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

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Cheryl Tira

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, January 2019 Cheryl Tira, director of Information Systems at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), didn’t set out to have a career in health care. But over the course of her career, she’s worked in three hospitals in… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Cheryl Tira

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Sue Deyke

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 Sue Deyke’s career in nursing started with a little help from a friend. Like many teenagers, Deyke went to college not really knowing what she wanted to do. She knew she wanted something in math… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Sue Deyke

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Julie Baumgart

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 Julie Baumgart, PharmD, RP, started working at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) more than 30 years ago, right after graduating from the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy. She’s been here ever since. Over the years,… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Health Care – Julie Baumgart

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Kimberly Eisenmann

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 For Kimberly Eisenmann, RN, BSN, nursing was an obvious career choice because it combined two of the things she loved. “I just really liked the science of medicine and working with people,” she said. “That’s what got… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Kimberly Eisenmann

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Korie Whitmore

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2018 It all started with a summer job. While she was growing up in Shelby, Nebraska, Korie Whitmore, RN, had planned to become an elementary school teacher. Then a summer job in high school changed Whitmore’s career… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Korie Whitmore

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Dona J. Kudron

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, October 2018 Dona J. Kudron, BSN, RN, knew what she wanted to do, right from the start. “I was a born caregiver – I knew that I always wanted to take care of people,” she said. Now, as… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Dona J. Kudron