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Genesis to Hold Second Gather for the Cure Event Supporting Breast Imaging Voucher Program

August 29th, 2022
Genesis to Hold Second Gather for the Cure Event Supporting Breast Imaging Voucher Program

Registration is underway now for the second annual Gather for the Cure event to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to be held October 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Whispering Pines Indoor Shelter, Scott County Park. Register to attend at www.genesishealth.com/gather. Gather for the Cure is an opportunity to celebrate breast cancer survivorship, remember those lives lost to breast cancer, learn about available programs and resources and raise money to support the Genesis Voucher Program. The program provides free breast imaging to qualifying patients. The event is presented by the Genesis Foundation. Attendees... Read More

Genesis Health System Enhancing Emergency and Convenient Care

April 7th, 2022
Genesis Health System Enhancing Emergency and Convenient Care

Genesis Health System is better optimizing emergency and convenient care services to increase capacity and enhance the ability to provide patients with the right care, in the right place, at the right time. This campus initiative will help the health system to better meet the needs of its communities, while also advancing delivery of specialized emergency care to patients with the most complex and pressing health care needs. The comprehensive approach, designed based on an extensive study of community care needs, includes:• Establishing an Emergency Department at the Bettendorf HealthPlex to... Read More

Genesis Releases Latest Covid Numbers For Quad-Cities Cases

January 25th, 2022
Genesis Releases Latest Covid Numbers For Quad-Cities Cases

Genesis Health System has released its latest covid numbers for cases and hospitalizations in and around the Quad-Cities. The numbers are as follows: Genesis Medical Centers have 62 COVID-19 hospital patients today (Monday) Jan. 24 *   Davenport @ 44 POS Silvis @ 16 POS DeWitt @ 0 POS JCRC   @ 1 POS Aledo  @ 1 POS TOTAL @ 62 COVID PATIENTS IN ICU Davenport @ 9 Silvis @ 5 TOTAL @ 14 AGE RANGE OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS 0-19 = 2 20-29 = 1 30-39 = 4 40-49 = 2 50-59 = 7 60-69 = 11 70-79 = 18 80+ = 17 TOTAL = 62 Symptomatic 7-day positive rate = 39.42%  Read More

Quad-Cities Genesis Health Systems Releases Statement On Local Covid Testing And Pandemic

January 4th, 2022
Quad-Cities Genesis Health Systems Releases Statement On Local Covid Testing And Pandemic

Genesis Health Systems has released the following statement from Kurt Andersen, MD, Chief Clinical Officer/Chief Medical Officer, regarding the current state of covid testing and the pandemic. “Our Lombard Street COVID-19 testing site in Davenport on Monday cared for more than 400 patients, who experienced exceedingly long lines and wait times reaching up to three hours. This was a similar experience for those patients seeking care from our Genesis Emergency Departments and Convenient Cares. Our current volumes are exceeding any we have experienced throughout this pandemic. Our 7-day symptomatic... Read More

Genesis Releases Latest Quad-Cities Covid Numbers; Positivity Rate Almost At 40 Percent

January 3rd, 2022
Genesis Releases Latest Quad-Cities Covid Numbers; Positivity Rate Almost At 40 Percent

Genesis Health System has released their latest covid numbers for infections and hospitalizations. They are as follows: Genesis Health System COVID-19 Hospitalization (Jan. 3) GMC-Davenport @ 42 POS GMC-Silvis @ 14 POS GMC-DeWitt @ 0 POS Jackson County Regional @ 2 POS GMC-Aledo  @ 2 POS Total @ 60 COVID-19 Patients in ICU GMC-Davenport @ 8 GMC-Silvis @ 3 Age Range of Hospitalized Patients 20-29 = 2 30-39 = 4 40-49 = 3 50-59 = 13 60-69 = 22 70-79 = 6 80+ = 10 Total = 60   Symptomatic 7-day positive rate = 36.91%    Read More

Genesis Health System Offers Tips To Avoid Thanksgiving Overindulgence

November 25th, 2021
Genesis Health System Offers Tips To Avoid Thanksgiving Overindulgence

Thanksgiving means parades, football and overindulgence. We become conquerors of desserts, warriors of the wishbone, and special forces of the stuffing. Many of us may consume more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving, or nearly double the daily requirement. If we do, we’ll know it because our bodies will inform us with bloating, sluggishness and if we are lucky, a nap. You don’t even have to eat excessively large portions to hit 2,500 calories for the big meal of the day. Add leftovers later and you can approach or top 4,500 calories for the day. Wearing off that many calories by exercise... Read More

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport Awarded Highest Grade For Patient Safety

November 23rd, 2021
Genesis Medical Center, Davenport Awarded Highest Grade For Patient Safety

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport has received an “A” grade, the top safety grade in the Quad Cities, from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognizes Genesis achievement in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to hospitals across the country based on more than 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, injuries, accidents and infections, as well as systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm. The Leapfrog... Read More

Genesis Health System Releases Latest Iowa Covid Numbers

November 22nd, 2021
Genesis Health System Releases Latest Iowa Covid Numbers

Genesis Health System has released its latest numbers for covid-19 hospitalizations in the Quad-Cities. As of today, the hospitalization numbers are as follows: Genesis Medical Center, Davenport @ 36 Genesis Medical Center, Silvis @ 3 Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt @ 2 Jackson County Regional, Maquoketa @ 1 Total @ 42 COVID-19 Patients in ICU   Genesis Medical Center, Davenport @ 9 Genesis Medical Center, Silvis @ 2   Age Range of COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients   30-39 = 4  40-49 = 1 50-59 =  10 60-69 = 14 70-79 = 9 80+ = 4 Total = 42   7-day Symptomatic Positive Rate =... Read More

Genesis Medical Center Davenport Earns Level III Trauma Reverification

November 19th, 2021
Genesis Medical Center Davenport Earns Level III Trauma Reverification

Genesis Medical Center-Davenport will continue to treat and care for trauma patients after being re-verified as a Level III Trauma Care Facility by the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services. The reverification is for a three-year period. The Level III reverification means that the hospital has demonstrated an ability to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care, and stabilization of injured patients and emergency operations. “We are pleased to be acknowledged for the quality trauma care that Genesis provides for our community,”... Read More

Flu-Free Quad Cities Offers Family Friendly Flu Vaccination Clinics

October 11th, 2021
Flu-Free Quad Cities Offers Family Friendly Flu Vaccination Clinics

The Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities program will offer four family vaccination clinics providing protection against seasonal influenza beginning Oct. 12. The first clinic will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 3-6 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline. The other family clinic dates will be Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Brady Street Stadium, Davenport, from 3-6 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 26 at TaxSlayer Center, Moline, from 3-6 p.m.; and, Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 3-6 p.m. at Brady Street Stadium, Davenport. These clinics will provide free seasonal influenza vaccinations to all ages. Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities has provided... Read More