Five Things You May Not Know About Wickenburg Community Hospital

  1. Wickenburg Community Hospital (WCH) is proud to announce the near completion of 1002178_151467948393061_1630590608_nfund raising efforts to build a new diagnostic and surgical wing. This addition will enable the hospital to offer a variety of surgical procedures together with associated rehabilitation at the hospital. These offerings will make living here a lot more convenient for the residents of Wickenburg and surrounding communities.
  2. WCH is a designated Level IV Trauma Center, making the hospital a participant in a coordinated and integrated system of trauma care through-out the entire state. The nursing staff and ER physicians have received advanced specialized trauma training and are certified in (TNCC) Trauma Nursing Core Course and (ATLS) Advance Trauma Life Support.
  3. For the last 12 years, the Medical Imaging department at WCH has been on the cutting edge of technology and services. One of the most important services they offer comes from their  Breast Center. Their Full Field Digital Mammography system with Computer Aided Detection provides detailed images like never before.  Along with providing same day imaging and interpretation, they were the first hospital in Arizona to provide dense breast evaluation with new software specifically designed for that purpose. Their Breast Center also has achieved the designation of a “Breast Center of Excellence”.   Another first for WCH as the only hospital in Arizona to achieve this designation.
  4. WCH was recognized earlier this month for their “Process and Leadership in Worksite Health and Wellness Promotion.”  There were over 100 nominations in this category and the hospital was one of five recipients.  The event took place at the Arizona Biltmore and was sponsored by the Wellness Council of Arizona (Welcoaz.)  Welcoaz is a recognized health leader and resource for worksite health promotion in Arizona.
  5. Physical therapists are highly trained professionals who specialize in human movement. The therapists at WCH are dedicated to providing rehabilitation needs associated with most movement-related conditions.  However, many people are unaware they also offer rehabilitation for the acute and subacute inpatient setting!  Their “Swing Bed” program is designed to provide high-level rehabilitation services for individuals with rehabilitation needs that extend beyond an “acute” hospital stay (72 hours). Some examples of people who qualify for our Swing Bed program include: Post-surgical care, motor vehicle accident-related injuries, stroke or brain injuries, exacerbation of chronic conditions and falls.