COVID-19 Letter from PRMC President and CEO

Aug 09, 2021

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…


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…

PRMC once again named Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital

Mar 19, 2021

Pratt Regional Medical Center has been once again been identified as one of the Top 20 rural and community hospitals in America based on the Hospital Strength INDEX compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This award is presented by the National Rural Health Association, and the slate of winners is a subset (the top-ranking 20) of The Chartis Center for Rural Health’s list of the Top 100…

2021 Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace Coverage

Feb 14, 2021

The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has affected millions of people throughout the country, and many Americans remain uninsured or underinsured and need access to affordable health coverage. The Marketplace Special Enrollment Period (SEP) due to COVID -19 begins February 15th 2021 and continues until May 15th 2021. This SEP is available to all Marketplace-eligible consumers who are submitting a…

PRMC President & CEO, Susan Page announces retirement plans

Jan 27, 2021


Pratt, KS — After 27 years at the helm of Pratt Regional Medical Center, President and CEO Susan Page has announced she will be retiring effective June 1st, 2021.  Page stated in an announcement to employees “Each of you are the lifeblood of PRMC, and have made me proud beyond measure each and every day.”

Susan Page has devoted her entire professional career to Pratt Regional Medical…

Don Peters retires from PRMC Board after 26 years

Jan 25, 2021

Pratt Regional Medical Center’s board of directors recently honored Don Peters for 26 years of dedicated service on the hospital board.  The board of directors presented him with a gift at the hospital's December board meeting.

“What an outstanding board member Don has been. Through the years he served as Vice Chair of the Board and Chairman of the Finance Committee.   We could always count…

Generous Patron Helps More Than 430 Families

Jan 20, 2021

1/15/2021 – Recently a friend and supporter of Pratt Regional Medical Center wanted to do something special for members of our community.  He specifically wanted to help patients of PRMC who may be in financial need, “folks who could use some extra help”.  Our generous donor wanted to do something directly for patients rather than contribute to a fund-raising campaign or assist with the purchase…

2021 New Year's Baby born at PRMC

Jan 01, 2021

The first PRMC baby of 2021 knows how to make an entrance! Temperance Rae made her debut at 4:18pm on 1/4/2021, weighing 5 pounds 14 ounces and 20.5 inches long.  Crowning her title of the 2021 New Year’s Baby. Monday was a busy day on the 4th floor of the Medical Complex Building as another mom delivered a baby boy less than an hour later.    

Mother, Haley Chambless of St. John, big brothers…

PRMC Nationally Recognized for Hospital Safety Grade

Dec 15, 2020

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care, today announced the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and once again awarded Pratt Regional Medical Center an ‘A’ for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. Pratt Regional Medical Center is one of only 10 Kansas hospitals awarded an "A" during this…