Category: Informative

Category: Informative

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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Demand Spurs Hospital Growth 29April

Demand Spurs Hospital Growth

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) announced last week it will undertake a major expansion to bring comprehensive health care services to the area.  Plans include a 10,500 sq. ft. surgical and diagnostic center, a new medical office building, an expanded physical therapy department and a possible new fitness facility. The U.S. Department of Agriculture made the improvements possible with a $17 …

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ER Nurse Can’t Think of Anything She’d Rather Do 18March

ER Nurse Can’t Think of Anything She’d Rather Do

An emergency room is the pulse of any hospital, where situations happen fast and staff must be prepared to go from one patient to several critically wounded in a matter of minutes. Wickenburg Hospital’s emergency room (ER) Nursing Supervisor Tammy Olk has the character to deal with each situation as it arises. In the profession for 30 years and certified …

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Congress Clinic – Excellence in Care 15March

Congress Clinic – Excellence in Care

Congress Community Clinic is celebrating its third year of operation and by design the Clinic continues to grow and provide excellence in care.  Led by family practitioner Lea Way, Congress Community Clinic delivers wellness exams, diagnostic testing for the blood, heart, and lungs, allergy testing, ultrasound, wound care, vaccinations, workmen’s compensation exams, sports physicals, DOT physicals, and much, much more. …

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Mayo Clinic Telestroke Online at Community Hospital 17September

Mayo Clinic Telestroke Online at Community Hospital

Wickenburg residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic “telestroke” program now available at Wickenburg Community Hospital. A recent agreement between Wickenburg Community Hospital and Mayo Clinic in Arizona means the service, featuring a portable, self-propelled robot began in Wickenburg on Sept. 2. Mayo Clinic was the first medical center in Arizona …

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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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