Box Butte General Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital with 25-beds for all patient types – acute, observation, swing, intensive care, and OB, with a staff of over 250 employees providing a variety of services, including:
24/7 Emergency Department; Orthopedic Surgery; Laboratory; Medical Imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET, Mammography, Advanced Ultrasound Imaging, Bone Density/DEXA Scan); Diabetic Education; Dialysis; Obstetrics, Infusion, Rehabilitation (including Cardiac-Pulmonary Rehab, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sports Rehab and Speech Therapy); Respiratory Therapy; ElectroDiagnostics; Wound Care; Respite Care; Swing Bed and Behavioral Health.
BBGH offers a variety of outpatient services through its Michael F. Essay, Sr. Specialty Clinic. Current specialties offered include: Behavioral Health, Cardiology; Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, General Surgery, Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Podiatry.
The Hospital also has seven Greater Nebraska Medical & Surgical Services (GNMSS) clinics. Four of them are in the Medical Arts Plaza in Alliance: Family Medicine; Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine; Orthopedic Foot & Ankle; and Urology. Two satellite GNMSS primary care clinics are located in Hemingford and Hyannis: the Hemingford Clinic and the Hyannis Clinic (located in the Cow Country Health Center).
The Hemingford Clinic operated by Box Butte General Hospital, 812 Laramie, is staffed by a general practitioner and physician assistants. For more information call (308) 487-3322 or fax (308) 487-3323.
The Hemingford Community Care Center is a village owned facility. It has a capacity of 33 care beds and 12 assisted living units. The home, opened in February 1990, is licensed as a Nursing Facility by the state of Nebraska. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy are also provided by the Hemingford Community Care Center.