Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy Occupy New Space

The rehabilitation department (physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy) at FCH is expanding.  Due to sustained growth in all three areas, added staffing and equipment, and an increase in patient visits of about 20% every year the past 2-3 years, the Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy offices and treatment areas will be moved into … Read more

FCH Welcomes Jennifer Swantek, Psychiatric APRN-BH Provider

Jennifer Swantek is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) providing mental healthcare and psychiatric services to patients across the lifespan. She is qualified in carrying out mental health assessments, diagnosing psychiatric illnesses; patient and family education and prescribing a treatment plan, including psychiatric medications. Swantek completed her undergraduate education at University of Nebraska Medical Center … Read more

Board Chair Deb Hoarty Receives Award from Nebraska Hospital Association

The NHA Executive Committee established the NHA Trustee of the Year Award to recognize the outstanding contributions of a hospital trustee who has contributed to enhancing the overall quality of health care services provided to their community; contributed to the continued viability of their organization through leadership in diversification and new ventures, merger, affiliation, restructuring, … Read more

FCH Staff, Kim Taylor, receives Nebraska Hospital Association’s Caring Kind Award

For many years, the Nebraska Hospital Association has been honored to bestow awards to Nebraska health care employees who have risen to the top by providing service excellence and dedication to their profession. These award recipients commit themselves to the betterment of their hospitals and health systems, their customers, their co-workers and their communities. FCH … Read more

Welcoming Abra Robbins, Family Physician

Fillmore County Medical Center (Clinic) and Fillmore County Hospital are thrilled to welcome Dr. Abra Robbins and her family in November as she begins her career as a full-time family physician.  She will join the medical staff at Fillmore County Hospital as the second physician to join this Fall, following Dr. Allie Swanson who started … Read more

Welcoming Family Physician, Dr. Allie Swanson

  Starting September, the Fillmore County Medical Center (FCMC) and the Fillmore County Hospital (FCH) look forward to welcoming Allie Swanson, M.D.  Allie and her husband, Zach, both Nebraska natives.  They were raised on family farms and look forward to joining the Geneva community. They have a one-year old son, Augustine. Allie grew up in … Read more

FCH Welcomes Rheumatologist, Dr. Rasha Alqadi

Dr. Alqadi will be starting July 17th and offering appointments monthly via Telemedicine. Dr. Alqadi specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of systemic autoimmune diseases and diseases causing pain, swelling, and stiffness in muscles, bones, joints and ligaments. Dr. Alqadi manages a broad range of general and complex rheumatological conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and … Read more

Orthopaedic Surgeon Specializing in Upper Extremity Joining Fillmore County Hospital

Fillmore County Hospital is honored to announce that a second orthopaedic surgeon will be joining the team of Dr. Travis Stoner, Natasha Frei, PA, and Maggie Johnson, PA.  Dr. Melissa Lawrence, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the hand and upper extremity, will be joining FCH’s Touchstone Orthopaedic Team as a full-time physician on August 1st. … Read more