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Link to article: Lab Week 2023!

Lab Week 2023!

Comanche County Hospital would like to recognize our excellent Laboratory Crew in honor of Lab Week beginning on April 23rd-29th 2023! Our Physicians are often "Saved by the Lab" when diagnosing a patient and providing treatment. Proper care for our patients is greatly dependent on the test results generated from our Laboratory and our Lab Techs work hard to provide them quick and efficient results! CCH is blessed to have Rachel Newell, Britt Lenertz, and Hailey Ulrich working in our Lab!     . . .

Link to article: CT Room Dedication

CT Room Dedication

NANCY ZIMMERMAN HONORED   On September 22, 2020 Comanche County Hospital held an inhouse reception dedicating the new CT Department to former Administrator, Nancy Zimmerman. Nancy worked for the hospital until her retirement in late 2019, for a combined 44 years as a staff nurse, director of nursing and administrator. Her passion for patient care and commitment to healthcare in our communities helped to keep our local hospital thriving and Nancy knew having Computerized Tomography available in our communities was a vital . . .

Link to article: Comanche County Employee Awards!

Comanche County Employee Awards!

                                                                                    Comanche County Employees Earn Prestigious Awards!! We are proud to announce that Diana Riner, Certified Dietary Manager and Gail Harrington, Dietary Cook have been chosen to receive the following awards from the Association of . . .

Link to article: KHA Scholarship Recipient 2022

KHA Scholarship Recipient 2022

Jonathan graduated from South Central High School in May of 2021. He completed his first year at Hutchinson Community College this spring. His future goals are to complete the Radiology Program through HCC and return to Comanche County upon graduation. Jonny is currently an employee of the Hospital, and we are excited to have him return after graduation and join the Radiology Department. Jonathan applied for Kansas Hospital Association Health Works and was selected for the 2022 Kansas Health Care Scholarship. This is an educational . . .

Link to article: Top 20 Critical Access Hospital Award

Top 20 Critical Access Hospital Award

Comanche County Hospital named to Top 20 Critical Access Hospital list  Comanche County Hospital in Coldwater, Kansas was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for QUALITY in the country. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, including Comanche County Hospital, scored best among critical access hospitals as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for Quality. The rankings were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during . . .

Link to article: Covid-19 Information March 24,2020

Covid-19 Information March 24,2020

I would like to thank each, and every employee of Comanche County Hospital and Medical Clinic for their tireless preparations and invaluable input during our Covid-19 preparation process.  The following is an Update to our Communities regarding changes we currently have in place: -Patient Visitors are limited to one immediate family member in the patient room at a time. No person under the age of 18 may visit at this time. -The Protection Clinic will be closed until further notice. -Coldwater Clinic – Appointments . . .

Link to article: Caring Comfort Hearts Craft Day

Caring Comfort Hearts Craft Day

Caring Comfort Hearts Craft DayCaring Comfort Hearts Craft Day Comanche County Hospital hosted its first craft day with the children of our employees! We are starting our very own comfort carts. We have named our project Caring Comforting Hearts after CCH. Our carts will be partially filled with loving items made with loving hands to comfort patients and families, as well as other items they may need during their stay. We started our craft day with a prayer circle around our first cart and explained to the children why we were . . .

Link to article: New CT Equipment

New CT Equipment

A lot is going on at Comanche County Hospital! Renovation on our new CT room is almost complete, and the new CT equipment was moved in yesterday! A big thank you to Home Lumber and Tyler Brosius for helping us out with their fork lift! Our communities are so supportive and helpful! Be watching for more to come as this project nears completion!                                      Fork lift moving equipment     . . .

Link to article: Comfort Cart Project

Comfort Cart Project

We are starting a Comfort Cart Project at CCH. The carts will be for our patients and family members in their time of need. We decorated our Christmas tree this year with the beautiful ornaments designed by local artist Roy Hoffman, (Comanche County Hospital 2000 Edition). If you are interested in acquiring one right off of our tree, please come to the hospital and donate $20.00 to our cause. We are going to split the money between our project and the Chief Theater.          . . .

Link to article: Phlebotomy program completion and New Students

Phlebotomy program completion and New Students

Congratulations to Cortney Koehn in completing the Comanche County Hospital Phlebotomy program! She is now eligible to set for the AMT Registered Phlebotomist Exam! We are also excited for our current Phlebotomy students Julia Whitford, Sarah Delaney, Brittany Denney, and Celeste Robles and wish them luck during this course!                                       MISSION . . .

Link to article: Vaping Education presented to our School District

Vaping Education presented to our School District

Vaping has been around since 2007 and everyone thought that it was going to be a safer alternative to smoking. However, in August 2019, completely unexpected, and for no identifiable reason, people began having very serious lung injuries and death. The only common denominator was their recent history of vaping. Additionally, with the increased use of flavors to make nicotine inhalation more tolerable, junior high and high school students have been vaping at alarmingly increased amounts. Due to a moderate amount of vaping in our own USD . . .

Celebrate Nancy ZimmermanLink to article: Celebrate Nancy Zimmerman

Celebrate Nancy Zimmerman

Comanche County Hospital is excited to celebrate Nancy Zimmerman and her 50 years of service to our hospital and community.   A reception will be held to honor Nancy on September 15, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Veteran's Building, Coldwater, KS.   The community is welcome to join us as we celebrate Nancy and everything she has done for our Hospital and community.                     MISSION STATEMENT   The Mission of . . .

Link to article: KHA Billings Award

KHA Billings Award

It is with great pleasure that the Kansas Hospital Association announces Nancy Zimmerman, RN, administrator of Comanche County Hospital in Coldwater, as the recipient of the Charles S. Billings Award. Members of the Kansas Hospital Association will present Zimmerman with the Billings Award on Sept. 5 during the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Wichita.             The Charles S. Billings Award, named after the association’s first president, was created in 1971 to . . .

Link to article: New Phlebotomy Program Starting

New Phlebotomy Program Starting

Comanche County Hospital Phlebotomy Program Explore the possibilities at Home!  Comanche County Hospital is proud to offer a nationally certified educational program through our own laboratory!  A phlebotomist is a person who is trained to collect blood and other specimens from a patient. The Comanche County Hospital Phlebotomy Program consists of 120 educational and hands on hours. Individuals will complete text book based curriculum and perform 50 unaided venipunctures as well as 10 capillary punctures in order to . . .

Link to article: Hospital Week 2019

Hospital Week 2019

Comanche County Hospital is proud to celebrate Hospital week by honoring our employees and adding some fun activities to our week.  All employees will get a chance to enjoy daily games and door prize drawings, a cookout with pot-luck luncheon, and a food drive challenge for a chance to win a Pizza Party!  We are honored to have some of the most wonderful and compassionate employees working here and to be able to serve such a supportive community.      Employees Jennifer Godfrey and Karista Harvey . . .

Link to article: Phlebotomy Students featured by American Medical Technologists

Phlebotomy Students featured by American Medical Technologists

Phlebotomy students Hailey Moore (left), Tyra Snyder (middle) and Addison Moore (right) posed for a picture while at prom holding their lab technician equipment.  This picture and associated article are featured by the American Medical Technologists group.  We are so proud of these current and past students! To see the full article follow this link: http://www.americanmedtech.org/Blog/Blog-Post/ArticleID/58/What-Matters-at-Prom-Posing-with-Tubes-of-the-Trade