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Manning Regional Healthcare Center

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.

“I’m always excited to further my education in the healthcare field. This opportunity has allowed me to expand upon my knowledge and expertise,” Blackwell said.

Jackie  BlackwellBlackwell has been with Manning Regional for ten years and her role consists of risk management and ensuring a quality and safe experience for patients. She prides herself on the quality of care she and her coworkers give patients daily at MRHC.

 “I enjoy working at MRHC because of the culture at our facility. Our staff truly care about the patients and the type of experience they have at our hospital. We have a great team who work well together,” Blackwell said.

The CPHQ credential signifies professional and academic achievement by individuals in the field of healthcare quality management. The comprehensive body of knowledge includes quality management, quality improvement, case/care/disease/utilization management, and risk management at all employment levels and in all healthcare settings.

The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of the profession of healthcare quality and patient safety and the individual professionals working in the field. Founded in 1976, NAHQ has more than 10,000 quality and patient safety professionals working in healthcare settings both nationally and internationally. These professionals drive the delivery of vital data for effective decision making in healthcare systems by combining technology with their unique expertise in quality management and clinical processes.

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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 their Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B health benefits through the Original Fee-For-Servic

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 treatment, and we strive to continue to ensure proper protection from COVID while helping our cl