Pushmataha Hospital Swing Bed Program is a hospital-based skilled-care program designed to help you if you are no longer in need of acute care in a hospital, but still need more rehabilitation before you return home.

Even if you have received inpatient care or surgery at another hospital, you can choose Pushmataha Hospital for swing bed care.

Stays are anticipated to be short-term and can be utilized for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to:

Extended antibiotic therapy
Heart disease
Joint replacement and other surgeries
Newly diagnosed diabetics
Respiratory diseases
Other debilitating conditions

Our swing bed program is geared toward patients on Medicare, as this is a covered benefit. However, we can accommodate people of all ages, as some insurance companies may also cover this service.

Benefits of the Pushmataha Hospital Swing Bed Program

Recovery is in a safe and secure environment, close to home.

Skilled nurses and physicians are available 24 hours a day.

Access to health care specialists, including: physical therapists, speech therapists, respiratory therapists, and dieticians.

Discharge planning services to arrange for Home Health therapies, nursing, supportive care and other services you may need when you return home.

Coordinated team services are provided to help address nutrition, pain and medical management while your strength and function improves enough to return home.

Arranging a stay

Anyone (family, parents or hospital staff) may contact the Pushmataha Hospital regarding our swing bed program. Patients currently at another hospital can ask to coordinate a transfer to Pushmataha Hospital swing bed program.

Patients need a physician's referral to be eligible for our swing bed program. Patients must also have a three-night qualifying stay in a hospital setting to be Medicare eligible.

Contact us today to make a referral at 580-298-3341.

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At Pushmataha Hospital we strive for excellence in everything we do. We provide quality care to all citizens of all ages. We are looking foward to meeting the changing health care needs of Antlers and the surrounding area. At the same time, we are a stable organization that is financially sound. We involve all of our medical staff through good communication. We support them by trying to meet their professional needs in training, equipment and services. We emphasize good communication with all county citizens who support us financially and through the use of our services. We care about and support our employees through training and education who in turn are caring and committed to our patients and our organization.