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Genesis Family Connects Nurse Discovers Baby’s Heart Condition

February 1st, 2022
Genesis Family Connects Nurse Discovers Baby’s Heart Condition

Webb Cummins was doing what three-week-old babies do most of the time. He slept as Genesis Family Connects nurse, Cari Coudron, talked with Webb’s mother, Jennifer LeVora-Cummins. Genesis Family Connects is a program of home visits by nurses to check on the health and general environment of new moms and infants. The visits help babies get off to a healthy start and reduce emergency department visits. But when Coudron listened to Webb’s heart as part of his exam, she was shocked. “His heart rate was 220 to 240 beats per minute. He was showing no signs of distress. He was just sleeping. It... Read More

Quad-Cities Covid Numbers Continue To Skyrocket, Genesis Hits Record High For A Month

January 10th, 2022
Quad-Cities Covid Numbers Continue To Skyrocket, Genesis Hits Record High For A Month

Quad-Cities covid numbers continue to skyrocket, as Genesis Health Systems reports its latest numbers, and logs a record high for a month. December 2021 was the highest month over the past year, and the second-highest month overall for COVID-19 hospital admissions since the start of the pandemic. In December 356 patients were admitted with COVID-19. The highest number of admissions was Nov. 2020 with 501. Since the start of the pandemic, 3,060 patients have been hospitalized with COVID-19 at Genesis Medical Centers. Hundreds more have been treated as outpatients. Testing site (Lombard Street... Read More

Genesis Releases Top Baby Names Of 2021, And You Might Be Surprised…

December 27th, 2021
Genesis Releases Top Baby Names Of 2021, And You Might Be Surprised...

Genesis BirthCenters in Davenport and Silvis released the most popular baby names of 2021, and you might be surprised at the results! The top baby name for boys was TigerKing, and the top name for girls was CaroleBaskin! Just kidding! Actually, Sophia and Henry were the most popular names of babies born at Genesis BirthCenters in Davenport and Silvis in 2021. There have been 18 Sophias born at Genesis in 2021. Henry has been the name choice for 16 baby boys at Genesis. Henry has consistently been near the top in popularity of new Genesis parents in recent years but tops the annual list for the... Read More

Genesis Health Systems Releases Latest Quad-Cities Covid Numbers

December 13th, 2021
Genesis Health Systems Releases Latest Quad-Cities Covid Numbers

Genesis Health Systems has released its latest covid-19 numbers for the Quad-Cities. They are as follows: Genesis Health System COVID-19 Hospitalization (Dec. 13) GMC-Davenport @ 45 POS GMC-Silvis @ 10 POS GMC-DeWitt @ 2 POS Jackson County Regional @ 5 POS GMC-Aledo  @ 2 POS Total @ 64 COVID-19 Patients in ICU GMC-Davenport @ 9 GMC-Silvis @ 5 Age Range of Hospitalized Patients 20-29 = 2 30-39 = 2 40-49 = 4 50-59 = 14 60-69 = 15 70-79 = 17 80+ = 10 Total = 64  Read More

Grateful Patient Makes Naming Gift To Honor Cardiologist Jon Robken, M.D.

December 5th, 2021
Grateful Patient Makes Naming Gift To Honor Cardiologist Jon Robken, M.D.

On the same day hearts were being joined by marriage, one heart would be mended by two cardiologists attending the wedding. From their “shop talk,” call it “cath talk” if you will, Larry Colo’s life was going to be extended. Sanjeev Puri, M.D. was discussing Colo’s difficult case with Jon Robken, M.D., at the wedding. They are colleagues with Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C. “I had a blockage in a tight corner of the heart. I have had heart trouble since 1982,’’ Colo explained. “Dr. Puri was describing what I needed and Dr. Robken said, ‘I do these a lot … when does he want... Read More

Genesis Medical Center, Davenport Awarded Highest Grade For Patient Safety

December 4th, 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... Read More

Generosity Drives Vital Genesis Health Initiatives

November 13th, 2021
Generosity Drives Vital Genesis Health Initiatives

Author Charles Dickens created memorable characters who live in poverty but still find ways to help others. Dickens explained, saying, “No One Is Useless in This World Who Lightens the Burdens of Another.” The Genesis Day of Giving on Nov. 19 is a generosity-driven effort to lighten the burdens and remove the barriers to improved health in the region. With your support of Genesis Day of Giving, Genesis Foundation is able to support: Center For Breast Health: Fund covers mammograms and diagnostic screenings for men and women who cannot afford them Family Connects Genesis: Fund for visiting nurses... Read More

Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

November 12th, 2021
Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and sharing memories of those who have passed. The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will celebrate the memories of loved ones for the 18th consecutive year. The Genesis Remembrance Tree illuminates the continuing need for access to quality hospice care in the region. The tree lighting ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. outside the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, 2546 Tech Drive, Bettendorf. Parking will be available at 2535 Maplecrest Road adjacent to the hospice house. Family and friends are welcome to gather for this special... Read More

Genesis Day Of Giving Celebrating Generosity Of Quad-Cities

November 8th, 2021
Genesis Day Of Giving Celebrating Generosity Of Quad-Cities

Author Charles Dickens created memorable characters who live in poverty but still find ways to help others. Dickens explained, saying, “No One Is Useless in This World Who Lightens the Burdens of Another.” The Genesis Day of Giving on Nov. 19 is a generosity-driven effort to lighten the burdens and remove the barriers to improved health in the region. With your support of Genesis Day of Giving, Genesis Foundation is able to support: Center For Breast Health: Fund covers mammograms and diagnostic screenings for men and women who cannot afford them Family Connects Genesis: Fund for visiting nurses... Read More

Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

November 7th, 2021
Genesis Remembrance Tree Honors Memory of Loved Ones

The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and sharing memories of those who have passed. The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will celebrate the memories of loved ones for the 18th consecutive year. The Genesis Remembrance Tree illuminates the continuing need for access to quality hospice care in the region. The tree lighting ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. outside the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, 2546 Tech Drive, Bettendorf. Parking will be available at 2535 Maplecrest Road adjacent to the hospice house. Family and friends are welcome to gather for this special... Read More