Here we are, beginning a new year at Edwards County Hospital
and Healthcare Center. Looking back at
2016, I can’t help but feel we were very blessed by the regeneration of trust
and support from our community. As we
witnessed this commitment from you, we smiled, rolled up our sleeves and got
busy making a few commitments back to you.
We promised to provide quality care you could trust and
expect, and we have. We promised to
start bringing in more specialty services so you could receive specialized
services in the comfort of your home community (and keep you off the road a
bit) and we did so by doubling our offering of specialty services. And we plan
to double that again in 2017. We
upgraded equipment in Nursing, EMS, Lab, Radiology, Rehab Services, and in our
Wellness Center, all to continue to improve the quality of care we provide.
In 2017, we aren’t slowing down in our promise to continue
to grow and meet the health and wellness needs of our community. We plan to work hard to eliminate barriers to
healthcare for all of our Edwards County residents and visitors. We are committed to growing our relationship
with Pratt Regional Medical Center, and continue unifying access to primary
healthcare in Edwards County. The employees
of ECHHC will continue to grow their presence in the community through serving
in various volunteer roles. We are
committed to continue updating our equipment and patient care resources. We will do all of this with you
and because of you.
Thanks for a great 2016, and here’s to even more amazing
year in 2017.
Jimmie Hansel, PHD, CEO