Don’t skip out on medical care because of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has made for some uncertain times in our country and throughout the world, and many have avoided going to the doctor, the emergency room or urgent care clinics for fear of contracting the virus. But don’t worry – we have your back. Newton Medical Center is committed to keeping our patients, your families and […]

Keeping mental health front of mind during a pandemic

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How are you doing during these unprecedented times? Be honest. How are you handling the stressors involved with the COVID-19 pandemic? It’s no lie coronavirus has changed the course of all of our lives and has left no life untouched. Maybe you’re an essential worker putting in overtime. Maybe you’re working from home or have […]

How to recognize the signs of Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s can be a scary topic to discuss, especially if you think you or a loved one might be experiencing signs of memory loss or other symptoms related to the disease. It’s a progressive disease that may manifest itself with a few symptoms for years and gradually become more serious. There is currently no cure […]

NMC Health Earns Patient Experience Award for Fourth Year

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) was named as a recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ by Healthgrades for a fourth consecutive year.  “We are committed to improving health at NMC and this means ensuring our patients feel safe, heard and confident. The only way to do that is through excellent care and communication,” said […]

NMC Health Recognized for Patient Safety Achievements

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) is among 115 hospitals statewide being recognized for its exemplary achievements to improve patient safety. The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC) recognized Kansas hospitals recently at the conclusion of the AHA/HRET Network—a major patient safety initiative spearheaded by the American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust (AHA/HRET) and coordinated in Kansas by […]