Category: Informative

Category: Informative

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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How Dogs Can Help Save Your Life 22November

How Dogs Can Help Save Your Life

Ask people who own dogs what makes them so special and you’ll hear words like friendship (man’s best friend after all), companionship, loyalty and unconditional love. There’s another word you may be be hearing a lot more following the results of a recent study on our relationship with dogs……lifesaver! From CNN.com: The benefits that come with owning a dog are …

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World Mental Health Day 11October

World Mental Health Day

Raising awareness and generating engagement around innovative efforts in support of mental health. That was the overarching objective of World Mental Health Day yesterday. Fortune.com found some sobering statistics regarding how deeply mental health issues are affecting Americans. 1 in 5 (or 8 million) adults experience mental illness in a given year. 1 in 25 (or 10 million) adults experience a serious mental illness. …

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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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