Mission: The hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, and emergency care services, making a difference in the lives of the people we serve by providing positive life-changing experiences.
Programs: The mission of ohio county is to make a difference in the lives of others by caring, serving, and educating individuals relative to their specific health needs. We believe that through these actions, the general health of ohio county hospital is the frontline of community healthcare, providing a safety net 24 hours a day through our inpatient, outpatient and emergency services. In order to meet the changing needs of the community and improve the access to health care, we have expanded our services to include primary care and specialty physician practices. And while patients benefit from our being close by, ultimately it is the whole community that prospers from our presence. The hospital's positive impact on the community extends well beyond the four walls of the facility. Our community benefit includes not only the cost of providing care to the uninsured and indigent but also by identifying unmet community or public health needs and seeking to address them. Examples of such efforts including supplying childhood immunization vaccines to our local health department at no charge. Becoming a smoke-free facility, and offering free smoking cessation courses several times a year to all community members. Ohio county hospital was the founding member of a local health coalition whose focus is to implement preventative health activities to combat the lack of physical activity and the prevelence of obesity in our area. Whether it's through the people we employ, the local businesses we use, or the charities and community activities we support, we are committed to making the ohio county are a healthier place to live and work. During 2013, the hospital provided health care services to ohio county kentucky and surrounding areas, including inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services. Ohio county hospital provided $679,776 of charity care through its charity care program. In addition, they provided $35,533 worth of professional fees and $7,711 of hospital/physician clinic services that were not reimbursed by any state programs.