Successful Surgery Puts NMC Patient Back in the Swing

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For avid golfer John Wilson, PhD, a rotator cuff injury meant more than just shoulder pain — it was a potential lifestyle changer. The retired Wichita State University professor and longtime Kansas educator has, for many years, played competitive golf, hitting the links six times a week. Consequently, when he faced shoulder surgery last spring, […]

NMC Employees Named to Healthcare Board Positions

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) is proud to announce that Janie Mosqueda, RN, infection control coordinator, and John Spielman, environmental services manager, have been invited to serve as board members for their respective professional organizations. Beginning in January, Mosqueda will join the Wichita-chapter board of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) for […]

NMC Supervisor Called to Mission Work

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Jason, a supervisor in NMC’s food and nutrition services department, first felt the call to do mission work in 2010, but he couldn’t find the right program for him. He wanted to help those that weren’t the first thought in people’s minds when they heard the words ‘mission work’.

NMC Nurse Earns Scholarship, Partners with Wound Center

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Every year, nearly one million Americans develop at least one chronic wound, which is a wound that doesn’t heal within three months. As the clinical nurse manager at Newton Home Health, Newton Medical Center’s (NMC) home health agency, Samantha Leinbach, RN, has seen an increase in the number of home health patients who suffer from […]

NMC Implements UV Technology to Enhance Hospital Safety

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As part of its ongoing commitment to patient safety, Newton Medical Center (NMC) has partnered with Clorox Healthcare to bring advanced, ultraviolet (UV) light technology to the hospital’s existing patient safety and infection-fighting protocols. Four Clorox Healthcare® Optimum-UV® Systems now complement NMC’s comprehensive infection control plan, which combines manual surface disinfection with pathogen-killing UV technology. […]

NMC Receives Grant for Wound Center

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) is pleased to announce that it has received a $1,500 grant from the Women’s Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Kansas Community Foundation. NMC will use the funds to provide wound care supplies to patients who are unable to afford them. “At our Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center, we often see […]

NMC Earns Recognition for Excellence in Patient Outcomes

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Today, on National Rural Health Day, Newton Medical Center announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. “As a rural acute care […]

DocTalk: Diabetes … A Growing Problem

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Update: January 1, 2022, NMC Health’s Diabetes & Endocrinology clinic has closed. If you need assistance managing your diabetes, you can contact your primary care provider or schedule an appointment with NMC Health’s Family Medicine clinics. We are still offering Diabetes Education. Original Post: November is National Diabetes Month, a good time to learn more about […]

NMC Announces Appointment of Three New Board Members

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Newton Medical Center announced today the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Effective November 1, 2017, Tom Harris of Valley Center, attorney-at-law in private practice, Melvin Schadler of North Newton, executive vice president and chief operating officer for First Bank of Newton and Marilyn Wilder of Hesston, judge for the 9th […]

NMC Health Recognized for Fragility Fracture Patient Care

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) is proud to announce that it has received 2018 Star Performer recognition from the American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Own the Bone® program. A broken bone, also known as an osteoporotic or fragility fracture, is a serious complication of osteoporosis and often the first sign that a person has the disease. Unfortunately, […]