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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…

Family Birth Suites Successfully Completed a CDC Training Initiative Aimed at Supporting Optimal Infant Nutrition

Oct 25, 2019

Pratt, KS  — Pratt Regional Medical Center is among the first hospitals in the nation to successfully complete the EMPower Training initiative, a skills-based competency training to advance knowledge and skills in evidence-based maternity practices supportive of optimal infant nutrition. 

 Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the EMPower Training initiative is…

Experienced Gastroenterologist joins PRMC

Jul 22, 2019

Pratt Regional Medical Center and Pratt Internal Medicine Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Brenda Westhoff. Dr. Westhoff is a Gastroenterologist with over 13 years of clinical experience in the field, and interests in General Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Celiac Disease, Pancreaticobiliary Disease, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy to include EGD, Colonoscopy and…

Meet Our Most Recent DAISY Award Winner

May 15, 2019

Nineteen Nurses at Pratt Regional Medical Center were honored as nominees for The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, during a lunchtime Bar-B-Que at PRMC on Wednesday. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.

Samantha Kettering, LPN, was recognized by Pratt Regional Medical Center as our 2019 Spring DAISY Award…