Osborne County Memorial HospitalOsborne, KS
Osborne County Memorial Hospital (OCMH), a non-profit 25-bed critical access hospital, is the anchor for the County's resources. OCMH is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors appointed by the Osborne County Commissioners and is managed by The Great Plains Health Alliance, Inc. (GPHA).
The hospital, located in Osborne, Kansas serves the residents of Osborne County and surrounding communities- a service population of approximately 4,500. Established in 1958, the hospital and its staff are proud of the care provided to patients and their families. In 2005 the hospital transitioned to a critical access hospital. Licensed for 25 beds, the hospital staffs 18. With the benefit of care from family and friends our patients thrive in this environment. The hospital's inpatient census averages 67%.
To achieve excellence in rural healthcare in partnership with the communities we serve.
OCMH's mission for patient care is to achieve excellence in rural health care in partnership with the communities it serves. The hospital's foundation is in its values both as a whole and as individuals. The hospital expects the following principles to be demonstrated in the care of their patients, their families, each other, and in their behavior as individual employees:
Osborne County Memorial Hospital is committed to providing our community with modern facilities and technology. The hospital has totally digitalized its diagnostic images which include MRI, Multi-slice CT, Mammography, Nuclear Scans, and radiographs. The surgery department has state of the art equipment including high definition scopes and monitors. Equipment purchases are funded through the generosity of our community and two philanthropic organizations that have provided substantial equipment donations and improvements.
Osborne County's Communities, Osborne, Downs, Alton, Portis, and Natoma, have all benefited from the generosity of current and former residents. Examples in Osborne include a new public library, grass greens public golf course, paved runway at the airport, and a four-diamond baseball complex. The axiom of "We take care of our own" is evident throughout the county.
Osborne County Hospital's Medical Services:
Loan Repayment and Tax Incentives:
Osborne County is authorized to participate in the Rural Opportunity Zones student loan repayment and tax waivers program. Click HERE to view our Rural Opportunity Zones program offered through the Kansas Department of Commerce.
Living in Osborne County, Kansas (Population 1,431; Osborne County 3,858)
Osborne County is often referred to by visitors as a sportsman's dream. This land of rolling prairies and bluffs accompanied by the Solomon Valley River is surrounded by lakes and is a virtual playground for visitors from all over the country to hunt pheasant, deer, quail and turkey. Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, baseball, golf, spending time on biking and hiking trails, at the shooting range or bird watching Osborne County has something for every outdoorsman.
Osborne County is also a prime location for the more refined arts. From community plays to coffee house talent to the Prairie Wind Art Studio and Gallery and the annual Downs Storytelling Festival, Osborne County's offers a whirl wind of entertainment opportunities.
The primary communities that make up the bulk of Osborne County are Alton, Downs, Osborne, and Portis. These community members gathers together for several times a year for annual events such as the Osborne's Rod Run, The 4th of July free barbeque and car show, the Downs Storytelling Festival, Alton's Jubilee, Natoma's Labor Day Celebration and the Osborne County Fair.
For young families Osborne County boasts excellent school systems wining state acclimation for their successes. Excellent schools, active 4H and scouting programs and strong faith communities create safe, secure environments for families.
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