Mercy Medical Center
250 Mercy Dr,
Dubuque, IA 52001
Mercy Medical Ctr
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Mercy Medical Center is among the firsts hospitals in Iowa, founded in 1879 when the Sisters of Mercy opened St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Dubuque at the request of Bishop John Hennessy. Mercy is a private nonprofit Catholic hospital that is co-sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of St. Francis. The hospital is a member of the Mercy Health Network. Services offered include behavioral health, children and adolescent, emergency, home care, sleep lab, occupational health, pharmacy, respiratory care and women s health. Mercy Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organization. Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa, is a single- licensed Iowa hospital that operates 263-licensed beds.
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Healthy eating is a good thing, but when does the quest for healthy eating become dangerous? Tomorrow on Mercy Nutrition Today, dietitian Holly Paulsen will talk about orthorexia – a term used to describe people who have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. What exactly is orthorexia? How does it star, t? What are the signs? Get the facts tomorrow morning at 7:40 on 92.9 KATFM.
Mercy is bursting with opportunity! If you’ve ever thought about joining the Mercy team, now is a great time. We currently have positions available in nursing, administration, support services, management and more. Check out mercydubuque.com/open-positions and apply online today.
It is with much gratitude that we bid farewell to OR nurse Diane Nie on her last day as a Mercy employee. Thank you, Diane, for an incredible 41 years of service and for making a difference in the lives of countless Mercy patients. We wish you all the best in your retirement!
Cancer claims the lives of more than half a million Americans every year. If you could reduce your risk for cancer just by making some simple changes to your diet, why wouldn’t you? This week on Mercy Nutrition Today, dietitian Christine Nanke will talk about nutrition for cancer prevention. Tune in to 92.9 KATFM tomorrow morning at 7:40.
A big thank you to Ryan Picarella, president of the Wellness Coalition of America, and our event sponsor TH Media, for making Mercy’s wellness breakfast a huge success this morning. Ryan addressed a group of about 100 area business leaders on the future of workplace wellness and what employers could do to engage and inspire their employees to enhance their wellbeing.
As the new school year approaches, pre-season training for a variety of contact sports begins. Join us August 5 at 6 p.m. in Dyersville for Sports Concussion and Brain Injury, a live videoconference with Dr. Mary Russell of Mercy – Des Moines’ Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Learn about the problems associated with sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries, including how to recognize, diagnose, and treat these injuries. For more information and to register online, visit mercydubuque.com/events.
Congratulations to Mercy Child Development Center (CDC) and Preschool for again being recognized as a Quality Rating System Level 5 center by the Iowa Department of Human Services. Level 5 is the highest rating possible. This achievement demonstrates the center’s commitment to providing quality child care and is a testament to the dedication and skill of the entire CDC staff. To learn more about the Iowa QRS, visit dhs.iowa.gov/iqrs.
Are you at risk for stroke? Do you know the warning signs? Stop by the Mercy tent at the Dubuque Farmers’ Market tomorrow where we’ll be focusing on stroke prevention. Our rehabilitation staff will be on-hand offering free stroke screenings and answering all your stroke-related questions. Look for us at the corner of Iowa and 12th Street between 7 a.m. and noon.
FIBER. Why do you need it and are you getting enough? Tomorrow on Mercy Nutrition Today, dietitian Keri Schwenker will focus on fiber. What are the benefits of having fiber in your diet? How much fiber does your body need? What’s the best way to increase your fiber intake? Get answers to these questions and more, tomorrow morning at 7:40 on 92.9 KATFM.
Tune in tomorrow morning at 7:40 to Mercy Nutrition Today on 92.9 KATFM when dietitian Kristie Jacobsen will discuss the benefits of working one-on-one with a registered dietitian and how they can help you develop a personalized plan to realize your wellness goals.
Picnics are perfect for a day at the beach, a concert in the park and many other favorite summer outings. But is it possible to stick to your nutrition goals with a picnic menu? Tomorrow on Mercy Nutrition Today, dietitian Kristie Jacobsen will share ideas on what to pack to make your picnics fun AND healthy. Tune in to 92.9 KATFM tomorrow morning at 7:40.
Dubuque’s air quality index is in the unhealthy range this morning due to ongoing wildfires in Western Canada. When the air quality reaches these levels, anyone may begin to experience health effects and those with asthma, emphysema or other breathing issues may have an especially difficult time breathing outside. If you have breathing difficulties, it may be a good idea to stay inside this morning. (Photos courtesy of KWWL and AirNow.gov)
Hats off to Mercy Architect Jim Schroeder (on left in photo) who is retiring from Mercy after 30 years of service. Thank you, Jim, for sharing your talent and skills with us and leading us through numerous construction projects as we’ve grown over the past three decades. Congratulations and best of luck to you in your retirement!
Are you going to eat those eggs? Information about foods and nutrition seems to change so often it’s hard to keep up. Tomorrow on Mercy Nutrition Today, dietitian Christine Nanke will set the story straight on five foods many people needlessly avoid. Tune in tomorrow morning at 7:40 on 92.9 KAT FM.
The new issue of Health Watch is here! Bill and Lee Leeser of Dubuque are avid health enthusiasts who enjoy cycling or running on the trails throughout the tri-states area during the summer. Find out how many calories you can burn while participating in your favorite outdoor activity on page four of this issue. Check your mailbox or access the online version here: bit.ly/1RwGIdD
Just a reminder that Mercy is offering free valet parking service to patients and visitors until the construction of our new front entrance is complete. Valet parking is available Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-7 p.m. The valet stand is located next to the front entrance across from the parking ramp.
My husband had a heart attack last June and his care from the ER to the cath lab and cardiac unit was excellent. I am proud to be among the staff of this Magnet hospital that reflects such high standards of care.
Was here for the day after breast reduction surgery and could not have ask for better nurses!!!!! Danielle, Grace, and Karen all did such a good job. Even though not spend the night felt very well taken care of!.
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Instead, the patient and his wife of almost 53 years were led to believe that there would be hope. This hope wasn’t gained with any information provided, but the lack of information and honesty. Not giving the family the proper information to state if comfort care is the best course of action, to not have any hospice assistance during the weekends.
To have the oncologist contact you about your father after he has passed away when results came back one week prior.
It is evident that the oncologist might not have taken the time to really look at any initial tests.
My father’s oncology appointment was moved from a Monday to Wednesday and I had to call and beg to please move his appointment back to Monday. Unfortunately, he didn’t survive to make his first appointment. During an earlier hospital stay. Not being able to keep a set discharge date so that the family could be prepared to handle the care of a patient coming home. The lack of assistance from the social workers to communicate a care plan and discharge plan with the fam(…)
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