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At SoutheastHEALTH, the region’s premier healthcare system in Southeast Missouri, our patients receive excellent care of the highest clinical quality, close to home. Within our network are more than 50 care locations in 10 communities, including hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics representing over 30 clinical specialties and extending care for patients in a four-state area. Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau has been a trusted health care resource in the community for nearly 100 years. Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County was established in 1969 and has been under SoutheastHEALTH's management since 2013.

Southeast Hospital located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is a general, full-service, acute care hospital that provides inpatient and outpatient multispecialty care. In 2014 our hospital managed the inpatient care of over 10,000 inpatients and nearly 120,000 patient encounters in outpatient services.

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Awards and Designations

Southeast Hospital

  • Nationally Recognized with an A for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
  • Gold Seal of Approval™ by the Joint Commission
  • Recognized Nationally as High Performing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure by U.S. News & World Report
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ by HealthGrades for 5 Years in a Row
  • Ranked in Top 5 Percent in Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ by HealthGrades
  • Ranked in Top 5 Percent of Nation's Hospitals for Patients Satisfaction by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Ranked Among Best Regional Hospitals in Nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2 Years in a Row. Only Hospital in the region and among only 9 in Missouri to achieve this ranking

Breast Care & Diagnostic Center

  • Designated as Breast Imaging center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

Cancer Services (Southeast Cancer Center)

  • Radiation therapy is Accredited by the American College of Radiology

Cardiac & Vascular Services

  • Comprehensive Cardiac Center (CCC) Certification
  • Nine-time ACTION Registry/GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award from American College of Cardiology
  • Two-time GWTG Heart Failure GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll
  • American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Award
  • Designated as Missouri Level II Stroke Center by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System
  • Designated as Missouri Level I STEMI Center by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System
  • Accredited by Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
  • Accredited by Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • Cape Girardeau Facility accredited by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: One of Only 3 Accredited Programs in Region

College of Nursing & Health Sciences

  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Accredited by the Missouri State Board of Nursing

Diabetes Center

  • Diabetes Self-Management Education Recognition Certificate from the American Diabetes Association

Home Health & Hospice

  • Hospice Elite Recognition through Healthcare First
  • People’s Choice Award in Cape County 2013-2020
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission for Southeast Home Health & Southeast Hospice
  • Licensure by the State of Missouri for Southeast Home Health
  • Certification through the State of Missouri for Southeast Hospice

Imaging and Lab Services

  • Accredited in MRI, Ultrasound, CT, and Radiology by American College of Radiology
  • Accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation

Stroke Treatment/Neurosciences

  • Gold Seal of Approval™ as Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission
  • Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in Stroke by American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Designated as Missouri Level II Stroke Center by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System
  • Five-Star Rating for Stroke Treatment

Urology

  • Southeast Hospital Recognized Nationally as High Performing in Urology by U.S. News & World Report for 2 Years in a Row (2011-2012)

Pulmonology/Sleep Medicine

  • Southeast Hospital Recognized Nationally as High Performing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report (2017)
  • Cape Girardeau facility Accredited by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: One of 3 accredited programs in region
  • Sleep Diagnostic Center accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine