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Mike Payne Formally Approved as Hospital CEO

The Girard Medical Center Board of Trustees is pleased to announce they have formally appointed Michael Payne as the hospital Chief Executive Officer. Payne, who has been serving as the interim CEO since July 2011, is a Pittsburg . . . read more

Girard Medical Center now offering Pulmonary Rehab!

Girard Medical Center is pleased to introduce a new outpatient service to our community.  Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a unique program designed to help patients who are suffering from lung diseases, like COPD, asthma and . . . read more

Legacy of Dr. Robert Huebner

Sarah Gooding, Hometown Girard

  In recent weeks, the Girard community has mourned the loss of a man whose profound influence on the area’s medical community helped make Girard Medical Center what it is today. Dr. Robert Huebner passed away Nov. 13 . . . read more

PAC Training Coming to GMC!

When Thursday/Friday  July 14-15, 2016 Registration for this event will open January 2016. This certification is designed for individuals who wish to learn to train others in Teepa Snow's Positive . . . read more

Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer -- GET A MAMMOGRAM!

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Statistics indicate that one in eight women will develop breast cancer sometime in her life. The stage at which breast cancer is detected . . . read more

Girard Medical Center Again Receives Level IV Trauma Center Designation from KDHE

The trauma center at Girard Medical Center has again received designation as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE).  Every three years, designated trauma centers must meet the essential . . . read more

New State-of-the-Art Beds for Senior Behavioral Health!

One of the most important functions of a Senior Behavioral Health program is to provide a safe environment for the patients.  That’s exactly what Girard Medical Center’s Director of Senior Behavioral Health (SBH), Beth . . . read more

Foundation Golf Tournament Slated for July 11th!

The Girard Medical Center Foundation's 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, July 11th. The 3 person scramble will be held at the Crawford Hills Golf Course with 8am and 1pm tee times.  Team . . . read more

GMC bids a Fond Farewell to outgoing Board Member, Robert Tersinar!

Robert Tersinar made his grand entrance to the Girard Medical Center Board of Trustees when he was sworn in as a board member on May 26, 2005. If you know Robert, you know he always makes a “grand” entrance – and he . . . read more

Mission Accomplished!

New digital mammography system available at GMC

      Girard Medical Center has become one of the first women’s centers in the United States to offer breast cancer screening with a state-of-the-art Selenia Dimensions 2D full field digital mammography system. . . . read more

Healthy Kansas Hospital Initiative

Girard Medical Center GMC) is pleased to announce that they are one of 5 hospitals to have made changes under Healthy Kansas Hospitals and one of 66 facilities to have signed the pledge to establishing a healthier workplace.  GMC has . . . read more

2014 - Another Year of Growth for Girard Medical Center

by Hometown News - Jeanie Erwin

Recently, officials from Girard Medical Center helped us take a look back and recounted some of GMC’s most significant changes, growth, and accomplishments for 2014. From being recognized as a leader in quality indicators to . . . read more

Girard Medical Center's Volunteer Board of Trustees

At Girard Medical Center, dozens of doctors, nurses and staff members work tirelessly to serve the medical needs of their community every day. What you might not realize, though, is who’s at work behind the scenes. That would be the . . . read more

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Uncovering Better Health in Southeast Kansas

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Welcome Dr. Tang to the Arma Clinic!

Article courtesy of Hometown Girard

Girard Medical Center Arma Clinic is proud to welcome family practice physician Doctor Joel Tang to the staff. “The Arma/Frontenac/Mulberry/Franklin area has always been very loyal to Girard Medical Center and we searched for a . . . read more

Shopping for a Cause

The Girard Medical Center Foundation is hosting their first annual "Shopping for a Cause" event on Wednesday, October 29th, from 4pm until 8pm.  Over 25 local vendors will be set up in the Girard High School Cafeteria for . . . read more

Girard Express Care Open Weekends!

Girard Medical Center Administration and The Board of Trustees are excited to announce the opening of Girard Medical Center Express Care!  The Board of Trustees are a volunteer group of community-minded people who take pride in the . . . read more

Influenza Activity High in Kansas

The Centers for Disease Control has announced widespread influenza in Kansas and  surrounding states.  Flu symptoms include coughing or a sore throat, high fever and body aches. Health care providers encourage . . . read more

Girard Medical Center celebrating over 100 years of serving YOU!

Choosing a healthcare provider is one of the most important decisions that a person can make -- and trust is a key factor when making that decision.  Patients have been trusting Girard Medical Center for over 100 years! During . . . read more

Campaign for Life continues through Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Girard Medical Center Foundation is continuing the Campaign for Life Fundraising Drive. The purpose of the campaign is to purchase a digital mammography machine. Breast Cancer Awareness . . . read more

Girard Medical Center's ER has LOW average arrival to depart time!

Have you ever visited an emergency room and were kept waiting for hours? Most likely your answer to that question is a disheartening “yes,” since the average national ER wait time is 4-plus hours! Did you know Girard Medical . . . read more

Congratulations to Karen Sullivan and Jessica Dalton!

At the PSU Spring Nursing Banquet on April  5th, two Girard Medical Center (GMC) nurses received Outstanding Nurse Preceptor Awards for demonstrating clinical expertise and serving as role models, team players, unit leaders and . . . read more

GMC among best practices for IQR

Healthcare is changing and three Kansas critical access hospitals are leading the way in best practices when inpatient quality reporting (IQR) is compared. The IQR program encourages CAH facilities to voluntarily report data for care . . . read more

Floyd and Barbara Joliet - Two Wonderful Examples of our Amazing Volunteers!

Nikki Patrick, The Morning Sun

People don’t come to a hospital because they’re happy and healthy, but because they’re ill and suffering. Their loved ones are worried about them, and their doctors, nurses and hospital staff are all working hard to help them get well. . . . read more

Girard Medical Center Receives Level IV Trauma Center Designation from KDHE

The trauma center at Girard Medical Center has been verified as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.   Dr. Adam Paoni, Director of Emergency Services, commented, “We are pleased to be . . . read more

Walk the Walk to End Alzheimer's!

Every 69 seconds, another American develops Alzheimer’s disease – and the need for increased research funding grows significantly.  For this reason Mike Willis, GMC Community Outreach Coordinator, made it a personal goal of . . . read more

Girard Medical Center Opens Laboratory to High School Students

Girard Medical Center opened its laboratory to high school students for the first time Friday afternoon. The center brought in about 150 students from Girard USD 248, Northeast USD 246, Frontenac USD 249 and Southeast USD 247 to . . . read more Feedback Icon No Comments

Girard Medical Center gift targets nursing

Recently, officials from Girard Medical Center presented a check to Pittsburg State University’s Department of Nursing both to support the department’s Health Simulation Center and as a way to say “thank you” for helping provide . . . read more

GMC Welcomes New Executive Director of the Foundation!

Girard Medical Center announces the appointment of Ronda Ison as Executive Director of the Foundation. The Girard Medical Center Foundation serves to encourage ongoing community support in financing the hospital as well as . . . read more

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