The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Elizabeth Alexander

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, May 2019 A drive to do research led Elizabeth Alexander, MT (ASCP) to a career in health care, but chance led her to Columbus Community Hospital (CCH). Alexander has worked at CCH for nearly30 years.… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Elizabeth Alexander

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Jennifer Fjell

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, May 2019 The Wound, Ostomy and Continence (W.O.C.) Health Center at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) offers effective treatments that can help people manage wound, ostomy or continence issues. It uses evidence-based practices and advanced treatment… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Jennifer Fjell

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Bernie Hergott

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, April 2019 Bernie Hergott, director of Patient Financial Services at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), didn’t set out to have a career in health care. She’d considered teaching before she made her way into health care… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Bernie Hergott

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Chad Miller

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, April 2019 Chad Miller, director of anesthesia at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), has his grandfather to thank for his medical career. “My grandfather was a family practice physician in my hometown of Grant. He was… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Chad Miller

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Denise Tomek

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, March 2019 Denise K. Tomek, R.T. (R)(M)(QM), knew she was destined for a career in health care; it ran in the family. “My grandmother was a nurse and my mother was an EMT in Schuyler,… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Denise Tomek

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Lisa Perrin

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, March 2019 Lisa Perrin, BSN, RN, CCRP, chose to pursue a career in health care for the same reason many people do – she wanted to help people. Inspired by her aunt, who was a… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Lisa Perrin

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Nicole Blaser

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, February 2019 It was just supposed to be an afterschool job – but it would lead to a career. Nicole Blaser, MSN, RN, was just 15 when she started working in the medical records department… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Nicole Blaser