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Archive for November, 2016

The Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic

Nov 2016 • Category: Cover Story

Today, he leads a team of surgeons, physician assistants, nurses and therapists at The Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic, but Andy Meyers spent a good chunk of his early career in the jail. Don’t be alarmed, that is usually where law enforcement officers start out, paying their dues, working their way up to patrol, which is what Meyers did as a Deputy Sheriff/Paramedic with the Linn County, Iowa Sheriff’s Department.



Madelia Community Hospital

Nov 2016 • Category: Feature Story

There is a growing belief in the health care community that by 2020, one in three hospitals will close or reorganize into an entirely different type of health care service provider. Becker’s Hospital Review reports that hospitals and health systems in the United States are undergoing a dramatic shift in their business models due to a number of forces that are expected to eventually turn the industry on its head.



Eunoia Family Resource Center

Nov 2016 • Category: Feature Story

For many, life is like a roller coaster. Long climbs to reach a high point, only to find a drop off waiting once you get there. Twists and turns that can be both exhilarating and frightening. Dr. Ramie Vetter, having ridden roller coasters himself throughout his lifetime, wants to help others stay on the tracks.



On-Site Medical In-Services

Nov 2016 • Category: Hot Startz!

A registered nurse for 35 years, Terri Stratton Hickey’s retirement plan was not to stop working, but rather to take on a new challenge in her career.



Aventure Staffing

Nov 2016 • Category: Hot Startz!

When Iowa-based Aventure Staffing decided to open a Minnesota branch, it didn’t take them long to find what they consider the “perfect” location, Fairmont.



Healthy by Nature

Nov 2016 • Category: Hot Startz!

Lisa VanWatermulen enjoyed her work as a Registered Nurse, and a Family Nurse Practitioner. But when her young son became ill, she learned an entirely different side of health care.