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WCH Orthopedics Offers MAKO SmartRobotics™ 23July

WCH Orthopedics Offers MAKO SmartRobotics™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:           Terrie Davidson Community Relations Manager, WCH Office: (928) 684-3219 terrie.davidson@wickhosp.com WCH Orthopedic Surgery Services now offering SmartRobotics™ for hip and knee surgeries. July 23, 2021 ‐  Wickenburg, AZ – Wickenburg Community Hospital is first hospital in the region to offer Mako SmartRobotics™. This advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee, partial knee and total …

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Mask Mandates for Patients and Staff of Healthcare Facilities 19July

Mask Mandates for Patients and Staff of Healthcare Facilities

As of July 19th, 2021 Arizona Department of Health Services confirms the following COVID-19 cases: (This is a rapidly-evolving situation and the risk assessment may change daily.) Reported for the State of Arizona today – 1,034 new cases and 0 new deaths – 9.7% Total Percent Positive.  569,899 individuals in Maricopa County – Increase of 2,323 20, 189 individuals Yavapai …

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Mattress Upgrade on Acute Care 15July

Mattress Upgrade on Acute Care

The Acute Care Unit at WCH is pleased to announce the arrival of brand new Versacare mattresses. The safety and support is of our utmost importance, these mattresses offer that for all of our patient beds. Adding another facet of care supporting our pledge to make a stay in the hospital as pleasant and comfortable as possible for our Wickenburg customers. …

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QwickCare Urgent Care Benefits to the Community 15July

QwickCare Urgent Care Benefits to the Community

The QWickCare Urgent Care is being designed by WCH to offer maximum healthcare benefits to Wickenburg and its surrounding communities. Providing urgent care that is committed to quality health and wellness where the patients and their families come first. QwickCare patients will experience care that is: High Quality Convenient Patient Care Oriented QWickCare will be structured, staffed and equipped for …

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Dietary Guidelines 7July

Dietary Guidelines

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), I frequently hear questions like “how do I know what to eat?” Nutrition is a complex subject.  Over the years guidelines for “good nutrition” have been written by various organizations.  You are no doubt familiar with the Food Guide Pyramid, My Pyramid, and My Plate.  These visual tools guide consumers to eat a balanced diet …

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Understanding Gallbladder Disease 29June

Understanding Gallbladder Disease

The gallbladder is a small organ that will fit in the palm of your hand and stores a liquid called bile. When you eat, the gallbladder receives a signal to release the stored bile. The bile flows through a duct and empties into the small intestine to mix with the food you’ve eaten.  It helps absorb the necessary fat that …

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Pelvic Physical Therapy 29June

Pelvic Physical Therapy

What is pelvic PT? It is a treatment approach using the principles of physical therapy to address dysfunction involving the structures of the pelvic girdle.  This region of the body is very dynamic and complex. The bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the pelvis function more like the rotator cuff (RTC) of the shoulder. Much like RTC pain in the …

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Volunteers Return to Acute Care Unit 23June

Volunteers Return to Acute Care Unit

The care team on the Acute Care Unit at Wickenburg Community Hospital is pleased to welcome our Volunteers back into the hospital. The newest member of that team is Doris. Her sunny disposition and caring attitude make her a fabulous addition to the dedicated group of Acute Care nurses, C.N.A.’s, physicians and unit clerks who are here to serve our …

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Early Detection of Colon Cancer – Important for Males & Females 22June

Early Detection of Colon Cancer – Important for Males & Females

Colon cancer strikes males and females equally.  Around the world it is more frequent in industrialized countries, and this suggests genetic and environmental influences.  In the United States it affects Blacks and whites equally, but native Americans have a much lower recurrence rate. Among environmental factors diet has been implicated.  It is felt that a high fiber diet which speeds …

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Scholarships Awarded by Wickenburg Community Hospital Foundation 16June

Scholarships Awarded by Wickenburg Community Hospital Foundation

WICKENBURG, AZ (June, 15, 2021) – A young woman born and raised in Wickenburg is the 2021 recipient of two scholarships from the Wickenburg Community Hospital Foundation. Kiley McTighe, was awarded the Wickenburg Community Hospital Scholarship and the William J. Firth III, M.D., Rural Medicine Scholarship.  She will be attending Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff to study nursing. McTighe, the …

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Primary Care

Community Hospital Clinics are located in Wickenburg, Wittmann, and Congress. We sincerely follow our mission to provide quality health and wellness services where the patient, family, and community come first.

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Emergency Care

Our 8 bed Emergency Room department is fully staffed with emergency physicians, nurses, and ER specialists. Your wait time is typically measured in minutes not hours as in the larger metropolitan hospitals.

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Surgical Services

Wickenburg Community Hospital provides a wide variety of surgical care and treatment. We serve a vibrant and active community who favors quality health care close to home.

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