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Dillon Community Rallies for Heart Patients

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Dillon County, and for these patients, McLeod Cardiac Rehabilitation is a life-line which offers extensive education and a monitored exercise program to promote a full recovery. However, for many in this community who struggle financially every day, this life-line is out of reach.

In 2006, the physicians at Dillon Family Medicine established the Douglas Jenkins Scholarship Fund to help fund this vital program to assist those patients with...

McLeod Dillon Promotes Early Breast Cancer Detection

In October, in observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, McLeod Medical Center Dillon is raising awareness of breast cancer, the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States today. Men can get breast cancer, too, though this is rare.

Numerous studies have shown that early detection of breast cancer can save women's lives and increase th...

Dustin Britt Named Director of Nutrition Rehabilitative Services at McLeod Dillon

McLeod Medical Center Dillon is pleased to announce that Dustin Britt has been named Director of Nutrition Services. "I look forward to beginning a career with McLeod Health, the leader in health care quality in our region. I am eager to contribute to the overall health and well-being of the residents of Dillon County and the surrounding areas. By helping ensure the nutritional needs of patients, their healing and recover is enhanced. Serving families and visitors of the medical center, it is...

McLeod Dillon Honored as 2014 PRC 5-Star Patient Experience Top Performer Hospital in Inpatient Pain Management

St. Louis, MO – McLeod Medical Center Dillon was named as a 2014 PRC 5-Star Patient Experience Top Performer in inpatient services for pain management during an awards celebration held today at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. Healthcare leaders from across the United States gathered here to participate in the 2014 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Conference hosted by Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).

About the RecognitionPRC award winners are recognized annually fo...

Spring Lewis Receives CCRN Certification

Spring Lewis, critical care nurse in the McLeod Dillon Intensive Care Unit (ICU), recently received certification as a Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

CCRN certification is awarded to critical care nurses who have completed a strenuous exam process assessing their knowledge base and who also meet the eligibility requirements for hours of clinical practice in care of acutely and/or critically ill patients.

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