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IMPORTANT PRMC COVID-19 UPDATES

Apr 08, 2020

Updated on 4/8/2020 at 1:45 pm

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

Entry Points:

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

COVID-19 Testing Update

Mar 26, 2020

Due to wide-scale shortages of laboratory supplies and reagents, testing for COVID-19 at the state lab is being prioritized for public health purposes and urgent need. KDHE will be prioritizing specimens for COVID-19 testing based upon those who meet Kansas’ patient under investigation (PUI) criteria starting March 23.

• Healthcare workers and first responders who have COVID-19 symptoms

•…

We are closely monitoring COVID-19 developments.

Mar 16, 2020

        

Pratt Regional Medical Center in collaboration with Pratt County Health Department officials want to take this opportunity to support the community and address concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19). The number of cases in Kansas continues to grow, for the latest updates visit the KDHE website…

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…

Local physician shares opinion on KanCare Expansion

Feb 25, 2020

As a Kansas physician, I am saddened by the stories I hear about patients who do not have health coverage. It is more commonplace than most people realize. Currently, hundreds of thousands of hardworking, low-income Kansans cannot afford health insurance. Because they live in Kansas – one of just 14 remaining states that has not expanded Medicaid – the “working poor” find themselves in a coverage…

Americare Launches Website

Feb 25, 2020

Americare has launched a website for the "Grand Plains" Skilled Nursing Community Coming Soon to Pratt, Kansas! Visit this site to request more information on opening dates, care information, amenities, etc.

Grand Plains by Americare

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…