Mercy Health Foundation Fort Scott Awarded $50,000 for Ultrasound Upgrade

July 27, 2017

Mercy Health Foundation Fort Scott was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from The Timken Foundation of Canton, Ohio, to replace ultrasound equipment at the hospital.

On Monday, July 24, Jack and Joy Timken of the Timken Foundation of Canton, Ohio, toured Mercy Hospital Fort Scott and visited the imaging services area where the new equipment will be installed in fall 2017.

“We are grateful for the donation from the Timken Foundation,” said Christi Keating, Mercy Fort Scott’s chief nursing officer. “With contributions such as this, the hospital is able to use cutting-edge technology for patient diagnostics and treatment. 

The Mercy Health Foundation Fort Scott is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation which supports programming and equipment at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott. Contributions in the form of cash or check, tributes or memorials, bequests, or estate planning are always welcome.  Donations may be made online or by contacting the Mercy Foundation office at 620-223-8094.

Mercy ultrasound technologist Kristen Rank says, “the advances in imaging technology, like the new ultrasound machine, make diagnosing even more effective.”

Mercy ultrasound technologist Kristen Rank says, “the advances in imaging technology, like the new ultrasound machine, make diagnosing even more effective.”

Media Contacts

Tina Rockhold
Fort Scott, Carthage, Columbus, Joplin
Phone: 620-223-8094