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MRHC to Offer Cold Turkey Challenge for Smokers

Starting January 1st, Manning Regional Healthcare Center will take part in a statewide program for those who want to quit smoking, chewing or vaping, the ‘Cold Turkey Challenge.’ “We are recruiting serious and dedicated individuals in our service area who genuinely want to kick ...

MRHC Now Offering the Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Manning Regional Healthcare Center has been selected as a hospital to receive a limited allocation of Bamlanivimab, referenced by Governor Kim Reynolds in her recent public address on November 17th. “The therapeutic is targeted for adults aged 65 and over or with certain medical conditions ...

Plan Ahead For the Medical Care you Want at the End of Life

Do your loved ones and medical providers know what type of medical treatment you prefer? By planning ahead, you can get the medical care you want, avoid unnecessary suffering, and relieve caregivers of decision-making burdens during moments of crisis or grief. You can also help reduce confusion or d ...

Taking Care of the Caregiver

As life expectancies increase, medical treatments advance, and an increasing number of people live with chronic illness and disabilities, more of us find ourselves caring for a loved one at home. Providing care for a family member in need is an act of kindness, love, and loyalty. Day after day, you ...

Don’t Delay Routine Care During COVID-19

Manning Regional Healthcare Center wants to remind everyone that it is important to continue to seek routine medical care, even in the face of COVID-19. “We know that a pandemic presents unease when seeking healthcare in any setting,” said Michelle Anderson, RN, BSN, MRHC Chief Nursin ...

MRHC Hosting Special Medicare Part D Enrollment Event

Manning Regional Healthcare Center will host a special Medicare Part D enrollment event on Friday, November 13, 2020 to help area residents compare and answer questions regarding Medicare Part D plans offered for 2021. Open enrollment for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D prescription drug p ...

Community Partners to Recognize Red Ribbon Week

The Recovery Center at Manning Regional Healthcare Center, IKM-Manning Schools, the City of Manning Police Department and many other community partners are taking part in Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31, the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the world. IKM-Manning students in preschool throug ...

Knights of Columbus Youth Coat Drive at MRHC

The Manning-Manilla Knights of Columbus are hosting a coat drive for all area youth at Manning Regional Healthcare Center beginning October 7th and while supplies last. “We know the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on many families, so we want to be sure that every child who may be in need ...

Sept./Oct. MRHC Clincial Connection

At MRHC, we have introduced a new resource for our patients and the communities we serve. What used to be an internal form of communication between clinical staff is now being shared direct with the public to keep you updated about the services and topics of interest from the various departments wit ...

Women Supporting Women in October

WOMEN. They are our mothers, daughters, wives, sisters, grandmas, and friends. We all know women who take care of their family, relatives, and friends but have a hard time truly caring for themselves. It’s an inherent instinct for women to care for others. But how often do those same women ...

Physical Therapy Month Daily Stretches on Facebook

In recognition of physical therapy month, Manning Regional Healthcare Center reminds everyone of the importance of stretching daily. “We’re celebrating physical therapy month at MRHC by introducing at least one stretch per day that people can do before work, at their workstations, or ...

Choosing the Right Medicare Insurance Coverage

It can be confusing and difficult to understand which Medicare insurance coverage is right for you. Manning Regional Healthcare Center encourages community members ages 65+ to consider these factors before making a decision. “Since Medicare was created in 1965, most Iowans have received the ...

Recovery Center at MRHC Recognizes National Recovery Month

Throughout the month of September, the Recovery Center at Manning Regional Healthcare Center aims to increase awareness of substance abuse as well as support individuals in their recovery from previous alcohol and substance abuse addictions. “The pandemic has increased the demand for treatm ...

Designated Respiratory Clinic Now Open at MRHC

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the area, Manning Regional Healthcare Center wants to remind everyone of the current protocols for quarantine, isolation and testing. “If you receive a positive COVID test, you should quarantine at least ten days from symptom onset until symptoms have i ...

Wounds Healed at MRHC

“After a car accident left me with extensive injuries, the Wound Care team at Manning Regional Health Care Center has my sincere thanks for all they have done to heal my wounds,” shares Christina Brown, a resident of Manilla. When Christina was referred to receive wound care treatment ...

Children’s Health is Top Priority as School Starts

  Manning Regional Healthcare Center wants to remind parents and caregivers to keep an eye on their children’s physical, mental, social and nutritional health as they prepare to return to school. “We’re not just talking about their physical health,” shared Shelby D ...

Mental Health Tips from MRHC

Manning Regional Healthcare Center recognizes that COVID-19 is not only affecting individuals physically, but mentally and emotionally as well. Americans of all ages are experiencing increased social isolation and loneliness in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Institute on ...

Student Athletes Should Schedule Their Annual Physical

Manning Regional Healthcare Center wants to remind parents or caregivers to schedule their middle school and high school students’ yearly sports physicals as well as younger children’s well-child exams at MRHC soon. Appointments are filling up quickly. MRHC is taking extra precaution ...

