Loring Hospital

Wellington Named Loring Hospital's Chief Clinical Officer

September 3, 2019

Loring Hospital in Sac City is pleased to announce it has selected Kara Wellington as the new chief clinical officer (CCO). Wellington officially took over leadership duties for all clinical departments and activities at the hospital on Sept. 1.


Dr. Rick Unger to Provide Surgery Coverage at Loring Hospital

August 30, 2019

Rick Unger, D.O., will provide general surgery coverage for Dr. Ronald Cheney at Loring Hospital Sept. 10 - 26 while Dr. Cheney is on leave taking a mission trip to Africa.


Healthiest State Walk Scheduled for Oct. 2

August 28, 2019

The Loring Hospital Community Wide Healthiest State Walk is scheduled to take place at the Criss Gazebo in Sac City on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at noon.


Loring to Host Educational Sessions as Part of "Loring's Quarterly Health Beat"

August 15, 2019

Loring Hospital is launching a new community education program, entitled "Loring's Quarterly Health Beat." The program includes a series of four annual health and wellness education sessions that are hosted by healthcare professionals and Loring Hospital staff. They are free and open to the public.


Loring Welcomes Three New Board Members

August 8, 2019

Loring Hospital recently welcomed three new members to the Loring Hospital Board of Directors. The individuals include Russ Davis of Nemaha, Frank Richardson of Lake View, and Kodi Brotherson of Breda.


Loring CEO/CFO Among 70 Hospital 'CEOs to Know'

July 11, 2019

Loring Hospital Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Stacy Johnson was named as one of 70 "Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review.


Swing Bed Care Enables Safe Return to Home

July 8, 2019

After Patti Collett had her hip replacement surgery, she wasn't quite ready to go back home. Luckily, her swing bed team at Loring Hospital was more than ready to help - right down to every important detail.


Change in Iowa Medicaid Reminder

July 5, 2019

If you were a member of Iowa's UnitedHealthcare managed care organization (MCO), you should have received a notice this spring that the program was being discontinued effective July 1, 2019.


Loring Hospital to Continue Hospice Services through UnityPoint

June 25, 2019

In light of recent changes regarding the organizational structure of UnityPoint Hospice, Loring Hospital would like to clarify that the hospital will continue to offer hospice respite care and general inpatient services through the UnityPoint Hospice organization.


Loring Seeks to Host Meeting about County Health Care Needs

May 7, 2019

Loring Hospital will host a public meeting Thursday, May 23 from 5-7 p.m. in the Community/West Conference Room to seek input about health needs in Sac County and neighboring communities.

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