Kimball Health Services
505 South Burg St.
Kimball, NE 69145
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- Emergency Room
- Physician's Clinic
- Physical Therapy
- Swing Bed
- In-house Imaging
- Computerized Radiography
- Outpatient Treatment
- Nursing Services
Hours of OperationThe Kimball Health Services Emergency Department provides service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon.
Kimball Health Services, Nebraska's first Basic Level Trauma Center, is a state-of-the-art 20-bed critical access hospital and rural health clinic in Kimball. Our experienced medical staff provide acute care, emergency care, surgery, physical therapy, swing bed services and a variety of outpatient services including nuclear medicine, endoscopy, mobile MRI, in-house CAT scanning, and bone density scanning. Our physician’s clinic on the hospital campus offers a full range of family health care services.
Kimball is located along Interstate 80 in the Nebraska Panhandle, just one hour from Cheyenne and 2 1/2 hours from Denver.
Kimball Health Services Provides Community Benefits
Nebraska’s hospitals provided nearly $828 million in community benefits in fiscal year (FY) 2008, according to a recent report by the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA).
Of the 85 NHA member hospitals, 69 participated in the 2009 Nebraska Hospitals Community Benefits Report.
Locally, Kimball Health Services provided $221,450 in community benefits to more than 1,139 residents in FY 2008 (the most current year for which data is available).
“In addition to being a major employer in Kimball and providing essential health care services, Kimball Health Services annually provides community benefits such as health screenings, immunizations, free and reduced-cost clinics and vital health care services to patients who were unable to pay,” said Julie Schnell, Kimball Health Services CEO. “This report quantifies the enormous positive impact Nebraska’s hospitals and our local facility has on improving health and quality of life, within and beyond hospital walls.”
During FY 2008, Kimball Health Services:
• Provided more than $221,450 in total community benefits to local residents;
• Provided more than $180,048 in uncompensated care to patients who were unable to pay for health care services. This does not include $559,053 in write offs for bad debt;
• Offered more than $21,733 in free or reduced-fee community-based programs to ensure healthier children, safer environments, earlier detection of disease, and access to quality health care services;
• Supplied the community with health care programs and services, such as the Kimball Community Health Fair, flu clinics, sports physicals, health career camp for children, various educational workshops; and
• Served more than 1,139 residents through various programs and services.
“Our staff of caregivers and hospital employees provide a vital service to our community, 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” Schnell said. “The report demonstrates how we and all of Nebraska’s hospitals go far beyond the delivery of traditional hospital care and help make our state a better place to live, work, learn and grow,”
For a complete copy of the 2009 Nebraska Hospitals Community Benefits Report visit www.nhanet.org.