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!
Category: Recent News
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!
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 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.
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.
Starting August 1st, the Audubon Clinic will have early morning walk-in hours Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Regular appointments will still be available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics is proud to announce Stephanie Vampola, D.O., will be joining our team of health care providers on August 1, 2017.
Remember to call and schedule your child’s back-to-school and sports physical for the 2017-18 school year at either the Audubon or Exira clinics! Immunizations during physicals are available! Call 712-563-4611 in Audubon or 712-268-2145 in Exira.
AUDUBON, IOWA, Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics proudly announces it has earned national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for meeting the high standards required for accreditation as a certified sleep lab.
Audubon County Memorial Hospital has been named a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital out of the more than 1,300 critical access hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association, which puts them in the top 1.5%.