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Health Fair Exhibitors Wanted

Human Interagency Services (HIS) is looking for exhibitors for the 2017 Nuckolls County Health & Wellness Fair.  The fair will be held Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Superior High School.  Any local business or home business is welcome to have a table at this year’s fair.  HIS is focusing on movement this year with the theme “Just Move It”.  Highlights this year will be forms of exercise. …


Brodstone Partners With Local Schools

Brodstone Memorial Hospital has been working with the Lawrence-Nelson/Sandy Creek Healthcare Pathway Program.  Last semester the students had several job shadowing opportunities with a variety of departments.  Several Brodstone staff members spoke to the classroom about their careers, education and work experiences.  This semester some staff members will serve as mentors for students.  Brodstone has…


Brodstone is Recognized for Excellence

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and iVantage recognize Nebraska as having 53 hospitals reach top quartile performance status in Quality, Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Financial Strength compared to all acute care hospitals in the nation.  Brodstone was a top quartile performer in 3 of the 4 categories.  Brodstone was one of 15 rural hospitals recognized for…


2017 New Year's Baby

The first baby of 2017 at Brodstone Memorial Hospital waited until January was almost over.  Bristol Bren Carlgren was born at 7:44 a.m. on Monday, January 30, weighing in at 7 lbs. 8 oz and 20 inches long.  Proud parents are Bret & Katie Carlgren, Courtland, KS.  Bristol has a brother Brandt, age 7 and a 2 year old sister, Blakely who were also born at Brodstone.  Grandparents include Mark & Sandra…


Brodstone Holds Annual Awards Banquet

Brodstone Memorial Hospital held their Annual Employee Banquet last week.  This event was held at Superior Estates Winery.  Attendees were reminded what happened in 1976 and 1986 as those were the years that Sandra Borden and Dr. Robert Leibel were hired at Brodstone.  Those honored for their years of service were 40 years Sandra Borden; 35 years June Frasier; 30 years Dr. Robert Leibel; 20 years Jason…


Dr. Colby Fox, Physical Therapist, Joins Staff

Brodstone Memorial Hospital would like to announce an addition to the Therapy Services Department. Dr. Colby Fox has joined the staff as a physical therapist. Colby graduated from Grand Island Senior High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and graduated with his doctorate from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2010. Since then Fox has worked in…


Brodstone goes BIG with Parkinson’s Therapy

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which, according to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, afflicts as many as 1 million Americans, with about 60,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Parkinson's is a progressive disease that, among other symptoms, produces bradykinesia and hypokinesia (slow movements and small movements) in the trunk and limbs. Most often occurring in those over 50,…


Pat File Health Care Leader of the Year

It was an exciting day for Pat File, Social Services Designee, at Brodstone Memorial Hospital. She had known since the employee's banquet held in February that she was Brodstone's "caring kind" award recipient. Each quarter, Brodstone chooses an employee of the quarter. From that list of four, employees vote for the employee of the year. The employee of the year is then honored at the Nebraska Hospital…