Category: WCH Services

Category: WCH Services

WCH Orthopedics Offers MAKO SmartRobotics™ 23July

WCH Orthopedics Offers MAKO SmartRobotics™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:           Terrie Davidson Community Relations Manager, WCH Office: (928) 684-3219 terrie.davidson@wickhosp.com WCH Orthopedic Surgery Services now offering SmartRobotics™ for hip and knee surgeries. July 23, 2021 ‐  Wickenburg, AZ – Wickenburg Community Hospital is first hospital in the region to offer Mako SmartRobotics™. This advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee, partial knee and total …

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Early Detection of Colon Cancer – Important for Males & Females 22June

Early Detection of Colon Cancer – Important for Males & Females

Colon cancer strikes males and females equally.  Around the world it is more frequent in industrialized countries, and this suggests genetic and environmental influences.  In the United States it affects Blacks and whites equally, but native Americans have a much lower recurrence rate. Among environmental factors diet has been implicated.  It is felt that a high fiber diet which speeds …

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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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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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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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Choosing Footwear Quick Tips 8December

Choosing Footwear- Quick Tips

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Page Title Slide: Support Your Immune System | Roger Rose, Director of Pharmacy Services, Wickenburg Community Hospital | 928-684-4380 28October

Support Your Immune System

Originally Published in Quality Health & Wellness Magazine | Fall 2020  How Can I Protect My Immune System?  There are many factors that can challenge the immune system including stress, exposure to toxic compounds, allergies, bacteria, viruses, irregular sleeping patterns, and a poor diet. Our complex integrated immune system needs multiple specific micronutrients, including vitamins A, D, C, E, B6, …

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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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