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As one of the critical businesses located in the Manning community and serving the broader IKM-Manning Community School District and rural four-county region of Carroll, Crawford, Shelby, & Audubon counties, we strive to connect our healthcare professionals with the community.

The Connect newsletter is distributed three times per year and highlights the dedicated healthcare professionals, inpatient and outpatient health services, and health recommendations for area residents.

We invite you to view the newsletter online or if you live in the service area it will be delivered to your door.


Stay connected and up to date on all things MRHC as well as important health information with our recent articles.

Crisentia Blazek
Blazek Finds Opportunity to Grow Nursing Career at MRHC
After making her way to the United States from Indonesia, Crisentia Blazek eventually made Iowa her home and began her career as a nurse at MRHC. Blazek was born and
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Senior Life Solutions awards
Senior Life Solutions Awarded 2022 Training Site and Program Finalist of the Year
MRHC is pleased to announce that the hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program has received the 2022 Training Site and Program Finalist of the Year awards. Senior Life Solutions Program Director,
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employee engagement
MRHC Receives Employee Engagement Award
MRHC was recently awarded the Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey for Employee Engagement. This award honors clients who have reached the 95th percentile for patient experience, employee or
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wound care team
Wound Care Clinic Receives Clinical Distinction and Patient Satisfaction Awards
MRHC is pleased to announce that the Wound Care Clinic is a dual recipient of RestorixHealth’s Clinical Distinction and Excellence in Patient Satisfaction Awards. Recipients of these awards meet or
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Amy McLaughlin
MRHC’s Amy McLaughlin Earns HFMA Certification
Amy McLaughlin, Manning Regional Healthcare Center’s (MRHC) Chief Financial Officer, recently earned her designation as a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA). Following the completion of the Certified
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Tips to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep from MRHC
The amount of sleep you get every night affects your well-being, but the quality of your sleep makes a difference too. According to the Centers for Disease Control, inadequate sleep
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Linn Block, MRHC CEO
Linn Block Recognized as Top Rural Hospital CEO to Know
Becker’s Hospital Review recently named its “80 rural hospital CEOs to know”, which included seven Iowa hospital CEOs. The list highlights CEOs who have developed models that ensure their rural
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MRHC exterior
MRHC Contributes to Community Beyond Healthcare
As a non-profit, critical access hospital, the mission and purpose of Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) is to serve those in the local community and provide a public benefit. Quality
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healthcare career camp
MRHC Healthcare Career Camp to Expand
Like many rural areas, Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) and local ambulance crews continue to see a shortage in medical staff and EMT volunteers. Both ambulance staffing and provider shortages
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