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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: To serve the community with respect to providing health care services and health care education through the operation of hospital(s), clinic(s) and other such facilities as are necessary and useful in providing care, treatment and rehabilitation for the sick, injured, aged and infirm without regard to race, color, national origin or financial status. Stilwell memorial hospital provides quality health care regardless of race, creed, sex national origin, handicap, age or ability to pay. Although reimbursement for services rendered is critical to the operation and stability of stilwell memorial hospital, it is recognized that not all individuals possess the ability to purchase essential medical services and further that our mission is to serve the community with respect to providing health care services and health care education. Therefore, in keeping with this hospital's commitment to serve all members of its community: * free care and/or subsidized care, * care provided to persons cover

Programs: Stilwell memorial hospital provides quality health care regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, age or ability to pay. Although reimbursement for services rendered is critical to the operation and stability of stilwell memorial hospital, it is recognized that not all individuals possess the ability to purchase essential medical services and further that our mission is to serve the community with respect to providing health care services and health care education. Therefore, in keeping with this hospital's commitment to serve all members of its community: * free care and/or subsidized care, * care provided to persons covered by government programs at below cost, and * health care activities and programs to support the community will be considered where the need and/or and individual's inability to pay coexists. These activities will include wellness programs, community education programs, special programs for the elderly, handicapped, medically underserved, and a variety of broad community support activities. Stilwell memorial hospital served over 1,500 patients, over 7,600 emergency room visits, 6,500 home health care visits, and provided the equivalent of more than 14,000 patient days during the year ended june 30, 2014. Stilwell memorial hospital provides care to persons covered by governmental programs at below cost, recognizing its mission to the community, services are provided to both medicare and medicaid patients. To the extent reimbursement is below cost, stilwell memorial hospital recognizes these amounts as charity care in meeting its mission to the entire community. The unreimbursed value of providing care to these patients is $11,876,760. Also, in recognizing its mission to the community, stilwell memorial hospital provides services for those unable to pay. These services are unreimbursed to the hospital and the unreimbursed value of providing care to these patients is $1,863,167, of this $911,631 is identified as charity care and $911,631 is specified as bad debts. Charity care is also provided through many reduced price services and free programs throughout the year. These programs and services are chosen to meet legitimate community health center needs. The following listing of activities provides a sample of the types of programs and services offered to our community. Home health and hospital employees donated and collected enough perishable and nonperishable food items to fill and distribute approximately 75 food baskets to needy families, impacting the lives of nearly 300 individuals. The home health care department has also performed complimentary assessments and free visits as a part of their mission to the community. Free assistance is offered to patients by the business office employees, so patients may complete billing forms accurately. The hospital participates in a providing various tests and procedures at reduced prices or at no cost to the public. Such tests include, but are not limited to, prostate exams, colorectal exams, cholesterol and blood pressure checks. Hospital employees speak publicly to various groups regarding a variety of health care topics. Others are members of local civic groups and participate in community activities thereby helping to promote proper health care throughout the community. Hospital employees annually give of their time and expertise to organize and coordinate reduced cost physicals for local youths, so they may participate in athletic events. Hospital employees have adopted a section of state highway 100 west and regularly participate in the oklahoma department of transportation's "adopt-a-highway" program which contributes toward the effort of maintaining litter-free oklahoma highways. Other community services in which hospital employees participate are: the american cancer society's relay for life, which through various fund raising events employees raised and contributed more than $13,000 for the fiscal year ended june 30, 2014. Other areas of participation include dhs foster children fund and the angel tree fund.

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