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October 09, 2013

Citizens Foundation:  Donations used to improve health care

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is the largest health care organization in northwest Kansas.  CMCI's four entities include: Citizens Medical Center, Prairie Senior Living Complex, Family Center for Health Care, and Citizens Foundation.  CMCI is locally owned and operated by 270 members of our community. 

When Citizens Medical Center was built at its current location in the early 1980s, the leaders of our community understood the importance of establishing a health care system that was...

July 15, 2013

General surgery comes to CMCI 

Citizens Medical Center is adding full-time General Surgery to its line of services. This, in part, is another reason why the Colby hospital must expand. The hospital currently has two surgical suites that will need to be upgraded to accommodate this whole new line of surgical services. The purchase of surgery equipment is estimated to be $500,000 alone.

“I’m not sure the general public really knows how important adding general surgery on a full-time basis is to our region....

January 15, 2013

Citizens Medical Center in Colby has been awarded $157,000 from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation for the purchase of general surgical equipment. As the organization has recruited new physicians and a general surgeon to arrive this summer, the organization is enhancing its current surgical suites and updating needed surgical equipment. Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is currently undergoing a $1.9 million campaign to expand the clinic, Family Center for Health Care, and add full-time general, and emergency surgery.

Sue Evans, Capital Campaign Co-Chair said, “Citizens Medical Center, Inc....

January 03, 2013

Make your New Year’s Resolution to be a healthier you! Once again, the Thomas County Coalition /Wellness Committee is sponsoring health screenings and a healthy lifestyle program, “Thomas County Wellness Challenge.”

Citizens Medical Center, Inc., working in conjunction with the Thomas County Coalition, will offer health screenings in the Citizens Medical Center Specialty Clinic Lobby on January 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2014 from 6:00 am – 9:00 am. Screenings include:
Comprehensive Profile (includes a Lipid Profile, Glucose, and Complete Blood Count) –...