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Rotary Health Fair

Deeply Discounted Blood Tests Offered! Rotary Health Fair will be offering deeply discounted blood draws from October 10 through November 4 by appointment. Appointments can be made at www.rotaryhealthfair.org. Appointments are required and payment is by credit card.  Appointments are 7:30am-10:30am in Conference Room 3 at the hospital, and free flu shots will be offered […]

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End of Life community forum with Dr. Giulia Tortora

South Peninsula Hospital is hosting “End of Life Decision Making”, a free community presentation on Wednesday, September 14th to discuss living wills, medical power of attorney and medical and legal components related to end of life.

Guest presenters will be Dr. Giulia Tortora, family practice physician at Homer Medical Center and Lindsay Wolter, local estate planning attorney.

The event will be from 6-8pm at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Contact South Peninsula Hospital Community Health and Wellness office at wellness@sphosp.org or (907) 235-0285 for more information.

Click here for PDF flyer.

Watch the video recording below or at this link.

Handouts:

PDF Slides of Dr. Tortora’s presentation

Alaska POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form

Alaska Advance Health Care Directive

The Five Wishes Document

Estate Planning Handout

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Dr. Christy Martinez and Dr. Sarah Roberts named as full time hospitalists

Dr. Christy Martinez and Dr. Sarah Roberts, board certified family medicine physicians at Homer Medical Center, have accepted full time positions as hospitalists at South Peninsula Hospital. Their move from family medicine to inpatient will begin on October 1. A third hospitalist, Dr. Kira Bendixen, will be joining them in November to complete the hospitalist team.

South Peninsula Hospital shifted to a hybrid hospitalist model over three years ago, when the providers from Homer Medical started rotating week-long coverage at the hospital. This was the first step towards having dedicated hospitalists, who work exclusively in the inpatient setting. However, it has been a continuing desire of the medical staff to have a more consistent, permanent team for inpatient care. The COVID19 Pandemic challenged the hospital to increase[…]

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Welcome Joe Llenos, MD, new physician at Homer Medical Center

Joe Llenos, MD, board certified in family medicine, joins the provider team at the area’s largest primary care clinic, bringing with him over a decade of family practice experience. Dr. Llenos grew up in the Philippines, went to medical school at West Visayas State University, and did his Residency at The Institute for Family Health, […]

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Patient Protections Against Surprise Billing
You have rights and protections against surprise medical bills when getting treated by out-of-network providers, and you have a right to get a “Good Faith Estimate” for services if uninsured or not using insurance. See our Pricing and Estimates page for more detail.