About the Sheridan County Health Complex
Sheridan County Hospital was opened in 1952. The facility currently consists of an 18-bed Critical Access Hospital with an attached Rural Health Clinic (Hoxie Medical Clinic) a 35-bed long term care unit and eight (8) assisted living apartments.
SCHC is located in Hoxie, KS in northwest Kansas. Hoxie is the county seat for Sheridan County. Sheridan County is classified as a frontier county and has a population of approximately 2,550 people. Hoxie has a population of 1,250.
A National Health Service Corps Site
It is the policy of the Sheridan County Health Complex/Hoxie Medical Clinic (SCHC) to accept and treat all patients regardless of their ability to pay. We serve all patients and offer discounted fees for patients who qualify. We do not deny services based on a person’s, race, color, sex national origin, disability, religion and sexual orientation.
Sheridan County Hospital 2015 Community Benefit Report
Each year, hundreds of people seek medical services at the Sheridan County Health Complex which includes the Sheridan County Hospital, Hoxie Medical Clinic, Long Term Care Unit and Assisted Living Unit. Our staff is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all those in Sheridan County and the surrounding region. The programs and services we provide go beyond statistics and numbers, as we often serve those who do not have the means to pay for needed health care services.
The Sheridan County Health Complex provides a safety net for vulnerable populations who have no health insurance. We provide individuals with Medicare or Medicaid expert medical care and access to the latest medical technologies, despite the fact that these government programs offer fixed reimbursements that often do not fully cover the costs for the scope of care and treatment needed.
The Sheridan County Health Complex offers a variety of free or low cost educational programs, support groups and health screenings each year. We provide a variety of direct health care services that are not profitable, but fulfill a great need in the community and region. We offer educational opportunities to physicians and health professionals throughout the region. We remain active in community organizations and endeavors that benefit us all.
Sheridan County Health Complex Reports
- 2015 Sheridan County Community Health Needs Assessment
- Sheridan County Community Health Improvement Plan
“To create and maintain the kind of environment where the quality of care we provide our residents and patients is driven by the value of compassion and caring. To permeate everything we do with these values, and by so doing, strengthen our ties to each other, our residents, our patients and our community.”