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Genesis Earns 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

October 18th, 2021
Genesis Earns 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that Genesis Health System has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities. “Digital transformation in healthcare has accelerated to an unprecedented level since 2020, and the next few years will bring a wave of innovation that... Read More

Need Some Positive News? Check Out What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities!

September 13th, 2021
Need Some Positive News? Check Out What's The Good News, Quad-Cities!

Fall is falling into the Quad-Cities! The weather is getting crisper, the sweaters are coming out, the pumpkin spice is beginning to invade! And there’s plenty of positive news dropping like so many golden, orange and rust leaves. There’s always a lot of great things happening in the Quad-Cities, and every month, we here at QuadCities.com, in partnership with our friends at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” present to you an array of some of the best of them. We call this What’s The Good News? and it’s a way for you to keep up with some of the awesome people, events and things going... Read More

Help Quad-Cities Schoolchildren With ‘Pack The Bus’ Today In Eldridge

August 5th, 2021
Help Quad-Cities Schoolchildren With 'Pack The Bus' Today In Eldridge

Genesis Health System will help area students and families get back to normal when schools reopen. “Pack the Bus’’ debuted two years ago as part of the Genesis anniversary celebration of 150 years of health services. The needs are even greater as families continue to recover from COVID-19 disruptions. “The Genesis ‘Pack the Bus’ campaign will assist families and the schools again this year by providing the tools they need for learning,” said Shirley Gusta, director of the Genesis Business Intelligence Center, who is coordinating the Genesis volunteer effort. “There is never enough... Read More

Genesis Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic Now Open To All Quad-Cities Residents

May 17th, 2021
Genesis Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic Now Open To All Quad-Cities Residents

It’s Everyone’s Turn. Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to everyone on a walk-in basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  We will continue to add additional walk-in hours each week. Check our website at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine WHERE: The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. HOW: Walk-ins are welcome but online scheduling is also available. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine. Appointments can also be scheduled by calling (563) 421-4088.  Read More

Genesis Offering Vaccinations Tomorrow At Davenport Mass Vaccination Clinic

April 9th, 2021
Genesis Offering Vaccinations Tomorrow At Davenport Mass Vaccination Clinic

Appointments at the Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic in Davenport are available by going to the MyGenesis patient portal at www.genesishealth.com. This week Genesis will begin offering Saturday appointments from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the clinic located in the former Dick’s Sporting Goods store at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Since vaccine became available, Genesis has provided nearly 30,000 first doses of vaccine.  Read More

Genesis Honors Memory of Lost Infants With Birthing And Bereavement Suite

March 24th, 2021
Genesis Honors Memory of Lost Infants With Birthing And Bereavement Suite

From great loss came the idea for a special place at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Street, Davenport Families who have suffered infant loss talk about their grief, the feeling of being alone and the feeling of not having enough time. The No Foot Too Small Birthing + Bereavement Suite at the Genesis BirthCenter in Davenport offers families a place to spend time with their baby, make memories, and say goodbye. Families who have the shared experience of suffering infant loss, joined together with the Genesis Foundation, and additional donors to make the project a reality. Jess Buntemeyer,... Read More

BREAKING: Genesis Bright Beginnings and Nest Programs Earn Iowa Family Support Credential

March 22nd, 2021
BREAKING: Genesis Bright Beginnings and Nest Programs Earn Iowa Family Support Credential

BREAKING NEWS: The Iowa Department of Management and Public Health is pleased to announce that the Genesis VNA Bright Beginnings program and Scott County Kids Nest program of Scott, Clinton, and Jackson Counties has earned the Iowa Family Support Credential. The Iowa Family Support Credential is awarded to family support and parent education programs that are validated through an external evaluation to be in substantial adherence to the Iowa Family Support Standards. The Iowa Family Support Standards are based on the most up-to-date, evidence-based practice in the family support field.  Adherence... Read More

Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic Will Open March 23

March 22nd, 2021
Genesis Mass Vaccination Clinic Will Open March 23

Genesis Health Group will help speed up COVID-19 protection with a mass vaccination clinic to open Tuesday, March 23 for Genesis patients at the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Vaccinations will be available by appointment only to eligible Genesis patients who reside in Scott County. Eligible populations are defined and guided by the Iowa State Health Department and can be found on their website. Patients will be able to self-schedule their appointments on the MyGenesis Patient Portal beginning at 9 a.m. on March 22. Those who are not on the MyGenesis patient... Read More

Tips For A Different Big Game Party From Genesis Quad-Cities

February 5th, 2021
Tips For A Different Big Game Party From Genesis Quad-Cities

Everything continues to be somewhat different this year, including the big game on Sunday and traditional big game parties.  Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the president, is warning sports fans against turning big game parties into COVID-19 spreader events. Instead of large house parties, Fauci’s advice is to “lay low and play it cool.” He suggests keeping the party confined to the regular occupants of the home and don’t risk mingling in a confined space with friends, relatives and neighbors who may be carrying the virus. The benefit of smaller events could... Read More

Read This Before You Shovel Any Snow!

January 27th, 2021
Read This Before You Shovel Any Snow!

The blanket of white may be attractive from the inside, but eventually the snow must be moved.  Heavy snowfall is not an invitation to suddenly start a strenuous exercise program. An estimated 1,200 people in the United States die each year of coronary artery disease during and after major snowfalls. Moving heavy snow can also place additional stress and strain on backs and joints. Shoveling can be made even more physically strenuous by cold air, which makes it harder to work and breathe. “People need to recognize that snow shoveling is a strenuous cardiovascular workout and they need to be... Read More