“Lace up and Hit the Road”

          Tora Knaus, PTA at HCHS Rehabilitation Running is one of the easiest and most convenient forms of exercise as no expensive equipment or gym membership is necessary to begin to improve your health.  It is also the 2nd most effective exercise in terms of calories burned per minute!  Which means…..more benefits in less time!  […]

Parkinson’s Disease and LSVT BIG

  Mindy DeJonge, OTR/L, LSVT BIG When we hear the term “therapy”, most of us think of an injury and utilizing therapy to get rehabilitated from that injury.  Therapy is being utilized for many illnesses as well, including Parkinson’s Disease (PD).  Studies have proven that Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy can greatly help/improve functions for those who […]

HCHS Leadership Graduate Kendra Graf

Each year, health care professionals from across Nebraska come together for the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) Leadership Institute, a 10-month program designed to instruct, inspire and invigorate. Participants establish peer-to-peer connections and lifelong bonds with classmates and faculty in this program that has been developed by the Nebraska Hospital Association in 2004. Graduates from the […]

Harlan County Health System recognized in Top 20 US Critical Access Hospitals, naming them a “Best Practice” Hospital in the category of Patient Satisfaction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nCeKm6AYa0&feature=youtu.be The 20 highest ranked critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by iVantage Health Analytics, were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Harlan County Health System merited a Top 20 Best Pr…actices in Patient Satisfaction designation from the National Rural Health Association; this means that the hospital was ranked […]