Tag: St. Catherine Hospital

Hospital recognizes excellence in nursing

From left, Emma Merrill, Stephanie Thummel-Schwindt and Elda Menjivar were the three finalists for the 2019 Clinical Excellence in Nursing award. Thummel-Schwindt was received the award. GARDEN CITY —Stephanie Thummel-Schwindt, Medical/Surgical nurse at St. Catherine Hospital, was recently honored with the 2019 Clinical Excellence in Nursing award. This prestigious award […]

Display at GCCC shines light on mental health

Backpacks lie in the GCCC quad on Monday, May 6, as part of the “Send Silence Packing” exhibit designed to raise awareness about mental illness and suicide. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development Hundreds of backpacks lined the quad at Garden City Community College on Monday, each […]

Organizations work on ‘Send Silence Packing’ exhibit

GARDEN CITY — LiveWell Finney County, St. Catherine Hospital, Genesis Family Health, and Compass Behavioral Health are partnering with the Student Government Association (SGA) at Garden City Community College to bring Send Silence Packing to Garden City from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Quad at GCCC.  Send Silence […]

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 […]