Mission: Legacy salmon creek hospital (lsch), established in 2005, provides acute and critical care in vancouver, with 165 licensed beds. Lsch operates adult, pediatric, and ob/gyn hospitalist programs, as well as four primary care physician practices and thirteen specialty clinics. Lsch provides a comprehensive range of inpatient, clinical and diagnostic services in numerous medical specialties and subspecialties. Lsch is part of legacy health (legacy). Our mission:our legacy is good health for our people, our patients, our communities, and our world. We will work as a team to demonstrate our values:respect - treat all people with respect and compassion service - put the needs of our patients and their families first quality - deliver outstanding clinical services within healing environments excellence - set high standards and achieve them responsibility - be good stewards of our resources, ensuring access to care for all innovation - be progressive in our thinking and actions leadership - serv
Programs: Lsch was the state of washington's first new hospital construction since 1979. The hospital opened in august 2005 with 165 licensed beds, all of which are single occupancy. Lsch provides a full array of hospital services, including surgery, diagnostics, inpatient and outpatient medical services, neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric, obstetrical, and emergency services. Lsch utilizes an electronic information system for medical records and physician order entry. Physicians are able to complete their entire patient records electronically and can remotely access patient records, including diagnostic images. In support of its mission, lsch voluntarily provides medically necessary patient care services that are discounted or free of charge to persons who have insufficient resources and/or who are uninsured. During fiscal year 2017, lsch provided financial assistance on approximately 11,770 patient accounts (of which 1,423 accounts received discounts totaling 100% of costs) and resulted in lsch incurring roughly $6,481,380 in uncompensated costs associated with this program. In addition to charity care, lsch provides services under various states' medicaid programs for financially needy patients medicare beneficiaries, and other government programs for which the cost of treating these patients exceeds the government payments received. During fiscal year 2017, lsch incurred approximately $26,184,980, $19,062,720 and $624,490 in uncompensated costs attributable to medicaid, medicare and other government programs respectively. Lsch also provides a variety of other community benefit activities such as medical education, donations to other charitable entities, research, and other health improvement services, which totaled roughly $1,346,990 during fiscal year 2017. Lsch is part of legacy, which collectively provided over $46 million, $199 million, $113 million, and $2 million in uncompensated care attributable to its financial assistance, medicaid, medicare, and other government programs, respectively, in fiscal year 2017. In addition, legacy provided over $23 million in other community benefit activities during fiscal year 2017.
lsch operates adult, pediatric, and ob/gyn hospitalist programs, as well as four primary care physician practices and thirteen specialty clinics in southwest washington. From it's opening in 2005, lsch has used an electronic health information system for medical records and physician order entry.