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“Human Trafficking in our Communities” Snack and Learn Event Scheduled for Sept. 28

September 19, 2023

The Loring Hospital Auxiliary and Sac City’s Chamber Main Street are co-sponsoring an educational “snack and learn” event entitled, “Human Trafficking in our Communities,” at 5 p.m. on Sept. 28 at Unity Church in Sac City. The event will feature guest speaker Jacqueline White, who is a Human Trafficking Instructor with the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

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Loring Hospital invites patients to recognize nurses who go above and beyond

August 31, 2023

In partnership with the DAISY Foundation, Loring Hospital has embarked on a new tradition of recognizing nurses who demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary, compassionate care.

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“Welcome to Medicare” Seminar Offered at Loring Hospital

August 1, 2023

Are you going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare for a while and want to better understand what it offers? Do you have a family member you help with Medicare issues? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Loring Hospital encourages you to attend an upcoming “Welcome to Medicare” seminar. This one-hour seminar presented by Loring Hospital’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselor, LeAnn Olhausen, will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023 from 5-7 p.m. in the hospital’s West Conference Room. Light refreshments will be available for attendees.

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Loring Hospital is Here to Help During Medicaid Unwinding

April 25, 2023

At the end of 2022, President Biden signed an act ending the Public Health Emergency, effective May 11, 2023. This includes the end of the continuous Medicaid coverage that was offered during the pandemic.

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Physical Therapy Patient Is (Almost) Back to Dancing on Tables

March 23, 2023

Last year, Betty Roeder was looking forward to a cruise in the fall with her sister, Linda, but she was having trouble walking – even after months of physical and cardiac therapy following her hip surgery.

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Update from Loring Hospital & Med-Plan Services

March 17, 2023

Effective March 20, Loring Hospital and Med-Plan Services (the hospital's billing statement company) will offer a “text-first” option to view and pay your statements from Loring Hospital.

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What are Advance Directives?

February 28, 2023

Advance Directives are legal documents directing your wishes and goals of care. These documents direct what kind of medical care you want and allow you to express your desires related to end-of-life care.

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Matt Johnson Named Loring Hospital CEO

February 24, 2023

UnityPoint Health – Fort Dodge CEO, Leah Glasgo, announced Matt Johnson has accepted the chief executive officer (CEO) position for Loring Hospital.

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Loring Hospital Auxiliary to Host Trivia Night

February 14, 2023

The Loring Hospital Auxiliary is set to host its Annual Trivia Night. The event will take place on Friday, March 24 at the 4-H Building located on the Sac County Fairgrounds.

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Wiggins Named Loring Hospital’s Chief Clinical Officer

December 27, 2022

Loring Hospital is pleased to announce it has selected Nicole Wiggins, RN, BSN, as the new chief clinical officer (CCO). Wiggins has been serving as interim CCO for the past several months and officially took over leadership duties for the role on Dec. 12. Prior to filling this position, Wiggins served as Loring’s quality and infection preventionist and employee health manager.

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