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May 13, 2019
Gothenburg, Nebraska – Gothenburg Health is pleased to announce a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located in Gothenburg Health located at 910 20th Street, Gothenburg, Nebraska. Cassie Hilbers, RN-BSN, Senior Life Solution Program Director Aging brings many joys – more time with family and freedom in retirement – but our older years can also bring difficult life transitions including the loss of loved ones and stresses of age-related health concerns. Gothenburg Health’s Senior Life Solutions is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet...Read more
April 24, 2019
Alone, On Their Back, In a Crib - Helping Babies Sleep Safely Gothenburg Health Achieves Safe Sleep Champion Status as Part of DHHS Initiative From 2012 to 2013, there were 45 sudden unexpected infant deaths in Nebraska . The deaths occurred in 16 different counties, covering both urban and rural areas. At least 35 occurred in an unsafe sleep environment. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) worked with the Nebraska Hospital Association, the Nebraska Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative to launch the...Read more
April 8, 2019
General Surgeon, Dr. Brady O'Hare, recently provided valuable Colorectal Cancer education during a free lunch & learn at Gothenburg Health. Dr. O'Hare provided education on the following topics: How common is colorectal cancer? What is colorectal cancer? What causes it? What are the risk factors? Can colorectal cancer be prevented? Tests to find colorectal cancer early What you can do More information Check out the full presentation: Colorectal Cancer-Preventable, Treatable, Curable. Call the clinic today to schedule your next wellness exam to ensure you're taking the steps necessary to...Read more
April 2, 2019
Local Physician, Carol Shackleton, MD, Receives Honorary Degree from the American Academy of Family Physicians LA VISTA, NE—Carol L. Shackleton, MD, FAAFP , a family physician at Gothenburg Health has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the national medical association representing over 131,000 family physicians, residents, and medical students. Established in 1971, the AAFP Degree of Fellow recognizes family physicians who have distinguished themselves through service to family medicine and ongoing professional development. This year’s...Read more
January 16, 2019
Gothenburg Health is proud to share that Gothenburg Health employee, Khelsey Rubenthaler recently received her Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate.Read more
November 21, 2018
Dr. Knauss with husband, Jake and sons Joel and Connor. Gothenburg Health is excited to welcome Kayla Knauss, D.O., to our team of Hometown Providers. Dr. Knauss starts orientation at Gothenburg Health on December 3rd. Originally from Dawson County, Dr. Knauss graduated from Cozad High School in 2007 and went on to receive her BS from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Biochemistry in 2011 and her D.O. from Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado in 2015. Dr. Knauss recently completed her residency at Via Christ Family Medicine in Wichita, Kansas. Dr...Read more
November 19, 2018
The following information and guidlines from Dr. Garrett Shaw were originally published in the Gothenburg Times in an article written by Beth Barrett in August of 2016. Dr. Shaw has updated the information to ensure accuracy and relevance. Treating Diabetic Patients to Goal is the New Standard As a doctor recognized for meeting standards of high-quality care for diabetes patients, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Dr. Garret Shaw follows a specific protocol in seeing and treating people with diabetes. For example, the Gothenburg Health physician said he sees diabetic...Read more
November 12, 2018
Gothenburg, Nebraska, November 15, 2018 – Today, on National Rural Health Day, Gothenburg Health announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality and Outcomes reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. “It’s an honor to be recognized with a select group of high-quality healthcare organizations,” said Mick Brant, Gothenburg Health CEO. “I'm so proud of our staff and providers. They strive each day to build upon and enhance their care...Read more
November 8, 2018
Natalie Waskowiak, PA-C Did you know that you can reverse the effects of smoking in just minutes ? Natalie Waskowiak, PA-C at Gothenburg Health, pointed out that the American Cancer Society found that you can observe a measurable drop in your heart rate and blood pressure only 20 minutes after your last cigarette. "The Benefits of Quitting Link from the American Cancer Society has more great information about the immediate benefits of smoking cessation," recommended Natalie. Natalie stressed the importance of readiness before starting a cessation program, "the patient has to be ready to quit...Read more

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