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13 07, 2017

Full Range of Women’s Health Services Offered at Prowers Medical Center

2017-08-07T12:57:37+00:00

It’s nice to know that women in our community have specialty care close to home from providers who are well trained to care for you, no matter what your age. With the arrival of Dr. Steven Foley, OB-GYN in January 2017 came new procedures, including the latest in incontinence care and gynecological surgeries to name [...]

Full Range of Women’s Health Services Offered at Prowers Medical Center2017-08-07T12:57:37+00:00
6 07, 2017

Innovative Network Improves Healthcare for Residents of Southeastern Colorado

2017-08-10T10:16:54+00:00

You’ve heard the saying, “strength in numbers.” As a large group, people have access to more ideas, more information, and are better able to survive, thanks to the help of others. That’s pretty much the thinking behind the new BridgeCare Health Network recently formed by five southeastern Colorado hospitals. This innovative coalition aims to improve [...]

Innovative Network Improves Healthcare for Residents of Southeastern Colorado2017-08-10T10:16:54+00:00
29 06, 2017

Well Child Checks – One Visit Meets School Sports Physicals, Immunizations Requirements

2017-08-04T16:19:36+00:00

Even though summer is just getting in full swing, it’s a good time to consider the start of school and all the requirements that school brings. With school sports practices starting in August, you’ll want to make sure your child has completed a physical. Another requirement is to make sure your child’s immunizations are up-to-date. [...]

Well Child Checks – One Visit Meets School Sports Physicals, Immunizations Requirements2017-08-04T16:19:36+00:00
22 06, 2017

Recent DNV-GL Accreditation Reflects Safety and Quality at Hospital

2017-08-04T16:21:19+00:00

In the world of healthcare, there’s a new yard stick for measuring safety and quality, and it’s called DNV-GL. You may have heard of The Joint Commission, the American accreditation standard that has been the favored accreditation organization for years. While The Joint Commission is still well respected and well used, many hospitals are turning [...]

Recent DNV-GL Accreditation Reflects Safety and Quality at Hospital2017-08-04T16:21:19+00:00
15 06, 2017

When to see a Urologist at Prowers Medical Center

2017-08-04T16:23:52+00:00

When you think of reasons to see a urologist, the common urinary tract infection likely comes to mind, but there are many other conditions that require the expertise of a urologist. A few common ones include benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), kidney and ureteral stones, and urinary incontinence. It’s nice to know that if you need [...]

When to see a Urologist at Prowers Medical Center2017-08-04T16:23:52+00:00
8 06, 2017

PMC Provides Care Close to Home for Common Foot Problems

2017-08-04T16:32:32+00:00

Because we rely on our feet so heavily, they can have a myriad of problems from Athlete’s Foot, toenail fungus, hammertoes, corns, calluses, and ball, heel or arch pain. Feet are also affected by injury and disease, including arthritis and diabetes. One common foot problem is bunions. Bunions are bony bumps that form on the [...]

PMC Provides Care Close to Home for Common Foot Problems2017-08-04T16:32:32+00:00
1 06, 2017

When to See the Eye Doctor at Prowers Medical Center

2017-08-04T16:34:13+00:00

When you schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist, or eye doctor, it’s likely to update your glasses or contact lens prescription. Yet ophthalmologists do so much more, including diagnosing and treating eye problems before they set in, and catching other diseases, like diabetes. If you find yourself in need of an eye doctor, it’s nice [...]

When to See the Eye Doctor at Prowers Medical Center2017-08-04T16:34:13+00:00
4 05, 2017

Prowers Medical Center Brings Specialists to You

2017-08-04T16:36:18+00:00

Your primary care provider can handle many health issues, but when something becomes more complicated you may need to see a specialist. Yet the thought of traveling out of town—especially if you are uncomfortable—can be daunting. That’s why Prowers Medical Center brings doctors to you through the Specialty Clinic. Specialists are experts in certain parts [...]

Prowers Medical Center Brings Specialists to You2017-08-04T16:36:18+00:00
29 12, 2016

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

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

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+00:00
22 12, 2016

Prowers Medical Center Clinic Passes State Survey with Flying Colors

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

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+00:00