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Nutrition 101: June is Dairy Month

Did you know that National Dairy Month originally started out as National Milk Month in 1937 as a way to promote drinking milk? It was initially established to stabilize the dairy demand when production was at a surplus but has now developed into an annual celebration to recognize the contributions...
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Wound Care Awareness Week: Types of Chronic Wounds

Every year, chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 million people in the United States. Although there are numerous types of non-healing wounds, the following are the four most prevalent - each with different appearances, symptoms and causes: infectious wounds, vascular wounds, radiation related wounds and surgical wounds. Infectious Your skin protects...
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Wound Care Awareness Week: What is the Chronic Wound Epidemic?

Millions of people throughout the United States are suffering every day from an epidemic that’s only expected to grow over the next decade. This problem drastically affects people by diminishing their overall quality of life and potentially decreasing life expectancy if left untreated. Not only is this condition painful, dangerous...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Johnnie

One of Johnnie’s first memories of visiting the Marshalltown hospital involved him, at the age of 3, accompanied by his father, climbing up the fire escape to secretly visit his mother who had just had his baby sister. “At that time people were not allowed to visit so we met...
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Pathway to Resilience, Recovery, Rebuilding

Learn the signs of tornado-related stress that may be impacting your business, companies, and teams during our special presentation, 'Pathway to Resilience, Recovery, Rebuilding.' We will help you understand the different ways to address the tornado's impact, plus find local and regional resources available to support your teams in recovering...
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Online Check In Available at UnityPoint Health Urgent Care

Patients can now reserve a spot online at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Urgent Care. This new capability allows patients to wait on their terms, wherever that may be, and arrive at the clinic closer to the time that they can be treated. That means less time in the waiting room...
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Marshalltown Wound Healing Center Earns Clinical Excellence Award

The UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Wound Healing Center has been recognized with the Robert A. Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company. The Marshalltown Wound Healing Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent and...
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DAISY Award Winner: Betty Damman

Congratulations to Betty Damman, RN, on receiving the DAISY Award for her outstanding commitment to patient care! Recognized for her positive attitude and ability to lead the ED team during the tornado that hit the city last year, Betty was also nominated due to her compassion to both patients and...
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UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown Mammography Department Nationally Ranked

Left to Right: Sheri Hart, Shaybree Goshon, Jennifer Appel, Charlene Martin, Brooke Baune, Sarah Vaverka, Karen Cheeseman The mammography department at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown has been ranked at the top of the nation by Press Ganey Associates, according to 2018 reports. Press Ganey, which specializes in understanding and improving...
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