PCH receives critical COVID-19 ER equipment
June 3, 2020
Phillips County Hospital (PCH) Interim CEO Larry Putnam reported the hospital received a LUCAS mechanical chest compression device last week at no cost from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and Billings Clinic last week.
The Helmsley Charitable Trust distributed 367 LUCAS mechanical CPR devices costing $4,711,481 to small, rural hospitals in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska. 40 were distributed in Montana and northern Wyoming with 26 sent to Critical Access Hospitals, including PCH, by the Billings Clinic. PCH received one donated LUCAS devi...