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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

Laboratory Services

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The Laboratory at Mahaska Health Partnership is a full-service lab open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. The MHP Lab performs 97% of the ordered tests in-house with results usually available to the ordering provider within one hour of collection.

Accredited by the College of American Pathologists and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Laboratory at MHP features state-of-the-art equipment and well-trained staff who hold national certifications. If your medical provider orders testing for you, the MHP Laboratory staff is ready to personally meet your needs and provide you with accurate testing and results in a timely manner.

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