Loring Hospital
Betty Roeder with Loring's Missy Flynn and Luisa Ching

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.

Matt Johnson, Loring Hospital CEO

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.

Nicole Wiggins, RN, BSN

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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​ Helping Iowans Understand and Prevent Medicare Fraud

November 30, 2022

Medicare fraud can be difficult to spot, especially when fraudsters can make fake phone calls and medical bills seem so believable. According to the U.S. General Accounting Office, it is estimated that $60 billion dollars is lost nationally each year to Medicare fraud.

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Medical Identity Theft Can Cost in Dollars Lost and Days Lived

October 27, 2022

Medical identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information – such as your name and Medicare number – to bill for services or supplies you did not receive. Fraudsters may sign you up for unneeded services like hospice or they may bill Medicare for a wheelchair in your name, unbeknownst to you.

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It’s Not Too Early to Schedule Year-End Procedures

October 25, 2022

If you are planning on having elective surgery around the winter holidays, it’s best to schedule early as this is the time of year doctors’ schedules tend to fill up quickly.

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Bomgaars to Host Ladies Night Benefitting Loring Healthcare Foundation

October 20, 2022

Bomgaars of Sac City is set to host a Ladies Night on Oct. 23, 2022 from 5-8 p.m. in which five percent of total sales will be donated to the Loring Healthcare Foundation. The night will include giveaways and a twenty percent discount on regular priced merchandise.

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