Hays Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital formed by the 1991 merger of two religiously affiliated facilities, and provides the only tertiary level services in the region. The organization's Vision Statement, developed collaboratively with local and regional physicians, hospital administrators and community board representatives, was refined to a single core purpose: "To Help People Be Healthy," and an overriding goal: "To Be the Best Tertiary Care Center in Rural America.". Outpatient Surgery
A number of procedures that previously were available only on an in-patient basis can be performed on an out-patient basis without an overnight stay. These minor surgery services are available from Southwind Surgical and include:
* Minor skin surgery
* Laparoscopic surgery
* Endoscopies (EGDs,Colonoscopies,Gastrostomy Tube)
* Hernia Repairs
Although not expected,should any complications arise,the life-saving equipment and back-up services of Hays Medical Center are available within seconds.
Family and friends are welcome to be with the patient before and shortly after surgery. Then,recover in the comfort and privacy of home.