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ENT to Provide Services Six Days a Month

September 15, 2022

Community Hospital is adding an additional Ear, Nose, Throat visiting specialist to its medical staff. Scott Ballinger, MD will see patients at Community Hospital’s Medical Specialists Center six days each month beginning October 10. Patients can call Community Hospital Central Scheduling at 308-344-8285 to schedule an appointment. No referral is required.


Bryan Health to Provide Mobile Vascular Screenings

July 12, 2022

Bryan Health will provide mobile vascular disease screenings on Thursday and Friday, August 4 and 5 in McCook. The Bryan Health mobile screening bus will be at Community Hospital, 1301 East H Street in McCook to perform atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) screenings, carotid artery ultrasound screenings, abdominal aortic ultrasound screenings, and peripheral arterial disease (PAD)…

Visiting Urologist Joins Medical Staff

James Brown, M.D., Urologist

May 9, 2022

Community Hospital is pleased to announce a new visiting physician specializing in urology, James Brown, M.D., will see patients at the Medical Specialists Center in McCook beginning June 10. He will see new patients and offers diagnosis…

Pickleball Improvement Project Bringing New Courts to McCook


Mike Roth, one of the Pickleball Improvement Project committee members, occasionally teaches an introduction to pickleball at the YMCA. He is pictured here, front left,…

Community Health Needs Assessment Completed

June 14, 2022

Community Hospital is pleased to announce that it has issued its latest Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), a report following a comprehensive and in-depth examination of the community’s healthcare use, practices and needs.


New Visiting Oncologist

May 24, 2022

Benjamin George, M.D., a physician specializing in medical oncology and hematology from North Platte, begins seeing patients at Community Hospital’s Medical Specialists Center on June 14. Dr. George is in practice full-time at the Callahan Cancer Center at Great Plains Health in North Platte and will see patients in McCook once a week. New patients must be seen in North Platte…

Diabetic Support Group Meets May 26

May 10, 2022

Community Hospital’s diabetic support group will meet Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m. in the Prairie View A meeting rooms. Dr. Rob Hinze, a podiatrist with High Plains Podiatry in McCook, will discuss “Diabetes and Proper Foot Care.”

RSVPs are not required. For questions call Terrie Unger, RN, Community Hospital Diabetic Educator at 308-344-8539 or email,…

National Hospital Week, May 8-14

May 9, 2022

Sunday kicked off National Hospital Week 2022 at Community Hospital with the theme: Happy Healthy Together. “Our employees have taken on unimaginable challenges and have risen to the occasion repeatedly during the last two years,” said Troy Bruntz, Community Hospital President & CEO. “We are proud of them and we are grateful. We hope they can enjoy and celebrate some of the activities…

Oct. 8 Concert for Healthcare Entertainment Announced

March 17, 2022

A lot of toe tapp’n will be happen’n at the Kiplinger Arena, Red Willow Fairgrounds, on Saturday, October 8 when Jerrod Niemann presents his Ghost Rider Tour. The intimate, yet energizing show will help raise funds for Community Hospital Health Foundation’s Concert for Healthcare. Doors open at 6 pm. Nashville recording group, BEXAR, opens at 6:30pm and Jerrod Niemann cranks…

Community Hospital Receives Excellence in Healthcare Awards

March 14, 2022

Professional Research Consultants (PRC) has recognized Community Hospital as a national 2022, 5-Star Award Winner for Overall Quality of Care – both for its home health program and for the Trenton Medical Clinic.…