• JUNE 25, 2021
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    AVHS continues to enforce COVID-19 Prevention Protocols

    AVHS continues to enforce COVID-19 Prevention Protocols

    To continue prioritizing the safety of our patients, employees, and community, COVID-19 prevention protocols remain in place at all Artesian Valley Health System healthcare facilities. COVID-19 prevention protocols are based on guidelines per the Centers of OSHA, Medicare\Medicaid (CMS), and KDHE. These protocols include: masking, social distancing, frequent handwashing, and visitor restrictions. AVHS is asking

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    • JANUARY 25, 2021
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    Artesian Valley Health System welcomes Dr. Daniel Reimer, M.D.

    Artesian Valley Health System welcomes Dr. Daniel Reimer, M.D.

    Artesian Valley Health System in Meade, Kansas is proud to announce the addition of, Dr. Daniel Reimer, M.D. to the Meade community! Dr. Reimer will be joining fellow providers Andrew W. Schowengerdt, M.D., Patricia Miller, D.O., OB-GYN, Board-Certified Surgeon, and Fertility Specialist,  Melissa Whitney, PA-C, Stephen D. Lewia Jr., PA-C, Lottie Gleason-Garcia, APRN, and, Amanda

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    • APRIL 14, 2021
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    Meade District Hospital picked as one of the 100 top critical access hospitals, by Chartis Center for Rural Health

    Meade District Hospital picked as one of the 100 top critical access hospitals, by Chartis Center for Rural Health

    The Chartis Center for Rural Health recently released its annual list of the 100 critical access hospitals in the U.S. Hospital Strength Index, which assesses performance in eight areas: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge and financial efficiency.

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    • FEBRUARY 4, 2021
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    Dr. Miller, D.O., FACOG, NOW seeing patients at the Meade Rural Health Clinic!

    Dr. Miller, D.O., FACOG, NOW seeing patients at the Meade Rural Health Clinic!

    Artesian Valley Health System in Meade, Kansas is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Patricia Miller, D.O., FACOG. A Board-Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Surgeon, and Fertility Specialist. Dr. Miller received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. She will be providing care to all women including; well-woman exams, hormone

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    • DECEMBER 16, 2020
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    Artesian Valley Health System Welcomes New Providers!

    Artesian Valley Health System Welcomes New Providers!

    Artesian Valley Health System, in Meade, KS, is proud to announce the addition of Patricia Miller, D.O., GYN, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, surgeon, and fertility specialist. Stephen D. Lewia Jr., PA-C, a physician assistant. Amanda Schulte, APRN, FNP-BC, CEN, RRT, an advanced practice nurse practitioner, a certified emergency nurse, and a registered respiratory therapist, and coming

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    • JUNE 1, 2020
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    Meade District Hospital Recognized For Patient Safety Achievements

    Meade District Hospital Recognized For Patient Safety Achievements

      Meade, KS – Meade District Hospital is among 115 hospitals statewide being recognized for its exemplary achievements to improve patient safety.   The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC) recognized Kansas hospitals recently at the conclusion of the AHA/HRET Network—a major patient safety initiative spearheaded by the American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust (AHA/HRET) and

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