Tag: St. Catherine Hospital

Hospital celebrates Emergency Department renovation

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications St. Catherine Hospital celebrated the official opening of its renovated Emergency Department on Wednesday, following a nearly year-long project. Scott Taylor, hospital president and CEO, said the renovations will allow for expanded service at St. Catherine Hospital. “We heard you, our patients and […]

Hospital honors nurses; pays tribute to award winner Jameson

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications. While carrying one of their young children in his arms, Ross Jameson battled through emotion Friday afternoon while accepting the 2018 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Catherine Hospital on behalf of his wife, Sarah Jameson, who passed away Wednesday at the […]

Hospital celebrates ‘Baby Friendly’ designation

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications St. Catherine Hospital’s Maternal Child Center recently earned a prestigious designation as a Baby Friendly hospital, an internationally recognized program that recognizes hospitals that offer the finest level of care for infant feeding, skin-to-skin contact and mother-baby bonding. St. Catherine is the second […]

Wellness program a hit for county employees

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Finney County employees are taking advantage of a wellness program through St. Catherine Hospital that is helping them improve their health. The county has contracted with the hospital for the past four years. Health experts with the hospital provide wellness program services for […]

Hospital earns prestigious ‘baby-friendly’ status

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. Based on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, this prestigious international award recognizes birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the […]

St. Catherine’s Williams recognized with CPE award

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 accredited CPE program emphasizes developing pastoral skills and strengths. Clergy, church workers, […]

Hospice sponsoring holiday events

Christmas will soon be upon us and for those that have recently lost a loved one, this time of year may be difficult. Hospice of St. Catherine Hospital will host two events that encourage you to remember loved ones that have passed: the Hospice Tree of Life and the Memorial […]

Chili feed to raise money for new mammography system

As part of a larger fundraising effort, Heartland Cancer Center in Garden City will be hosting a community-wide chili feed fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 17, to raise money for a 3D Mammography system to be housed at St. Catherine Hospital. The event will be […]

Quilts of Valor honors veterans

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communication Twelve veterans were honored Friday morning at St. Catherine Hospital with quilts made by members of the local Quilts of Valor chapter. Coordinator Kay Hoskinson said Friday’s presentation marked a total of 52 quilts that have been given to veterans to date since […]

‘Power of Pink’ campaign kicks off

By SCOTT AUST More than 100 people attended Thursday night’s kickoff of the Power of Pink fundraising drive at Samy’s Spirits and Steakhouse, whose goal is to raise $200,000 toward purchasing a 3D digital tomosynthesis machine, a state of the art machine used to detect breast cancer. Heather Wright-Renick, St. […]