Phelps Memorial Health Center

"The care was outstanding. The doctors and nurses work as a team. The food was outstanding. Holdrege is lucky to have this beautiful hospital in their community. I rate it a 5-star winner!"

- PMHC Patient

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Hazlett Selected by Governor For Early Childhood Council

Jamie Hazlett, Authorization Specialist at Phelps Memorial Health Center, has been selected by Governor Pete Ricketts to represent our region on the Early Childhood Integration Coordination Council.  This council advises and assists collaborating agencies in carrying out the provisions of the Early Intervention Act, the Quality Child Care Act, and other early childhood care and education initiatives under state supervision.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Local Medical Facilities Collaborate to Ensure Rural Healthcare Sustainability

MEDITECH 6.1 Project Collaboration

Local medical groups, including Phelps Memorial Health Center (Holdrege), Tri Valley Health System (Cambridge, Arapahoe, Indianola), Harlan County Health System (Alma), Phelps Medical Group (Holdrege) and Family Medical Specialties (Holdrege), have been in collaboration to enhance the delivery of care in their south central Nebraska communities.


Together, they are streamlining processes and sharing best practices in an effort to create a sustainable future for rural healthcare through the implementation of an electronic medical record (EMR) system (MEDITECH 6.1) with the help of Navin Haffty & Associates, a consulting firm based out of Massachusetts.


“Consumerism is at the forefront of healthcare. As we continue to focus on the entire healthcare experience, our customers will expect technology to be fully integrated and accessible when it is needed,” stated Mark Harrel, Chief Executive Officer at Phelps Memorial Health Center, “personal electronic devices have revolutionized the way we do business. Healthcare is not exempt.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Former Cardiac Rehab Patients Talk at Educational Event

Seventy people attended the "Love Your Heart" program

Dr. Tunuguntla Anu, cardiologist at Nebraska Heart Institute, was also a presenter at the event and discussed risk factors and symptoms for heart disease.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Phelps Memorial Named a Top 2018 Critical Access Hospital

by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege, Nebraska, was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.


“This achievement is very gratifying and validates our daily commitment to providing the best healthcare possible to our community, while maintaining an efficient and effective facility,” said Mark Harrel, Chief Executive Officer.

Friday, January 19, 2018

3-D Mammography Imaging Services

Phelps Memorial Health Center Upgrades Technology

Exceptional quality technology and reducing patient anxiety have always been top priorities at Phelps Memorial Health Center. State-of-the-art equipment is an expectation that we set for our Team. For the safety of our patients, our Imaging Team continuously researches options to ensure we remain proactive in relation to technology and equipment.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

From the heart. Real stories. Right here.

Why I had my first mammogram at age 36.

At the age of 36, I had my first mammogram. Not for me, but for two very sassy kids and a husband (yes, he’s sassy as well). As it turns out, there are more risk factors on the list that I had never before considered (or even knew about). No matter how busy life gets, the most important thing we can do for our family is to take care of ourselves.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Harrel, Phelps Memorial, Earn National Recognition

2017 CEO of the Year, 2017 Best Overall Performer - Critical Access Hospital

“I accept this award on behalf of our entire team. We have an outstanding team that accepts nothing but the best on a daily basis. Patients are our top priority and it shows in the objectives in which we are achieving. Our board is active, supportive and passionate about the things we are doing at Phelps Memorial. Without any one of them, Team Phelps would not be at this level we have achieved,” stated Harrel.

Friday, January 5, 2018

New Year's Baby Arrives

Phelps Memorial Welcomes Kasen Eichenberger

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Phelps Memorial Receives National Recognition

Performance Leadership in Quality

Holdrege, Nebraska, November 16, 2017 – Today, on National Rural Health Day, Phelps Memorial Health Center announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Diabetes Session Focused on Exercise

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