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Dr. Callie Babcock Named Loring Hospital CEO

May 23, 2022

UnityPoint Health® - Fort Dodge CEO, Leah Glasgo, announced today Dr. Callie Babcock has accepted the chief executive officer (CEO) position for Loring Hospital.

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Loring Hospital Seeks Input at Public Meeting about Sac County Health Care Needs

May 11, 2022

Loring Hospital will host a public meeting Monday, May 23 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the hospital's Community/West Conference Room to discuss results from a recent health needs assessment survey and to seek input about healthcare in Sac County and neighboring communities.

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Loring Hospital Among Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the Country

May 10, 2022

Loring Hospital in Sac City has been named one of the top 20 critical access hospitals in the U.S. Those designated as top 20 critical access hospitals have achieved success in overall performance based on a composite rating from eight indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge, and financial efficiency. This elite group was selected from the Chartis Center for Rural Health's 2022 top 100 critical access hospitals list, which was released earlier this year.

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Loring Hospital Seeks Input on County Health Needs

March 30, 2022

Loring Hospital in Sac City is conducting a community health needs assessment in an effort to better understand the health needs of the communities served by Loring Hospital. This survey is important to determine health care needs of our patients now and in the future.

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Patient Is Back to Walking His Dog After Pulmonary Rehab

March 24, 2022

Terry Miller had a simple goal. When he was done with pulmonary rehab at Loring Hospital, he wanted to be able to take his dog for a walk.

Loring Hospital Trivia Night April 4, 2022

Loring Hospital Auxiliary to Host Trivia Night

March 17, 2022

The Loring Hospital Auxiliary is set to host its Annual Trivia Night. The event will take place on Friday, April 1 at the 4-H Building located on the Sac County Fairgrounds.

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March is National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2022

During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. Loring's Nutrition and Diabetes Departments are excited to share a couple new services!

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Loring CEO/CFO steps down to pursue teaching passion

March 1, 2022

Stacy Johnson, chief executive officer (CEO) and chief financial officer (CFO) at Loring Hospital in Sac City, has stepped down to pursue her passion of teaching.

Frank Richardson and Mike Green

Loring Hospital Announces New Board Chair

February 22, 2022

Loring Hospital in Sac City has named Dr. Frank Richardson as its new Board Chairman. ?Richardson joined Loring's Board of Directors in 2019. He is an experienced pharmaceutical development professional with more than 30 years of experience in areas including toxicology, anti-cancer and anti-viral drug development, and precision medicine. He currently serves as an independent consultant for the health care industry and a non-profit organization devoted to helping academic investigators develop leading-edge therapeutics. Richardson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University, and a Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology from Duke University.

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Loring Hospital Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital 6th Year in a Row

February 15, 2022

For the sixth year in a row, Loring Hospital in Sac City has been named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. The designation is considered one of the most significant indicators of performance excellence in the rural healthcare industry.

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