcome) but also affordable and offered annually. The 2019 Health Screenings will be held on the following dates:

Take Charge of Your Health in 2019

As we begin a new year, what’s one of the most important things you can do for your health in 2019? The answer? Good health starts with great primary care, so your first step to take charge of your health in 2019 is to find a primary care provider.