After spending two years as a therapist for the Heritage Senior Behavioral Health program at Wamego Health Center, Karen Knappenberger recently assumed duties as its program director. Before coming to Wamego, she spent almost seven years as the social work supervisor for the Midland Care Program of All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE). Born
Join Wamego Health Center and community partners during a Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 22 at Wamego Health Center, 711 Genn Drive, Wamego. All services will be provided at no cost. Services provided will include blood pressure and glucose screenings, information about clinical offerings at Wamego Health Center, behavioral health, financial assistance,
Wamego Health Center will offer public tours with complimentary popcorn at 2 p.m. Sept. 14, 21, 28. All community members welcome. Tours will last approximately 15 minutes.
Community members and hospital associates gathered Friday to celebrate the completion of Wamego Health Center’s year long construction project. Attendees also joined the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce also held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. During the past year, every department in the facility was impacted by the $11 million project, according to Steve Land, Wamego Health
As the ongoing construction project comes to a close, many of our services have relocated. Patients seeking care at Wamego Family Clinic or the Walk-in Clinic can now enter through the front of Wamego Health Center. Patient access representatives and a new waiting area are conveniently located inside the entrance.
Community leaders and hospital personnel gathered April 5 to unveil the new Heritage Building on the Wamego Health Center campus. The Heritage Building houses the area’s only senior behavioral health service and serves the Wamego and surrounding communities. “When we started this project, a lot of community members came and asked me what was going in this building,”
Wamego Health Center was recognized by Professional Research Consultants, a third-party organization that gathers patient satisfaction data, for earning a five-star rating in nine categories. The categories include: Inpatient Services – Communication with Doctors Inpatient Services – Discharge Information Inpatient Services – Overall Rating Inpatient Services – Communication about Medications Inpatient Services – Communication with
Ryan Jackson, RN, was one of 32 nurses from across the state to complete the Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute last month. He works in Wamego Health Center’s cardiac rehabilitation department and serves as the hospital’s risk manager, The program took place in Wichita and spanned from July through September, and aims at training clinical and
When you or a family member is feeling unwell, how do you know where to go for treatment? Stacia Brown, RN, Wamego Family Clinic manager, offers a few tips to help you decide whether to visit the Wamego Family Clinic’s walk-in services or if you need to go to the Emergency Room. When to Use
After years of planning and fundraising, Wamego residents finally witnessed the first step toward Wamego Health Center’s first upgrade in more than a decade. The $10.8 million construction project, funded by Ascension Health and local donors through the Wamego Community Health Foundation, will improve the appearance, flow and functionality of the facility’s outpatient services and