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 By Mo Sheldon    News    October 17, 2019

New, permanent provider at hospital, clinic

OMHC is excited to announce that Kyle Anderson, FNP-C, has joined our provider team as a permanent provider! She comes from a small community in Minnesota and looks forward to bringing her 30+ years...

 By Mo Sheldon    News    May 30, 2019

EMT shortage is critical

Last week the nation celebrated EMS week. Unfortunately, Odessa, like many rural communities, needs more EMTs. Washington’s smallest communities are among those being hurt the most. Rural areas typically don’t have enough volume to employ full...

 By Mo Sheldon    Community    April 18, 2019

Raising $$ for local health-related needs

The 2019 Odessa Healthcare Foundation’s annual wine tasting, microbrew sampling and auction is rapidly approaching. We look forward to an evening of fun and celebration, all in service of advancing healthcare in Odessa. The proceeds from the 2019...

 By Mo Sheldon    News    April 26, 2018

Wine tasting May 4

The 27th Annual Wine Tasting, Microbrew Sampling and Auction is fast approaching. On May 4, the Odessa Healthcare Foundation will be raising funds to support a special “Eldercare Package” for Quail Court Assisted Living. Two specific needs will...

 By Mo Sheldon    News    November 2, 2017

OMHC provider update

We are so excited to formally announce the arrival of Deborah Fogg, FNP-C. Debbie has experience as a provider in ER and Urgent Care, Long Term Care and in Cardiology. She comes to us from Louisiana and has moved with her adult daughter, Val. OMHC...

 By Mo Sheldon    News    September 21, 2017

Medicare benefit at Clinic

If you are new to Medicare part B within the past 12 months, you should consider calling the Odessa Clinic and making an appointment for your “Welcome to Medicare” visit. This is not a physical exam. This is an introductory visit for your...

 By Mo Sheldon    News    May 4, 2017

Foundation project 2017

The Odessa Healthcare Foundation has elected to purchase an “ER Package” consisting of a GlideScope® and a trauma stretcher. This decision was made on recommendation of the providers and in consultation with our hospital staff to best serve the...

 By Mo Sheldon    Opinion    July 21, 2016

Guest editorial

I was asked a question last week about our ads for staff and thought it might be helpful to discuss the continuing need for OMHC employees, especially in the nursing department. The workforce shortage was even a topic of discussion at a recent rural...

 By Mo Sheldon    News    April 7, 2016

Medical campus needs new phones

The Odessa Healthcare Foundation’s 25th Annual Wine Tasting, Microbrew Sampling and Auction is right around the corner. The Foundation has generously agreed to help Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center this year with the purchase of a new...

 By MO SHELDON    News    November 6, 2014

Are critical access hospitals sustainable?

The residents of Odessa face a question that is being faced by small, rural communities across country: how can we sustain local health care delivery? The fact is our local hospital, Odessa Memorial Health Care has an uncertain future. We are not...


Odessa needs more EMTs for emergencies, transports

Our community is in desperate need of additional EMTs to help serve both for 911 calls and for emergency transports to other communities for advanced levels of care. Unfortunately, the need for EMTs isn’t unique to our community. Services such as...


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