Three South Central Kansas Medical Center physicians are relocating their clinic practices from the medical center campus to Winfield Medical Arts. Dr. Tyson Blatchford, general surgeon; Dr. Perry Lin, obstetrics and gynecology;...Read More
South Central Kansas Medical Center administrators fielded serious questions from Arkansas City Mayor Dan Jurkovich and City Manager Nick Hernandez during the Sept. 28 meeting of the SCKMC Board of Trustees. The questions came...Read More
In a Sept. 19 update to the City Commission of Arkansas City, South Central Kansas Medical Center officials reported the hospital would be scaling back its laboratory outreach program. “That’s probably not something we’re going...Read More
Ark City Police Department officers and staff spent several days this week at DARE Camp, teaching middle schoolers about drugs, alcohol and bullying. School Resource Officer Chase Hobart, who is assigned to Arkansas City Middle...Read More
May is home to two of the nation’s largest health care recognition weeks, National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week. South Central Kansas Medical Center recently held events for both of these special occasions. National...Read More
After five years as Arkansas City’s first full-time OB/GYN, Dr. Perry Lin is expanding his practice to a second location. In addition to his established practice through the SCKMC Specialty Clinic, located on the South Central...Read More
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...Read More
A prescription discount program that could offer significant out-of-pocket savings to some patients has been approved for implementation at South Central Kansas Clinic. The federal program is called 340B and it has been in place...Read More
The year 2016 began with tremors felt in Arkansas City. A group of more than 20 earthquakes in and around Fairview, Oklahoma, included two significant quakes that were felt right here at home. The strongest of them topped out at...Read More
Finances continue to be a central concern for staff at South Central Kansas Medical Center, City of Arkansas City officials and citizens at large. During the Oct. 20 Board of Trustees meeting, several key factors in SCKMC’s...Read More
The City of Arkansas City was notified Oct. 6 by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. that the lease rental revenue bond rating for the Arkansas City Public Building Commission will be upgraded from Caa1, with a negative outlook, to...Read More
Dr. Rhonda Green, who practices medicine at South Central Kansas Clinic, has announced publicly that Dec. 16 will be her last day of seeing patients in Arkansas City. “I did not come to this decision lightly. I’ve thought...Read More
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