Fort Madison Community Hospital

Competition for KAH?
7:10 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

New Health Care Provider in Keokuk

Keokuk Area Hospital could face direct competition from two out-of-town health care providers
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Some direct competition for Keokuk Area Hospital could arrive in May 2015 in the form of a partnership between Fort Madison Community Hospital and Blessing Health System out of Quincy, Ill.

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Emphasis - May 10
8:45 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Fort Madison Community Hospital Anniversary

FMCH CEO Jim Platt

Jason Parrott's guest on Emphasis is Fort Madison Community Hospital CEO Jim Platt.

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$100,000 Pledge
10:06 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Lee County Supports KAH

The Lee County Board of Supervisors

Lee County is showing support for Keokuk Area Hospital as the Board of Supervisors has pledged $100,000 to the financially-strapped hospital.

There is one condition with the contribution.  It must be matched or even exceeded by the Keokuk City Council.

Keokuk Area Hospital CEO Wally Winkler says the city and county are being asked for support the hospital in the hopes of receiving additional state funding.  He says there is money available to help hospitals, like Keokuk, that receive inadequate reimbursements for services.

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