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By Shay Holbrook, RN, BSN, CDCES, Chronic Care Coordinator at Gothenburg Health One century. It has been one century since the first dose of life-saving insulin was given to 14 year old, Leonard Thompson, a child with type I diabetes. Insulin was discovered in 1921 by researchers from the University...
For Lindsey Lydic R.T. (R)(CT)(MR)(M)(BD) doing mammography at Gothenburg Health for the past 5 years has been about building relationships with patients and putting them at ease when coming in for a mammogram. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Women are encouraged to begin screening at age...
By Kelsey Max, DPT, PT Dry needling is a relatively new technique that is used to decrease muscle pain and improve mobility. The needles that are used are very similar to that of an acupuncture needle; however, it is not the same methodology as acupuncture. Dry needling involves no injection which...
Gothenburg Health physician, Garret T. Shaw, MD, was recognized in September by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for delivering high-quality diabetes care. Earning the NCQA Diabetes Recognition sets Dr. Shaw apart as a physician who is willing to above and beyond for his patients...
Sandra (Sandy) Jacobson will be recognized by the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) as one of the Nebraska-member hospital employees receiving the organization’s prestigious “The Caring Kind” award for excellence in service. Jacobson, an employee of Gothenburg Health for 4 years, received her CDM...
By Johnna Richter, PharmD, RPh & Niki Salomon, PharmD September is National Cholesterol Education Month. The goal is to raise awareness about cholesterol and its dangers and connection to heart disease. Why does cholesterol matter? Cholesterol is a substance that is found in all cells of the body...
Content provided by Senior Life Solutions at Gothenburg Health and with the assistance of their parent company Psychiatric Medical Care (PMC) Gothenburg Health’s Senior Life Solutions is commemorating Suicide Prevention Awareness during the month of September. Specifically during this week, people...
By Kelsey Max, DPT, PT Urinary incontinence is an area of health that many women do not feel comfortable talking with their spouse, friends, or medical provider. Many women choose to suffer in silence, and accept this is just part of getting older. Main stream media has normalized wearing pads daily...
For Joanna Knapp, RDMS, RVT, RDCS doing ultra sounds at Gothenburg Health for the past seven years has been about caring for the patients. “I love working at Gothenburg Health because we care first about the patient, not just productivity. I get to spend an appropriate amount of time with the...
“Together We Do Great Things” is the theme for National Breastfeeding Month in August this year, which provides an opportunity to focus on resources and opportunities offered by Gothenburg Health for expecting and new mothers. Gothenburg Health now has two Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC) who...

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