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Genesis Medical Center Nursing Officer Elected to National Nursing Leadership Board

September 25th, 2023
Genesis Medical Center Nursing Officer Elected to National Nursing Leadership Board

Joel Moore, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer for Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, will soon be a national voice for nursing leadership. Moore has been elected to the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Board of Directors. Elected by the organization’s membership, he will serve a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2024. As a board member for Region 6, he will represent Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota and North Dakota. The AONL is a national professional organization of more than 11,000 nurse leaders who work in hospitals, health systems, academia and... Read More

Iowa and Illinois Genesis Health Systems to hold first ‘Walk In Wednesday’ hiring event TODAY!

February 22nd, 2023
Iowa and Illinois Genesis Health Systems to hold first ‘Walk In Wednesday’ hiring event TODAY!

Genesis Health System will hold its first ‘Walk in Wednesday’ Hiring Event this Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. Genesis Human Resources representatives will be at located at the main entrances of both Genesis Medical Center – Davenport (1227 East Rusholme Street, Davenport, IA ) and Genesis Medical Center – Silvis (801 Illini Drive, Silvis, IL), to meet with and conduct on-the-spot interviews for all open positions (clinical and non-clinical).This walk in, same day, back to back interview process is designed to make it eveneasier for the job seeker and employer to find the perfect... Read More

Quad-Cities Welcomes Its First Baby Of 2023!

January 2nd, 2023
Quad-Cities Welcomes Its First Baby Of 2023!

Catherine and Tony Furlin, of Bellevue, Iowa, are the proud parents of the Quad-Cities’ 2023 Baby New Year. The couple welcomed their daughter, Emilia Elizabeth Furlin, into the world at 12:54 a.m. Sunday morning at Genesis Medical Center BirthCenter, in Davenport. Little Emilia, the Furlin’s fifth child, weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces and was 17.75 inches long.  Read More

Genesis First in the Region to Offer Minimally Invasive, Robotic-Assisted Lung Biopsy for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

December 21st, 2022

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death, largely because it often goes undiagnosed until the disease has advanced and is more difficult to cure. Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, is the first in the Quad-Cities region to offer Ion by Intuitive, a robotic-assisted platform for minimally invasive lung biopsies that enables doctors to more easily obtain tissue samples for early detection and staging of lung cancer. Diagnosing lung cancer often requires a biopsy of lung nodules, most of which are located in the outer third of the lung. This area of the lung is full of tight spaces and... Read More

What’s The Good News For December, Quad-Cities?

December 13th, 2021
What's The Good News For December, Quad-Cities?

Happy holidays! In our stocking this month, in this season of giving and positive vibes, we’ve got a lot of great news about awesome things happening in the Quad-Cities! And every month, in conjunction with our friends at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we at QuadCities.com present What’s The Good News, a rundown of some of the great things going on in and around the Q-Cs. So what’s the good news for December? Here ya go! Merry Christmas! Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer One of the world’s largest producers of silicones has selected... 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

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 Medical Center Davenport Earns Level III Trauma Reverification

October 31st, 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

Need Some POSITIVE news? What’s The Good News For January, Quad-Cities?

January 13th, 2021
Need Some POSITIVE news? What's The Good News For January, Quad-Cities?

It feels like a broken record, but it’s a broken record that keeps playing on the jukebox of 2020 and into 2021 – we NEED some good news! With everything negative happening in the world right now, we need positive news more than ever! That’s why, every month, we give you What’s The Good News? a look around the Quad-Cities at the positive things happening in our community. We run the column here on QuadCities.com, and in conjunction with our media partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” I go on PSL to chat about some of the awesome things we list here. So, need some good news? We’ve... Read More

Quad-Cities One Of The Top 15 Hot Spots In The Country For Covid Spikes Over The Past Week

November 10th, 2020
Quad-Cities One Of The Top 15 Hot Spots In The Country For Covid Spikes Over The Past Week

The Quad-Cities is one of the top 15 places where covid cases are increasing the fastest in the United States, according to new statistics released today. Among metro areas with at least 50,000 people, the Iowa/Illinois Quad-Cities ranks number 13 among the fastest risers, almost doubling its number of cases within the past week, from 1,476 to 2,922. According to a report in the New York Times today, the daily average of new COVID-19 cases in the country this past week has gone up 64 percent in two weeks, hitting 116,448 today. Helping to spike the numbers were a one-day record of 131,420 cases... Read More