Grundy County Memorial Hospital | Live Well | Fall 2021

FALL 2021 2 S upport for healthy aging 3 Be prepared: Know your meds Inside Grundy County Memorial Hospital offers exceptional care, advanced tech- nology and highly professional care- givers dedicated to your best health. Our setting in a small rural community offers convenient access to a wide vari- ety of services—just let your doctor’s office know you prefer GCMH when you need diagnostic testing, treatment, surgery or specialty care. Surgical Services Board-certified surgeons work with an experienced team of nurses and nurse anesthetists to provide excellent surgical care. Total joint surgery, or- thopedic surgery, general surgery, foot surgery, cataract surgery and screening procedures, such as colonoscopy, are performed regularly. If an overnight stay is necessary, the modern inpatient unit is spacious and welcoming, with atten- tive nurses who are dedicated to your comfort and care. Therapy and Rehabilitation Our therapy team has expertise and advanced training in orthopedics, sports medicine, geriatrics, dry nee- dling and other specialized areas. The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team up with GCMH for your best health team is devoted to improv- ing health after a heart event or pulmonary diagnosis. Specialty Clinic Your appointment with a visiting specialist is convenient at our hospital’s dedicated Specialty Clinic. A complete list of specialists may be found on page 5. Diagnostics Think that the same testing available in larger cities won’t be found in Grundy County? From radiology and imaging services—such as digital x-ray, 3D mammography, and advanced MRI, PET, and CT scan—to a wide variety of lab services, you’ll be pleased to know that the hospital offers most of what you need without the need to drive far or wait long! Primary Care—the team quarterback GCMH is an affiliate of UnityPoint Health, where doctors and advanced practice providers in UnityPoint Health rural clinics lead a team that’s devoted to your best health. With coordinated care, clear communication and conve- nient access, UnityPoint Clinic family medicine offices in Conrad, Eldora, Grundy Center, Parkersburg and Reinbeck work together with hospital teams. Together, a course of action will be planned to help you reach your health goals. If you’ve delayed care because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s time to return to our health care team for the screening, diagnostics, therapy or well- ness exams you need. EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND CARE. The hospital’s team members are dedicated to your best health and to making you feel like family when you’re here. For an appointment or information on referrals, call 319-824-5081 .