NMC’s Specialized Care Team Treats Hard-to-Heal Wounds

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Time doesn’t necessarily heal all wounds, especially wounds left by accidents, burns, cancer treatments, diabetes and other conditions. But NMC Health’s Wound Care Team is here to help with innovative technology and dedication to patient care. Our superhero team is trained to use advanced wound healing with state-of-the-art wound healing treatments to help you return […]

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 […]

NMC Announces Reductions in Response to COVID-19

Newton Medical Center (NMC) notified employees at its hospital and clinic locations in Newton, Hesston, Park City, Valley Center and Wichita of staffing adjustments in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. In compliance with recommendations from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Kansas Department of […]

NMC Health Named 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

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NEWTON, Kan., (February 28, 2020) – Newton Medical Center (NMC) once again has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, this annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the […]

Cramer Joins NMC Walk-in Health Clinic

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) announces the addition of Elizabeth Cramer, family nurse practitioner, to the health system’s new Walk-in Health Clinic in Park City. “We’re excited to welcome Elizabeth to our Walk-in Health Clinic,” said Alex Haines, vice president of clinic operations. “Elizabeth’s passion for helping patients and wealth of experience will give Park City […]

Volunteering – More Important Than Ever

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“What should young people do with their lives today?  Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” I found this Kurt Vonnegut quote while doing some research the other day. Intrigued, I copied it down for future reference. We met […]

NMC Welcomes Stephanie Rogers as Laboratory Director

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) welcomes Stephanie Rogers, MEd, MLS (ASCP), as its new laboratory director. With laboratory services at NMC’s hospital and clinics, Rogers’ duties include managing NMC’s pathology and neurology laboratories, and administrative oversight of the respiratory care department. “I’m thrilled to welcome Stephanie to NMC,” explains Heather Porter, NMC chief clinical officer. “With […]