Feb 24, 2022

Pratt Regional Medical Center has continued its commitment to improving infant and maternal health by earning recognition through High 5 for Mom & Baby Premier, a program developed by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration rates in Kansas.

High 5 for Mom & Baby Premier provides resources and a framework to help Kansas hospitals and birth…

PRMC Receives Prestigious Baby-Friendly Designation

Feb 18, 2022

Pratt Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that it has achieved the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly designation after a rigorous review process conducted by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for bestowing this certification in the United States.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized for the hard work of our team members throughout the Baby-Friendly…


Feb 17, 2022

A Kansas Health Foundation grant for Healthy Kids was secured in 1997 to promote healthy lifestyles for children.  The grant enabled the Pratt Health Foundation to hire a health specialist who taught nutrition classes at Southwest Elementary and Haskins Elementary. 

The nutrition classes included an opportunity to taste different kinds of fruits and vegetables as well as see some unique…

PRMC's 4th Consecutive Top 100 Designation

Feb 11, 2022

Pratt Regional Medical Center announced it has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.

Darrell Lavender, PRMC President and CEO shares, "We pride ourselves…

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…

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.



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…


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…