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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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Early Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain Reduces Health Care Utilization 14April

Early Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain Reduces Health Care Utilization

Low back pain is common and it’s miserable.  Several resources estimate that at some point during an American lifespan, 80% of population has or will suffer from low back pain severe enough to miss work.  A large, comprehensive study published in the journal Spine December 6, 2010, demonstrates that Medicare patients who received early physical therapy intervention (within 4 weeks …

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My Answer for Leg Pain 11April

My Answer for Leg Pain

I had a lot of leg pain, muscle cramping, and jumpy legs after working all day.  I would get up in the middle of the night to sit in a tub of water to get the pain under control.  Within 24 hours of my procedure, I had very little pain and now I have no pain.  I highly recommend venous …

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Vitamin D May Help to Prevent Progression of Prostate Cancer 18March

Vitamin D May Help to Prevent Progression of Prostate Cancer

According to Roger Rose, RPh, “Vitamin D deficiency may increase the odds that some men who already are at high risk for prostate cancer will have an aggressive form of the disease,” according to a study published in Clinical Cancer Research.  African American men typically have lower levels of vitamin D than European American men because dark skin has more melanin, …

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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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$7.5 Million – Community Hospital Foundation Reaches Goal 4February

$7.5 Million – Community Hospital Foundation Reaches Goal

Wickenburg Community Hospital Foundation met its goal of raising $7.5 million last week with the final pledge coming from Wickenburg Ranch. In 2011, the foundation launched the campaign to fund construction of capital improvements on the Wickenburg Community Hospital campus. Plans include an addition to the hospital which will house a new surgical and diagnostic center, construction of a new …

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Send Us Your Testimony 1January

Send Us Your Testimony

Your health is important to us and we encourage our community members to share how Wickenburg Community Hospital and Clinics has impacted your life. Click here to email your testimony to the Community Relations Manager. Please include a signed copy of this adult release if you are an adult, or this minor release if you are submitting for a minor, allowing us to share your testimony. If you …

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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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