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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Likely you’ve heard of HIPAA—the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It’s a sweeping healthcare law passed by Congress in the 1990s. Most of us don’t know a whole lot about it, except for maybe that it protects our privacy when it comes to our health information. Did you know that your doctor and your [...]
The PMC Foundation works behind the scenes to enhance the quality of care you and your family receive at the hospital. If you come for surgery, you have the Foundation to thank for your surgeon having a crisp, clear view on a new, large monitor. If a friend or family member needs physical rehabilitation, it’s [...]