News

Health Fair and Teddy Bear Clinic

Mar 01, 2018

The purpose of the health fair is to provide low cost lab work and/or free health screenings and educational exhibits to persons interested in learning how to take better care of their health. This is a non-profit community wide project in which we emphasize health education, wellness, and prevention. 

The vendor booths will be in the main cafeteria/waiting room. Sign-in for bloodwork will…

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…

Community Health Needs Assessment

Expanding services in Dodge City

Feb 15, 2018

DODGE CITY - Pratt Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the expansion of services offered by the PRMC Clinic Services office in Dodge City to provide healing and hope to survivors of sexual assault or human trafficking .

“We are really here to help victims start that process of healing the second they walk through our doors,” said Jacque Kemmerer DNP, SANE Program Coordinator.  The…

High 5 for Mom & Baby status renewed

Jan 31, 2018

PRMC Family Birth Suites has met the requirements and received renewal of its High 5 for Mom & Baby status.
The High 5 program -- initiated, funded, and provided at no charge to Kansas hospitals by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund -- incorporates specific new maternity care procedures based…

VISITOR RESTRICTIONS!

Jan 16, 2018

Kansas is experiencing a very high Influenza rate.

In order to keep our patients and community safe we are requesting that visitors under the age of 12 years old not visit patient care units.

Patients and visitors with flu like symptoms (Fever, Aches, Cough, and Chills) wear a mask while in common areas of the hospital.

New Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Community Coming to Pratt

Dec 18, 2017

Executives of Pratt County, Kansas and the board of directors of Pratt Regional Medical Center (PRMC) have agreed on a memorandum of understanding with Missouri-based Americare Senior Living to bring a new skilled nursing and rehabilitation community to the area by mid-2019 with construction to begin the summer of 2018.    

The memorandum reflects that the hospital and county will not have…

Patient Safety Awarded "A" Grade!

Nov 22, 2017

New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog.  Pratt Regional Medical Center was one of 832 hospitals to receive an “A”, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States, only 12 hospitals…

Pain Management Award

Nov 22, 2017

Hospitals today are tasked with constantly providing higher quality care at a lower cost. Every aspect of the patient experience must be approached with a passion for excellence and an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness. It’s not easy. That’s why receiving an Excellence in Patient Care Award—presented by Studer Group®, a Huron solution—is considered an honor in the industry.

Pratt Regional…

Cardiac Rehabilitation Returns

Nov 21, 2017

Pratt Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the return of a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program in Pratt.  The cardiac rehab program at PRMC aims to address the critically important need for properly trained and skilled staff to deliver the most advanced care and information to cardiac patients, while also reducing the risk of another cardiac event.

“After listening to our community,…