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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 . . .
National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out creative ways to get involved in helping others. It's also a great time to show appreciation to the many volunteers who donate the most . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Girard Medical Center is pleased to announce that Patricia (Pat) Johnson RN was named the 2012 GEM (Going the Extra Mile) of the year during an Awards Ceremony on May 15, 2013. The “Going the Extra Mile” program was adopted by . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .