Category: Informative

Category: Informative

WCH Selects Employee of the Year 4March

WCH Selects Employee of the Year

Thursday, March 3, 2016 Wickenburg Community Hospital Employees gathered for an Annual Appreciation luncheon celebration.  Hosted by President and CEO Jim Tavary and Hospital Board Chairman Dee Pollock, many were recognized for exceptional performance during 2015. “We at Wickenburg Community Hospital are so fortunate to work among such quality individuals.  We are committed to continue our support of those who …

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Rotary International supports surgical building program 1March

Rotary International supports surgical building program

Rotary International is a service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.  This afternoon, Jim Tavary was presented a donation in the amount of $2,000 by Rotary Club President David Higgins.  The generous …

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Community Hospital Foundation Receives $1M Gift 17February

Community Hospital Foundation Receives $1M Gift

Community Hospital Foundation Receives $1M Gift Funds to be Used to Continue with the Hospital’s Mission of High-quality Healthcare PHOENIX (Feb. 17, 2016) – Wickenburg Community Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce a $1M gift from the estate of Alex and Jane Boyd to be used to continue the hospital’s mission of providing world-class healthcare to its community. Established by …

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Growth leads to addition of physicians at WCH 13January

Growth leads to addition of physicians at WCH

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) is planning a significant staffing change to address current demand and anticipated growth.  The change will in effect double the number of physicians available to the emergency room and acute care while adding a level of continuity for patients during their stay. Currently, the hospital has the equivalent of one physician per 24-hour period who makes …

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Hospital offers solution for pain in legs 4November

Hospital offers solution for pain in legs

People with painful legs may be able to find a state-of-the-art, relatively simple solution at the Wickenburg Community Hospital. Jeremy Bramwell, DO, and Matt Jones, FNP, are on the lookout for patients who may be good candidates for endovenous laser treatment (also called venous ablation). The minimally invasive, ultrasound-guided laser treatment has replaced vein stripping for patients with arterial disease …

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Irritable bowel syndrome 27October

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a very real problem for the almost 50 million people plagued with uncomfortable, often disabling symptoms like bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and pain. Yet, many people with IBS have suffered for decades without relief and have even been told “it’s all in your head” by those who couldn’t find the cause of the illness. Some people …

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State cuts prompt serious budgetary conversation 3September

State cuts prompt serious budgetary conversation

As another legislative session comes to an end, we in the hospital and healthcare community find ourselves at a crossroads. Hospitals like ours expect to once again endure budget cuts in the coming year, as State policymakers enacted another 5 percent reduction to what our facility is reimbursed for care provided to Medicaid recipients. This cut amounts to the loss …

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How to choose a primary care provider 1September

How to choose a primary care provider

A Primary Care Provider (PCP) is a health care practitioner who sees people of all ages that have common medical problems and/or health and wellness issues.  This person can be a physician, a physician assistant (PA), or a family nurse practitioner (FNP).  Your PCP is often involved in all stages of your life, so it is important to select someone …

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Hospital Earns Base Certificate; Life Line Switching Over 15July

Hospital Earns Base Certificate; Life Line Switching Over

In its steady march to increase services to the area, Wickenburg Community Hospital has become certified as a base hospital and, as of today, will provide in-field advice to Life Line Ambulance crews. Until now, Life Line’s paramedics or emergency medical technicians called a physician at Del E. Webb Medical Center in Surprise when the advice of a doctor was …

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Radiology Students Training at Community Hospital 6May

Radiology Students Training at Community Hospital

Tara Wainio and Carrie Allen both originally wanted careers in the arts – Tara earned a degree in graphic arts, and Carrie wanted a career in photography.  The two are now radiographic technologist students, earning degrees for careers in radiology. In this career, I can be artistic, said Tara, getting that perfect image, but it’s mixed with science. I wanted …

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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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