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August 1, 2018
NEW OB/GYN, DR. LAUREL WALTON, JOINS TEAM AT GOTHENBURG HEALTH Gothenburg Health is pleased to announce the addition of OB/GYN Laurel Walton, DO, FACOOG (Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists), to our team of Hometown Providers. Dr. Walton is starting at Gothenburg Health on August 1, 2018, and is a full-time replacement for Dr. Michael Trierweiler who is retiring the end of August. Originally from Hastings, Dr. Walton graduated from Hastings High School and received her BS from Nebraska Wesleyan in Biology/Chemistry as well as her Certification in...Read more
July 20, 2018
Summer's far from being over yet, so make sure you're protecting you and your family from ultraviolet (UV) rays! Here are some tips and information from Dr. Anna Dalrymple about UV awareness and protection. Skin is our largest organ and skin cancer, while largely preventable, is the most diagnosed form of cancer in the US. Dr. Dalrymple recommends applying sunscreen if you plan to be outside longer than 20-30 minutes. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, applying a broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher is sufficient for protection against intense sun exposure. Bonus tip: Regardless of...Read more
July 5, 2018
Locations & Dates: Gothenburg Clinic: Thursday, July 12 from 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Brady Clinic: Tuesday, July 17 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Gothenburg Clinic: Tuesday, July 24 from 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Places: Gothenburg Clinic 918 20th St Gothenburg, NE 69138 Brady Clinic 114 N Main St Brady, NE 69123 Other Info: NOTE: Kindergarten & 7th grade physicals are not offered during this event. Please call (308) 537-4066 to make an appointment for these. No appointment needed, just walk-in! Gothenburg Public Schools or NSAA pre-participation exam forms will be provided; please bring any camp or other...Read more
June 11, 2018
Gothenburg Health Provider, Aaron Salomon, shares helpful reminders during Men's Health Week. June 11-17, the week leading up to Father's Day, is National Men's Health Week. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness of preventable health issues among men and boys and to encourage early detection and treatment of disease. Aaron Salomon, Physician's Assistant at Gothenburg Health, explained that statistically, men are less likely to get regular health checks than women. "Men are dying from preventable illnesses because they ignore symptoms and bypass healthcare screenings." Aaron...Read more
June 6, 2018
Gothenburg Health is pleased to announce the addition of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Drew Rubalcava to our team of providers.Read more
June 5, 2018
Gothenburg Health and Cerner Regulatory Services – Together is Better Gothenburg Health has teamed up with Cerner's Regulatory Compliance team to navigate the complicated regulatory landscape of healthcare IT. Regulatory Compliance is a challenging yet critical component required of modern healthcare organizations. Watch the video to learn how Gothenburg Health has successfully navigated this complex process while enhancing patient care.Read more
April 5, 2018
The following is an update from Medicare.gov (the official U.S. Government Site for Medicare) Beginning in April 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will start mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare. The roll-out will occur over a several month period based upon the geographic location of the Medicare beneficiary. Newly-eligible beneficiaries will get a card with a unique number, regardless of where they live Distribution of cards will be randomized by geographic location Starting in April, people with Medicare will be able to go to Medicare.gov/...Read more
March 1, 2018
Our 2018 Gala was a huge success thanks to our many generous sponsors, donors, and patrons. We successfully raised over $70,000 finishing our $4,950,000 fundraising campaign for the Gothenburg YMCA. Thank you to all who helped make this incredible dream a reality! Check out this video celebrating the multi-year journey of our successful capital campaign: The new YMCA building is on track to be finished on April 17 while the grand opening is scheduled for April 27, 2018. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this momentous occasion. Please contact Becky Jobman for more information:...Read more
January 31, 2018
Several deaths reported with this year’s strain By ELLEN MORTENSEN Gothenburg Times Managing Editor The following article has been re-published with permission from The Gothenburg Times. The article was originally published in the Gothenburg Times on January 31, 2018. We are in the throes of flu season, and state health officials say that in Nebraska, along with the rest of the nation, this year’s strain is particularly severe. There have been several reports from across the country of flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, and just last week a child flu-related death in central Nebraska...Read more
January 18, 2018
Grant Deadline Extended to finish YMCA Fundraising Since 2015, the Gothenburg Health Foundation has been engaged in a major capital campaign to raise $4.95 million required to build the Gothenburg YMCA. The last three years have been marked with numerous milestones as we move progressively closer to the large goal. One particularly significant milestone occurred in November of 2016, when the Sherwood Foundation announced a 2:1 challenge grant in the amount of $895,000. The grant required we fundraise $2 for every $1 Sherwood disbursed. At that time, we had about $2.7 million in fundraising...Read more

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