PMC, upriver residents lose phone service Wednesday due to cut line

MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office notified residents that a 200-pair phone line was severed late Tuesday at the junction of County Road 8 and Highway 13, affecting service for residences and businesses north of County Rd. 8, including Pioneers Hospital and south (upriver) on County Road 8. CenturyLink technicians were en route […]

Meeker board strikes down former hospital lot rezoning

MEEKER I The Town of Meeker’s board meeting was filled to bursting Tuesday as concerned citizens gathered to express their opinions on a request to rezone the old hospital lot. The parcel, located at Third and Cleveland streets, is currently zoned as a single family residential lot, but a request by the Eastern Rio Blanco […]

Free sports physicals at PMC on Aug. 11

MEEKER I Free sports physicals will be offered by Pioneers Medical Center on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at Pioneers Medical Center Clinic. All Barone Middle School and Meeker High School athletes must have a physical to participate in any sport. Students and their parents can obtain the paperwork at the clinic at the […]

Free BMS, MHS physicals set

MEEKER I Free sports physicals will be offered by Pioneers Medical Center on Tuesday Aug. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Thursday Aug. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pioneers Medical Center Clinic. All Barone Middle School and Meeker High School athletes must have a physical to participate in any sport. Students […]

Letter to the Editor: Changes to Medicare billing at PMC

Dear Editor: This is an important letter to inform Medicare patients about a change in the Medicare Billing Process. Pioneers Medical Center diligently works with Medicare to get patient claims filed and paid. We strive to keep patients apprised of their account status.

Pioneers Medical Center recognizes its volunteers

MEEKER I April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week, which is a great time to recognize the wonderful people who bring a smile or lend a helping hand to the patients, residents and staff at Pioneers Medical Center (PMC).

Dr. Asem Bakkar, general surgeon, joins PMC staff

MEEKER I Pioneers Medical Center (PMC) is welcoming a new general surgeon this week as Dr. Mohammad Asem Bakkar, who prefers the use of his middle name, Asem, began seeing patients on Wednesday.

Pioneers Medical Center to roll with new oncology, orthopedics

MEEKER I Oncology care and orthopedic services are the two newest healthcare services available in Meeker. “In 2012, our community said oncology and orthopedic care were specialty services they would like to have,” said Ken Harman, CEO of Pioneers Medical Center. “As we built the new facility, we took these needs into consideration, and we […]

Foot clinic Tuesday

MEEKER I Pioneers Medical Center Home Health will be offering its monthly Foot Clinic at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at The Pines Apartments, 875 Water St. A certified nurse assistant will trim toenails, provide skin care and check blood pressures. Persons found to have circulatory or foot problems will be referred to a physician. Please […]

PMC ribbon-cutting…

The community is invited to take part in the ribbon-cutting celebration for the new Pioneers Medical Center on Saturday.

Letter to the Editor: Great care at PMC

Dear Editor: I can never express my thanks and appreciation to all those who kindly ministered to my recovery at Pioneers Medical Center. You all touched my heart.

PMC foot clinic scheduled for Tuesday

MEEKER | Pioneers Medical Center Home Health will be offering its monthly foot clinic at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at The Pines Apartments, 875 Water St.