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Rutherford Hospital Incorporated

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288 South Ridgecrest Avenue Rutherfordton NC 28139 USA


Rutherford hospital's mission is to compassionately improve the health and well-being of our patients.


The hospital provides outpatient services. With improved technology, many less invasive surgical procedures are now being performed on an outpatient basis. The hospital's outpatient surgeries include general, oncology, orthopedic, plastic, podiatric, urology, gastroenterology, gynecology, ophthalmology, ear, nose, and throat surgery. During fy 2013, there were 47,889 outpatient visits and 37,325 emergency department visits. Also, the hospital had 1368 observation admissions.

the hospital provides inpatient services including surgical procedures, an intensive care unit, and the birth place. General surgeons provide a full range of consulting, diagnostic, and treatment services. The icu is specifically designed to provide ongoing, intensive nursing attention for those who are seriously ill or injured or who suffer from complex health conditions. The birth place offers comfort, privacy, peace of mind, and flexibility to its patients, as well as educational classes for expectant families. Inpatient floors utilize hourly rounding to ensure the patient progress and needs are continually monitored. During fy 2013, 6049 patients received inpatient services.

rutherford regional has twelve physician practices to serve the community's surgical, family practice, and psychiatric needs. The hospital has been honored four times as a thompson company 100 top performance improvement leader facility. Education department makes health fairs, education, and support available to our community. Some of the activities offered include classes for expectant mothers and their families, safe sitter courses, support groups for those experiencing particular illnesses, freedom from smoking classes, the lifeline program, diabetes education, and cpr/first aid training.

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