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Iowa’s Genesis Health System and MercyOne Announce Intent to Partner

September 15th, 2022
Iowa's Genesis Health System and MercyOne Announce Intent to Partner

Genesis Health System and MercyOne have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to develop a strategic partnership. MercyOne is part of Trinity Health, headquartered in Livonia, Michigan. Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country with 88 hospitals across 25 states. The Genesis Health System Board of Directors unanimously selected MercyOne as its choice for partner after a thoughtful and deliberate exploration process that began in December 2021. With the signing of the LOI, the organizations will begin a process to conduct additional due diligence and ultimately... Read More

Looking For POSITIVE News In Illinois And Iowa? Here’s The Good News For September!

September 12th, 2022
Looking For POSITIVE News In Illinois And Iowa? Here's The Good News For September!

Looking for some positive news? Look no further! Every month, QuadCities.com and KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” partner up for What’s The Good News, a look at great things happening in and around the Quad-Cities community. So what’s the good news for this month? Well… Genesis and River Bandits Honor Addy Genesis and the Quad Cities River Bandits honored Home Runs for Life recipient Addy Hosette, 10, of Charlotte, Iowa at their game Sept. 9. Genesis and the Quad Cities River Bandits have been partnering since 2016 to recognize the success stories of Genesis physical therapy and rehabilitation... Read More

Iowa’s Genesis And Quad Cities River Bandits Honor Home Runs For Life Recipient Addy Hosette

September 8th, 2022
Iowa's Genesis And Quad Cities River Bandits Honor Home Runs For Life Recipient Addy Hosette

Genesis and the Quad Cities River Bandits are honoring Home Runs for Life recipient Addy Hosette, 10, of Charlotte, Iowa. Genesis and the Quad Cities River Bandits have been partnering since 2016 to recognize the success stories of Genesis physical therapy and rehabilitation patients. Friday, September 9, at the end of the 1 st inning at Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S Gaines St, Davenport, Iowa the team will honor Addy. The game starts at 6:30 p.m., and Addy will be honored during an on-the-field ceremony by the players from both teams. In addition, a video about Addy will play on the video board during... Read More

Quad Cities River Bandits to Help Kick Off Genesis Flu-Free QC Effort at Sept. 6 Game

September 5th, 2022
Quad Cities River Bandits to Help Kick Off Genesis Flu-Free QC Effort at Sept. 6 Game

Area elementary school kids can step up to the plate and get a free flu shot at Modern Woodmen Park on Tuesday, September 6 to gain free entry to the Quad Cities River Bandits game. The event will kick off the annual Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities campaign that has provided more than 100,000 free flu vaccinations to elementary school students across the region for the past 15 years. This year’s goal is to reach pre-COVID-19 levels of 7,000-8,000 flu shots in 80 elementary schools across the region and to continue the past two years of mild flu seasons. The line-up for Tuesday, September 6: •... Read More

Genesis “Pack the Bus” School Supply Drive Returns for Fourth Year

July 8th, 2022
Genesis “Pack the Bus” School Supply Drive Returns for Fourth Year

DAVENPORT, Iowa – July 7, 2022 – What began in 2019 as a way to give back to the Quad Cities region for Genesis Health System’s 150th anniversary continues to gain momentum in 2022. For a fourth year, Genesis will “Pack the Bus” and collect school supplies for students across the region. In the first three years,of a total 27,311 school items valued at nearly $47,000 have been collected from the public and Genesis employees. Donations will be collected at school buses parked at these locations August 1-4: GMC-East Campus, Monday, August 1, at the parking lot close to Rusholme Street,... Read More

Iowa’s Eldridge Genesis Convenient Care to Expand Hours Beginning July 5

June 27th, 2022
Iowa's Eldridge Genesis Convenient Care to Expand Hours Beginning July 5

Residents of Eldridge and northern Scott County will have increased access to health care when Genesis Convenient Care, Eldridge expands to full-time hours beginning July 5, 2022. Convenient Care, located at 301 N. 4th Ave. at the Eldridge Family Practice clinic, opened in October 2019 to offer easy walk-in access for treatment of minor conditions and injuries. Currently, hours are 5-8 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Effective July 5, 2022, the Convenient Care at Eldridge will increase to the same hours as Genesis Convenient Care locations in Davenport, Bettendorf,... Read More

Genesis Health System, Silvis, hosts Grand Opening for the new Center for Breast Health

June 7th, 2022
Genesis Health System, Silvis, hosts Grand Opening for the new Center for Breast Health

Genesis is hosting a Community Open House for the newly remodeled Genesis Center for Breast Health (CBH) location within the Genesis Medical Center, Silvis campus on Thursday, June 9. There will be tours available, and prospective patients can meet the providers from 4 to 6 p.m. The state-of-the-art facility offers comprehensive breast care, including screening, diagnosis, biopsies, and surgery. It is also the first Genesis location in Illinois to offer Breast MRI. Genesis breast health centers provide the most advanced breast imaging tools available, including 3D mammography, breast ultrasound,... Read More

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