Yearly Archives: 2016

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29 12, 2016

People’s Choice Award Recipient for 2016: Prowers Medical Center Home Health

2017-08-04T16:38:17-06:00

After surgery or later in life, patients sometimes need a little extra help – and not all families or individuals can accommodate the need of care. Fortunately for Lamar, the Prowers Medical Center has a Home Health team whose top priority is their community and its members. In the recent People’s Choice Awards, the Home [...]

People’s Choice Award Recipient for 2016: Prowers Medical Center Home Health2017-08-04T16:38:17-06:00
22 12, 2016

Prowers Medical Center Clinic Passes State Survey with Flying Colors

2017-08-04T16:45:03-06:00

If you hear a few hoots and hollers in the halls of the Prowers Medical Center Clinic this week, don’t be surprised. The staff is celebrating passing a surprise on-site state survey with flying colors. As a designated Rural Health Clinic they must complete regular lengthy and detailed surveys to make sure they are compliant [...]

Prowers Medical Center Clinic Passes State Survey with Flying Colors2017-08-04T16:45:03-06:00
8 12, 2016

People’s Choice Nurse of the Year: Kelli Bitner

2017-08-07T11:51:16-06:00

Prowers Medical Center Celebrates Employees Selected for the People’s Choice Awards Each year, the Lamar Ledger prints an official People’s Choice ballot allowing the community to weigh in on their favorite businesses, food vendors and individuals in various service roles. Prowers Medical Center is pleased to celebrate Kelli Bitner, RN, as the recipient of [...]

People’s Choice Nurse of the Year: Kelli Bitner2017-08-07T11:51:16-06:00
1 12, 2016

Tips for a Healthier, Happier Holiday Season

2017-08-07T11:53:27-06:00

Holidays are often filled with joy and fun, but also stress. For many people, holidays create a long list of obligations and interrupt comfortable routines. For some, holidays bring up hard memories or accentuate feelings of loneliness. The National Center for Biotechnology Information found that cardiac related emergency visits increase between December 25 and January [...]

Tips for a Healthier, Happier Holiday Season2017-08-07T11:53:27-06:00
24 11, 2016

Prowers Medical Center Dedicated to Wellness

2017-08-07T11:55:31-06:00

The hospital has fully adopted LiveWell Colorado’s motto: Healthy Eating, Active Living. Since 2009, the hospital has made dedicated efforts to put this motto into practice among its employees and throughout the community. Today, many employees and community members personally live by the motto, making efforts each day to live well. Prowers Medical Center has [...]

Prowers Medical Center Dedicated to Wellness2017-08-07T11:55:31-06:00
16 11, 2016

Prowers Medical Center Provides Flu Shots All Around

2017-08-07T11:58:03-06:00

Every fall brings a new flu bug to challenge our immune systems. The flu virus adapts each year and can be hard to predict. The flu shot is designed with the latest strains in mind, and often offers good protection. The Prowers Medical Center Clinic provides flu shots each year to the public. They also [...]

Prowers Medical Center Provides Flu Shots All Around2017-08-07T11:58:03-06:00
15 11, 2016

Prowers Medical Center is Proud of its Veterans!

2017-08-07T12:00:37-06:00

Several of our employees have served our country and risked their lives for our personal freedoms. We give them our most sincere, heartfelt thanks for their service. Meet our veterans, some still active, some retired. We’re happy to have them as part of our team. Our Vets Medicaid Specialist, PMC Mess Management Specialist, US [...]

Prowers Medical Center is Proud of its Veterans!2017-08-07T12:00:37-06:00
3 11, 2016

Prowers Medical Center Provides Extras on Delivery Day

2017-08-07T12:06:31-06:00

If you walk down the hallway of the Prowers Medical Center’s New Beginnings Birth Center (NBBC) you will see footprint after footprint of the many babies born here. NBBC has footprints spanning over the past 20 years. That’s a lot of footprints, considering the hospital delivers 165+ babies each year. Prowers Medical Center is well [...]

Prowers Medical Center Provides Extras on Delivery Day2017-08-07T12:06:31-06:00
27 10, 2016

Unsung Heroes: Prowers Medical Center Pharmacy Team Keeps you Safe

2017-08-07T12:09:26-06:00

Did you know that every medicine that’s prescribed to you in the hospital is double checked against other medications you are taking by the hospital pharmacist? Of course your doctor checks, too, but this second look provides peace of mind. The hospital pharmacy works side-by-side with your provider to ensure your safety when it comes [...]

Unsung Heroes: Prowers Medical Center Pharmacy Team Keeps you Safe2017-08-07T12:09:26-06:00
20 10, 2016

Regular Check-ups Increase Chance of Breast Cancer Survival

2017-08-07T12:23:10-06:00

Getting diagnosed with breast cancer—any cancer—is scary. It’s hard to avoid thoughts of ‘what if,’ especially when there is a lag between diagnostic appointments and procedures. Yet breast cancer is survivable for many, and getting regular check ups increases those odds tremendously. Early detection often means early stage—and early stage means treatable. It’s reassuring to [...]

Regular Check-ups Increase Chance of Breast Cancer Survival2017-08-07T12:23:10-06:00