Welcome to the Oswego Community Hospital Web Site

Oswego Community Hospital is a 12 bed Critical Access Hospital located in the southeast corner of Kansas bordering Missouri and Oklahoma. The hospital has three clinics located in Oswego, Chetopa and Altamont. The hospital and clinics employs 65 people who are ready to help you with all your patient needs.

The hospital offers a broad range of services and is committed to making life better for our patients and the community. You will find competent staff in a friendly home town atmosphere ready to care for your needs.

 
New Services in Parsons and Oswego Clinic                 Rheumatologist  Dr. Shashank B. Radadiya, MD
If you are a patient with joint pain or muscle pain that is not resolving or improving by your primary care physician then ask your primary care physician for a referral to a rheumatologist.
 
Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis
It's still not clear why some people develop psoriatic arthritis and others don't. About 40 percent of people with psoriatic arthritis have a family history, which points to a genetic risk. Outside factors—including infections, injuries, and smoking—may also play a role.    Learn More

New Cardiology Services 
Oswego Community Hospital  provides care in diagnosis and treatment of many types of heart and vascular conditions. You’re invited to learn more about the Oswego Community Hospital  cardiology services by contacting either the hospital or one of our community clinics. 

Our cardiac care includes round-the-clock, seven days a week inpatient services. Our outpatient consultative services include the full range of cardiology imaging methods, individualized treatment plans and mobile technology to care for patients with heart disease. Learn More

Family Clinic in Parsons Day One

Parsons Community Clinic first day was a success. Staff were in place and ready to answer all your questions. The rooms, charts, supplies and nurses were ready. Folks from the community were in and several have called to set up appointments. Dana Kabrey, Chief Nursing Officer shared, "So glad we are open. Everyone has been working hard to get everything ready." Blaine who does all the maintenance is still tweaking a few things. Thank you Parsons and folks from the SEK area. We are glad to be in the community.  Read More


Vicki and Ron Gideon are sharing a secret.

Vicki and Ron have lived in the Oswego area for fifty years. 

"We think this is one of Oswego's best kept secrets. We have been here to visit people on one side of the facility but never on the other side of the facility.  So! When we found out it existed of course this is where we wanted to come." 

Vicki and Ron wanted a rehab program that would allow them to return home. After being dismissed for a regional facility they found they were not prepared for going home. 

"This was more than you could expect" Vicki shared.  "We loved how we were able to get in the program. Monday morning Ronnie was at the Hospital by noon we had everything and came to the hospital on Tuesday."  Read More


Come in for an evaluation. No referral needed.

Therapy can improve mobility. If you’re having trouble standing, walking or moving—no matter your age—physical therapy can help. Stretching and strengthening exercises help restore your ability to move. As a Physical Therapists  I can properly fit individuals with a cane, crutches or any other assistive device, or assess for orthotic prescription. By customizing your individual care plan, whatever activity that is important to your individual life can be practiced and adapted to ensure maximal performance and safety.

Therapy can improve your balance and prevent falls . When you begin physical therapy, you will get screened for fall risk. If you’re at high risk for falls, as a therapist I will provide exercises that safely and carefully challenge your balance as a way to mimic real-life situations. At Oswego Community Hospital we help you with exercises to improve coordination and assistive devices to help with safer walking. When the balance problem is caused by a problem in a person's vestibular system, Physical therapists can perform specific maneuvers that can quickly restore proper vestibular functioning, and reduce and eliminate symptoms of dizziness or vertigo. Learn More


Jessica Mayfield - Lab Director

Jessica Mayfield is the Lab Director at the Oswego Community Hospital.  She has worked as a Medical Technologist in the lab full time since 2007. In 2015 she changed her work status to PRN in the lab and returned to school to earn a master’s degree at Pittsburg State University. She graduated in May 2017 with her Master’s Degree. During the last two years while taking graduate classes, Jessica also taught high school life sciences at USD 247, and continued to work PRN  Read More



OCH Staff Tour LCC Nursing Program

Dan Hiben, CEO along with Dana Kabrey, Chief Nursing Office and Bill Cochran met with Dr. DeLyna  Bohnenblust the Director of nursing at Labette Community College. Dan and Dana are 1985 graduates of the program. 

Dr. Bohnenblust gave a full tour of the Sonny & Sophia Zetmeir Health Science Building facility.

Dan Hiben shared about the simulation center, "This is as close to real life as you can get and not be on the floor at a hospital."

Oswego Community Hospital receives new equipment donation in memory of Jimmy Davis
 

Bertie Davis and family in memory of her husband Jimmy Davis presented the Oswego Community Hospital with blue lift slings that fits on the current adaptive lift equipment and new bedding for the patients at the hospital.
“We would have been married 56 years on May 13th. Jimmy was in 8 different hospital stays as far back as college days.” Bertie explained. “Thanks to all the great donors we were able to do this. It is a great hospital and rehabilitation place. I have a lot of relation that has been in this hospital. We need to all do what we can.”

 Benjamin Blake, PA-S

Benjamin Blake, PA-S is a student from the Kansas City area. He is currently in his first round of clinical rotation working at the Oswego Community Clinic. Ben knew from a young age that medicine was an important part of his calling in life. When you ask him how he wants people to know him it is more than on a professional level.  For Video and to Read More Click Here

 

 

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