NMC Health (formerly Newton Medical Center) in Newton, Kansas, today announced it has been recognized once again as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.
MC Health has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award©, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that NMC Health’s Medical Center is in the top 9% of 4,728 U.S. hospitals offering emergency care services.
NMC Health Medical Center in Newton KS is given a 5-star Overall Hospital Quality Rating by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the third year in a row.
NMC has announced that beginning December 1, 2018, all overhead emergency announcements at the hospital will transition from ‘code’ to plain language. These changes are based on recommendations from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “It’s become clear over the past few years that it is just as important for our patients, families and visitors to […]
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. […]