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Crawford County Memorial Hospital believes all women deserve high quality and comprehensive care. From annual exams and prenatal care to managing the symptoms of menopause, we are proud to offer personalized care for women in all stages of life. View Women's Health Services →

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National Donor Day

Observed every year on February 14th, National Donor Day is an observance dedicated to spreading awareness and education about organ, eye and tissue donation. By educating and sharing the Donate Life message, small steps are taken every day to help save and heal more lives, and honor the donor’s legacy of generosity and compassion. National Donor Day is a time to focus on all types of donation—organ, eye, tissue, blood, platelets and marrow.

National Donor Day is also a day to recognize those who have given and received the gift of life through organ, eye and tissue donation, are currently waiting for a lifesaving transplant, and those who died waiting because an organ was not donated in time.

Deceased donation

Deceased organ, eye or tissue donation is the process of giving an organ (or a part of an organ), eye, or tissue at the time of the donor’s death, for the purpose of transplantation to another person. At ...

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Podcasts

HEART HEATLHY ACTIVITY IN WINTER - BRIAN KOEPPEN, DR. OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

02/13/20

February is Hearth Month. Brian Koeppen, Dr. of Physical Therapy, and a staff physical therapist at CCMH, discusses ways to maintain an active lifestyle when the weather is cold. Brian talks about the importance of being active in the winter and how daily activity leads to a healthy heart.

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CCMH SPONSORS ANNUAL CRAWFORD COUNTY EMS CONFERENCE

(Denison, IA) -- The 23rd Annual Crawford County EMS Conference, sponsored by Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH), is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Denison High School in the Fine Arts Center. The conference begins at 8 am, with registration beginning at 7:30 am. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required.

Tina Holdsworth, Director of Emergency Services for CCMH, said the EMS conference is designed to provide Emergency Services personnel with up‐to‐date life savings skills and information from outstanding instructors. Several vendors will also have products on display for purchase.

Bruce Musgrave, CCMH Ambulance department manager, said the investment in the expertise of each First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic and nurse is vital to providing the best emergency care possible.

"So much of what EMS personnel do in emergency situations is quickly assessing and recognizing actual an...

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Our Medical Staff

Attached to the hospital is the CCMH Medical Clinic – Main Campus, which is a provider-based rural health clinic. The Main Campus clinic currently has three family medical physicians, John Ingram, MD; Todd Woollen, MD, FAAFP; and John Lothrop, MD; and Dr. Elizabeth Brandt, a board –certified pediatrician. In addition, three advanced practitioners, Kathy Berens-Brownmiller, PA-C; Julie Graeve, ARNP; and Jill Kierscht, ARNP, are available to ensure the best care for patients of all ages. Drs. Ingram and Woollen also provide obstetrics services for their patients.

The CCMH Medical Clinic – City Center is located at 115 North 14th Street in uptown Denison. The City Center clinic is staffed by two advanced practitioners, Erin Schechinger, DNP and MacKenzi Smith, PA-C. The City Center clinic also houses Jim Greenwood and Jill Wonder. Both are licensed mental health counselors who provide child, family and adult counseling services. The CCMH Emergency Department is headed up by Craig Simons, DO. Dr. Simons is the Medical Director of CCMH Emergency Services.

Our Specialty Staff

CCMH Medical Clinic – Main Campus provides 24-hour coverage for community-based services for orthopaedics, obstetrics/gynecology and general surgery. A recent 6,000 square foot addition provides ample space to accommodate the needs of patients requiring these specialty services. Bradley Lister, MD, orthopaedic surgeon; Lori Johannsen, PA-C, orthopaedics; Douglas Bolda, MD, orthopaedic surgeon; Karl Hasik, MD, OB-GYN; David Wright, DO, general surgeon; and Michael Thorstenson, MD, general surgeon, staff these services for CCMH.