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Becky Fisher demonstrates use of the new portable ultrasound machine which is used in diagnostic and surgical procedures. The Foundation provided $20,000 in support for this unit. Of this amount, $5,000 was provided by the Heuermann Foundation and $15,000 from other donors.

An EZ Matt Air Transfer bed was puchased by the CCH Foundation from funds raised at the annual Slice For Life Golf Benefit. The unit provides a safe and comfortable system of patient transfer. Cost of the system was $2800.00

Funds from the Foundation helped to beautify the entrance of hospital with new landscaping.

Annette Kasselman faxes medication orders as part of the ePharmacy system that provides round the clock pharmacy review of patient medications. In 2011, the CCH Foundation received a $463,000 grant from the Leona M & Harry B Helmsley Trust to support implementation of the system.

The CCH Foundation provided $1,000 towards the purchase of the ECHO Hearing Screening unit used to assess newborn's hearing. An additional $2500 was provide by the Nebraska Early Hearing Detection program.

IPad Language Cart   $1,191   Language Interpretation Machine purchased with funds from the Employees Giving Group.  This is a video and audio language interpreting service.

Steve & Stacy  - New 3-D Mammogram Machine cost $298, 165 Funds from the Foundation raise money at the annual Slice Fore Life Benefits, End of Year Campaigns, two Galas, a matching grant of $25,000 from BW Telcom, Ethel S Abbot Grant of $50,000, and an anonymous grant of $10,000 , memorials  and other fundraisers raised  just over 50% of those funds.

Elliptical Machine – purchased for Cardiac Rehab at just under $3,000 with $2,400 provided as a memorial to Vincent Marvin by his family as well as $50 memorial from the family of Willa Kealiher.

Cathy & Abby are demonstrating the new defibrillators. 2 machines were bought with 1 in ER and 1 at the Nurse’s Station The CCH Foundation provided over $36,000. Of this amount , $7,500 was provided by the Imperial Community Foundation.

The Chase County Hospital Foundation has a new Donor’s Acknowledgement Board that was made by Artistic Woodworking and will now be recognizing persons/businesses that make a monetary donation to the Foundation without receiving any goods or services.  This will be updated yearly.