NMC’s Wound Center Receives Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Accreditation

Newton Medical Center (NMC) is pleased to announce its Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center has received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). This makes NMC the first facility in Central Kansas and only the second in the state to receive this distinction. UHMS accreditation recognizes those facilities that meet or exceed the […]

NMC Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Patient Outcomes

Today, on National Rural Health Day, Newton Medical Center announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. “As a rural acute care […]

NMC Recognized for Fragility Fracture Patient Care, Earns Star Performer Recognition

Newton Medical Center (NMC) is proud to announce that it has received 2018 Star Performer recognition from the American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Own the Bone® program. A broken bone, also known as an osteoporotic or fragility fracture, is a serious complication of osteoporosis and often the first sign that a person has the disease. Unfortunately, […]

NMC Receives High 5 for Mom & Baby Renewal Recognition

Newton Medical Center (NMC) has met the requirements and received renewal of its High 5 for Mom & Baby status. The High 5 program – initiated, funded and provided at no charge to Kansas hospitals by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund – incorporates specific new maternity care procedures based on proven health benefits associated […]

Newton Medical Center Diabetes Education Program Receives National Recognition

Newton Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate. This recognition affirms that, through their diabetes self-management education program, the hospital provides high-quality education, which is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. The Association’s Education Recognition Certificate assures that educational programs meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management […]

Newton Medical Center Awarded Laboratory Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Newton Medical Center announced today it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Laboratory Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Newton Medical Center underwent a rigorous […]

Newton Medical Center Named as Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

Newton Medical Center has been named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the top performing rural and community hospitals in the country,” says Val Gleason, chief executive officer of Newton Medical Center. “This designation is a true […]

NMC Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

Newton Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15% of hospitals in the United States, have applied for and received this award. Newton Medical […]

Hayes Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management

NEWTON, Kan., (December 2, 2015) – Stefanie Hayes, MHA, CMPE, Vice President of Physician Services, has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives, the certification entity of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). “We are proud of Stefanie for this achievement,” says Steve Kelly, […]

NMC Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Outcomes

NEWTON, Kan., (November 17, 2015) – Newton Medical Center has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation. “It is an honor to receive this recognition,” says Steve Kelly, […]