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, […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Dr. Nick Baldetti Named Chief Quality Officer for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

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Dr. Nick Baldetti has been named Chief Quality Officer for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS). In this role, Dr. Baldetti will coordinate with executive team members to set and monitor system-wide goals for all quality initiatives while promoting HRHS’s High Reliability Journey. Dr. Baldetti received a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Wayne State […]

Dr. Mohammed Al-Halawani Named Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians

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Dr. Mohammed Al-Halawani, MD with Hutchinson Pulmonology Associates located within Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP). Fellowships are an honorary designation given to recognize a physician’s service and contribution to their field, community and the practice of medicine. The Fellowship of the American College […]

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Inpatient Rehab Unit Receives National Designation

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center’s Inpatient Rehab Unit is listed among the top 10 percent of rehabilitation facilities in the nation, earning the prestigious Top Performer Award for the fourth consecutive year. The Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), a non-profit organization headquartered in Buffalo, New York, annually selects the nation’s top rehab facilities. The […]

Reno County Health Department Discontinuing COVID Dashboard

From: Laurie MoodyReno County Communications Specialist620-694-2568 | laurie.moody@renogov.org In response to the declining COVID-19 numbers in Reno County, the Health department will discontinue their COVID dashboard, effective Monday, March 7. Active cases are currently at 18 with 54.57% of residents having received at least one dose of the vaccine. County numbers can still be viewed […]

Labor and Delivery Unit at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Receives High 5 for Mom and Baby Designation

The Labor and Delivery Unit at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center (HRMC) received its sixth consecutive “High 5 for Mom and Baby” designation, recognizing the unit’s commitment to infant and maternal health by assisting new mothers to successfully initiate and maintain breastfeeding. The United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, a statewide organization headquartered in Hutchinson, founded High […]