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Onaga Community Hospital receives redesignation as a Level IV Trauma Center

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Onaga Community Hospital receives redesignation as a Level IV Trauma Center

Posted On: February 20, 2024 by Community HealthCare System in: General, News

Onaga Community Hospital has been recertified as a Level IV Trauma Center by The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE).   Designated trauma centers are evaluated every three years to assure they meet all essential criteria and certify trauma care capability and institutional performance as determined by the American College of Surgeons and endorsed by the Kansas Advisory Council. “This achievement is hard-earned as the requirements are rigorous to verify adequate processes, protocols, training and resources in place to provide high quality, evidence-based trauma care for the best possible outcome,” said Mindy Olberding, Chief Nursing Officer.  “I am so proud of our trauma team, Dr. Marcus Weiser, Trauma Medical Director at the time of designation, Tiffany Ronnebaum, Trauma Coordinator, Lacey Niehues, Trauma data specialist and all of the acute nursing and emergency room staff and providers for achieving this designation. The work and
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