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Considering Total Joint Replacement Surgery at Pratt Regional Medical Center?

Oct 22, 2018

The Total Joint Academy is an extensive pre-operative education program for joint replacement patients and their friends, family, and care coaches. The  9 short videos cover topics ranging from preparing for surgery, pain management and physical therapy, plus how to ensure the best possible outcome for joint replacement surgery.

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SUSAN PAGE RECEIVED ASSOCIATION’S HIGHEST HONOR

Sep 13, 2018

It is with great pleasure that the Kansas Hospital Association announces Susan Page, president and CEO of Pratt Regional Medical Center, as the recipient of the Charles S. Billings Award. Members of the Kansas Hospital Association presented Page with the Billings Award on Sept. 6 during the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Overland Park.

The Charles S. Billings Award, named after…

‘We CARE We VOTE’ Initiative Launches at PRMC

Jul 20, 2018

Kansas legislators have an opportunity to protect access to health care for hardworking Kansans, and in doing so, they will boost the state economy. That’s why the employees of Pratt Regional Medical Center are getting involved in this year’s election process with the “We CARE We
VOTE” campaign.
There are 127 community hospitals in Kansas, together employing more than 86,000 people. As…

Excellence in Patient Care Awards

Jul 09, 2018

Pratt Regional Medical Center has been awarded a 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award by Studer Group, a Huron solution. Specifically, PRMC is being recognized for exemplary results related to communication with doctors as measured by the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey. Organizations receiving this award achieved a ranking at or above the 90th percentile…

PRMC can help Parkinson’s patients speak better

Jul 03, 2018

For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurological conditions, it can take a long time to communicate with others in day-to-day living.  PD patients typically speak softly and have difficulty getting speech started. This can make it hard to keep up with conversations, leading to decreased socialization and feelings of frustration and isolation.

Pratt Regional Medical Center’s…

New process to get lab work done at PRMC

Jun 22, 2018

We have updated the process to get lab work done at PRMC. Just like if you are going to have Imaging done, you should first check in at admissions, patients will go through the same steps with laboratory orders. Patients will need to go to the volunteer front desk to sign their name in, will then be called by one of our patient access representatives. By going thru Admissions first, we can confirm…

Dr. Scott Gordon is now board certified.

Jun 21, 2018

South Central Kansas Bone and Joint Center, and Pratt Regional Medical Center are pleased to announce podiatrist, Dr. Scott Gordon is now board certified.

Dr. Gordon received his medical degree from Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Arizona Podiatry Medical Program and completed his residency at Carl T. Hayden VAMC Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. …

10 things to know about your new Medicare card!

May 24, 2018

Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards. Here are 10 things to know about your new Medicare card:

1. Mailing takes time: Your card may arrive at a different time than your friend’s or neighbor’s.
2. Destroy your old Medicare card: Once you get your new Medicare card, destroy your old Medicare card and start using your new card right away.
3. Guard your card: Only give your new Medicare…

Hugs® Wi-Fi Infant Protection Solution

Feb 26, 2018

Pratt Regional Medical Center has added a new layer of security in the Family Birth Suites to help ensure the safety of its youngest patients. The hospital recently installed the Hugs® Wi-Fi Infant Protection solution from STANLEY Healthcare to safeguard its infants and children from the threat of abduction ad mother/infant mismatches.

Hugs protects 2 million newborns each year across more…