Great Plains Health

  • North Platte



Facility Information

Based in North Platte, Nebraska, Great Plains Health is a fully independent, community-owned, 116-bed acute care regional medical center serving west central Nebraska and northern Kansas. With over 100 physicians representing nearly 30 medical specialties, the Great Plains Health system offers advanced medical services, including heart and vascular, wound healing center with hyperbaric chamber, full service cancer center and Level 2 neonatal intensive care unit. Our system includes 19 hospital-based clinics, an urgent care, family medicine and pediatrics. Our providers perform outreach in 24 critical access hospitals in Nebraska and Kansas. Great Plains Health is a level III trauma center with all of its emergency room physicians board certified in emergency medicine.

Great Plains Health completed a $100 million building project featuring design to create a safe environment for patients and an efficient environment for staff.  Features include spacious private rooms, conference facilities and café and the latest technology.

The system employs more than 1000 employees, has over 100 volunteers and serves a geographic area spanning approximately 16,000 square miles.

Great Plains Health is accredited by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality and is home to a cancer center that is accredited as a Commission on Cancer center through the American College of Surgeons and an accredited QOPI Certified facility through the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, a level 2 bariatric surgery program, and a stroke center that has earned the Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, the Target: Type 2 Honor Roll, and the GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® Stroke quality achievement awards from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The Leapfrog Group has named Great Plains Health a Top Rural Hospital and has awarded an “A” rating six times to GPHealth.