Latest generation mammography equipment allow women access to this life-saving screening within their own community. Ultrasound examinations are available when further imaging is required. Certified technologists perform mammography and ultrasound procedures, and the images are read by a board-certified radiologist.
Expectant mothers need not leave home when the time for delivery arrives. Physicians from Homer and nearby Haynesville deliver their obstetrical patients in the well-equipped labor and delivery room at Homer Memorial Hospital. Women have their choice of anesthesia options, administered by certified registered nurse anesthetist.
A nursery with windows opening to the hospital's lobby allows visitors the pleasure of welcoming the community's newest citizens. A separate nursery is equipped for newborns with special needs and provides for the stabilization of those requiring transfer to a neonatal intensive care unit in a larger city.