Hedrick Medical Center Recognized As Missouri AIM Star

Hedrick Medical Center has been recognized as a Missouri AIM Star by the Missouri Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health.  Hedrick CEO Steve Schieber says this signifies the hospital’s completion of the Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Collaborative. Schieber says Preeclampsia is not uncommon, occurring in one of every 25 pregnancies. He says this is another validation of the expertise and […]

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Carroll Co. Memorial Hospital Names New CEO

The new CEO for Carroll County Memorial Hospital is Scott Thoreson.  The Hospital Board of Directors announced the selection, effective July 1st, as current CEO Jeff Tindle retires. Thoreson comes to CCMH from Springfield, Minnesota, where he served as the Administrator of the Mayo Clinic Health System for 26 years in Springfield and St. James.  In that position, he oversaw […]

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Graves Says CARES Act Helped Hospitals In His District

The North Missouri representative in Washington DC says the federal CARES Act has helped rural hospitals in his district.  Congressman Sam Graves voted for the bipartisan legislation this spring, which included 75-billion dollars for personal protective equipment for health care employees: Congressman Graves says hospitals in his district also have been helped by the CARES Act’s paycheck protection program (PPP). […]

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Drive Through Testing for First Responders

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital are expanding drive-through testing of COVID-19 to all first responders who meet testing criteria within Livingston and Grundy counties. First responders include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs, all of whom are at high risk of exposure to COVID-19 as they carry out the regular duties of their jobs. To be tested, first […]

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