New gluten-free, celiac support group off to a good start
Wednesday, 1 May 2013
When Geneva Ost asked Mary Bieker for help starting a new support group in Great Bend, there was no arm-twisting involved. Bieker jumped at the chance.
Degner-Keenan retires from board, continues service to St. Rose
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Patty Degner-Keenan is stepping away from some official duties at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. But there is no way she is turning her back on the health-care facility she has served for decades.
St. Rose Rehab Services collects school supplies for children in Mexico
Thursday, 18 April 2013
Pam Perry, Sister Mary Vuong and Kim Partlow were having a chat about how to observe Occupational Therapy (OT) Month this year and the result will be new school supplies for children in Mexico.
Healthy humor topic of free St. Rose ITV presentation
Friday, 12 April 2013
“Happy Hour” will take on a whole new meaning for those who attend the next Interactive Television (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
St. Rose celebrates pioneering spirit on its 110th birthday
Friday, 5 April 2013
The Dominican Sisters’ pioneering heritage started Great Bend’s first hospital at the dawn of the 20th century and their direct influence continues today – 110 years later.
St. Rose patient finds relief with pain-management services
Wednesday, 27 March 2013
Dick Meitler thought it might just be a “Band-Aid approach” but as the pain worsened, he was willing to give it a try – especially because he didn’t like all the talk about possible surgery.
Heartland Cancer Center patient does well in clinical trial
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
When Roger Dick was diagnosed with cancer, his physician suggested surgery right away. Then, as if there weren’t enough decisions to make, Dick learned he might be eligible for a clinical trial through the University of Kansas Cancer Center.
St. Rose sponsors free “Yoga in Chairs” ITV presentation
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
A slow and gentle approach to yoga will be demonstrated during the next Interactive Television (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. It is free and open to the public.
St. Rose offers class on “Reversing Diabetes” for the first time
Friday, 8 March 2013
If anyone had told Gloria Siefkes, R.N., a few years ago that she would be leading a presentation called “Reversing Diabetes,” she wouldn’t have believed it.
Grief support groups scheduled
Monday, 4 March 2013
Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice will sponsor a Monday evening grief support group in Great Bend from March 18 through May 20.
Biopsy patients more comfortable with new HCC stretcher
Friday, 1 March 2013
Patients who must undergo a bone marrow biopsy at Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) can now be much more comfortable during the procedure, thanks to the generosity of private donors.
Dietician shares expertise at St. Rose Parkinson’s meeting
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
A local registered dietician will share information about nutrition at the next Parkinson’s Support Group meeting at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. It is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the basement-level St. Dominic Room.
St. Rose presents free ITV program on increasing happiness
Thursday, 14 February 2013
While the words “happy” and “cancer” don’t often go together, a local Interactive Television (ITV) presentation will explore ways that patients can learn to increase their happiness.
Heartland Cancer Center equipped with ITV, thanks to local couple
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
In the recent past, when local cancer patients participated in interactive television (ITV) consultations with out-of-town doctors, they had to go to the main St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center campus.
Chili Cook-off raises money for Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice
Monday, 28 January 2013
Things are heating up for the 14th annual Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice Chili Cook-off to raise money for local and area hospice patients. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16 at the American Legion, 1011 Kansas, Great Bend.
Barton Community College gives Partnership in Education award to St. Rose Ambulatory and Surgery Center
Monday, 28 January 2013
Barton Community College honored St. Rose with the "Partnership in Education" award for a workforce training partnership that the college and St. Rose have had since the college opened.
Aware in Care kits available at St. Rose Parkinson’s meeting
Friday, 18 January 2013
A national program to help Parkinson’s patients is coming to St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center for those who attend an upcoming support group meeting.
Local instructor leads free Tai Chi presentation at St. Rose
Monday, 14 January 2013
Even though Joan League is a local Tai Chi instructor, she took advantage of a recent class at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center to add to her knowledge.
SJFM moves into main St. Rose building, merges with Urgent Care
Friday, 4 January 2013
St. Joseph Family Medicine (SJFM) patients will be offered more convenience and easier access to health care when the medical practice moves into the main building at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
West Plains students donate caps to local cancer patients
Thursday, 3 January 2013
Some patients at Heartland Cancer Center are enjoying new caps donated by the KAY Club at West Plains High School in Ransom and Bazine. The head coverings come in handy for those who have lost hair as a result of chemotherapy treatment.