Category: In the News

Category: In the News

Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family 12December

Wickenburg Community Hospital Featured by AZ Family

More hospitals, states snuff out surgical smoke WICKENBURG, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A health warning for health care workers. Surgical smoke is a danger looming in the operating room that many states are working to eliminate. Here in Arizona, one surgeon says it nearly cost him his life. Thanks to AZ Family News, Kristine Harrington for bringing attention to such …

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WCH Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation 22November

WCH Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation

Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and detect heart disease or signs of serious conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, followed closely by stroke as the fourth highest cause of death. According to the American Heart Association, more than 2,150 Americans die from cardiovascular disease which amounts to about …

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Hospital Earns AORN “Go Clear Award” 4October

Hospital Earns AORN “Go Clear Award”

WICKENBURG, AZ – July,9, 2019, Wickenburg Community Hospital announced today that it has earned the Go Clear Award™ for its achievement in eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures. The Go Clear Award is presented by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) to recognize health care facilities that have committed to providing increased surgical patient and health care worker …

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Medical Records is Moving! 25September

Medical Records is Moving!

MEDICAL RECORDS IS MOVING TO: 10 W Apache St. Wickenburg AZ 85390  When: Beginning Friday September 27th at 12PM  To finalize this move, the Medical Records office will be closed from 8am-12pm on Friday 9/27 and opening at the new location on Friday 9/27 at 12PM. Please  call 928-684-4364 with any questions or concerns Medical Records-New Location Map

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FDA Recall- Kroger Yellowfin Tuna Steak 9September

FDA Recall- Kroger Yellowfin Tuna Steak

September 7, 2019 The FDA has issued a recall of yellowfin tuna steaks sold at Kroger retail stores in multiple states after some consumers experienced symptoms of scombroid poisoning after eating the fish. All yellowfin tuna steaks from Kroger in AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, NE, OH, SC, TN, VA and WV with sell by dates from August …

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Measles Health Update 23August

Measles Health Update

 Arizona is one of 30 states with confirmed cases of measles reported from Jan 1 to Aug 15, 2019- and  measles preparedness continues to be top of mind. This year has had the greatest number of confirmed measles cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. Measles can cause serious complications. As of …

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Hospital Introduces Hitachi SCENARIA 128 CT Imaging System 9August

Hospital Introduces Hitachi SCENARIA 128 CT Imaging System

WICKENBURG, AZ – July 29, 2019, Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) is pleased to announce that it has added the Hitachi SCENARIA 128 CT imaging system to its list of diagnostic offerings. This newest enhancement to computed tomography (CT),  includes the latest in radiation dose reduction technology with a system designed to reassure patients. In addition,  the Scenaria provides a complete range …

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News Update… 30July

News Update…

Original Publication @ azcentral.  Jeannette Hinkle, Arizona RepublicPublished 9:00 a.m. MT July 30, 2019 How 4 IT technicians saved an Arizona hospital from hacker ransomware Mike Nelson often comes to work early, around 6 a.m., so it was Nelson who first discovered the message. Nelson, an information-technology technician for Wickenburg Community Hospital, found it glowing on a computer screen in the emergency department. In Times …

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WCH Breast Center Lead Mammographer Recognized as a Breast Patient Certified Navigator 24July

WCH Breast Center Lead Mammographer Recognized as a Breast Patient Certified Navigator

WICKENBURG, AZ – July,18 2019,  Rena Koeneke, RT(R), CT, M, US (AB), CBDT, CN-BI,   Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) Medical Imaging Supervisor and Breast Center Lead Mammographer, has been recognized as a Breast Patient Certified Navigator in Diagnostic Imaging, by the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC).  The certification commenced in March, 2019 during the NCBC conference in Las Vegas. The …

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WICKENBURG, AZ (July 9, 2019) In the early morning hours of June 28, the Hospital network was attacked in what is called a ransomware attack.  Essentially, data on the network was encrypted in such a way that it was not recoverable by the hospital.  Per industry recommendations, Hospital Chief Information Officer Blue Beckham, notified local law enforcement and the FBI.  …

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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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