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Foundation Purchases Hospice Software

Tuesday, January 02, 2018
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors approved a request from the Prairie Lakes Hospice Department to access funds to purchase new computer software. The new software will support all lines of service, reducing resource usage by reducing repetitive data entry.   “This new software will allow staff to…

PLHS Names New OB Director

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) named Watertown area native Michele (Micki) Cordell as the new Obstetrics (OB) Director. As the OB Director, Cordell will serve as the point of contact between PLHS and the physicians whose primary work area is OB and the newborn nursery. Cordell grew up in Clark,…

PLHS Expansion Project Featured

Monday, December 18, 2017
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The current Prairie Lakes Healthcare System expansion project is steadily progressing forward. The expansion includes a new east entrance canopy, helipad relocation and the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, a new 65,000 square foot, two-story clinic building. Thank you for your patience during construction. The expansion project will be completed by fall of…

Season of Giving

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System thanks all who donated their time and items to comfort patients over the holiday season. This list includes blankets to Cancer Center patients from Maggie Einrem and Sparton, leggings as comfort item to Cancer Center patients from LulaRoe - Katie DeBoer, and more. 2017 has been…

Building Trades Class Tours Site

Monday, December 04, 2017
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Building Trade Students from Northeast Technical High School had a firsthand look at a safe construction site at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) recently. PLHS and building construction manager McGough toured the students through the active construction site to show the students how the safety practices they learn in class…

Therapy Pool Campaign

Thursday, November 16, 2017
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is honored to introduce a campaign that will enhance the lives of rehabilitation and sports medicine patients. Therapy Pool Campaign proceeds will help purchase a HydroWorx 2000 Series aquatic therapy pool. The therapy pool will be part of Prairie Lakes Rehabilitation Services, in the new location…

PLHS Announces CEO Succession Plan

Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors is activating a search for the successor of Jill Fuller, President and CEO.  The search will ensure a smooth leadership transition aligned with Fuller’s planned retirement.  Fuller plans to remain in the leadership position until a new CEO is recruited.  “This is…

Prairie Lakes Sleep Lab Receives Accreditation

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for sleep studies. Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects PLHS’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level…

Hospital Hill Run Makes Donation

Wednesday, August 09, 2017
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The 21st Annual Hospital Hill Run walkers and runners participated to raise money for the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation’s Caring Club House. The Hospital Hill Run committee proudly presented the Caring Club House a check for  $1,500.  Shown presenting the check are some members of the committee: Kris Munger, Dr.…

Welcome New Hospitalist

Monday, August 07, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Ragheb Harb, MD to the Hospitalist staff. He joins Ali Chaudhry, MD, Mian Javaid, MD, and Megan Merkel, CNP in the care of inpatients.  Dr. Harb received his medical degree from the University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine in Koura, Lebanon and completed his internal…