Avera Tyler Hospital
Avera Tyler, along with our affiliated primary care clinics and physician offices, provides you and your family with comprehensive health care - and access to extensive medical specialties - as part of the Avera Health system serving South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa. The Avera Sunrise Manor Nursing Home offers skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice and long-term care as well.
Innovative Health Care Close to Home
Across the Avera Health system, including Avera Tyler, you benefit from evidence-based care, a strong focus on your safety and comfort while you stay with us, and the best possible outcomes.
As a Christian health care ministry rooted deeply in Gospel values, we provide for the needs of the people in our region with quality, cost-effective, accessible health care services, featuring the latest technology.
You receive the same top-quality health services you'd find at major medical centers and regional referral sites, including precision diagnosis and treatment using advanced technology such as:
You and your doctor also can take advantage of Avera's innovative eCARE™ telemedicine services for 24/7 consultations and treatment from a wide range of medical specialists - all without leaving the Tyler/Lake Benton area.
When you or your loved ones face a health challenge or life with a chronic condition, you want the best possible care for your situation. Our 20-bed acute care hospital offers an array of medical, surgical and health services including 24 hour emergency room coverage.
Avera Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is a 38-bed skilled nursing facility. Seniors and disabled adults receive person-centered care and support services to achieve their highest level of independence.
Home Care & Hospice
Avera Tyler offers a full range of coordinated programs and services designed to meet the unique needs of individuals how choose to continue living at home. Highly trained professionals support patients during the illness and recovery. Hospice supports patients and families facing terminal illness.
Rehab & Wellness Center
Our physical, occupational, and speech therapists assist individual suffering from illness and injuries. We want our patients to regain the highest possible quality of life.
Wellness center memberships are available for individuals, couples or families. The options available are one month, three months, six months, and one year membership. Punch cards and daily fees are also available. Call 507-247-2257 to learn more. Hours are 4 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. daily.
Schedule a Physician Appointment
Call our scheduling receptionist at 507-247-5521 to arrange a physician appointment. Tell us the reason for your visit so we can set up the right span of time. Once you schedule an appointment, plan to arrive 15 minutes early.
We offer many outreach specialty services, with visiting physicians in specialties such as cardiology, orthopedics and sports medicine, podiatry, oncology, OB/GYN, surgery, urology optometry and ophthalmology, and psychology. For an appointment to see a visiting physician, call Avera Tyler Specialty Clinics at 507-247-5521.
Schedule a Laboratory Appointment
For most laboratory appointments, plan to arrive at 8 a.m. If you don't need to fast before your lab, arrive half an hour before your scheduled appointment.
What to Bring to Your Appointment
Be prepared to pay your insurance co-pay amount when you arrive for your visit and bring your:
- Insurance card
- Driver's license or photo identification
Avera Tyler Phone Directory
Any time you experience a medical emergency, CALL 911 immediately! Do not go to an Avera Tyler clinic.
Get prompt answers to your questions from our friendly staff:
- Ambulatory Care/Outpatient/Outreach - 507-247-5521
- Avera Sunrise Manor Nursing Home - 507-247-5521
- Business Office - Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - 507-247-5521
- Mammography & Radiology - 507-247-5521
- Medical Records - 507-247-5521
- Nurses Station - 507-247-5521
Visitor & Patient Information
Because families and caregiver networks play an important role in your health and recovery, encourage them to visit while you stay with us - they're welcome any time. Check with our staff for visitor options that best fit your recovery plan.
Find out how to prepare for your hospital stay at Avera Tyler. When you're ready to return home or when you need additional care, you benefit from our care coordination activities that connect you with in-home services, local facilities and community resources to support your recovery and next steps.
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Pay My Bill
Get more information by calling the Avera Tyler business office or our Patient Account Representative at 507-247-5521.
- All co-payments are due and payable at the time of service.
- If you receive care for a work related injury, notify the receptionist when you arrive for your appointment.
- Pay your bill online
Help us submit your claims to your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid by giving our business office accurate insurance policy information. You're also responsible for negotiating with your insurance carrier.
- All Avera Tyler providers participate in Medicare and Medicaid.
- If you're without insurance, ask us about payment plans or financial assistance to help you cover the cost of care.
Find Classes & Events
Check out health-related classes and events at Avera. Find support groups, health screenings or educational programs designed to help you live better.
Work or Volunteer at Avera
Join Avera, the Upper Midwest's health care leader, for an inspiring and exciting career. Search the possibilities below:
Avera also offers many classes for health care professionals and other opportunities for health care professionals, including programs for pharmacy residency, radiologic technology and emergency medical services.
Volunteer at Avera Tyler
Contribute your time, talents and skills by volunteering at Avera Tyler. Make a difference by serving in the hospital or related facilities, and doing a variety of things from clerical work to assisting patients. Learn how you get involved by calling 507-247-2280.
Discover Avera Tyler
Avera Tyler, formerly known as A.L. Vadheim Memorial Hospital, includes the services of several physicans and providers and offers a range of services include a 20-bed acute care facility. It is physically connected to the Avera Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, a 38-bed skilled-nursing and long-term care facility. With a tradition of service inspired by the Sisters of the PResentation and Benedictine ORders, Avera Tyler serves the health needs of southeast Minnesota and northwest Iowa with accessible, cost-effective care. Review our:
Explore life in the city of Tyler and enjoy exciting outdoor adventures in our southwest Minnesota region.
Avera Tyler Foundation
A gift to Avera Tyler continues our healing mission and helps make possible such things as state-of-the-art equipment, and programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of people and communities in the area. Specific funds support programs including ambulance, hospice, nursing home, home health, wellness and more. Call us to learn more.