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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: We will, in the spirit of the sisters of charity, reveal god's healing love by improving the health of the individuals and communities we serve, especially those who are poor or vulnerable.

Programs: It is the philosophy of the sisters of charity of leavenworth health system, inc. And affiliated hospitals to treat patients in a non-discriminatory manner, minimize human suffering as much as possible; create a preferential option for the poor; and provide assistance to those patients who have limited financial resources. The hospital participates in the medicare and medicaid programs and as such provide care at reimbursement levels lower than charges. The difference between reimbursement from these programs and charges at established rates are included in the hospital's mission in service to the community which it operates. To that end, the hospital has instituted and participates in the following community benefit activities; provides laboratory, radiological, and pharmaceutical service at duchesne clinic. Duchesne clinic is a clinic for the care of the medically indigent. Community health services are provided at minimal or no charge: cholesteral screening, blood sugar screening, sibling preparation, lamaze childbirth classes, cancer support, group stroke support group, breast feeding support, hearing screening, cesarean birth classes, freedom from smoking, colorectal screening, nutritional counseling; hospital care: inpatient days of care, inpatient admissions, newborn deliveries, outpatient registrations, emergency room visits, clinic visits.

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