NMC Announces New Name for Park City Clinic

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) announced today a new name for its Park City clinic. Previously Medical Plaza of Park City, the clinic is now Park City Family Medicine. “This name is representative of the primary care services we offer,” said Alex Haines, vice president of clinic operations. “Our goal is to provide exceptional care for […]

NMC Supervisor Creates Healing Environment at Care Home

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Nancy is the laboratory information supervisor at NMC and has been volunteering in Goessel for twenty years. Specifically, Nancy volunteers at the Butterfly Garden at Bethesda Home. As a member of the Town and Country Club (the club that started the garden), Nancy coordinates the garden’s upkeep.

NMC Welcomes General Surgeon John McEachern, MD, FACS, CWS

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) announces the addition of General Surgeon John McEachern, MD. Dr. McEachern joins Paul Bogner, MD, and John McConeghey, MD, as part of Newton Surgical Group, a Newton Medical Center clinic. Prior to joining Newton Medical Center, Dr. McEachern practiced at Via Christi Clinic in Newton. “As a resident of Newton, I’m […]

Trip to Haiti Leaves NMC Nurse Forever Changed

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This past July, Olivia, a registered nurse on NMC’s surgical unit, traveled with a team of 15 to the island of Haiti. Based at the Centre Children International Lifeline Orphanage in Dargout, Olivia and her team traveled to various churches to hold Vacation Bible School (VBS) and serve a dinner of rice and beans to the local children.

NMC Health Welcomes Adina Gregory, RN, Nursing Director

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) has named Adina Gregory, RN, as director of nursing. Gregory will oversee the maternal/child, surgical, medical and critical care units. “Adina is passionate about patient care and building strong inter-professional teams,” said Emily Newhouse, associate chief nursing officer. “In her last position, Adina assisted in growing a four-bed surgical hospital with […]

DocTalk: Injections to Help Manage Low Back Pain

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Back pain is one of the most common medical problems in the U.S. and is the leading cause of job-related disability. It affects nearly 80% of adults at some point in their lifetime. 20% of those experiencing acute pain, defined as lasting a few days to a few weeks, will develop chronic pain within one […]

NMC’s Kesa Easter Earns Patient Safety Credential

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Newton Medical Center Patient & Family Engagement Coordinator Kesa Easter has been recognized by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS). “Earning this credential attests to Kesa’s professional competency in patient safety science and application,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president, CBPPS. “This […]

NMC Announces New, Shortened Weekend Hours for Sunflower Café

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Beginning Saturday, September 2, Newton Medical Center’s Sunflower Café will have new, shortened weekend hours. While weekday hours will remain the same, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekend hours will change to 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “Upon reviewing last year’s visitor rate in the café and finding that it was especially low on the […]

NMC Brings National Fall Prevention Program to Newton

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) has partnered with the Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE), Injury Prevention Program, to bring a national fall prevention program to Newton. The seven-week education workshop, Stepping On, is focused on helping older adults prevent falls. Stepping On will help participants identify why they fall and different ways to prevent […]

Patient Fends Off Stroke Thanks to NMC Physical Therapist

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Sandy Banman Newton Medical Center (NMC) patient Sandy Banman was making strong progress in her rehabilitation following a stroke. From her early days on the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit (IRU) with weakness on one side, slurred speech and re-learning to walk and perform basic functions, Sandy had just reached a milestone — walking down a […]