Tag: SCKMC Board of Trustees

South Central Kansas Medical Center plans purchase of Winfield Medical Arts

A special meeting of the South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees has been called for Sept. 12. The 7:30 a.m. special meeting has been arranged to discuss SCKMC purchasing Winfield Medical Arts (WMA). The copies of the contracts supplied by SCKMC staff include several details that still might […]

SCKMC trustees discuss financial stability, long-term goals at board retreat

The South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees held a “mini-retreat” on July 27 to begin re-evaluating the organization’s long-term strategic plan. The retreat was facilitated by Audrey Dunkel, senior director of financial advocacy for the Kansas Hospital Association, and lasted approximately three hours following a regular board meeting. […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center finishes another profitable month

South Central Kansas Medical Center is showing profit for the second month in a row. The total revenue for March was $789,471, an increase of more than $100,000 from March 2016. SCKMC Chief Financial Officer Holly Harper credited the increase to the new Geriatric Psych Unit and a laboratory program […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary volunteers recognized

The South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary annual awards luncheon was held April 11. The event recognizes members who have shown an outstanding commitment to the hospital throughout the past year. With more than 50 active members, the organization provided a substantial impact to the hospital in 2016. SCKMC Board […]

Train Park under way: Hernandez announces restoration, fundraising plans

Big plans are being made for the train engine in Wilson Park. During the April 4 City Commission meeting, City Manager Nick Hernandez provided an update on Wilson Park master plan progress. The train was fenced off to the public recently in an effort to begin removing lead paint that […]

SCKMC reports profit in February after hospital census nearly doubles

South Central Kansas Medical Center is finally showing profit. “Right now, we’re in the black,” Chief Financial Officer Holly Harper said during Thursday morning’s meeting of the SCKMC Board of Trustees. “That’s exciting!” Last month saw $150,569 of profit, compared to a loss of $344,813 in February 2016. In addition […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center celebrates Campbell, McCorgary

South Central Kansas Medical Center has celebrated two notable retirements within the past month. Phyllis McCorgary retired as the hospital’s medical staff coordinator on Feb. 24, and Jane Campbell retired as director of quality performance and risk management on March 17. The retirees were honored with receptions attended by staff […]

SCKMC trustees acknowledge two retirements, sign Vigilias agreement

“Retirement” and “telemedicine” were the words of the day during the last meeting of the South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees. Both Jane Campbell, director of quality performance and risk management, and Phyllis McCorgary, health information services coordinator, announced their impending retirements Feb. 23. Campbell’s position will be […]

SCKMC finds another new revenue stream as Geriatric Psych Unit takes off

The South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees voted during its Jan. 26 meeting to approve an agreement that will see SKCMC facilitate laboratory services for other medical facilities. This contract specifies that SCKMC will participate in a hospital lab outreach program that is not Medicare- or Medicaid-driven, but […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center opens 2017 with Geriatric Psych Unit

With 2016 in the books, officials at South Central Kansas Medical Center have high hopes for what 2017 will bring for the hospital. By focusing on expanded service lines and improved patient access, the medical center anticipates a significant improvement to its bottom line during the next 12 months. A […]