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JRMC to offer open enrollment advice

Posted on Nov 3, 2017

JRMC to offer open enrollment advice

Selecting health insurance plans can be ‘sticky.’ That’s why Jamestown Regional Medical Center is offering caramel rolls, cinnamon rolls and other sticky sweets to help educate individuals during the Open Enrollment period. “After a family member gets sick, the last thing you want to hear is, ‘I’m sorry, your insurance doesn’t cover that,” said Alison Kennison, patient access manager. “We’re hoping to help people understand their insurance plans now, while they still have choices and before an emergency occurs.” read...

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What’s Normal?: 20s, 30s, 40s

Posted on Aug 28, 2017

What’s Normal?: 20s, 30s, 40s

Fresh, fun and frank discussion is promised at the women’s health presentation on Thursday, Oct. 5. Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s What’s Normal for Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s kicks off Women’s Health month in October.  Dr. Bailey Runkles, gynecologist and obstetrician, will discuss relevant health information for women of that age group. JRMC asks women to #RethinkPink in October. In addition to breast care, women should also take great care of their whole body, Runkles said. read...

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Why is Hand Washing Important?

Posted on Dec 19, 2016

Why is Hand Washing Important?

For most of us the winter months mean snow, holiday festivities, and visiting with friends and family. Along with the good, it also means the dreaded cold and flu season are upon us. According to the CDC it is estimated that the common flu accounts for 3.1 million hospitalized days, and that the average adult suffers from 2-3 colds a year. Want to avoid the cold and flu this winter season?  Don’t discredit how a small act like hand washing can go a long way in avoiding illness this cold and flu season. Washing hands often can help reduce the spread of germs that lead to the common cold and flu. Although hand washing is an activity that most people feel familiar with, a recent study by the CDC indicated that 95% of people who were observed were washing their hands incorrectly. Below are some helpful tips to ensure proper hand washing techniques. read...

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Forum to help residents understand insurance policies

Posted on Nov 1, 2016

Forum to help residents understand insurance policies

Coverage conundrums got you confused? The health insurance market is complex and can be confusing. Jamestown Regional Medical Center wants to help residents better understand their policies. Prior to or after a hospital visit, families sometimes face unexpected financial bills. “The goal is to help individuals understand their insurance policy before they face unexpected expenses. We want to help before tragedy strikes a person or family,” Kennison said. To know your insurance rights, attend the JRMC U Forum regarding health insurance. The event is set for 11:15 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. read...

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JRMC Celebrates 5 Milestones for Thriving5 Event

Posted on Jul 21, 2016

JRMC Celebrates 5 Milestones for Thriving5 Event

In honor of our upcoming 5 Year Anniversary, Jamestown Regional Medical Center would like to look back at 5 significant milestones in our history, milestones that allow us to better serve the community and patients we love! Milestone #1: 2016 JRMC is named top 100 hospital JRMC scored in the top 100 of Critical Access Hospitals on iVantage’s Hospital Strength INDEX®. The INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive rating of rural and Critical Access Hospitals. The results recognize that the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals provide a safety net to communities across rural America – measuring them across more than 70 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability, population risk and efficiency read...

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JRMCU: Dr. Bates

Posted on Mar 17, 2016

JRMCU: Dr. Bates

Save the date for JRMCU featuring Dr. Robert Bates, JRMC urologist. Dr. Bates will talk about general urology issues including male and female reproductive, pediatric urology, kidney stones, lack of bladder control, erectile dysfunction and malignancies. Learn about general urology and what you can now have treated locally by attending the free educational seminar at JRMC on Thursday, March 24th at 4pm in the JRMC lower level classroom ABC. Free, light appetizers will be provided. Please RSVP to 701-952-4796 as space is limited. read...

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