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HIPAA Disclosure

The Notice of Privacy Practices was updated on 03/08/2024. Our Health Information Privacy Policies and Procedures implement our obligations to protect the privacy of individually identifiable health information that we create, receive, or maintain as a health care provider. We implement these Health Information Privacy Policies and Procedures as a matter of sound business practice,…
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Hospital Corner – September, 2018

Random Acts of Kindness—Part 1:  Even the most cynical among us likes a heartwarming story now and then; hope you enjoy this as much as I did when first shared.  During a recent shopping trip to Fallon, Lefa L. Seran SNF residents stopped for lunch at Jerry’s.  After a relaxing meal and pleasant change of…
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Hospital Corner – August, 2018

It is official! Mt. Grant General’s Community Paramedicine program is state approved (finally!) as of mid-August, and already providing care at home to Medicaid patients with chronic health issues.  Though our primary focus is on patients who frequently appear in the emergency room and/or call 911, we aim to expand over time to help as…
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Hospital Corner – July, 2018

Have you had an opportunity to call the Mt. Grant-REMSA Nurse Health Line yet?  Initial reports are that callers like the ease of connecting with an experienced nurse, and even more so the quality of medical advice they receive.  This is a free service to all community members in Mineral County and surrounding areas.  No…
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Hospital Corner – June, 2018

Busy time at your local hospital—with no sign the pace will let up anytime soon. But help is on the way!  Pleased to announce that Dr. Francisco Dofeliz will be returning next month; many of you may remember him from his first stint here before leaving in 2015.  Glad to have him back.  He will…
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Hospital Corner – May, 2018

Many are probably not aware that May is “Older Americans Month.”   Cannot stress how important such recognition is for our seniors; President Trump recently acknowledged the debt we owe them when announcing the May designation: During Older Americans Month, we recognize and celebrate those Americans who have spent decades providing for the next generation and…
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Hospital Corner – April, 2018

It’s 2 a.m.  Your three-year old has a fever, sore throat, body aches.  Over-the-counter pediatric cold medications don’t seem to be working.  What do you do?  If you live in Mineral County, you will soon be able to get professional medical advice over the phone—perhaps saving you a trip to the emergency room.  Beginning in…
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Hospital Corner – March, 2018

“Now, I have to tell you, it’s an unbelievably complex subject…Nobody knew health care could be so complicated” (President Trump addressing National Governors Association, February 27, 2017). Couldn’t agree more with the President!  Healthcare issues are nothing new, of course, but seem to get more complex and complicated each year.  Health insurance coverage and policies,…
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Hospital Corner – February, 2018

Rampart, patient is in V-fib!  We have lost the victim’s pulse, beginning CPR…Rampart, we have defibrillated victim; he has sinus rhythm. Squad 51 transporting. Out.  (Roy DeSoto) If those words or that name sound familiar, then you must have been a fan of the TV show Emergency! in the 1970s.  The series ran for several…
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Hospital Corner – January, 2018

Flu season is upon us!  Anyone watching the evening news the past few weeks likely saw numerous reports on flu outbreaks in Nevada and around the country.  Mineral County has not escaped the suffering.  Visits to Mt. Grant for flu and flu-like symptoms have spiked significantly since the week before Christmas, most complaining of one…
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