Collingsworth General Receives Highest Award for Quality Improvement
Wellington, Texas (February 20, 2019) - Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) was recognized last week with the 2018 TMF Gold Award for Hospital Quality Improvement.  This regional award was gi...
Collingsworth General Honors Employees
Wellington, Texas (December 20, 2018) - Seven employees of Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) were recognized during the hospital’s annual Christmas party for achieving employment milestone...
Dr. Pickard Now Accepting New Patients
Wellington, Texas (September 4, 2018) - West Texas native, Bethany Pickard, MD, started practicing internal medicine at Collingsworth Family Medicine last week…after spending two months getti...
Collingsworth Telemedicine Kicks Off a Success
Wellington, Texas (July 18, 2018) - Just over three weeks ago, Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) went “live” with its new telemedicine program.   “Telemedicine cases typically incl...
New Provider Joins Collingsworth Family Medicine
Wellington, Texas (July 17, 2018) - Joshua “Josh” Wright, PA-C, will start seeing patients at Collingsworth Family Medicine in early August, but he and his family already call Wellington th...
Collingsworth General "Connect" with Emergency Medicine Specialists
Wellington, Texas (June 15, 2018) - Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) is scheduled to “go live” on June 27th with a new telemedicine program that will bring emergency medicine special...
Telephone Scam Targets Medicare Beneficiaries
Wellington, Texas (March 7, 2018) - Scam artists aware of federal plans to re-issue Medicare cards are calling seniors across the country to trick them into disclosing confidential financial...
Road to a Healthier Heart is Just Steps Away
Wellington, Texas (February 7, 2018) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S., with the risk of heart disease increasing with age.  However, according t...
Texas Health Steps Keeps Collingsworth County Kids Healthy
Wellington, Texas (February 2, 2018) - Parents with children and adolescents enrolled in Medicaid and CHIPS can help to keep their family healthy through active participation in the Texas He...
Collingsworth General Celebrates Staff at Holiday Party
Wellington, Texas (December 14, 2017) - Almost 100 staff and guests of Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) and Collingsworth Family Medicine attended the annual Christmas party last Wednesd...
Collingsworth General Hosts “Active Shooter” Training Sessions
Wellington, Texas (November 20, 2017) - Almost 100 Collingsworth County residents attended training sessions on October 17th to learn the basics of how to respond to an active shooter situat...
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Staff Collingsworth Family Medicine
Wellington, Texas (November 2, 2017) - Clinic staff at Collingsworth Family Medicine were replaced by Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, much to the delight of patients and families with appoi...
Collingsworth General and Collingsworth Family Medicine Join Battle against Antibiotic Resistant Bugs
Wellington, Texas (October 2, 2017) - Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) and Collingsworth Family Medicine are participating in a Texas Medical Foundation (TMF) Health Quality Institute in...
Collingsworth General Staff Receive “Active Shooter” Training
Wellington, Texas (September 19, 2017) - Four members of the staff at Collingsworth General Hospital learned the basics of how to respond to an active shooter situation at a recent seminar i...
CGH “Swing Beds” Allow Medicare Patients to Recover Close to Home
Wellington, Texas (August 9, 2017) - A 65-year-old woman has hip replacement surgery in Amarillo, a 72-year-old man is discharged from another hospital after a stroke, an 85-year-old inpatie...
Diabetes Class Helps Patients Live Better
Wellington, Texas (July 27, 2017) - A room full of Wellington area residents attended a five-hour program July 27 to learn more about “Living Well with Diabetes.” Presented by instr...
Immunizations Part of School Readiness for Collingsworth County Parents
Wellington, Texas (July 24, 2017) - The first day of school for Collingsworth County ISD students is August 22, giving parents less than four weeks to address school supplies, clothes, after...
Practicing Summer Sun Safety Reduces Risk of Skin Cancer and Aging
Wellington, Texas (July 6, 2017) - Collingsworth County is one of the sunniest places in Texas. In fact, the sun shines in Collingsworth 73 percent of the time, more than Houston, Austin or ...
Moran Cleans Up as Collingsworth General STAR
Wellington, Texas (June 8, 2017) - Odette Moran, a housekeeper at Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH), was recently named Employee of the Month.  She received her STAR for always havin...
National Hospital Week a Time to Celebrate for Hospital and Clinic Staff
Wellington, Texas (May 17, 2017) - A week long calendar of food and games celebrating National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week began last Monday for the staff of Collingsworth General...
