May 7-13 is National Hospital Week, an opportunity to recognize the health care workers, hospitals, and health systems that improve and save lives in our communities. This year is especially important among our rural hospital communities as we recognize and celebrate the selfless health care workers who continue striving to provide great care to patients
May 6 – 12 is National Nurses Week, a time to celebrate the nurses who advance the health and safety of our community. Every year, National Nurses Week takes place during the week of Florence Nightingale’s birthday to celebrate the health care professionals who embody Nightingale’s tireless efforts to better patients’ lives. Nightingale’s efforts laid
Vanessa Ulrich began her nursing career with Columbus Community Hospital in 2013 and has advanced her career within the hospital to become the outpatient manager and take on a mentor role for other nurses. After earning her associate’s degree from Blinn College and becoming a registered nurse, Vanessa had multiple job offers in the
Kelli Krpec practically grew up in Columbus Community Hospital. Her mother worked as a medical records specialist in the hospital for 20 years, and her stepfather was a pediatrician. This near-daily exposure to health care, combined with high school health courses, fostered an interest in a nursing career that led Kelli to earn her
After initially studying to become an engineer, Zane Brown was inspired by his father’s stories and experiences as a nurse and decided to follow in his father’s footsteps. Zane began his nursing career in Victoria in 2009 before choosing to work closer to home and joining Columbus Community Hospital’s ER staff in 2012. “I’ve
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
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.
March 30 is Doctors’ Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate all our incredible physicians. Doctors’ Day is an opportunity to acknowledge and thank our physicians who care for our community in our hospital and clinics. And, it’s an opportunity to recognize doctors’ many medical advancements and their continuous efforts to improve modern health care.
2022 marks Columbus Community Hospital's 75th year of membership in the Texas Hospital Association. On July 13, John Hawkins, THA president and CEO, presented Columbus Community Hospital with an award for its 75 years of membership in the association. CCH has “reached a significant milestone,” said Hawkins, “and we are grateful for your long-term membership
Press Release: Columbus Community Hospital Named Among Country’s Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals
Fourth year in a row CCH has achieved this honor Feb. 15, 2022 -- Columbus Community Hospital was recently named one of the top 100 rural and community hospitals in the country for 2022. This is the fourth year in a row CCH has achieved this honor. James Vanek, CEOColumbus Community Hospital “The