Yearly Archives: 2021

Yearly Archives: 2021

Mako Total Knee combines Stryker’s Advanced Robotic Technology 5August

Mako Total Knee combines Stryker’s Advanced Robotic Technology

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) Orthopedic Surgery Services is now offering Mako SmartRobotics™ for total knee replacement surgeries. Mako Total Knee combines Stryker’s advanced robotic technology with its clinically proven Triathlon Total Knee System,1 which enables surgeons to have a more predictable surgical experience.2 Total knee replacements in the United States are expected to increase 189% by 2030,3 yet studies have …

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Peaches, The Stone Fruit 5August

Peaches, The Stone Fruit

When I walked into Safeway on Sunday afternoon I was greeted by a huge display of fresh peaches!  How appropriate for the first day of August, after all, August is “National Peach Month.” Peaches are native to China and they have been cultivated for more that a thousand years. Peaches are called stone fruits, which means that they have a …

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Speech and Language Pathology 30July

Speech and Language Pathology

Did you know… there is a lot more than just speech when thinking about Speech Pathology? Speech Language Pathologists, or SLP’s as they are commonly known, are expert members of the rehabilitation team. SLP’s have a very broad scope of practice and can treat more than just speech.  As the name states, SLPs treat disorders of speech and language. Whether …

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Patient Testimonial 28July

Patient Testimonial

To whom it may concern: This testimony is in reference to my first visit with Dr. Juan Vasquez. I asked to change my primary care physician to Dr. Vasquez and this appointment was to request a blood test to determine if I had produced any Covid19 antibodies.  The visit went well and I felt comfortable with Dr. Vasquez. Besides being …

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E-Z MedPak – Robotic Medication Packaging Service to Improve the Health of Patients 27July

E-Z MedPak – Robotic Medication Packaging Service to Improve the Health of Patients

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) Pharmacy now offers a simpler, safer medication experience through convenient, personalized packaging, using the latest in pharmacy robotics free of additional charge to all its patients, thanks to the WCH Foundation. WCH Pharmacy’s E-Z MedPak service is designed to prevent dangerous medication errors for patients taking multiple prescriptions. It removes the guesswork for patients by allowing …

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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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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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