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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 […]

Local Civic Group Preparing for Heroin Problems in Prowers County

  Area medical doctors and professionals, Prowers Medical Group, High Plains Community Health Center, Lamar School District, Prowers County Sheriff’s Office, Lamar Police Department, area treatment facilities and local government want to bring to the attention of local citizens that HEROIN has come to Lamar and Prowers County.  This is a drug that has the […]

PMC Prepares for Pink Events for October & Site Expansion Plans

Prowers Medical Center board members are moving forward with building site plans to upgrade various hospital facilities for patients and employees.  The board is researching their best options for securing bonds to finance the overall construction project, estimated at up to $10 million.   The PMC Foundation will also take an active role in securing funding. A […]

Honkers Visit New Medical Providers at PMG

The Lamar Honkers recently paid a welcome visit to two new medical providers at Prowers Medical Group.  Doctor James Smith provides general surgery services at the hospital with a specialty in Endoscopy.  Dr. Smith transferred to Lamar from Colorado Springs recently, but attended high school in La Junta.  Family Nurse Practitioner Shari Logan hails from […]

PMC Foundation Receiving Grant Funding

Mike Bryant, Prowers Medical Center Foundation Director shared some good news with the PMC board during their August meeting.  A $260,189 grant has been awarded to the PMC Clinic for care of indigent patients.  That was coupled with the news that Prowers Medical Center had been awarded a Colorado DOLA grant for $350,000 to help […]

Prowers Medical Center Thanks the Citizens of Holly!

(Lamar, CO) May 13, 2013 –  Press Release Prowers Medical Center would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank You Citizens of Holly” for allowing us to serve you and your healthcare needs for over 20 years.  The Holly Community Corporation, through Kyle Neill, notified Craig Loveless, CEO of Prowers Medical Center via certified mail […]

Prowers Medical Center Welcomes Dr. George Kunhardt to our Healthcare Team

Prowers Medical Center and Prowers Medical Group welcome Dr. George Kunhardt, OB/GYN as the newest member of our Healthcare Team. Dr. Kunhardt received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1978 and went on to complete his Family Practice internship and residency program at the University of Massachusetts in Fitchburg. He completed […]

Informational Health Fair Set for Veterans at VA Clinic at PMC

The Lamar VA Clinic is hosting their First Health Fair, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 10am to 2pm.  Located in the PMG Clinic at Prowers Medical Center, staff at the VA offices will provide veterans with information geared to helping them with current or future medical and healthcare questions.    The Health Fair will not feature […]

Chilly Weather Deters Crowds at Oktoberfest

You plan on an event a year away and hope for the best weather, but in southeast Colorado it’s always a toss up.  By noon on Saturday, October 7, the downtown thermometer was stuck on 42 degrees and hardly marked any upward progress.  The Friday evening and overnight rains, coupled with the low temperatures on […]

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 […]

PMC Hosting Annual Free Prostate Clinic this Week

  Each year, several hundred men in the Prowers County area over the age of 40 receive a free prostate medical exam performed by PMC medical providers.  This year’s two-part exam is co-sponsored by Prowers Medical Group and Frontier Bank.  No appointments are needed, but you should expect 30 minutes or more for your visit.  […]

General Surgeon Joins the Healthcare Team at Prowers County Medical Center

  Lamar, CO – Prowers Medical Center and Prowers Medical Group are pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Brian Koper, General Surgeon, as the newest member of our Healthcare Team. We welcome Dr. Koper to Southeast Colorado and are excited to expand the scope and quality of surgical services we can offer. Brian Koper, […]

Blizzard Recovery

  It didn’t take very long for blizzard-like conditions to affect highway travel in southeast Colorado and Lamar.  The weather service made the call late Saturday, early enough to give some folk time to make preparations.  Springfield, Colorado reported that by 9:30am Monday, they had a half hour’s head start on the snowfall on Lamar, […]

Prowers Medical Group – Veterans Affairs Clinic Open House

For Immediate Release: November 4, 2011 In June of this year, Prowers Medical Group opened the Lamar VA Clinic. It has been an honor to serve the Veterans in the southeast Colorado region. Prowers Medical Group is proud to announce that we recently received notification that our contract to provide these healthcare services to Veterans […]

3RD ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE GOLF TOURNAMENT

At the Spreading Antlers Golf Course, Golfers from Lamar and outlying communities competed this past Saturday in the Annual Relay for Life tournament. The event included thirteen 4 Person Teams who played 18 holes of “Scrambles” format. The tournament raised approximately $3800, which was directly donated to the Southeastern Colorado Cancer Initiative. These funds are […]

Prowers Medical Group Awarded U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Contract

Prowers Medical Group announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide primary healthcare services to area Veterans, effective June 1st 2011. The new VA Lamar Primary Outpatient Clinic (POC) will be located at 405 Kendall Drive Lamar CO. The VA Lamar POC is located in […]

Push a Button, Fill Your Prescription

The Prowers County commissioners voted to offer a formal letter of support to Prowers Medical Group’s Holly Tele-pharmacy Project.  Mendi Choat, Medical Practice Administrator at PMC, presented a video demonstration of the pill dispensing device during a recent county commissioner’s meeting.  The hospital is applying for a $50,000 grant which will cover half the costs of […]