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Waterloo firm

receives award

WATERLOO — Clark & Associates was honored with the 2017 OPGA Freedom Award for their compassionate service and dedication to veterans and active-duty soldiers.

The OPGA Freedom Award recognizes OPGA members who have provided orthotic and prosthetic fitting and/or rehabilitation for soldiers wounded in action.

Grundy hospital

services honored

GRUNDY CENTER – Grundy County Memorial Hospital’s Outpatient Services have been named among the best in the nation for patient experience based on patient surveys compiled by national health care consulting firm Press Ganey.

The hospital received the Guardian of Excellence Award for ranking in the top five percent of more than 1,800 hospitals across the nation for 2017. This marks the ninth consecutive year the hospital has been recognized for patient experience.

The hospital is completing an 18-month renovation plan designed to provide more space for its Outpatient Services and has scheduled a Nov. 19 open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the hospital, 201 E. J Ave.

Covenant clinics

receive honors

WATERLOO — The National Committee for Quality Assurance announced four Covenant Clinic locations have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.

Covenant Clinic has four clinics recognized as a Level 3 PCMH: Covenant Clinic Family Medicine, located in the Covenant Professional Office Building in Waterloo, Suite 210; Covenant Clinic Family Medicine, located at Arrowhead Medical Center in Cedar Falls; Covenant Clinic Pediatrics, located in the Covenant Professional Office Building in Waterloo, Suite 510; and Covenant Clinic Family Medicine in Shell Rock. Most recently, Covenant Clinic Family Medicine at Arrowhead and Covenant Clinic Pediatrics renewed PCMH recognition at Level 3. The Level 3 designation is the highest level of PCMH awarded.


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