Spotlight on Houston & Henry: Health Care

Six hospitals serve residents and visitors of Houston and Henry counties

Southeast Health.

Southeast Health

Southeast Health is a nonprofit community health system in Dothan. The hospital maintains 425 beds and has 3,000 employees. Southeast Health offers clinical, surgical and diagnostic care for patients across the region.

Physicians at Southeast Health recently performed the hospital’s 250th successful Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement procedure.

In addition, Forbes magazine added Southeast Health to its list of Best-in-State Employers for 2022, an award presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The award was based on reviews by employees.

Flowers Hospital.

Flowers Hospital

Flowers Hospital in Dothan is a regional medical referral center. With 235 beds, the hospital offers a range of medical services, including in- and out-patient care, emergency care and diagnostic and surgical care.

The hospital in 2022 introduced PeriWatch Vigilance, an AI-based maternal-fetal early warning system, to improve health outcomes for mothers during labor and delivery. PeriWatch monitors fetal heart rate, contractions, labor and mothers’ vital signs to identify potential crises.

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The hospital delivers more than 1,400 infants annually.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan

Encompass Health offers inpatient rehabilitation care for patients in Dothan and the surrounding Wiregrass Region. Medical services provided in the 56-room facility include amputee and stroke rehabilitation, joint replacement and cardiac care, as well as care for patients suffering from a variety of conditions, from diabetes, cancer and arthritis to burns, neurological disorders, trauma and hip fractures. The facility employs 200 people.

Noland Hospital Dothan

Noland Hospital in Dothan, housed inside Southeast Health Medical Center, offers pulmonary care, infectious disease management, wound care and treatment for patients with complex conditions such as head and spinal injuries, multi-system organ failure and renal failure.

Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center

Laurel Oaks offers acute psychiatric hospitalization and intensive, longer-term residential treatment for youngsters ages 4 to 18. The center treats patients suffering from severe psychiatric disorders, mild or moderate intellectual disabilities and cognitive delays, high-risk behaviors, as well as abuse and neglect.

SpectraCare Health Systems

SpectraCare Health Systems, based in Dothan, is a public non-profit corporation that provides mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse services. SpectraCare recently announced its plans to open a mental health crisis center this year in Dothan.

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