The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ann Babel

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Ann Babel’s father became very ill when she was in middle school. He suffered several heart attacks and was in cardiac failure which led him to retire at age 49. For the next… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ann Babel

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Shari Stahl

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Shari Stahl is new to her position as director of Health Information Management (HIM) but she is not new to Columbus Community Hospital (CCH). Stahl has been in her director position about six… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Shari Stahl

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ben Dush

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Ben Dush is a runner/food service aid at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) but Dush calls himself a roller instead, in a nod to his wheelchair. (He has been in a wheelchair since childhood… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ben Dush

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Michael Hansen

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2019 Michael Hansen, Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) president and CEO, got his start in the health care field thanks to a part-time job. While he was attending Louisiana State University to get his undergraduate… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Michael Hansen

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Josh Jaeger

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2019 Like many people in health care, Josh Jaeger, PharmD, was drawn to the field because of his desire to help people. “The field of health care always interested me,” he said. “I have… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Josh Jaeger

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Chantel Sempek

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2019 Chantel Sempek was always drawn to health care. She was interested in the caring aspect of health care, because she was inspired by her mother who has been an RN for more than… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Chantel Sempek

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Esteban Coria

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2019 After he graduated high school, Esteban Coria wasn’t sure what he wanted to do. He was sure of one thing though – he wanted to use his bilingual skills to help people communicate… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Esteban Coria

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Dustin Pendergast

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2019 Dustin Pendergast never really thought about pursuing a career in health care. He did, however, always know he wanted to be in information technology (IT). With that goal in mind, Pendergast went to… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Dustin Pendergast

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Roberta Miksch

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, October 2019 Roberta Miksch is the Platte County Lifestyle Coalition coordinator and a Complete Health Improvement Program facilitator at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH). The Platte County Lifestyle Coalition (PCLC) is a local coalition made up… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Roberta Miksch

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Shannon Schneider

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, October 2019 Shannon Schneider was always interested in the medical field. However, she hadn’t planned on becoming a phlebotomist until a little help from her sister pushed her in that direction. Schneider is now the… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Shannon Schneider