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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…

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.