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Support Telemedicine 13February

Support Telemedicine

Telemedicine: Bridging the Gap Digital whiteboard animation showing healthcare providers the benefits of telemedicine. Submitted by James Thayer of Thrive Creations as part of the 2012 Telemedicine Video Contest, organized by the American Telemedicine Association. “Wickenburg Community Hospital fully supports SB 1089. Our Emergency Department is affiliated with the Mayo Clinic  Hospital Telestroke Program, a  24-hour 365 telemedicine link with …

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Community Announcement – IS Integration 28November

Community Announcement – IS Integration

Community Announcement On Tuesday, December 4 beginning at 7:00AM, your community hospital will start on an incredibly important journey that is all about harnessing “the cloud” to serve you even better. During the early part of 2017, the Board of Directors held a strategic planning retreat that culminated in a list of 7 strategic planning priorities referenced as Vision 2020. …

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Insurance Information Part 3 5November

Insurance Information Part 3

Medicare Part D It’s that time of the year again! Open enrollment for Medicare will begin October 15 through December 7, 2018. New patients who have turned 65 and anyone who is already enrolled in Medicare Part D should come to the Wickenburg Community Hospital Pharmacy to get a free consultation during this enrollment period. So, what is Medicare Part …

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Insurance Information Series – Part 2 25October

Insurance Information Series – Part 2

For most Medicare recipients the open enrollment period feels overwhelming trying to decide whether to get their benefits through traditional Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan like an HMO or PPO. Here are some of the differences between Medicare and Medicare Advantage: Traditional Medicare Provided directly through Medicare Part A benefits (Inpatient, Skilled Nursing, Hospice or Home Health) are generally …

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Insurance Information Series – Part 1 17October

Insurance Information Series – Part 1

Choosing A Medicare Plan Medicare is confusing to most people. It doesn’t have to be that way. You don’t need to be an expert to chose a Medicare plan. But, you do need some basic tools to feel confident that you made a good decision. I’ll give you two examples: 1. Do you know what the government (Medicare) does for …

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Veteran’s Administration – FAQ 16October

Veteran’s Administration – FAQ

Veteran’s Administration – Frequently Asked Questions (click here for printer friendly) Will VA pay secondary to Medicare, Medicare Advantage or other Commercial Health Plans? No. You may not use your Veteran’s Administration Health Plan in conjunction with another health insurance.  You must choose one or the other to pay for your services. What if my Emergency Room is not covered …

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Get Your Flu Vaccine Today 8October

Get Your Flu Vaccine Today

WCH has admitted our first flu patient last week. Some areas of the country are already starting to see an increased number of cases.  If that is the case, this has the markings of a bad flu season with an early start! Please schedule your flu shot TODAY!! 928-668-1833 Click Here For more information on this year’s flu season.  

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Arizona Dept of Health Product Recall Alert 4October

Arizona Dept of Health Product Recall Alert

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2018 Media Contact: Melissa Blasius-Nuanez Mobile: 480-320-0592 Raw Beef Products Recalled  People should discard or return recalled meat to avoid foodborne illness PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) advises Arizonans to discard or return certain ground beef products, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a voluntary recall this morning. JBS …

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Surgery Center Marks Two Years 10August

Surgery Center Marks Two Years

Two years have passed since the ribbon was officially cut on the Wickenburg Community Hospital Diagnostic and Surgical Center. Orthopedic surgeon Mitch Wagner, MD, who has been there from the start, said he is pleased with the number of patients the center has been able to serve and the rural atmosphere at WCH. Wagner is an orthopedic surgeon with an …

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WCH Breast Center Performing Stereotactic Breast Biopsies 20December

WCH Breast Center Performing Stereotactic Breast Biopsies

Administration is pleased to announce that Wickenburg Community Hospital has expanded the Breast Center with the addition of its first Stereotactic Breast Biopsy System.  The biopsy system by Hologic Inc. is an amazing addition that will complement the nationally recognized Breast Center of Excellence.  With Digital Mammography, Breast Ultrasounds and now, Breast Biopsies, WCH will be providing a full range …

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Clinics

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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Pharmacy

Are you looking for a fast local pharmacy conveniently located within walking distance of the Clinic? Your Hospital Pharmacy provides this special kind of service.

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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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