Sioux Valley Health System recently announced their list of 2006 Chairmans Grant recipients, investing approximately $200,000 in rural healthcare services and technology.
Sioux Valley Health System recently announced their list of 2006 Chairmans Grant recipients, investing approximately $200,000 in rural healthcare services and technology. The Chairmans Grant was established by the health systems board of trustees to provide start-up or one-time funding for projects that enhance rural healthcare, provide better access to healthcare for patients and families, and contribute to community development."The board of trustees at Sioux Valley is deeply committed to strengthening healthcare access and development in rural communities,"
said Mikal Claar, Chairman of the Sioux Valley Board of Trustees. "These grants provide our rural facilities with needed capital to invest in the services and technology that will allow them to continue to provide quality healthcare close to home."For the second year in a row, the Chairmans Grant provided a total of $200,000 in grant funding.
All Sioux Valley
regional facilities were invited to apply for the grant funding and nine facilities were selected to receive grants. The following is a list of Sioux Valley
healthcare facilities that received grant funding, their total award, and the designated project for the grant dollars:
- Arnold Memorial Healthcare Center - $10,000 Replace nurse call system
- Lake Area Hospital - $25,000 Upgrade radiology equipment
- NW Iowa Health Center $20,000 New wellness center/rehab equipment
- Jackson Medical Center - $30,000 Changeover of radiology equipment to CR
- Sioux Valley Luverne Hospital - $15,000 Surgical equipment upgrades
- Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services - $25,000 Facility renovation for first onsite CT equipment
- Canton-Inwood Memorial Hospital - $35,000 New cardiac assessment system exercise testing (stress testing system)
- Fellowship Village - $20,000 Space renovation for new resident lounge
- Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center - $20,000 Construction of healing garden for residents, patients, and families.