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  Foundation Scholarship Deadline April 15
The Foundation is currently accepting and reviewing scholarship applications for our spring awards. Two scholarships will be awarded in the spring, each in the amount of $500. Students of any age currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a school or program which provides a course of study leading to a degree or a certificate in the areas of study in the medical or allied health field are invited to apply here.
  38 Performers to Take the Stage at Variety Show
Auditions were recently held for West Holt Medical Services Foundation upcoming Variety Show Fundraiser. Judges Tana OíNeill, Karen Nollette and Jarrod Hamik observed and scored each act based on familiarity with their song/dance/skit, enthusiasm and expression, movement and gestures, keeping with the music, costume, and evidence of preparation. Fourteen acts, a total of thirty-eight performers were given a golden ticket to advance to the live shows...
  Patient Portal Discussed at Atkinson Senior Center
West Holt Medical Services provides free educational presentations and screenings once a month at the Atkinson Senior Center. This month Information Technologists Courtney Laetsch and Karrie Neptune discussed the benefits of using Patient Portal. The Patient Portal at West Holt Medical Services is an online platform that provides patients free, fast and secure access to their medical information. Whether patients want to schedule an appointment or review their latest test results...
The Beat Goes On with WHMS Cardiac Rehab
West Holt Medical Services celebrates the life-saving impact of cardiac rehab during National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week February 12-18. National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week was initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) to recognize cardiac rehabilitationís contribution to the improvement of the health and physical performance of individuals at risk for heart disease and/or those individuals diagnosed with heart disease or dysfunction...

Seeking Talent Acts to Perform in Variety Show Fundraiser  
West Holt Medical Services Foundation is looking for musicians, singers, dancers, gymnasts, comedy skits, or novelty acts to perform in its second annual Variety Show Fundraiser on March 18 and 19.
Audition applications are due by February 20 to be considered for auditions on March 1 and 2 from 6:00-9:00 pm...



Nollette, Pacha and Mincer Join Foundation Board of Directors
Since 1982, West Holt Medical Services Foundationís Board of Directors has provided financial foresight, oversight, and insight for the fundraising efforts of the Foundation. The Foundation Board of Directors is happy to announce the election of board members, Shirli Pacha, Curie Mincer, and Karen Nollette each for a three-year term...


Hospital Receives Level IV Trauma Designation
The Trauma Program at WHMS is proud to announce its re-designation as a Level IV Trauma Center. This means that when a patient comes to West Holt Memorial Hospital with a medical trauma, the staff are well-trained, equipped and have the proper protocols in place to stabilize the patient to admit here or transfer them to a Level I, II, or III facility if needed...
Health Care Career Day Held

West Holt Medical Services hosted its annual Health Care Career Day on Friday, January 27. Eleven students from West Holt High School and Stuart High School attended. The day began with a welcome from Chief Executive Officer, Bradley Pfeifer. Jessica Prussa, Foundation and Marketing Director facilitated a behind-the-scenes tour of each department...

Hospital and Foundation Board Members Receive Training at WHMS Retreat

West Holt Medical Services hosted a Board of Director's retreat on January 20 and 21 at Divot's Conference Center in Norfolk, NE. "The Retreat was a great educational experience for our Hospital and Foundation Board Members. It gave us...


Same Day Appointments

Same Day Appointments Now Available at West Holt Medical Clinic

West Holt Medical Clinic now offers Same Day Appointments as a convenient, cost-effective way for patients to receive medical care for their minor injuries and illnesses. Patients can make a Same Day Appointment for their cold, cough...





Donation Provides New Treatment Options for Therapy Patients Read More


Jackie Meyer
Licensed Independent
Mental Health Practitioner



Behavioral Health Services Now Available at WHMS
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Hospital Reports 10 Years of Positive Financial Performance Read More



Grateful Patient Gives Back to West Holt Medical Services Foundation Read More  


Florist Donates to WHMS Mammography Program Read More  


Schaaf honored with NHA Caring Kind Award Read More  


Hospital Employees Graduate from Leadership Academy Program Read More  

Generosity of Donors Helps Cardiopulmonary Services Read More  

New Equipment in Emergency Room Enhances Patient's Experience Read More  
  West Holt Medical Services Awards Scholarships Read More  

Jarrod Wiegman, M.D. will join West Holt Medical Services October 1, 2016  Read More  

Katherine Wiegman, M.D. will join West Holt Medical Services December 1, 2016  Read More  
  Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards  Read More  

Bradley Pfeifer Earns Top Healthcare Management Credential and Early Careerist Award  Read More  


Be Prepared to Show Your Photo ID to Help Guard Against Medical Identity Theft  Read More  

Markita Klinger Receives Shining Star Award  Read More  




Annual Community Appreciation BBQ Date and Entertainment Announced  Read More  

West Holt Medical Services Foundation awards West Holt Medical Services Diagnostic Imaging Department with funds  Read More  

West Holt Medical Services Foundation receives $1,675 from the  women's group, Atkinson-Ettes, for the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.  

Are you TIREd of Cancer? Read how the West Holt Medical Services Relay for Life Team, the West Holt Lifesavers, are raising money  Read More  

West Holt Medical Services Foundation Receives Donation from Long-time Donors Nick and Carissa Konrad  Read More  

West Holt Medical Services Hosts Area 3rd Graders for a Day in the Life of a Patient  View Photo Album  

West Holt Medical Services Hosts Healthcare Career Day for Area High School Juniors  View Photo Album  

West Holt Medical Services Foundation Announces Winners for Variety Show  Read More  

Chris Batenhorst Receives Shining Star Award  Read More  


West Holt Medical Services Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Screenings  Read More  

Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Director Paula Davis Shares Tips during Sleep Awareness Week  Read More  
  Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards  Read More  

Paula Davis Receives Shining Star Award Read More  

Diagnostic Imaging Receives Accreditation  Read More  

New-Car Dealers Breathe Life into WHMS CPR Training Program Read More  

West Holt Medical Services Expands Sports Medicine Services  Read More  

West Holt Medical Services Foundation Announces Auditions for Variety Show Read More  

2015 was a busy year for West Holt Medical Services.  Click here to see all our news stories for 2015.




News Archives - 2015, 2014, 2013 and Before