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Mahaska Health Partnership Employees Trained on Artificial Pancreas System

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY –According to Centers for Disease Control, diabetes is a disease that affects over 25 million Americans. There are a variety of treatment options, and Mahaska Health Partnership recently began working with patients using an artificial pancreas system. The artificial pancreas system automates the insulin delivery system for people with diabetes. It monitors insulin […]

New CT Adds to Improvements at Mahaska Health Partnership

Imaging technologists who will be performing CT scans on the new unit include Heidi Bunnell, Julie Hartke, Nicole Keller and Cassie Heeren. (submitted photo)

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership continues to bring innovative technology to our community. The latest addition is a new computed tomography (CT) scan system. The Siemens SOMATOM Perspective CT was recently installed in Radiology, replacing an existing 6-slice CT machine. It incorporates the latest 64-slice acquisition technology for ultra-high resolution 3-D images. The technology […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Still Assisting with Health Insurance Marketplace

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the last chance to enroll for 2014 coverage being March 31, Mahaska Health Partnership wants to remind the public they have staff available to answer questions and assist in registering for insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace. According to MHP Director of Patient Accounts Joyce Vonk getting health insurance before March […]

MHP creates close to $30 million impact on local economy

Mahaska Health Partnership

DES MOINES – Mahaska Health Partnership generates 374 jobs that add $29,739,467 to Mahaska County’s economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association. In addition, MHP employees by themselves spend $6,547,609 on retail sales and contribute $392,857 in state sales tax revenue. “As an organization, we understand out impact on the local […]

Stam Greenhouse Beginning Classes for Those with Spring Fever

Stam’s offers a fun Fairy Garden class. (photo by Shelly Spaur)

by Shelly Spaur Oskaloosa, Iowa – As it continues to snow outside and Oskaloosa continues to have many days with below zero temperatures, Iowa greenhouses are beginning to fire up for spring planting season. Beginning February 1, 2014, Stam Greenhouse officially opened for the season. Early season hours are Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. […]


MidWest One Bank

Iowa City, Iowa –MidWestOne Bank is strengthening local communities with their new Onederful Giving campaign. Each month in 2014, MidWestOne Bank is inviting community members to enter online and within all MidWestOne Bank locations for a drawing to win $250 to a charity of their choosing. Entries will be accepted for one week each month. […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Celebrates their Patients

To celebrate National Patient Recognition Day on Feb. 3, patients were given a purple carnation and a thank-you card. Shown with her carnation is Mary Verploegh of Oskaloosa and Registered Nurse Audrianna Wilke. Mary, a former employee at MHP, also celebrated her 74th birthday this day and received special treats from her children.

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership celebrated National Patient Recognition Day on Monday, Feb. 3. Inpatients received a flower and card of thanks on their meal tray while outpatients and visitors were gifted MHP purple pens. “We know our patients have a choice when it comes to their healthcare,” MHP Chief Nursing Officer Darlene Keuning […]

Daily Music in the Square

Oskaloosa Bandstand

The music you hear during the day while you are strolling in the square has been a nice addition to downtown Oskaloosa. The music has been brought to you by Edward Jones of Oskaloosa. The four Financial Advisors for Edward Jones are Alan Fender, Jennifer Main, Austin Norris and Michael Busch. Edward Jones is sponsoring […]

Record Year for Mahaska County Real Estate

In 2012 the entire nation saw the housing market begin to recover and, at the beginning of 2013, that trend was expected to continue. However, the improving economy and low interest rates contributed to the recovery accelerating at a faster pace than anticipated according to the National Association of Realtors®. Chris Roach, Broker at Oskaloosa’s […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces December Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership Clinics announce their holiday hours as follows: MHP Medical Group, Home Health, Hospice Services, Behavioral Health and Public Health will be open until noon on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. All of these services will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25, but will open again for normal hours Thursday, Dec. 26. […]

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