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Great River Medical Center Offers Spring Diabetes Classes

April 9, 2014 – The Great River Diabetes Education Program offers four-week group diabetes classes. The afternoon series is from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning April 21. Morning classes are from 8:30 to 10:30 a.…

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Moore Named Great River Health Systems Service Hero

April 9, 2014 – Mary Moore, infection prevention coordinator, has been named an EXCEL Service Hero at Great River Health Systems. The health system regularly recognizes employees who demonstrate actions that extend b…

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Great River Hospice Plans Volunteer Training

March 25, 2014 – Great River Hospice is looking for additional volunteers to help meet the needs of people at end-of-life and their families in Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa counties. A four-part training is sched…

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Great River Health Systems to convert to new electronic health record April 1

March 25, 2014 – A yearlong electronic health record and data conversion is set to go live at Great River Health Systems Tuesday, April 1. It’s the health system’s largest project since the opening of Grea…

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Great River Friends to Hold Jewelry Fair March 20, 21

March 5, 2014 – In keeping with its mission to support Great River Health Systems, Great River Friends is sponsoring a two-day jewelry fair. Thousands of items from Masquerade® jewelry, including scarves, watches…

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Heritage Pharmacies Offer Online Prescription Services

March 5, 2014 – Heritage Family Pharmacy and Heritage Park Pharmacy have added online prescription services. People can order prescription refills, and view and print lists of their medicines at HeritageParkFamilyPha…

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Great River Health Systems Offers Help with Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollment

March 5, 2014 – Great River Health Systems’ financial counselors have completed training to become Certified Application Counselors for the Health Insurance Marketplace. They are available by appointment to hel…

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Great River Health Systems Offers Program on Weight-loss Surgery March 20

March 5, 2014 – The new Great River Bariatric Center will offer an educational program on weight-loss surgery at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Blackhawk Room, on the lower level of Great River Wellness Plaza, 140…

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Great River Hospice to Host Grief-sharing Program

January 31, 2014 – A support program for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 7 at Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Road, WestBurlington. “Fi…

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Great River Athletic and Performance Center to Offer Pedaling Efficiency Assessments

January 31, 2014 – Great River Athletic and Performance Center is scheduling pedaling efficiency assessments from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, on the lower level of Great River Wellness Plaza. Participants sho…

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Great River Health Systems Recognizes Service Hero

January 31, 2014 – Penny Rea-Bailey is Great River Health Systems’ first EXCEL Service Hero of 2014. The health system regularly recognizes employees who demonstrate actions that extend beyond routine, expected em…

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Skin care, makeup workshop offered for women with cancer

January 27, 2014 – A free workshop for women being treated for cancer is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Look Good … Feel Better is a …

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Great River Friends accepting scholarship applications

January 21, 2014 – Great River Friends, a community of donors and volunteers that supports Great River Health Systems, is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year. The goal of the scholarshi…

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Great River Home Health Named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

January 2, 2014 – Great River Home Health has been named a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home-health agencies in the United States. Now in its eighth year, HomeCare Elite id…

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