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Genesis Collecting Donations Of School Supplies To Help Students Starting Monday

July 31st, 2021
Genesis Collecting Donations Of School Supplies To Help Students Starting Monday

Genesis Health System will help area students and families get back to normal when schools reopen, and donations begin at various locations on Monday. So if you want to help out local students in need, please stop by! “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... Read More

Quad-Cities Genesis Is An IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health System; But What Does It Mean for Patients?

May 30th, 2021
Quad-Cities Genesis Is An IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health System; But What Does It Mean for Patients?

Genesis Health System has repeated on the IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems list. No other Iowa health system has made the list even once. Of course, it’s nice to be recognized as one of the top health systems in the U.S. We’re extremely proud of Genesis medical staff and all of our 5,000 employees for the contributions they make to the region’s health on a daily basis. But more important than our personal satisfaction is our confidence the recognition will be meaningful to Genesis patients. The recognition makes a difference. Here is what IBM Watson Health data demonstrates about the... Read More

Dr. John Hartman Appointed Chair Of State ACS Committee On Trauma

May 23rd, 2021
Dr. John Hartman Appointed Chair Of State ACS Committee On Trauma

Genesis Health Group, Davenport Surgical’s K. John Hartman, M.D., FACS, has been appointed chair of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for the State of Iowa. The mission of the American College of Surgeons Committees on Trauma is to develop and implement programs that support injury prevention and ensure optimal patient outcomes across the continuum of care. These programs incorporate advocacy, education, trauma center and trauma system resources, best practice creation, outcome assessment, and continuous quality improvement. Dr. Hartman, who is the medical director... 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 Expanding Vaccine Clinic To All Quad-Citians

April 29th, 2021
Genesis Expanding Vaccine Clinic To All Quad-Citians

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to both patients and non-patients to reach more people in the region. The vaccines are working and Genesis is expanding access. Genesis is currently administering Pfizer vaccine at the vaccination clinic. The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. First dose appointments are now available on Tuesday and Thursdays, with evening hours. New online scheduling makes it easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the pandemic. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine  Read More

Davenport’s Genesis Health Center Expands Walk-In Vaccinations

April 27th, 2021
Davenport's Genesis Health Center Expands Walk-In Vaccinations

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 their website at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. 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 Expands Covid Vaccination Availability For Quad-Cities

April 16th, 2021
Genesis Expands Covid Vaccination Availability For Quad-Cities

Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic now open to both patients and non-patients, to reach more people in the region. The vaccines are working and Genesis is expanding access. Genesis is currently administering Pfizer vaccine at the vaccination clinic. The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. First dose appointments are now available on Tuesday and Thursdays, with evening hours. New online scheduling has been made easy to get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the pandemic. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/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

Innovative Devices And Treatments Benefit Genesis Heart Patients

March 16th, 2021
Innovative Devices And Treatments Benefit Genesis Heart Patients

Genesis recognized National Heart Month in February by highlighting life-saving treatments now available to patients in the region with significant heart conditions. Three treatment innovations available to Genesis heart patients are the Abiomed Impella pump; Inari blood clot removal devices; and the WATCHMAN™ implant. Here is more about each of the treatments and devices: Abiomed Impella Pump: The Abiomed Impella pump, called “The World’s Smallest Heart Pump” is a small device with a large impact. The Impella pump is designed to assist circulation during the cardiogenic shock condition... Read More

Genesis, U.S. Government Expand Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility

March 12th, 2021
Genesis, U.S. Government Expand Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) this week announced updated recommendations defining who should be screened for lung cancer, doubling the number of eligible Americans to approximately 15 million. The new guidelines decrease the age and pack year requirements, recommending individuals who meet the below requirements be screened annually: Are 50-80 years old, AND Have at least a 20 pack year smoking history, AND Are currently smoking or have quit within the last 15 years Genesis Pulmonology Associates and Silvis Pulmonology are offering the recommended low-dose computed tomography... Read More