CEO Blog

Alisa Pahls

Pahls Joins SCMH Staff

SMITH CENTER, Kan. – Smith County Memorial Hospital is once again expanding services. Alisa Pahls recently joined the staff as a full-time occupational therapist. She began work in the hospital’s…

Dr. Stacey Dimitt

SCMH Says Farewell to Dr. Dimitt

SMITH CENTER, Kan. – Dr. Stacey Dimitt and her family will be relocating to New Mexico at the end of the year. Dimitt let hospital and clinic staffs know of…

Fall Is In the Air

There’s an old saying – “Be careful what you ask for”. To an extent, I think that could be true of the weather recently. All of us are prone to…

SCMH Cafe Chef Steve Smith

SMCH Cafe to Open to Public Oct. 1

Healthy and delicious food aimed at healing is the goal of Chef Stephen Smith who operates the café at Smith County Memorial Hospital. The café, which has been available only…

Front Door SCMH

We’re Still Working On It

Last month we celebrated the dedication of the new Smith County Memorial Hospital and discussed the successful move to the new facility a few days later. We were able to…

ER with Laura Kingsbury

Stepping On Class Scheduled for September

Smith County Memorial Hospital is sponsoring its second Stepping On workshop beginning Sept. 20. Stepping On is a free seven-week workshop to help people remain independent, increase confidence and prevent…

Overmiller and Conant Help Move

WE DID IT!!

Many of you joined us on Sunday, August 5 as we celebrated the completion of our new facility. Dr. Justin Overmiller, Chief of the Medical Staff, Kenton Weltmer, Chairman of…

Almost There

Throughout the course of our building project, I have written these columns to highlight developments and progress towards completion of the new hospital. Many of you have told me, either…

We Know We’re Getting Closer When…

June 1, 2018 | Allen Van Driel, CEO For well over a year now, construction has been underway on the new Smith County Memorial Hospital and Family Practice. Milestones have…