Diagnostic Services

  • Digital diagnostic and screening mammography
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Sentinel node injections. Localizations.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear medicine imaging and testing
  • PET/CT imaging
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Computed tomography (CT) including CT colonography
  • Special procedures – biopsies, paracentesis, thoracentesis, epidural and joint injection
  • Procedures

Home Care Services

Ottumwa Regional Health Center offers home health care to residents in our Iowa ten-county area: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, eastern Marion, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello and western Washington. Our experienced nurses will provide a thorough assessment and work with your physician to set up an individualized plan of care to meet your health care needs.

We are Medicare certified and will help you in seeking reimbursement for your home health care services from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers.  The Joint Commission accredited services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with office hours 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For information, call 641-684-3136, or toll-free 1-800-933-ORHC. After hours, they can be reached by calling 641-684-2300 and ask for a Home Care Nurse.

Rehabilitation Services

The wide range of services that are provided at Ottumwa Regional Health Center include:

  • Acute Care Rehab in our inpatient hospital setting – we provide occupational and physical therapy as well as speech language pathology services following surgery, illness, accident per a physician’s order.
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services – our outpatient occupational and physical therapists and speech language pathologists provide care on an outpatient basis to patients with a wide range of diagnoses ranging in age from infant to the older adult. As part of our outpatient services, we offer sports medicine services, lymphedema therapy/treatment program, vestibular rehabilitation (for treatment in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or other vestibular diagnoses) and industrial rehabilitation services.

Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center

The Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center was created to assist patients with difficult wound-healing problems.  The center provides advanced techniques like Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and state-of-the-art wound assessment, testing and treatment for individuals suffering from chronic hard to heal wounds.  Our specialized staff has extensive training and expertise in wound healing and provides support to patients, their families and caregivers through comprehensive education programs.

The types of wounds that can benefit from our treatment include: diabetic foot ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, wounds caused by circulatory problems, pressure sores, traumatic wounds, post-radiation wounds, wounds resulting from post-op incisional breakdown, and other chronic, non-healing wounds. For more information, call 641-684-2530.

Infusion Center

The Chemotherapy Infusion Center is designed to be a comfortable and healing atmosphere with lots of natural light filtering into the center. The suite can accommodate up to eight patients at a time with as much or as little privacy as the patient chooses.  Compassionate care is provided by highly trained and specialized nurses with more than 50 years of combined oncology nursing experience.


Ottumwa Regional Health Center has a Chaplain on staff that offers spiritual support and care to all people during medical crises. If you require specific spiritual services, a chaplain can assist with this.  To reach the Chaplain, call 641-777-3104.


Hospice is a specific type of palliative care and can be arranged through your nurse and providers should that service be needed.