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Stapleton Campaign Swing Through the Southeast

Stapleton Campaign Swing Through the Southeast

  Colorado Treasurer, Walker Stapleton, visited with local constituents and local GOP representatives during a stop at Brew Unto Others in Lamar, Wednesday, June 13th. Stapleton, the current state treasurer for over seven years, is the leading Republican candidate for governor heading into the June 26th state primary.  He discussed some of the citizens’ concerns […]

Sage Brush Meadows Prepares for City Council Meeting, Briefs PEP Board

Sage Brush Meadows Prepares for City Council Meeting, Briefs PEP Board

Jillane Hixson, one of the organizers of the proposed Sage Brush Meadows skilled-care facility planned for Lamar, briefed the Prowers Economic Prosperity (PEP) board members on their progress, during the PEP monthly meeting held at the Green Garden Restaurant this past Tuesday, May 1st. Hixson stated, “We are moving forward, and the feasibility study is […]

PMC Site Plan Development Outlined

PMC Site Plan Development Outlined

    “We are developing an on-going site plan for long term issues at the hospital. Once it’s completed, the board will put it up for bid,” said Prowers Medical Center, Chief Executive Officer, Craig Loveless.  He listed several areas that will be addressed as he briefed the Prowers County Commissioners during their meeting on […]

High Plains Clinic Observes National Health Center Week

High Plains Clinic Observes National Health Center Week

The Prowers County Commissioners received a guided tour of the High Plains Community Health Center campus this past Wednesday, August 16th, accompanied by the Center’s Executive Director, Eric Niemeyer, Marija Weeden-Osborn –Alternative Payment and Care Model Manager Colorado Community Health Network out of Denver, Shae Emick – Vice President of Operations and Laurie Dimitt, Vice […]

Southern Colorado Economic Development Summary

Southern Colorado Economic Development Summary

The 2017 CEDS, available on the Prowers County website, offers specific information on county demographics. This includes population and income trends for residents, climate and cultural information and assessments for such areas as housing, education, infrastructure and industry sectors.  It’s an analysis which also shows or strengths and weaknesses for economic growth and provides information […]

PMC Activities Highlighted for City Council

PMC Activities Highlighted for City Council

Craig Loveless, CEO for Prowers Medical Center, briefed the Lamar City Council, Monday, March 13th on the latest developments at the hospital. “Our Patient Family Advisory Council is meeting for the first time this month in an effort to improve the general health standards for our area,” he explained, adding this is part of the […]

Prowers Medical Center Receives Excellence Rating in National Standard

Prowers Medical Center Receives Excellence Rating in National Standard

“Last week Prowers Medical Center was listed as one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the nation which puts us in the top 7.5%,” stated hospital CEO, Craig Loveless. He was briefing the Prowers County Commissioners on an update of events at the hospital on Tuesday, February 21st.  Loveless explained that there are […]

Loveless Assesses PMC  Future Finances

Loveless Assesses PMC Future Finances

Prowers Medical Center, like similar hospitals across the country, may experience some financial changes next year in light of federal funding changes and potential program alterations from the new administration in Washington, DC. Chief Executive Officer, Craig Loveless, told the Prowers County Commissioners, the hospital is exploring those lines of service that can generate the […]

PMC Continues to Seek Patient Input through Health Assessment Study

PMC Continues to Seek Patient Input through Health Assessment Study

The community-wide health assessment, a collaborative effort to determine health needs in Prowers County, is continuing, according to Prowers Medical Center, Craig Loveless. The said the periodic study takes in about 160 viewpoints through online questionnaires, or roughly 2% of the county’s population.  “The hospital is also conducting a detailed, door-to-door assessment among the Spanish […]