South Peninsula Hospital

Bob Letson, former CEO of South Peninsula Hospital. (Homer News file photo)

Former South Peninsula Hospital CEO dies of COVID-19

Bob Letson led several expansions, improvements in nearly 10 years in Homer

 

6 South Peninsula Hospital staff have tested positive for COVID-19

6 South Peninsula Hospital staff have tested positive for COVID-19

The six employees work in five different departments in the hospital.

 

South Peninsula Hospital health worker helps NYC during pandemic

South Peninsula Hospital health worker helps NYC during pandemic

“I felt like I needed to come … It was a calling. I had to go.”

 

Smith named South Peninsula Hospital CEO

Smith named South Peninsula Hospital CEO

Smith is a former Central Peninsula Hospital Chief Executive Officer

Smith named South Peninsula Hospital CEO
South Peninsula Hospital CEO Joseph Woodin attends an open house for the expanded and remodeled Homer Medical Clinic on March 30, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)

Woodin resigns as South Peninsula Hospital CEO

Woodin was appointed by the SPH Operating Board in February 2018

South Peninsula Hospital CEO Joseph Woodin attends an open house for the expanded and remodeled Homer Medical Clinic on March 30, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)
An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Photo provided)

Former SPH nurses allege age discrimination

They claim SPH management personnel planned to force the plaintiffs to leave because of their age

An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Photo provided)
An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Homer News file photo)

After complaints, state board finds Homer physical therapist didn’t violate regulations

Two complaints made against a physical therapist at South Peninsula Hospital to the state’s licensing board for therapists have been reviewed and closed. An unidentified… Continue reading

An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Homer News file photo)
An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Homer News file photo)

Assembly approves hospital boundary ballot questions

Voters in both hospital service areas will weigh in on who should pay taxes to which hospital this fall.

An aerial photo taken in 2014 shows the current South Peninsula Hospital campus. (Homer News file photo)

Few lower peninsula residents comment on hospital service area boundary move

Two proposals that would alter the boundaries of the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area are poised to make it onto the ballot this October.… Continue reading

South Kachemak Bay may have to pay taxes to South Peninsula Hospital

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to show that if the properties south of Kachemak Bay are included into the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital… Continue reading

South Kachemak Bay may have to pay taxes to South Peninsula Hospital

The boundary lines on the service areas for both the borough’s hospitals may change in the fall. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a change… Continue reading

Health clinic, hospital finances center stage in boundary debate

For the third time in four years, the community of Ninilchik is the center of a debate about who in the Kenai Peninsula Borough should… Continue reading

Public hearing on hospital boundary move set for Ninilchik

Editor's note: This story has been corrected to show that South Peninsula Hospital's revenues would be reduced under the new service areas. The public will… Continue reading

Assembly revisits hospital boundary move

The debate over who has to pay property taxes to which of the borough’s hospitals is getting into gear again. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly… Continue reading

Homer resident Jackie Kondak has her blood pressure taken by Meredith Morphew, a registered nurse at South Peninsula Hospital, during Homer’s inaugural Walk with a Doc event Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the newly completed South Peninsula Athletic and Recreation Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer residents get new program, place to exercise with SPH physicians

Dozens of residents young and old traded their boots for sneakers this past weekend for Homer’s inaugural Walk with a Doc event, a localization of… Continue reading

Homer resident Jackie Kondak has her blood pressure taken by Meredith Morphew, a registered nurse at South Peninsula Hospital, during Homer’s inaugural Walk with a Doc event Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the newly completed South Peninsula Athletic and Recreation Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
South Peninsula Hospital CEO Robert Letson poses for a photo in front of the hospital’s Bartlett Street entrance on July 9, 2016, for SPH’s 60th Anniversary Party. (Homer News file photo, Anna Frost)

South Peninsula Hospital CEO will retire next summer

South Peninsula Hospital CEO Bob Letson is leaving Homer after nearly a decade. What he’ll remember most from his time here are all the expanded… Continue reading

South Peninsula Hospital CEO Robert Letson poses for a photo in front of the hospital’s Bartlett Street entrance on July 9, 2016, for SPH’s 60th Anniversary Party. (Homer News file photo, Anna Frost)