News

2022 New Year's Baby Has Arrived

Jan 04, 2022

It’s a girl!  The Family Birth Suites team at Pratt Regional Medical Center are delighted to welcome the first baby of 2022. Whitley Faye was born at 2:50pm on 1/3/21, weighing 7# 10oz, and 19 ¾ inches long she was delivered by Dr. Eric Clarkson . Whitley is the daughter of Mark & Lydia Vierthaler of Nashville, KS.  In celebration of Whitley’s arrival, the family received a gift basket courtesy…

We are on high alert for illness!

Dec 31, 2021

Several respiratory illnesses are active in our community right now, making identification and treatment a significant challenge. This year influenza seems to be causing a little more havoc than in the past couple of years. We are seeing significant, sustained community transmission of influenza A (H3N2 strain). (About 50% of respiratory illness in our community right now.)

COVID is still…

Festival of Lights

Nov 26, 2021

The Pratt Health Foundation invites you to make a special gift to the 2021 Christmas Festival of Lights (FOL) program.  This program encourages people to consider a gift to the Pratt Health Foundation and provides an opportunity to honor or remember family members or special people in our lives.

The 2021 Festival of Lights is now underway, and a special thank you to those who have already…

5 Consecutive "A" Grades for Patient Safety

Nov 12, 2021

Pratt Regional Medical Center received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes Pratt Regional Medical Center’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital. PRMC has now earned 5 consecutive "A" grades for patient safety from the Leapfrog Safety Group.

The…

IMPORTANT PRMC COVID-19 UPDATES

Nov 09, 2021

Beginning today, 11/9/21, Pratt Regional Medical Center has adjusted its visitor policy. Our top priority continues to be the safety and health of our patients and staff.

PRMC will allow 2 visitor per patient, at a time, in all departments of the hospital and clinics with the following exceptions:

  • No visitors that screen positive will be allowed. (All visitors…

PRMC RECEIVES NEW QUALITY-BASED ACCREDITATION FROM DNV

Sep 20, 2021

Pratt Regional Medical Center announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from has been awarded by DNV. By earning accreditation, Pratt Regional Medical Center has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV’s accreditation program is the only one to integrate…

COVID-19 Testing

Sep 08, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing requires a Doctor's Order through any of the Pratt Regional Medical Center entities. 

  1. In Pratt, you can contact your Primary Care Provider for outpatient testing.
  2. You can be tested at PRMC Urgent Care, 1600 E 1st St, Pratt, KS 67124, you will be examined by our provider, not just tested. This does require a co-pay for the examination. You are…

COVID-19 Letter from PRMC President and CEO

Aug 09, 2021
8/3/21

Our healthcare team has been and always will be dedicated to keeping our patients safe at Pratt Regional Medical Center.  In addition to our patients, and just as important, we want all our team members to be safe and healthy – protected from COVID-19 and protecting those around them.

Healthcare is a heavily regulated business, and it is our obligation to meet our regulatory…

PRMC Achieves Healthcare ‘Triple Crown’

May 20, 2021

Pratt Regional Medical Center has achieved a first in its 70-year history: a healthcare “Triple Crown.” It is not only a first for the 35 bed acute care hospital, it’s an exclusive group overall – with fewer than a handful of hospitals across the entire U.S. achieving this level of excellence in patient safety, patient care, patient outcomes and patient experience.  “Congratulations to Pratt Regional…

PRMC NAMES NEXT CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

May 11, 2021

Pratt Regional Medical Center has appointed Darrell Lavender as the next Chief Executive Officer, upon the retirement of longtime CEO Susan Page. “He was chosen over some excellent competition, and we are very confident that he will be a great leader for our future,” said Bill Keller, Chairman, Pratt Regional Medical Center Board of Directors.

Mr. Lavender has more than 30 years of hospital…