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Mercy earns its third straight Medicare 5-star rating for quality

(DURANGO, COLO.) In its Dec. 21, 2017, hospital quality ratings data release, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) one again recognized Mercy Regional Medical Center with a five-star rating for overall hospital quality. Mercy received a five-star rating in both of Medicare’s…

39th Annual Swks Pro Am Date Set

(GARDEN, KS) The 2018 date and format of the 39th Annual Southwest Kansas Pro-am have been announced. Mark your calendars for August 9-12 for great play on two of the top rated Kansas golf courses; Buffalo Dunes and the Golf Course at Southwind. All proceeds benefit the Newborn Intensive Care…

Becoming A Mom® Prenatal Class Launch

(GARDEN CITY, KS.) The Frontier Breastfeeding Coalition, in collaboration with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), have partnered together to form the Southwest Kansas Perinatal Collaborative, utilizing the March of Dimes Becoming a Mom ® /Comenzando bien curriculum. This…

St. Catherine Hospital Becomes 2nd Kansas Hospital to Receive Prestigious International Award

(Albany, NY) Baby-Friendly USA, announces that St. Catherine Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility and only the second Kansas hospital to do so. …

Williams Honored With National Award

(GARDEN CITY, KS) Recently, Doug Williams, D. Med/D. Min, received the Dr. Richard C. Cabot, MD, award. The presentation, held in Jacksonville, FL, is awarded to only one recipient annually and recognizes “Excellence in Clinical Pastoral Education” (CPE). St. Catherine Hospital’s nationally…

Mercy Hospice House Opens

(DURANGO, COLO.) Mercy Hospice House, a new residential hospice facility on the Mercy Regional Medical Center campus, opens for patient care on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. …

Mercy named among Colorado’s Best Hospitals for Nurses

(DURANGO, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center was recently named by Nurse.org, a career website for nurses, as one of the best hospitals for nurses to work for in Colorado. …

SWKS Pro Am Events

(GARDEN CITY, KAN) The Southwest Kansas Pro-Am raises thousands of dollars each year for the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Catherine Hospital. As the longest running professional golf tournament in Kansas, the Pro-Am offers four days of great tournament play, social events and…

Centura Health and Keefe Memorial Hospital Sign Affiliate Agreement to Keep Care in the Local Community

(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, and Keefe Memorial Hospital, in Cheyenne Wells, Colo., have signed an affiliation agreement that supports Keefe Memorial Hospital in continuing to deliver high quality health care to the community it serves. The organizations…

Mercy Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

(AURORA, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017. Mercy is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. …