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Jeans and Greens, the Perfect Prescription for the PMC Foundation Fundraiser

The Jeans and Greens dance and auction banquet held by the Prowers Medical Center Foundation was a social and financial success.  Foundation director, Susan Lamont, said 133 persons attended the event with 160 tickets sold, plus some arrivals at the door this past Saturday, April 18, held in the Empire Room at the RodeWay Cow […]

Groundbreaking Moves PMC Forward for New Facilities

Construction crews have already been at work, removing slabs of concrete from one of the parking lots at Prowers Medical Center, even as the groundbreaking ceremony for renovations and expansion was being held this past Monday, April 13, adjacent to the Emergency Room entrance. Craig Loveless, hospital Chief Executive Officer, welcomed the audience and was […]

Prowers Medical Group Hosts Two Events

    Two events were recently held at Prowers Medical Group, an open house to meet medical providers in an informal setting and enjoy some snacks and a celebration of a makeover of the Children’s Waiting Room at the entryway of the PMG Clinic. General Surgeon, Dr. James Smith was on hand to greet and […]

PMC Revitalizing “A Star is Born” Wall

Just as stars illuminate the heavens, a newly born infant can brighten a family’s world with their arrival.  To celebrate local births, Prowers Medical Center Foundation developed “A Star is Born” wall located just outside the New Beginnings Birth Center in 2012.  Parents, friends or relatives are invited to commemorate the new arrival with a […]

New PMC Board, Hospital Donates to LCC, Expansion Project Reviewed

  Julie Branes was elected Chairman of the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors Wednesday, May 28.  She is replacing former chairperson Candy Ruedeman who did not seek re-election as she and her husband are moving from the area.  Ron Farmer was voted Vice-Chair and new member, Connie Brase as Secretary-Treasurer & Recording Secretary.  Brase […]

PMC Board Unveils Hospital Expansion Plans

The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors will vote on a resolution to approve funding for a $10 million expansion and renovation project at the Lamar hospital.  Initial plans were presented to the public during a board meeting at the Cultural Events Center this past Monday, May 19. Seven areas at the hospital will be […]

Rehab Expansion and Linked in Pink Campaign Highlight PMC Board Meeting

Despite the failed bond issue at Prowers Medical Center this past May, a need for additional space for some medical departments still exist.  Lori Denman, Rehab Manager, representing members of a site planning committee, presented a series of options to the board of directors for creating 2,000 square feet of space in the Lamar Medical […]

‘Stars Above’ at Prowers Medical Center

About a dozen silver colored stars are now lining a portion of the hallway wall leading to the New Beginnings Birth Center at Prowers Medical Center. The PMC, “A Star is Born” program, administered by the hospital Foundation Board, is helping raise funds for the Foundation through the purchase of personalized stars. The stars come […]

Prowers Medical Center Annual Meeting (part 2)

Editor Note: The following is the second half of a two part article reporting on the  annual Prowers Medical Center, Board of Director meeting on May 23, 2012.  The first article was made available online on May 24. Improving communications among hospital staff and in the community on several levels was stressed during the annual […]

Change is on the Way for PMC

Events are transpiring that may offer a new direction for Prowers Medical Center in Lamar and those changes may have an impact on the future health care for the community.  Pending the outcome of the May 8 election, the hospital will have two new members on the Board of Directors, and may see a bond […]

PMC Board Renews Portner’s Contract, Approves Doctor Training Program

Following a lengthy executive session Wednesday, March 28, the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors voted three to two to extend the one year contract for Dr. Barry Portner, Chief of Staff. Gene Cruikshank, Candy Ruedeman and Marge Campbell voted in favor of renewing Dr. Portner’s contract for another year.  James Fairchild, Chief Executive Officer, […]

PMC Offers Stars for Sale

  Over time, the newly painted blue walls leading to the east entrance of the New Beginnings Birth Center at Prowers Medical Center will be star-studded.  Parents and grandparents are invited to purchase a commemorative star to represent the birth of a new family member.  The proceeds will go to the PMC Foundation.  The “A […]

PMC Continues Technology Update

A $2 million appropriation limit on capital improvement purchases for conversion to an electronic health record system was recently approved by Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors.  They voted to apply $1,350,000 of that for the conversion during their monthly meeting, January 25.  A $90,000 expenditure was approved for purchase of twelve electronic medication carts […]

Two Internal Medicine Doctors Join PMC Staff

Doctors Jeniffer Chiu and Camillo Franklyn have been hired by Prowers Medical Center.  Dr. Chiu will begin her practice on Monday, August 29 and Dr. Franklyn will begin on September 1.  The hospital has been actively searching for additional specialty physicians, midlevel family practitioners and a family practice/obstetric physician.  A recruitment search is also underway […]