Press Releases

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  • PCH Welcomes Interventional Cardiologist and Vascular Medicine Specialist, Dr. Hemantha Koduri
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Hemantha Koduri to our Outpatient Specialty Clinic in Pender. Dr. Koduri completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois’ St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, and then worked as an assistant professor of medicine and teaching hospitalist in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in […]
  • PCH Welcomes Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Steve Henao
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Steve Henao to our Hospital Outpatient Specialty Clinic in Pender. Dr. Henao obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and was a Southern Medical Association scholar. He completed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and subsequently completed his fellowship in […]
  • Pender Medical Clinics Receive 2021 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award®
    Pender Medical Clinics today announced it has been named a 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the national leader in healthcare consumer and workforce engagement. Press Ganey recognizes Pender Medical Clinics as a top-performing healthcare organization achieving the 95th percentile or above for performance in patient experience. The Press Ganey Guardian of […]
  • PCH Welcomes New Dermatology Provider, Deb Baker
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to welcome a new dermatology provider, Deb Baker, DNP, FNP-BC, to the outpatient specialty clinic in Pender. Baker will offer a wide variety of dermatological services. She will treat skin conditions of the body including eczema, acne, mole removal, skin cancer and also help patients with concerns involving the hair, […]
  • Pender Community Hospital Announces Interim CEO
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to announce Shane Schuster, current ancillary services director, will be stepping into the role of interim chief executive officer while the search for a permanent CEO continues. “I am honored to be chosen by the Pender Community Hospital Board of Directors to serve as our facilities’ interim CEO,” said Shane […]
  • Pender Community Hospital Welcomes Urologist Timothy G. Kneib, M.D., F.A.C.S.
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Timothy G. Kneib, M.D., F.A.C.S. to our Outpatient Specialty Clinic in Pender.
  • Pender Community Hospital Welcomes Hearing Instrument Specialist Melisa Sternberg
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Hearing Instrument Specialist Melisa Sternberg to our Outpatient Specialty Clinic.
  • Pender Community Hospital Welcomes Beth Wewel and Ashley Tremayne-Ziska
    Pender Community Hospital is pleased to welcome new CFO Beth Wewel, MPA, and the new director of Little Sprouts Child Development Center, Ashley Tremayne-Ziska, to the community.
  • PCH & Medical Clinics Welcomes Chelsea (Brinkman) Moore, PA-C
    Pender Community Hospital & Medical Clinics welcomes Chelsea (Brinkman) Moore, PA-C to their list of providers. She will primarily care for patients in the PCH emergency department.
  • Pender Community Hospital Honored as Top 100 Critical Access Hospital for Third Consecutive Year
    Pender Community Hospital received the 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital honor, making this the third year in a row that the healthcare system has been recognized with the distinction. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this 11thannual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of […]
  • PCH Welcomes Board Certified Surgeon Dr. Lawrence Volz
    ender Community Hospital welcomes Dr. Lawrence T. Volz, MD, FACS, of Midlands Clinic, who will provide general surgery services at the healthcare system.
  • PCH welcomes new providers
    Pender Community Hospital in Pender, NE, welcomes four new providers to supplement care offerings for patients in the communities the PCH healthcare system serves.
  • PCH Urges Community Members to Stay Home
    Pender Community Hospital & Medical Clinics urge the community to be proactive when dealing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • PCH recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital
    Pender Community Hospital in Pender, NE today announced it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
  • Pender Community Hospital Certified as a Level 4 Trauma Center
    The Nebraska Statewide Trauma System standardizes trauma care throughout the state, and a Level 4 distinction means that Pender Community Hospital can now provide basic trauma care, from treating minor traumas to stabilizing major traumas prior to transfer to a higher level of care.
  • PCH Awarded 2020 Women’s Choice Award
    ender Community Hospital announced it has received a 2020 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. Only 10% of hospitals meet the robust qualifications to achieve this certification which identifies a health care organization as a stand-out for providing superior obstetric care.