Category: WCH Services

Category: WCH Services

WCH Pharmacy Health Minute 12August

WCH Pharmacy Health Minute

8-12-19: A nutraceutical is a fortified food or dietary supplement that provides health benefits in addition to its basic nutritional value, and it may help to treat or prevent a disease. Nutraceuticals which help support gastrointestinal (GI) health – like probiotics, digestive enzymes and bitters, glutamine, and antimicrobials – are some of the most recommended of all supplemental nutrients. Because …

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WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program 8July

WCH- Mayo Telestroke Program

Wickenburg Community Hospital- Mayo Telestroke Program Stroke is the third leading cause of death among Americans and the No. 1 cause of disability in adults. Of all strokes, 85 percent are ischemic in nature, meaning that it is caused by an obstruction within a vessel supplying blood to the brain. Research shows endovascular therapy or intervention to remove a blockage …

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Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center 28June

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center

Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH)- Wound Care Center From non-healing skin tears, venous leg ulcers to non-healing traumatic injuries- patients at The WCH Wound Care Center receive individualized treatment for chronic wounds through the expert hands of our nurses, and talented General Surgeon, Dr. Robert Ripley, MD, FASC. Several factors help determine your wound treatment plan and the wound center has …

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Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services 15May

Provider Spotlight- Lisa Erlinger, Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services

Meet Lisa Erlinger, P.h.D, CRNA and Director of Surgical & Anesthesia Services here at Wickenburg Community Hospital. Lisa’s Bio: My desire to be involved in healthcare started at a young age when all the kids in the neighborhood wanted to ride bikes and I wanted to be the ambulance driver. Over the course of thirty years in the healthcare industry; …

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Healing Through Sharing…. 10May

Healing Through Sharing….

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                            FIRST CATARACT SURGERY SINCE 1997 WICKENBURG, AZ – April 23, 2019, Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) expands Surgical Center Services to include eye surgery. WCH is pleased to announce that they have expanded their partnership with Dr. Richard Kootman, MD, founder and Medical Director of the Arrowhead …

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The Boyd Infusion Center- IV Therapy FAQ’s 23April

The Boyd Infusion Center- IV Therapy FAQ’s

Meet Nancy, Nancy has been a Registered Nurse since 1987. She began her secondary education in the Midwest and went on to become a Registered Nurse at Kapi’olani in Oahu, HI. Nancy began her career at Shriners Hospital, Honolulu where she enjoyed working with children. After moving to Arizona, Nancy went on to work at Arizona Center for Hematology-Oncology (AZ …

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What is a Blood Transfusion? 28July

What is a Blood Transfusion?

A blood transfusion is a safe, common procedure in which blood is given through an intravenous (IV) line in one of the blood vessels.  The need for a transfusion may occur if the body is unable to make blood properly.  Most common types of blood transfusion are for loss of red blood cells or platelets.  Low platelet counts can arise …

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What You Need to Know About Gallbladder Disease 20July

What You Need to Know About Gallbladder Disease

Written By: Robert Ripley, MD, FACS, General Surgeon The gallbladder is a small organ that will fit in the palm of your hand and stores liquid called bile. When you eat, the gallbladder receives a signal to release the stored bile.  The bile flows through a duct and empties into the small intestine to mix with the food you’ve eaten.  …

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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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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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