Hedrick Receives National Diabetes Educator Certification
Wellington, Texas (May 2, 2017) - Collingsworth County residents with diabetes have a new weapon at Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH):  hospital registered dietician Kendra Hedrick. ...
New Collingsworth Family Medicine Health Coach Named
Wellington, Texas (April 17, 2017) - If you have chronic health care condition, there is a new Coach in town who may be able to help you improve your quality of life.  Wendy Langford, L...
Patient Satisfaction at Collingsworth General Ranks Among Top 20 U.S. Hospitals
Wellington, Texas (April 12, 2017) - The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) identified Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. f...
Paul Bell Selected as Collingsworth General Employee of the Month
Wellington, Texas (April 4, 2017) - Paul Bell, director of radiology and a radiation technologist, was selected by Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) as its January 2017 Employee of the Mo...
Collingsworth General Selects Armstrong as Employee of the Year
Wellington, Texas (March 31, 2017) - Valerie Armstrong, nursing assistant at Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH), was the hospital’s biggest “STAR” in 2016 according to Candy Powell, ...
Collingsworth General Named Top 100 U.S. Hospital
Wellington, Texas (February 10, 2017) - According to a national study, Collingsworth General ranks among the top 100 critical access hospitals in the U.S.  The announcement of the 2017 awar...
Collingsworth General Celebrates 2016 Stars
Wellington, Texas (February 1, 2017) - Not all the stars in West Texas are in the night sky according to Candy Powell, administrator of Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH).  “In fact, I...
Collingsworth General Celebrates Holidays and Long Term Employees
Wellington, Texas (December 15, 2016) - Staff members of Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) and Collingsworth Family Medicine Sabine County Hospital joined together Wednesday, December 7, ...
Sever Recognized During National PA Week
Wellington, Texas (October 14, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (October 14, 2016) – The contributions of Charles Sever, PA-C, to Collingsworth General Hospital and Collingsworth Family Medicine ...
Trauma Services at Collingsworth General Awarded Perfect Score
Wellington, Texas (September 28, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (September 28, 2016) – After an lengthy process, leadership at Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) were notified in mid-Septembe...
Collingsworth General Staff Attends Hot Topics Seminar
Wellington, Texas (September 19, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (September 19, 2016) – Three Collingsworth General Hospital employees ended the summer with a “Hot Topics” seminar in Abilene...
Kelli Killian Shines as CGH Employee of the Month
Wellington, Texas (September 12, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (September 12, 2016) – Kelli Killian, RN, was recognized by Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) as the March Employee of the Mon...
Maria Torres Named Hospital Employee of the Month
Wellington, Texas (August 17, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (August 17, 2016) – Maria Torres, nursing assistant, was named employee of the month at Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) last Fe...
Many Residents Benefit from Collingsworth General Health Fair
Wellington, Texas (May 13, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (May 13, 2016) – Over 130 Collingsworth County residents and visitors participated in a annual community health fair sponsored by Colli...
Almost New Resident Named CGH January Star
Wellington, Texas (April 17, 2016) - Wellington, Texas (April 17, 2016) – Maegan Honeycutt, receptionist at Collingsworth Family Medicine, was named the employee of the month at Collingswo...
December Storm Brings New Star to CGH
Wellington, Texas (March 18, 2016) - The post-Christmas blizzard last December made the Stars at Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) shine even brighter, according to Candy Powell, hospital...
Brandy Thomas Named Hospital Employee of the Year
Wellington, Texas (March 8, 2016) - Brandy Thomas, LVN, a 16-year employee of Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) was named 2015 Employee of the Year, announced Candy Powell, administrator....
Candy Powell Shares Wellington Story with THIE
Wellington, Texas (March 3, 2016) - “Hospitals are used to responding to emergencies,” said Candy Powell, administrator of Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH), “but everyone performed...
Heart Disease Prevention the Focus of National Heart Month
Wellington, Texas (February 5, 2016) - The providers at Collingsworth Family Medicine would like to encourage everyone in Collingsworth County to “take care of your Valentine by taking car...
Rudy Garza Joins List of CGH STARs
Wellington, Texas (January 15, 2016) - Collingsworth General Hospital (CGH) named Rudy Garza Employee of the Month for October 2015.  Third time nominee and first time winner, Garza was sel...