Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Commissioners Get Hospital Update

To Cut Costs, New Hospital Getting More Of A Stucco Look

 

June 23, 2022

Daria Anderson-Faden

Kimball Health Services officials hope the demolition company from Colorado will resume work this week at the new hospital site.

Ken Hunter, CEO of Kimball Health Services, updated the Kimball County Commissioners on Tuesday about operations and provided some general information on the financial situation of the hospital as well as the construction and demolition at the site of the future hospital.

"We had a good year," Hunter said. "We have been in the black for the whole year."

He said the hospital is "continuing to experience all the effects of inflation. It is concerning, but I don't think anything can be done (about it)."

He said the clinic is averaging 3-4 ER patients a day, and the clinic is busy.

Hunter tol...



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