Breathing is something you may take for granted but what do you do when you are having problems? We have a skilled Respiratory Care department ready to help you. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you with your breathing. Our staff is well trained for all ages of respiratory problems. They can help with your new born struggling to breathe after they are born, to your 80 year old grandma who comes into the emergency room short of breath. They service both inpatients and outpatients for the hospital and the clinic. Our respiratory care professionals offer many different testings for both your lungs and heart .
• Pulmonary Function Testing
• Methacholine Challenge
• Holter monitor
• Event monitor
• EKG (electrocardiogram)
• Pulmonary Rehab Program
• Asthma Education
Our respiratory care team works side by side with our healthcare team on a daily bases. They also work with our Cardiologist and Pulmonologist with the outpatient clinics.
Orange City Area Health System is a comprehensive health system encompassing four family medicine clinics, sports medicine clinic, behavioral health clinic, award-winning hospital, birth center, surgical center, radiology and laboratory services, occupational health services, specialty outreach services, physical and aquatic therapy, home health and hospice, a retirement community, and a senior care center. The health system campus – designed with privacy and total healing as its foundation – is situated on 37 acres, including a pond with fountain, a healing garden, and a field of prairie grasses and wild flowers adjacent to the PuddleJumper Trail.
A team of family medicine providers, along with dedicated nurses, medical specialists, and 500 support staff, are committed to serving the region with the Core Values of Integrity, Commitment to Excellence, Dedicated Colleagues, and Extraordinary Customer Experience. Orange City Area Health System has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation, one of “50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in the U.S., and a Women’s Choice Award recipient for Outstanding Patient Experience for three consecutive years.