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Trustee Takes Pride in Her Hospital, Community

Waverly Health Center
Waverly, IA

Trustees are the critical connection between hospitals and the communities they serve. It is their mission to form and guide the hospital’s vision while representing the interests of the community. In Waverly, Susan Vallem has proudly fulfilled that role in the local hospital for decades. “I enjoy seeing the interaction between the community and hospitals….read more

Hospital’s History Underscores Role as Community Servant, Community Asset

Waverly Health Center
Waverly, IA

In 1904, what is now known as Waverly Health Center opened its doors to care for the sick and hurt. Since its humble start, WHC has become one of the cornerstones of Waverly and nearby towns. The health center is a major employer, community advocate and provider of essential services. In 1974, 96 percent of…read more