Category: Informative

Category: Informative

Patient Access at WCH & Clinics 7April

Patient Access at WCH & Clinics

April 4th – April 10th, 2021 is National Patient Access Awareness Week! Established in 1982, Patient Access Week is a celebration of the people in Patient Access profession. The date marks the anniversary of the founding of the National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM), the only national, profession-al organization dedicated to promoting excellence within the field. WCH & Clinics …

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee 29March

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that can occur in any one over the age of 50. It is a “wear and tear” type of arthritis that wears away the protective cartilages of the bones so that the surfaces become uneven and rough. The normal distances between the bones narrows and bone can rub against bone causing stiffness, …

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Transitional Care at Wickenburg Community Hospital 26March

Transitional Care at Wickenburg Community Hospital

Sometimes in our lives there comes a need for a little extra help recovering from an illness. Transitional Care Programs can offer that support. Wickenburg Community Hospital has a Transitional Care Program.  You may be asking yourself, “What is Transitional Care, and how can it help?” The term transitional refers to transitioning from one level of care to another. If …

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Wound Care At Wickenburg Community Hospital 26March

Wound Care At Wickenburg Community Hospital

What is advanced wound care? Most abrasions, cuts or minor wounds do not require advanced wound care products or a trip to the doctor’s office. There are 2 types of wound care products; traditional and advanced. When a more severe injury or wound occurs knowing the difference between traditional and advanced products can help you seek the proper treatment and …

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Medication Compounding at Wickenburg Community Hospital Pharmacy 15March

Medication Compounding at Wickenburg Community Hospital Pharmacy

What is Compounding? Drug compounding is often regarded as the process of combining, mixing, or altering ingredients to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient. Compounding includes the combining of two or more drugs. Why Compounded Medications? Why do people need compounded medications? “The need arises because people often have allergies, cannot swallow dry tablets or …

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Excellent Leadership Brings Change to our Rural Healthcare System 10March

Excellent Leadership Brings Change to our Rural Healthcare System

As Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) strives to continually improve the system of healthcare readily available to the people of Wickenburg and its 3,300 square miles of surrounding communities, the announcement of two crucial leadership changes is more than exciting. Peter Stachowicz and Steve Juhase are tremendous assets to this Rural Healthcare System. Peter Stachowicz has been serving as the Chief …

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Benefits of Telehealth 3March

Benefits of Telehealth

Benefits of Telehealth Telehealth has become more widely used as the pandemic continues to linger. It has provided options to patients that allow them to schedule an appointment and be evaluated by their provider without additional exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The comfort and convenience of telehealth has shined light on virtual medicine and many are enjoying the concept of …

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TeleRecovery – Rehabilitation 17February

TeleRecovery – Rehabilitation

Written by: Deborah Lakin, OT, MBA, Director of Rehabilitation To continue providing superior service while accommodating social distancing protocols, Wickenburg Community Hospital’s Rehabilitation Center has launched remote therapy for patients via telehealth virtual visits. Sessions may begin via tele-therapy February 22nd, 2021. With telehealth the therapy team can continue to build rapport, engagement and education by building, sharing, and discussing …

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Parkinson's Diagnosis & Treatment 12February

Parkinson’s Diagnosis & Treatment

Think BIG!  Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) now offers the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG program for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The program is based on the most effective, evidence-based strategies for learning and neuroplasticity (the brain’s ability to change). LSVT BIG is an intensive treatment customized to help individuals with PD and other neurological conditions, address activities …

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Respiratory Disease: Influenza, RSV and COVID-19 9February

Respiratory Disease: Influenza, RSV and COVID-19

written by: Karen Smith RN, NMCC, LSSGB Manager Infection Prevention and Employee Health Chair, Safety Subcommittee at Wickenburg Community Hospital The Infuenza & RSV Report from ADHS on January 30, 2021 shows that Influenza activity is low in week four of the 2020-2021 season with a cumulative season total 93% lower compared to a typical season. With respiratory diseases often …

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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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