A hospital in Blytheville
, Arkansas, and one about 20 miles south in Osceola
, together comprise the only "double hospital" in Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation. The "twin birth" occurred in the 1950s when county officials decided each of the county's two seats of government should have its own hospital. The hospitals share a common history, are governed by the same board. They became part of the Baptist network in 1990.
The Blytheville facility has 168 beds.
The most advanced cancer treatment including medical and radiation oncology is at Baptist Cancer Institute-Blytheville. From early detection to radiation therapy, counseling, and many other services, Baptist Cancer Institute-Blytheville offers comprehensive programs for treating cancer. And to make treatment even easier, complimentary transportation services are offered.