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Pershing Health System

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Webview

The Pershing Clinics now offer WebviewWebview allows for patients to see their private health data collected within our clinics on the web. You can not only view your list of meds, but diagnosis and notes as well. You can also send secure notes to the clinic staff at any time. Please ask the Personal Care Representatives about signing up for this free service. All your clinic visits data can be just a click away. To access our webview feature just click the link below.

Clinic Webview

Job Openings

Be sure to check out the Career ListingsJob postings are updated on a regular basis, be sure to check back often for positions available. You can also download an application from that same page.

FAP

Financial Assistance PolicyPershing Health Systems has created a new Financial Assistance Policy click the link below to view our FAP information page.

Financial Assistance

LCCHNA

Linn County Community Health Needs Assessment.We just finished a complete revision of our CHNA plan, click the links below to see the new plan for 2016.

Pershing CHNA Document 2016

Pershing CHNA Document 2013

CHNA Impelmentation Plan

Outpatient

Pershing Health System Outpatient ClinicsWe are please to include for your use a printable copy of our Outpatient clinic schedule. This will be a simple image file you can download to your pc or mobile device by simply right clicking on the link below. Please be sure to check back from time to time as clinic dates can and do change.

Pershing OP Clinics

NEWSFLASH

Price Transparency

Please check out our information on Estimate of Expected Prices. We will be offering this option to all our patrons upon request. Please click the link below to learn more.

Patient Portal

Click here to access our patient portal

Estimate of Expected Prices Info

News and Events

Pershing Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce a partnership with Docs Who Care to provide a consistent team of reliable and compassionate healthcare physicians staffing for the Emergency Department.

Docs Who Care serves over 100 rural communities in several states including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. With the primary focus on quality care and excellent customer service, Docs Who Care takes and active role in their communities.

In 1995, family practioner Dr. Gary Morsch established Docs Who Care to serve communities by providing high-quality physicians (and midlevel providers) in rural areas. The concept of Docs Who Care is dedicated to giving family and emergency medicine providers the opportunity to serve a community utilizing a non-traditional schedule, and is built around a commitment to volunteerism and service. Its members choose this type of practice in order to devot themselves in sercie to their families, their profession, their communities, and in volunteer service around the world.

"The addition of Docs Who Care improves the level of care we can provide for our entire community," said Phil Hamilton CEO of Pershing Memorial Hospital. "We are happy that this group is here to help us meed our needs. Many rural hospitals are using Docs Who Care to supplement their medical staff and have found them to be a quality organization that understands the needs of rural areas."

To learn more about Docs Who Care click the logo below.

Docs Who Care

Our Services

  • Radiology
  • RT
  • Rehabilitative Services (PT/OT)
  • Inpatient, observation and swing bed care
  • 3 Clinic to better fit your needs
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • HIM
  • Dietary
  • outpatient services including specialties
Department Spotlight

Sugar and New Recommendations

Pam Brown, MS, RD/LD
Nutritional Services
Pershing Health System

Currently, sugar is a popular topic of discussion. Sugar has been around for years; however, the amount that we consume on a daily basis has increased. We are finding that too much sugar isn’t a good thing. With our portion sizes out of hand, we are taking in too much. So much that The American Heart Association has established new guidelines for how much sugar we should be consuming on a daily basis. The new recommendations state that on a daily basis, men should consume no more than 9 teaspoons per day and women should consume no more than 6 teaspoons per day. Decreasing added sugars, and decreasing daily intake of calories, can improve our heart health and our weights.
One 20 ounce bottle of pop can contain around 40 grams of carbohydrates which is a form of sugar; that translates to around 10 teaspoons of sugar!! Do you like to grab a flavored coffee beverage in the morning? A small mocha drink can contain around 10 ½ teaspoons of sugar.
Unfortunately, you can’t easily tell by looking at the nutrition facts label of a food if it contains added sugars. The line for “sugars” includes both added and natural sugars. Naturally occurring sugars are found in milk (lactose) and fruit (fructose). Any product that contains milk (such as yogurt, milk or cream) or fruit (fresh, dried) contains some natural sugars. Reading the ingredient list on a processed food’s label can tell you if the product contains added sugars, just not the exact amount if the product also contains natural sugars.
Although sugar isn’t harmful to our body, we don’t need sugar for our body to work properly. Added sugars just contribute added calories and no nutrients to food. With the growing rate of obesity, the increasing amounts of sugar that we consume has likely contributed our ever increasing waistlines.

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