Harlan County Health System in Alma, NE has expanded their services, providing local, around-the-clock treatment for patients through telemedicine, to better serve some of our most time critical patients. Our new telestroke and acute neurology service, acute pulmonary service and acute cardiology service from Teledigm Health and Bryan Telemedicine will help us provide state-of-the-art care […]

HCHS Installing New HVAC System

Our maintenance team has recently been working with Rutt’s Heating & Air to get a new HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system installed in our facility! The goal of these systems is to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality. Along with this system, we’re adding two negative pressure rooms, one in the […]

HCHS Receives Brand-New Inpatient Beds & Mattresses

HCHS Inpatient Rooms Get Upgraded   We are pleased to announce that all of our patient beds and mattresses have been replaced with brand-new, top-of-the-line Hill Rom ones! These new beds and mattresses are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including an integrated nurse communication system built right in. This will allow us to improve patient care […]

Public Service Announcement – Mask Requirements

Harlan County Health System Public Service Announcement May 24, 2021   Subject: CDC Mask Guidance Changes   Recently, the CDC announced updated guidance for individuals who have been fully vaccinated, including the lifting of mask wearing indoors and physical distancing. For information on this guidance, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html#vaccinated.   However, the CDC still recommends the […]

HCHS Laboratory Receives New Chemistry Analyzer

HCHS is pleased to announce that our Laboratory Department received a brand-new, state-of-the-art chemistry analyzer machine. The new machine gives us the capabilities to add additional testing for Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, CRP, CK, and Covid antibody testing. We are also now running high sensitivity troponin which will better allow providers to see changes in […]

CEO of HCHS Interviews with NBC News Producer Regarding Harlan County’s Pandemic Success

  Harlan County is a community unlike any other and on March 2 that was proven to be exactly right. Harlan County Health System’s CEO, Dr. Patrick Auman, was interviewed by Senior National Coordinating Producer, Al Henkel, of NBC News on Harlan County’s triumph through the COVID pandemic. It’s now been a year since this […]