Mission: Our mission as part of a catholic health care system is to further the healing ministry of jesus by continually improving the health and well-being of all people, especially the poor, in the communities we serve.
Programs: St. Joseph health system (sjhs) provides a substantial portion of its services to the elderly and poor. During the fiscal year ending june 30, 2017, approximately 52. 6% of the value of services rendered were to elderly patients under the medicare program, and approximately 18. 8% of the services were provided to patients who were deemed eligible under state, county, or health system financial assistance guidelines. St. Joseph health system actively provides funding and resources to promote health screenings, wellness activities, and various other health education programs in communities we serve, targeting schools, women's health seminars, health & wellness screens, as well as the general public. Community benefits are programs or activities that provide treatments and/or promote health and healing as a response to identified community needs. In efforts to promote healthy living, st. Joseph health system has made available many programs to the community. See schedule h for details. During the fiscal year ending june 30, 2017, our hospital treated 1,662 inpatient adults and children in the community for the total of 3,845 patient days of service. The hospital also provided services to 81,789 outpatients, including 1,629 outpatient surgery patients and 17,973 emergency room visits.