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Rock County Hospital

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Address: 102 East South Street, Bassett, NE 68714

Phone: (402) 684-3366  ~  Fax:(402) 684-3677

E-mail  rchospital@rockcountyhospital








Rock County Hospital was named

one of the

top 20 critical access hospitals


for quality. 



This ranking was announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) and was recognized at the NRHA's critical access hospital conference in Austin, Texas in October 2013.




Dr. John Cherry retired Monday June 2nd.  We thank him for his years of service and wish him the best in the years to come. 


You may be confident that our provider staff will continue to provide you and your family with quality medical care.  Our provider staff includes Elizabeth (Libs) Nelson, FNP-C, Shelly Herrington, APRN and Dr. Jay Allison. 


Libs Nelson is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.  Shelly Herrington, APRN, is available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Fridays.  Dr. Jay Allison is available on Fridays.  Appointments are available starting at 8a until 5p.   Call 402-684-2906 for your appointment. 





Hospital Calendar



Our 24-bed Critical Access Hospital with 24 hour 7 day a week coverage is Medicare/Medicaid approved. 


EMERGENCY ROOM always available for your

medical needs. 


Hospital Services Include:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Sandhills Wellness Center

  • Laboratory

  • Radiology

  • Full Field Digital Mammography, in-house

  • CT Scanner, sixteen slice, in-house

  • Physical Therapy-Alvin Benemerito, RPT

  • Occupational Therapy-Shanda Benemerito, OTR/L,CPAM

  • Dexa scanning (bone density testing), in-house

  • Mobile Services

          -Magnetic Resonance Imaging


On Site Specialty Clinics & Outreach Services:


  • Cardiology: Dr. Daniel McGowan, Central Nebraska Cardiology-Kearney

  • Surgery: Dr. Anthony Akainda, Avera St. Anthony's-O'Neill

  • Endoscopy: Dr. John Tubbs, Greater Sandhills Family Healthcare-Bassett

  • Sleep Disorders: Kearney Sleep Lab

  • Epidural Steroid & Joint Injections: Kearney Anesthesia Services-Kearney

  • Nebraska Heart Institute~Kearney

        -Echocardiogram (Cardiac Echo)

        -Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) Studies

        -Doppler Ultrasound Studies 

  • Complete Chiropractic: Dr. Jami Hockenbary  call 402-376-8055 to schedule an appointment

  • Balanced Body Works:  Jan Smith, massage therapy call 402-322-1272 to schedule an appointment

  • Massage therapy:  Joni Titus, Wednesdays.  Call 402-376-8055 to schedule an appointment


A full range of specialists are available via our Telehealth Network.

Scheduling Coordinator: Karyn - Phone: 402-684-3366





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