Category: Recent News

Hewlett Achieves Designation as Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is proud to announce Kolton Hewlett, Director of HR and Organizational Excellence, has earned the designation as a Professional in Human Resources through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Heather Toft Achieves Designation as a Certified Rural Health Clinic Professional

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is proud to announce Heather Toft, Physician Clinics Director, has completed the certification process to earn the title of Certified Rural Health Clinic Professional. Heather is one of only two RHC Professionals in the state of Iowa and among the merely ninety-seven individuals in the entire United States to pass the certification exam.

ACMH Named a 2018 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics in Audubon, Iowa was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

Nominate an ACMH Nurse for the 2018 DAISY Award

Did you have a great nurse who exemplified caring and excellence when you visited Audubon County Memorial Hospital and 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.

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics Celebrates National Rural Health Day!

Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work — which is why over 60 million people call them home. Today we “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, committed, community-minded spirit of rural America. Rural communities also have unique healthcare needs and we know there is work to be done to enhance healthcare services in rural areas. However, we also believe there is plenty to celebrate! Check out the information below about healthcare in rural America!

ACA Health Insurance Open Enrollment is November 1 Through December 15

ACA health insurance enrollment begins Today (Nov. 1) and ends December 15. This is a shorter time period and not widely promoted information. If you need to look into Marketplace insurance with subsidies to help pay for it, do it now. There are also fewer people staffed this year to help with questions and solving issues, so don’t delay. Click Here for more information! For those who have Medicare, Open enrollment ends Dec 7th. It is important to compare supplemental plans and prescription drug plans every year. Click Here for more information!

ACMH Honored at National Rural Health Associate Annual Conference

A couple of weeks ago, ACMH Administration and Board Members attended the National Rural Health Association Annual Conference and accepted the NRHA Top 20 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) award. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospital recognition is given to those hospitals who have achieved success in overall performance based on eight indices of strength including inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, costs, charges, and financial stability.

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics Welcomes New Full-Time General Surgeon

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is proud to announce they have added a new member to the Outpatient Specialty Clinic and Surgical team as a full-time General Surgeon , Dr. Jeff Maire. Dr. Maire specializes in laparoscopic surgeries of the abdomen; such as gallbladder removal and hernia repair, breast biopsies, mastectomies, and also provides wound management care. He will also perform common procedures such as EGD’s, colonoscopies, vasectomies and appendectomies.

Save the Date for the Audubon County Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 23

Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics is hosting a free Health and Wellness Fair on September, 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for community members of all ages at the Audubon Community High School Activities Center and parking lot. The fair is a collaboration of healthcare facilities, public health, social service agencies, and emergency response agencies.