Thanksgiving Message from Chief Quality Officer and Acting CEO, Nick Baldetti

As we move further into the holiday season, with the celebration of Thanksgiving and the years and insight, it is the perfect time to pause and reflect. With new beginnings ahead, I want to express my gratitude for this organization by sharing what I’m most thankful for. I am thankful for the continuous support of […]

What You Should Know About Radiation Oncology for Breast Cancer Treatment

Dr. Shirley Butler-Xu, Radiation Oncologist, Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, looking and smiling at camera with TrueBeam™ Linear Accelerator blurred out in background

When it comes to breast cancer treatment, there are many things to consider. How will my doctor treat this? Will the side effects cause me to be ill? When it comes to breast cancer treatment, radiation therapy is an important tool. If your cancer can be treated with radiation, you will be referred to a Radiation […]

National Healthcare Quality Week

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System Quality Team group photo

When you or your family needs medical care, you want to trust the care you receive will be safe and effective. At Hutchison Regional Healthcare System, we want our patients and their families to know that we strive to deliver the highest, national standard of care and that our staff is dedicated to making healthcare […]

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System Names New Director of Foundation

Hutchinson native Jessica Flax has been named Director for the Hutchinson Regional Medical Foundation (HRMF), a multi-million-dollar fund established soon after the opening of the hospital in 1975. With the arrival of Flax, the position will be transformed from a part-time position to one with full-time responsibilities. In her role, Flax will lead fundraising initiatives […]

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System Announces New Director of Marketing and Communications

Brittney Weis has been named Director of Marketing and Communications for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS.) Weis is a tenured marketing and communications leader who will oversee internal, external, and strategic communications for the health system, while also focusing on marketing and branding. As a native Kansan, she is a graduate of Wichita State University, […]

Flu Season Is Here

The best way to protect yourself this flu season is to get vaccinated Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized, […]

Vikki Mader Assumes New Role as CEO of Horizons Mental Health Center

Vikki Mader, Horizons CEO, in the foreground looking at the camera and smiling with a blurred out, brown background.

A national search for a new CEO of Horizons Mental Health Center lead the selection committee to the conclusion that the top candidate was already on board at Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS). Vikki Mader, a five-year employee of Horizons Mental Health Center, was named the organization’s CEO in late June and assumed her new […]

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Nationally Recognized for Its Commitment to Quality Care for Heart Attacks

The American Heart Association presents the Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Gold award for implementation of quality treatment, care coordination for heart attack patients Hutch Regional has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus recognition for its commitment to offering rapid, research-based care to people experiencing a specific type of […]

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Is Nationally Recognized for Its Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients. Hutchinson Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according […]

Dr. Jonna Jenkins to join Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System as Chief Nursing Officer

Dr. Jonna Jenkins, Chief Nursing Officer of Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, looking at the camera and smiling with a dark grey blue background.

Jonna Jenkins, Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.), will join Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS) as Chief Nursing Officer effective July 6. In this position, Jonna will coordinate with internal and external team members to continue delivery of high quality and professional services at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. Jonna has a Master’s Degree in Science and […]