Health Care

Health care services in Hastings continue to advance with technology, providing area residents access to high-quality medical care. Hastings health care providers offer services in nearly 50 medical and affiliated specialties, providing residents of the region an array of choices for healthcare, home health care, residential care, retirement facilities and pharmacies.

Mary Lanning Healthcare
Mary Lanning Healthcare has been caring for residents of central Nebraska and northern Kansas for over a century, offering a wide range of services including cardiac care, cancer treatment, obstetrics, critical care, diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient surgery, home health care and hospice services, pediatrics and behavioral health. Mary Lanning Healthcare provides nationally recognized medical care with a highly skilled staff consisting of more than 80 active medical staff physicians; 70 courtesy physicians; 89 allied health providers and 19 telemedicine providers.

Additionally, Mary Lanning Healthcare owns and operates five family medical clinics and 15 medical specialty clinics throughout the region. Recognized as a certified primary stroke center and one of the top inpatient rehabilitation facilities in the nation, Mary Lanning Healthcare has received several quality and care excellence awards from the American Hospital Association and the Nebraska Hospital Association. Beyond medical services and community outreach, Mary Lanning is aligned with Creighton University College of Nursing in offering a variety of post-secondary allied health programs for careers in nursing and radiology. To learn more, visit

Morrison Cancer Center
The Morrison Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer care through advanced medical and radiation oncology services. Equipped with advanced technology, the Morrison Cancer Center is one of the most progressive cancer treatment centers in the region and is conveniently located on the campus of Mary Lanning Healthcare. The skilled and experienced team of providers offers central Nebraska and northern Kansas compassionate care in a warm, inviting environment. The care delivered at the Morrison Cancer Center supports Mary Lanning Healthcare’s commitment to patients.

Here, patient- and family-friendly conveniences are complimented by some of the latest technologies and experienced professionals in the areas of medical and radiation oncology. A close relationship is built between patients, their family members and the staff at the Morrison Cancer Center, which further supports their care and treatment.

The Morrison Cancer Center offers both medical oncology and radiation therapy, allowing patients to receive all the services needed by a multidisciplinary team dedicated to their care. Patients receive personal care combined with a plan that meets their unique cancer diagnosis and the treatment. Patients learn what to expect during their treatment, common side effects and have access to a wide array of support resources.

Services available from the Morrison Cancer Center include:

  • Medical and radiation oncologists
  • On-site chemotherapy and radiation therapy provided in a comfortable setting.
  • On-site CT PET imaging, laboratory and pharmacy services.
  • Assistance with social services and resources.
  • Genetic counseling to screen for heredity or familial cancer risk.
  • Access to clinical trials.
  • Nurse Navigators to assist, support and guide patients throughout their treatment.

Research is part of our commitment to innovation, providing access to new treatments not yet universally available. MCC offers a variety of research studies on promising new therapies for patients who wish to consider this option. If a specific clinical trial is not available at the Morrison Cancer Center, we make every effort to find appropriate trials at other cancer centers. The Morrison Cancer Center providers include nationally recognized experts in oncology diagnosis and treatment; Mehmet Sitki Copur, MD FACP; Pornchai Jonglertham, MD; Thomas Zusag, MD and Carlene Springer, APRN.

Hastings Surgical Center
The Hastings Surgical Center specializes in surgical procedures where patients receive surgical care and return home without an overnight stay. A variety of surgical procedures are performed at the center. State and federal regulations require ambulatory surgery centers to be held to the same quality and safety as hospitals, so the Hastings Surgical Center provides quality medical care and uses the latest techniques for a safe and convenient environment.

The reimbursement methods are usually significantly less than any patient would experience in a hospital setting, resulting in cost savings for the patients on their out-of-pocket expenses. The professional staff of the center is committed to individualized care for each one of their patients. The family-centered, patient-focused approach results in a high degree of patient satisfaction.

Hastings Surgical Center believes the patients describe it best: “Nurses and staff were friendly and cared not only for me but also the person with me.” “Easy parking.” “Liked the price.” “Less commotion.” “It was the best service that I have had in a long time.” “Liked the relaxed atmosphere.” “It didn’t feel like a medical facility.” “Liked the attitude of the staff.” “Nurses were all exceptional.”

The center is a multi-specialty center. Specialties include gastroenterology, general surgery, retina, gynecology, maxillofacial and oral surgery, podiatry, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology, pain management, pediatric dental surgery and urology.

Good Samaritan Society – Hastings Village
Good Samaritan Society – Hastings Village is the home of Perkins Pavilion. Skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation are two services provided within Perkins.

The Center for Short-Term Rehabilitation provides 25 private rooms, a common dining room and hospital grade equipment in the Rehabilitation room. Infinity Rehabilitation staff create personalized plans to help each patient return to their home or care facility, as soon as able. Therapies available include physical, speech and occupational. Patients leaving the program may also choose to utilize the Good Samaritan Society – Home Health or the out-patient therapy program offered by Perkins Pavilion, to ensure continual good health after their stay. The staff provides excellent care to all patients, ensuring an environment where they will feel loved, valued and at peace.

Residents needing a higher level of care will find Perkins Pavilion skilled nursing to be an excellent place with compassionate staff and personal care. Their 175 beds are certified for Medicare, Medicaid and private pay.

Patient care plans are created by their physician. Care plans may include treatments, medications, dietary, therapy, home visitation and home health. Residents may also be under the guidance of hospice care during their residency at Perkins.

In addition to medical care, residents are provided spiritual, recreational and social opportunities. Residents find enjoyment with communal meals in our dining rooms, playing Bingo, making crafts and worshipping together. The warm environment in each wing provides a common living room for puzzles, visiting with guests and watching TV.

Hastings Village also offers independent senior living, housing with services and assisted living. For more information, call (402) 460-3381.