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IMPORTANT PRMC COVID-19 UPDATES

Oct 30, 2020

Updated on 10/30/2020 at 10:46 am

We are taking COVID-19 precautions to ensure overall safety.

Entry Points:

  • Complex main entrance (Open 7a-4p, other than MWF Opening at 5a);
  • Front main hospital entrance (Open 6a-4:30p)
  • Emergency Department / Switchboard entrance (24 hours, but doors will be locked between 11p and…

COVID-19 Video Updates

Oct 28, 2020

Tammy Smith, Chief Nursing Officer at Pratt Regional Medical Center shares an update following a rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in our region and the record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations at PRMC.

 

Susan Lynch, Guest Services…

PRMC expands service lines with Urgent Care and Health Center

Oct 19, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center today announced plans to open a new urgent care and health center in Pratt, located at 1600 East 1st Street in Pratt, in early 2021. PRMC Urgent Care and Health Center will offer medical care with no referral or appointment necessary. Patients can visit PRMC Urgent Care for all non-life-threatening, but still urgent, illness or injury, including colds, flu, infections,…

PRMC Deploys Coronavirus-Killing Robot

Sep 22, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center has taken a leap into the future with a LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot that destroys hard-to-kill viruses and bacteria in hard-to-clean places. PRMC is one of only 8 hospitals in Kansas to deploy LightStrike Robots from Xenex, a world leader in infection prevention programs and room disinfection technology. The LightStrike Robot is proven to deactivate Severe Acute…

PRMC EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Aug 20, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center has earned the prestigious five-star designation in patient satisfaction by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released new patient experience star ratings on July 31, giving 266 hospitals a rating of five stars. This is the highest rating for Patient Experience a hospital can receive, since the…

Pratt County Needs a Mask Mandate

Jul 16, 2020

We need to protect Pratt now. The Physicians of Pratt Kansas are requesting that masks be worn by all individuals over the age of 5 when out in public or when physical distancing is not possible.

We understand that there are strong opinions regarding such a “mandate”. We understand that masks are uncomfortable and hot. (We wear them all day every day) We also understand the science that…

0.00% APR Financing Plans Help Patients During Financial Crisis and Beyond

Jun 29, 2020

CarePayment, a Nashville-based patient financing company specializing in enabling patients to pay for their healthcare through a 0.00% APR solution, recently announced its partnership with Pratt Regional Medical Center, a progressive medical center serving South-central and Southwest Kansas as well as the panhandle of Oklahoma.

CarePayment partners with providers like Pratt Regional Medical…

PRMC's Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

May 08, 2020

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At Pratt Regional Medical Center, the health and well-being of our patients and caregivers are our top priorities. We are prepared to safely screen, diagnose and care for patients with respiratory illnesses, including coronavirus (COVID-19), and are here to assure everyone in Pratt County and beyond that we will always Fight The Good Fight for our communities.

PRMC is committed…

Pratt Regional Medical Center awarded another ‘A’ grade

May 07, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing PRMC's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across…

PRMC named Top 20 Hospital by NRHA

Mar 05, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center was recently named one of the top 20 rural and community hospitals in the country. This selection is a subset of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals, named by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.  This is the second year in a row for PRMC to make the Top 100 list, but the first year to achieve the Top 20 designation.

The National Rural Health Association…