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Age-Friendly Journey Continues

November 21, 2022

A healthcare initiative to find what matters most to the older adult and their family continues to grow at Community Hospital. Called Age-Friendly Health Systems, Community Hospital is now recognized as an Age-Friendly facility for inpatients as well as in the outpatient infusion center. Last spring, the hospital was also recognized as a Community Spread facility when community…

Masking Policy Updated

November 16, 2022

Community Hospital’s masking policy for outpatients, employees and visitors was recently updated, according to Molly Herzberg, MSN, RN, Community Hospital Vice President Patient Care Services & CNO.

The new policy allows everyone at Community Hospital to be mask-free when the COVID-19 Community Transmission rate is below High. “When we are at a High Community Transmission…

Celebrating Home Care and Hospice Month

November 9, 2022

Community HealthCare and Hospice, the home health and hospice agency at Community Hospital is celebrating National Home Care and Hospice month in November. The agency employs 13 nurses, 4 aides and office support staff, in addition to rehabilitation staff, social workers, chaplains and volunteers, who support home health and hospice patients 24/7, 365 days a year.

Barbie…

Caring Kind Recipient is Charlotte Marks

November 7, 2022

Community Hospital is excited to announce the hospital’s 2022 Caring Kind recipient is Charlotte Marks, BSN, RN, Transition of Care & Patient Educator. She was honored in October as Community Hospital’s Caring Kind recipient during the Nebraska Hospital Association annual convention in La Vista. During the convention, Marks was a guest at the Caring Kind luncheon along with…

Hosting Healthy Connections at Senior Center

November 2, 2022

Healthy Connections: Enriching Lives 50-Plus, will be held at the Heritage Senior Center, 1312 West 5 Street, McCook, on November 10 at 11 AM. Hosted by Community Hospital, anyone aged 50 and over is invited to attend. Speaker for the event is Troy Bruntz, Community Hospital President & CEO. Bruntz will speak on “Hospital Happenings” during the Healthy Connection welcome…

Hospital Offers Virtual Health Fair on Website

November 1, 2022

If you would like to attend a wellness fair without leaving your couch, hop on over to Community Hospital’s new virtual wellness fair at chmccook.org. On the home page, go to News And Events, then Virtual Wellness Fair, or click on Announcements (lower on the home page) and click on the link.

The wellness fair steps a participant through health screenings and infograms…

Not in Network With Medicare Advantage

November 1, 2022

Open enrollment for Medicare began on October 15 and goes through December 7. With the growing options for Medicare coverage, Community Hospital and McCook Clinic would like to inform the public that neither the clinic nor hospital is in-network with any Medicare Advantage products that are being sold in the area.

Though Community Hospital and McCook Clinic are not in-network with…

Awarded Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

October 25, 2022

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), has released their coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2022 data collection period. Community Hospital is proud to announce our Level 7 achievement for the Acute survey selection.

The hospital received Most Wired awards in 2021, 2020, 2016 and 2017 and won the Most Improved…

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.

Dr.…

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)…