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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

Girl Scout Troop Donation

Mahaska Health Partnership Receives Donation from Junior Girl Scout Troop

Junior Girl Scout Troop 979 members made special baskets with personal care items for mothers who deliver the first baby of the month at Mahaska Health Partnership.

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Girl Scout Troop 979 members dropped off special baskets to the MHP Birthing Center. The baskets are given to the first baby born each month. Shown in the front row are, from left: Troop 979 Parent Helper Becky Sidebottom, Amerisi Winegar, Samantha Vanderhyde and Jade Ryan-Hysell. In the back frow, from left, are: Katelynn Moore, Alexis McCulley, Ariel Mullins, Alexis Sidebottom and MHP Birthing Center Director Chyann Vroegh. Not pictured: Katelyn Mundell, Lilly Harkin, Marilyn Thomas and Troop 979 Leader Crystal Mullins.

“This is the fifth year the troop has donated to Mahaska Health Partnership’s Birthing Center for their Community Services Project,” said Troop 979’s Parent Helper Becky Sidebottom. “We have really appreciated the support and help MHP has given to all the Girl Scouts over the years.”

In July of 2012, Amerisi Winegar’s mother received one of the gift baskets donated by Troop 979. Amerisi is now a member of the troop and said her family was very appreciative of the gift the troop had donated.

“The girls absolutely love babies, so donating to the MHP Birthing Center has always been a favorite,” Sidebottom said. “Recently, the troop learned and practiced how to handle first aid and CPR situations with infants and young children.”