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JenScott2016Jen Scott, ARNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner Jen Scott, ARNP-C, treats patients of all ages and has a special interest in cardiac care. 

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Oh my Heart!

With a new little one, the tests, forms and information are abundant. Family Practice with Obstetrics Physician Dr. Shawn Richmond knows this all too well! One test that all of his little patients receive is a pulse oximetry to measure the amount of oxygen in the blood. Sounds big but it’s actually quite small. The test uses little sticky monitors (think of a band-aid), that are applied to a baby’s foot and hand. Don’t worry, this test is totally painless, but provides insight on their health, often before any signs and symptoms could be noticed. Pretty neat huh?

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Published Feb 23, 2017

Shake Those Hips!

When it comes to your body, aches and pains can really throw you for a loop! One common complaint is hip, knee and shoulder pain, at least in MHP Orthopaedic Surgeon Sreedhar Somisetty, MD’s, office! Some may think replacing those joints will fix all; however, Dr. Somisetty likes to remind patients that it’s not a race to the finish line and taking baby steps will get you on the road to recovery!

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Published Feb 16, 2017

Girl Scouts donate Blankets

Girl Scouts donate blankets to MHP Emergency Services

Girl Girl Scouts Troop 183 recently donated fleece blankets they made to Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services. According to Troop Leader Theresa Graheck, Oskaloosa Girls Inc. gave $250 donation to each of the girl scout troops in Oskaloosa and challenged them to do a community service project. Her troop discovered the Linus Project, which provides blankets for comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need. The girls donated 32 blankets they made to MHP Emergency Services, the MHP Hospice Serenity House and to Birthright. Shown delivering the blankets to MHP are, from right: MHP Emergency Services Director Andrea Hagist, Emily Grahek, Kenzie McCallum, Audrey Chambers, Brynn Shaull, Nichole Stout and Grayhek. Not shown from Troop 183 is Lizzy DeJong.