MRHC Welcomes Dr. Atteberry, Orthopedic Surgeon

Manning Regional Healthcare Center is excited to announce that orthopedic services will be offered at MRHC beginning July 17. Thomas Atteberry, M.D. is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine. Dr. Atteberry will treat patients of all ages with knee, shoulder, l ...

Welcome Back, Anissa Irlmeier, PA-C

Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) has announced the addition of a familiar face to its medical team. Anissa Irlmeier, PA-C, has rejoined the Family Practice Clinic. Irlmeier began seeing patients at MRHC’s Family Practice Clinic in June. “We are excited to have Anissa back on ...

BINGO!! Family Health, Safety and Fitness Challenge Begins

Manning, Iowa ­- Manning Regional Healthcare Center is excited to announce a fun challenge for families in Manning and surrounding communities. MRHC is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our community members, so in recognition of that as well as safety month, MRHC has created an interacti ...

Jackie Blackwell Earns Professional Certification

Manning Regional Healthcare Center is proud to announce that Jackie Blackwell, BSN, RN, Director of Quality, Patient Safety, Risk Manager, and Patient Advocacy at MRHC, was recently certified by the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) as a Certified Professional of Healthcare Quality. ...

Taya Vonnahme Receives $3,500 IHERF Scholarship

Manning Regional Healthcare Center is excited to announce that Taya Vonnahme, RN, BSN House Supervisor, who is studying for a Masters of Nursing (MSN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) at Walden University, has been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation ...

Senior Life Solutions Program Receives 4 Laptop Computers for Group Therapy Thanks to Generous Donors

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Senior Life Solutions team at Manning Regional Healthcare Center immediately started identifying ways that they could continue to meet with the community’s most vulnerable audience, seniors ages 65+ who were living alone and could no longer meet face-to-f ...

MRHC Resumes Services After COVID Pandemic

The past two months have been quite the whirlwind for everyone, however that rollercoaster of planning, preparing, protecting, and proceeding for the staff, administration and providers at Manning Regional Healthcare Center has been one for this history books. MRHC CEO, Linn Block, RN, BSN, MHA s ...

Ear, Nose, and Throat Services Offered in Manning

Manning Regional Healthcare Center is excited to announce that ENT (ear, nose and throat) services are now being offered in Manning. David Denman, M.D., F.A.C.S., is board certified in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Denman will be in Manning on the first and third Wednesday ...

Meeting the Many Needs of Patients

By: Pam Kusel, Manning News Journal Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) strives to meet the healthcare needs of people in Manning and the surrounding area. Healthcare professionals are able to help patients with many issues and, when MRHC providers need additional help and expertise, they c ...

Patient Experience: Travis Meier Deals with Cancer

By: Pam Kusel, Manning News Journal At the time Travis Meier was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, he was the youngest to be diagnosed with a cancer that normally affects individuals 50-70 years of age. “When I was diagnosed, they tested to see how many of my cells were cancerous. I was a ...

Patient Experience: Donna Rutz Deals with Diabetes

By: Pam Kusel, Manning News Journal It was a surprise to Donna Rutz when her healthcare provider Hope Jensen, ARNP, a primary care nurse practitioner at Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) told her she could have diabetes. She was consulting with Jensen about hormone therapy and Jensen w ...

GPS - Gratitude. Purpose. Spirituality

By: Bradley Madsen, Counselor at the Recovery Center at Manning Regional Healthcare Center Well that escalated quickly! Just 30 days ago we were going about life as usual. We were planning after church trips to Target and lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings, we were discussing summer vacation destinat ...

Senior Life Solutions Offers Tips to Cope with Anxiety and Isolation During COVID-19 Pandemic

Americans of all ages are experiencing increased social isolation and loneliness in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to the National Institute on Aging, nearly 14 million older adults in the U.S. live alone and are especially vulnerable during this time. Their research has linked so ...

A Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

Did you know that symptoms are not always present in those with colorectal cancer? In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Manning Regional Healthcare Center wants to remind those over 50 to receive regular screenings to help protect against colorectal cancer. “Colorectal cance ...

3/24/20 Coronavirus Update from MRHC

As your trusted healthcare experts in the community, Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) wants you to know that we are dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of our community as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. The MRHC Infection Prevention and Disaster Preparedness ...

NEW PATIENT PORTAL

The new patient portal for MRHC, MyCareCorner, is now up and running! Please follow these simple, step-by step instructions to create your account and view as well as manage your health information. A Patient's Guide to Using MyCareCorner.net (pdf)   Accessing MRHC Patient Portal ...

Coronavirus Update: 3/20/20

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to be a global pandemic affecting our community and the entire world. To remain current on the status of this emerging health issue, please follow the Iowa Department of Public Health, Carroll County Public Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. ...

VISITOR RESTRICTION IN EFFECT 3/11/20

To protect our patients, families and health care workers during the global outbreak of COVID-19, the following restriction is in effect at Manning Regional Healthcare Center as of 3/11/20. During this temporary visitor restriction, only IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS are allowed to visit patients. Vis ...

