Monthly Archives: April 2023

Columbus Community Hospital Celebrates our Dedicated Auxiliary Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

This week we celebrate and recognize the selfless dedication our volunteers have shown our hospital and the entire Columbus region. Our auxiliary volunteers have donated over 3,500 volunteer hours since May 2022, and have collectively volunteered nearly 240,000 hours at Columbus Community Hospital since 1980. Top row, left to right:  Debra Cummings, Yolanda

By |2023-04-19T18:52:45-05:00April 19th, 2023|Recognition, Uncategorized|

Columbus Community Hospital Earns National Recognition of Work to Advance Care in the Columbus Region

For the fifth year in a row, Columbus Community Hospital has been named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital in the country by Michael Topchik, National Leader, the Chartis Center for Rural Health. This recognition affirms the hospital’s work to build a better health and wellness future for Columbus and surrounding communities.

By |2023-04-18T17:05:14-05:00April 18th, 2023|Recognition|

Successful High-Risk Delivery Demonstrates Expertise and Skill of Rural Hospitals

55-Year-old Mother Delivers Baby at Columbus Community Hospital As a mother of four, Shirley Behrens knew that another journey through parenthood with a fifth child would be challenging and rewarding, and her experience as a local business owner taught her that having the right team around her is essential for success. She knew she needed

By |2023-04-17T22:32:33-05:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

High-Risk Delivery Demonstrates Expertise of Rural Hospitals and Providers

55-year old patient delivers healthy baby at Columbus Community Hospital A rural hospital’s maternity team celebrated the birth of a healthy baby boy this week following a 55-year-old patient’s successful C-section delivery. Shirley Behrens, of La Grange, gave birth April 13 at Columbus Community Hospital, located about 70 miles east of Houston in Columbus. Behrens

By |2023-04-17T21:34:15-05:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Columbus Community Hospital Welcomes Jennifer Emmel, PA

Columbus Community Hospital is excited to welcome a new member to its growing team as Jennifer Emmel, PA joins the medical practice. Emmel has practiced as a physician assistant in Texas for nearly 14 years, performing all aspects of patient care, and brings with her a passion for advancing care in thriving communities like

By |2023-04-05T20:58:55-05:00April 5th, 2023|Expansion, Primary Care|

Columbus Community Hospital

Columbus Community Hospital is proud to serve the Columbus community and the broader region. As rural hospitals struggle, Columbus Community Hospital continues to grow and provide high-quality services patients can trust.

The National Rural Health Association has named CCH a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital in the country. In 2021, NRHA named CCH a Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital.

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