News

Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital for 2nd straight year!

Feb 12, 2020

2/12/2020 – Pratt Regional Medical Center today announced it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2020.

“We are honored to be included in the list…

PRMC Earns 4 Star Rating

Feb 07, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that we have received a 4-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). These ratings are based on the most recent CMS Hospital Compare data that’s based on a hospital’s overall quality. The overall rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the U.S.

CMS’s Hospital…

Recycling Superheros help PRMC to expand recycling program

Jan 29, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center has made significant efforts towards employee wellness the last 2 years.  Employees have participated in a number of physical and emotional activities to benefit overall wellness.  The most recent effort put forth by PRMC’s Service Pillar committee, benefits environmental wellness. 

For several years, Pratt Regional Medical Center has been one of the businesses…

PRMC adds jobs and saves money with new department!

Jan 15, 2020

Pratt Regional Medical Center kicked off 2020 operating its own facility-wide laundry service in Pratt with anticipated cost and efficiency savings, as opposed to shipping tons of laundry across the state as has been done in the past. “Not only will operating our own laundry services improve timeliness and quality, we have created two new full-time jobs for our community,” PRMC Vice President and…

New Year's Baby Arrives

Jan 06, 2020

The Family Birth Suites at Pratt Regional Medical Center was busy with four babies born between Christmas and New Year’s. But then no one was born in 2020 until baby Ramiro Esparza made his arrival on Friday evening.

The first baby of 2020 in Pratt, Ramiro, was born at 7:19pm on 1/3/2020, weighing 7 pounds 2 ounces and 20.5 inches long. 

Parents, Raymond Esparza and Daisy Marquez-Esparza…

PRMC Community Photo Contest

Nov 26, 2019

Pratt Regional Medical Center seeks striking digital images that celebrate life in Pratt County, Kansas. The purpose of the Photo Contest is to work with amateur and professional photographers to produce a collection of photographs to help promote our connection to the community.

Photographs must be submitted in digital format. Digital images (.jpg/.jpeg) must be at least 300 dpi. Submit…

Sadie Stanley, RN the latest DAISY Award Winner

Nov 26, 2019

            Nurses at Pratt Regional Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. 

            The most recent DAISY Award recipient at PRMC is Sadie Stanley, RN who was nominated by Sarah Phelps,…

PRMC recognized for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes, and Patient Perspective

Nov 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 – As part of National Rural Health Day, Pratt Regional Medical Center today announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes, and Patient Perspective. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX from iVantage Health Analytics, the Performance…

Pratt Regional Medical Center awarded an ‘A’ grade

Nov 07, 2019

Pratt Regional Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in fall 2019 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 driven by employers and other purchasers of health care committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers…

Study Shows Pratt County Health Care Impact

Oct 31, 2019

Pratt County, Kan.  -  A good local health care system may itself be part of the prescription for maintaining a healthy rural economy.  That was the bottom line from a study of the economic contribution of Pratt County’s health care system produced by researchers at K-State Research and Extension.

The study is part of a state-wide initiative called the Kansas Rural Health Works program sponsored…