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Mayo Clinic Pulmonary Conference in Homer PDF Print E-mail

South Peninsula Hospital will host the 2014 Mayo Clinic Update on Pulmonary Care Conference on July 25-27 at beautiful Lands End in Homer, Alaska.  This conference utilizes the expertise of leading Mayo Clinic physician researchers and will feature 18 presentations on common clinical topics, including pulmonary embolism, pulmonary infections, management of common respiratory problems, COPD, asthma and lung cancer. The conference schedule  includes ample free time to enjoy all that Homer has to offer: fishing, hiking, kayaking, glaciers, shopping and more.

Intended for pulmonologists, intensivists, hospitalists, internal medicine, family practice and emergency medicine physicians, thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons, as well as mid-level providers.  Visit the conference website for complete course offerings, CME information and registration information. 

 

 
Orthopedic Care Offered PDF Print E-mail

 Adcox smallDr. Adcox, orthopedic surgeon, offers a full range of orthopedic services including sports medicine, orthopedic surgeries, total joint replacements and care of cervical and lumbar spinal disorders.

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Health Needs Assessment Completed PDF Print E-mail

South Peninsula Hospital is one of numerous partnering agencies working together to improve community health in our local MAPP coalition (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership).  MAPP utilizes a local health needs assessment as the foundation of a community health improvement plan, and has just completed the 2013 comprehensive health needs assessment.  The hospital's assessment report can be viewed here, or visit the project website at www.mappofskp.net to download a copy.  In addition to participating at the local level to address the findings prioritized by the community through MAPP, South Peninsula Hospital is working to address many of the findings in ways unique to hospital mission and capacity.  An SPH Implementation Strategy was approved at the Board of Directors meeting in June, 2014, which outlines some of those actions.

 
Greg Hough, MD, now offering Surgical Services PDF Print E-mail
HoughGreg Hough, MD, provides a full range of surgical services, including the most current of minimally invasive procedures and advanced laparoscopic procedures.  He offers consult and surgery for conditions involving the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, colon, liver, pancreas and rectum.
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Diabetes Education Now Offered PDF Print E-mail

South Peninsula Hospital is pleased to offer Diabetes Self Management education, accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.  Program offerings include fun, dynamic group classes or private, individual consultations.

Topics addressed include healthy eating, blood sugar patterns, staying active, developing coping skills, understanding medications, decreasing risks and goal setting.

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