Tina Rockhold named Wamego Hospital Foundation’s development director

Wamego Health Center names Tina Rockhold as development director of the Wamego Hospital Foundation. Rockhold will also assume responsibilities for Ascension Via Christi Hospital’s Mercy Community Health Foundation. She most recently served as executive director of the Mercy Health Foundation in Fort Scott and community engagement manager for Mercy in the Joplin/Kansas market. Many of

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WHC welcomes new Heritage Senior Behavioral Health program director

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

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Community celebrates Wamego Health Center upgrade during ribbon-cutting ceremony


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

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New Heritage Building opens for business

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,”

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Wamego Health Center receives clinical awards for excellence

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

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