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New MRI Unit Arrives at Prowers Medical Center

New MRI Unit Arrives at Prowers Medical Center

  The long-awaited MRI unit, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, arrived at Prowers Medical Center this past Tuesday, November 16th.  Amber Rider, Project Manager for Prowers Medical Center, provided a detailed tour of the new offices and suites that will accommodate the 10,000-pound imaging unit and associated equipment.   MRIs help providers diagnose various diseases and injuries, […]

Prowers County Shares in DoLA Energy Impact Grant Awards

Prowers County Shares in DoLA Energy Impact Grant Awards

    Denver, CO – March 18 – The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) through the Division of Local Government (DLG) recently awarded $13.28M for 27 Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Fund (EIAF) Tier II grants for a wide range of projects across the state. Among them are the towns of Mancos and Bennet, Prowers […]

Prowers Medical Center - MRI Project Notice

Prowers Medical Center – MRI Project Notice

  Prowers Medical Center is undergoing renovations!  Some very exciting happenings are underway at Prowers Medical Center. We are preparing to begin construction on a new in-house MRI over the next several months. This project will wrap up numerous significant updates to our imaging department to ensure we have the very best imaging technology available […]

PMC Board Upgrading Equipment, New COVID Testing Schedule

PMC Board Upgrading Equipment, New COVID Testing Schedule

    Following a discussion on the replacement of aging equipment, the Prowers Medical Center board of directors decided to lease newer upgrades of both their proposed MRI unit and their nuclear medical camera. PMC, Chief Financial Officer, Steve Gilgan, explained during the August 26th meeting, that the current nuclear camera is 30 years old […]

PMC Update for Prowers County Commissioners

PMC Update for Prowers County Commissioners

    Craig Loveless, Chief Executive Officer of Prowers Medical Center, shared the latest developments at the hospital with Prowers County Commissioners this past Tuesday, August 20th. Loveless said the transition to the end of summer has been mostly routine, but there has been activity with the annual back-to-school vaccines and sports physicals. “This is […]

PMC Foundation Gala Honors Frederick Esgar

PMC Foundation Gala Honors Frederick Esgar

    Frederick Esgar, a staunch supporter of Prowers Medical Center, was honored and remembered during the annual Foundation Gala this past Friday, May 11th. The event was two-fold, honoring a man who devoted his time between his family and his community by offering financial support for numerous activities for many years and to help […]

Lamar Council Okays Public Hearing Requests

Lamar Council Okays Public Hearing Requests

    Two public hearings were conducted for local Loaf ‘N Jug stores, #057 and #058 at 1107 South Main Street and 300 North Main Street in Lamar. Both stores requested a Liquor Permit Application for Modification of Premise for each operation to add more shelving and refrigeration to their respective locations.  The move follows […]

Orthopedic Surgery Soon Available at Prowers Medical Center

Orthopedic Surgery Soon Available at Prowers Medical Center

    Craig Loveless, Chief Executive Officer of Prowers Medical Center, told the Prowers County Commissioners during their meeting, Tuesday, January 15th, that, “An agreement is in place,” to bring an orthopedic surgeon to the hospital sometime in February.  The exact date hasn’t been announced at this time, but following a training period with hospital […]

PMC Adding New Radiology Services for Local Care

PMC Adding New Radiology Services for Local Care

    The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors decided to allocate $1.5M for a new MRI and Mammography machine, an upgrade the directors have been considering for a while. The directors also moved to provide access to a mobile PET scanner which will be available on the campus two days a week. The current […]

PMC Nearing Completion of Expansion Project, Dr. Smith Leaving for Temporary Reserves Deployment

PMC Nearing Completion of Expansion Project, Dr. Smith Leaving for Temporary Reserves Deployment

Craig Loveless, Prowers Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, provided a mix of informational updates for the Prowers County Commissioners on Monday, May 23rd.  He recapped the efforts required to place the new HVAC system atop the hospital several weeks ago and had been fearful the project would be delayed.  “The crane wasn’t able to leave […]