Tag: ACRH

Weeks after the Allen County Regional Hospital began operating under a lease with Saint Luke’s Health System, a newly reorganized Board of Trustees gathered for the first time Monday.  The members were the same, but…

If it weren’t for two sizable grants, Allen County’s hospital would be in a world of hurt.  The hospital received $518,00 through the federal government’s recent CARES Act and another $100,000 from the state of…

When Jaye Zirjacks first started working in Home Health and Hospice nearly 20 years ago, it took weeks to process an order for a patient to receive services.  Her job was to write up a…

Polly Barker remembers “dressing up like a spaceman” to treat HIV/AIDS patients in 1981, when she was a student nurse. Fear and uncertainty surrounded the new disease, and healthcare professionals took extra precautions with personal…

For the second time in a year, Allen County Regional Hospital had to turn away patients because of internet connection problems. ACRH was unable to send digital images for about five days because of a…

Allen County Regional Hospital has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and the Kansas Department of Health for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect…

Allen County Regional Hospital should come under the control of Saint Luke’s Health System by April 1. That’s the tentative start date announced by ACRH Board of Trustees Tuesday night. Hospital officials have agreed to…

Although Allen County Regional Hospital continues to keep fewer inpatients overnight it is mostly able to offset those losses in other areas, hospital trustees heard Tuesday night from Larry Peterson, chief financial officer and interim…

Allen County Regional Hospital will pursue a possible lease with Saint Luke’s Health System. The board of trustees Tuesday signed a letter of intent to allow Saint Luke’s to review its facilities and operations, and…

Hazel Ebberts told Iola Sorosis Club members March 11 about growing up in her native England. Ebberts, a physical therapist as Allen County Regional Hospital, is the daughter of a chef and stay-at-home-mother, with two…