St. Mary's Medical Center (Huntington)

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St. Mary's Medical Center
Sisters of the Pallottine Missionary Society
Geography
Location Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Organization
Care system Private
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Marshall University
Services
Emergency department Level II trauma center
Beds 393
History
Founded 1924
Links
Website http://www.st-marys.org/
Lists Hospitals in West Virginia

St. Mary's Medical Center (SMMC) is a hospital in Huntington, West Virginia, USA. It is the largest medical facility in the tri-state region wherein West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky meet. The medical center is the largest private employer in Cabell County with over 2600 employees. [1]

Academics[edit]

As a teaching facility associated with the Joan C. Edwards Marshall University School of Medicine, St. Mary's trains medical residents in several specialties. The hospital campus is home to the St. Mary's School of Nursing, the St. Mary's School of Radiologic Technology, and the St. Mary’s School of Respiratory Care. All three programs are associated with Marshall University.

Centers[edit]

St. Mary's Medical Center's new regional heart institute and emergency department opened in May 2006.

SMMC has centers in cardiac care, cancer treatment, an emergency department with a Level II Trauma Center and neuroscience.

History[edit]

On November 6, 1924, the Sisters of the Pallottine Missionary Society opened St. Mary's Hospital.[2] In August 2002, the hospital was renamed St. Mary's Medical Center. On July 9, 2012 St. Mary's opened a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week 12-bed Emergency Room in Ironton, Ohio. It contains acute and trauma rooms, imaging and lab services, and specialty doctors will rotate between the Ironton Campus and Huntington Campus. [3] [4]

Mission[edit]

The mission statement of the hospital is:

"We are inspired by the love of Christ to provide quality health care in ways which respect the
God-given dignity of each person and the sacredness of human life."

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