MRHC Now Offering Dermatology Services

Manning Regional Healthcare Center is excited to announce that dermatology services are now being offered in Manning. Many people experience uncomfortable skin conditions such as acne, hives, psoriasis, rashes, warts, eczema, or even skin cancer.  Seeing a dermatology provider regularly can ...

Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Did you know that the average adult should get seven or more hours of sleep per night? Not only does the amount of sleep you get affect your well-being, but the quality of your sleep makes a difference too. According to the Centers for Disease Control, insufficient sleep doesn’t just make y ...

Coronavirus Update: 3/4/20

According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) as of 3/4/20, the risk of the novel coronavirus to the general public remains LOW. At Manning Regional Healthcare Center, we are participating in weekly conference calls with the Iowa Department of Public Health, are following all recommended ...

Coronavirus: What you Need to Know

As your trusted healthcare experts in the community, Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) wants you to know that we are partnering with many local, state and national agencies to ensure the safety and well-being of our community as the coronavirus continues to spread. The MRHC Infection Prev ...

Preventing Cervical Cancer

Did you know that cervical cancer was once the number one cause of death for women nationwide? According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, more than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with vaccination and a ...

February is American Heart Month

Did you know that one in three women will die of heart disease?  That’s more than all forms of cancer combined. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of men and women. It’s not just a problem for older adults. Heart disease a ...

Wound Care Clinic Receives Center of Excellence Award and Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Manning Regional Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the Wound Care Clinic is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a six-month period. “This achievement reaffirms the qualit ...

MRHC CEO Plans for Success

February 10, 2020 (Courtesty of Pam Kusel, Manning News Journal, https://www.manningnews.com/) With just six months at the helm of Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC), CEO Linn Block is pleased to see a positive difference. Prompting change is a new strategic plan which was launched a ...

Senior Life Solutions at MRHC Named National Program Finalist of the Year

February 6, 2020 Manning, IA – Manning Regional Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that the Senior Life Solutions team has been named a national Program of the Year Award finalist. To date, there are 90 Senior Life Solutions programs across 26 states nationally.  Top performin ...

Influenza is on the Rise in Iowa

January 20, 2020 Just a reminder that influenza activity remains widespread in Iowa and in the U.S. CDC’s influenza forecasts suggest that national influenza activity will remain elevated for several more weeks. Influenza activity is elevated and both influenza A and B virus infections are ...

MRHC Patient Portal Needs Updated Email Addresses

January 15, 2020 As of January 1, 2020, MMCTSU emails have been discontinued and therefore some Manning residents may be missing important notices sent from Manning Regional Healthcare Center regarding their upcoming medical appointments and reminders. It is important for patients to update their ...

Open Letter: Holidays Can Be Especially Hard for Addicts

December 23, 2019   Written by Bradley Madsen, Recovery Center staff member at Manning Regional Healthcare Center Ever since I can remember, Christmas Eve in my family meant traveling to my grandparent’s farm outside of Harlan. The cousins would spend the day outside sledding or build ...

Senior Life Solutions Program Receives National Recognition

December 13, 2019 Manning Regional Healthcare Center was recently notified that its Senior Life Solutions program was chosen as a STAR training site by Psychiatric Medicare Care (PMC), one of the largest mental health management companies within rural hospitals across the United States. Overall, ...

MRHC Grows From Within by Providing Tuition Assistance

December 7, 2019 As a child growing up in Manning, Taya Vonnahme had several extended family members who worked in the medical field. With relatives who were EMTs and Paramedics to her grandmother, Cynthia Genzen – who was a nurse at Manning Regional Healthcare Center for more than 40 years ...

Manning Man Finds Comfort from MRHC Wound Care Center

November 18, 2019  Ralph Dobler woke up one morning and knew something was wrong. The bottom of his foot was tender to the touch and the pain turned excruciating when he walked. “I knew right away that I needed to get into the doctor and have it evaluated,” said Dobler, 74, ...

MRHC Installs State-of-the-Art Surgery Technology

November 18, 2019  Manning Regional Healthcare Center recently became one of the first hospitals in the state of Iowa to install an Advanced Imaging Modalities 4K Platform in its operating room. The new platform is a minimally invasive surgical tower that will provide MRHC’s surgeons w ...

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MRHC to Offer Cold Turkey Challenge for Smokers

Starting January 1st, Manning Regional Healthcare Center will take part in a statewide program for those who want to quit smoking, chewing or vaping, the ‘Cold Turkey Challenge.’

“We are recruiting serious and dedicated individuals in our service area who genuinely want to kick the nicotine habit,” said MRHC’s education nurse, Julie Hodne. “MRHC is

MRHC Now Offering the Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Manning Regional Healthcare Center has been selected as a hospital to receive a limited allocation of Bamlanivimab, referenced by Governor Kim Reynolds in her recent public address on November 17th.

“The therapeutic is targeted for adults aged 65 and over or with certain medical conditions and children over the age of 12 who are immunocompromised,” said the Governor.