Good Samaritan Hospital (Dayton)

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Good Samaritan Hospital
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Location Dayton, Ohio, USA
Care system Private
Hospital type Academic, acute care short stay
Affiliated university Boonshoft School of Medicine of Wright State University
Standards JCAHO accreditation
Magnet[1] status
Beds 577[2]
Founded 1932
Website Good Samaritan Hospital
Other links List of hospitals in the United States

Good Samaritan Hospital is a full-service hospital on the west side of Dayton, Ohio. The hospital has 3,300 employees and 577 beds.[3] Good Samaritan Hospital as won numerous awards and is constantly recognized for its excellence in health care delivery and safety by places such as U.S. News & World Report, HealthGrades, and others.[4] The hospital is a teaching hospital with the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University as the affiliated university. The hospital is a part of Premier Health Partners. The Dayton Heart and Vascular Hospital is owned by Good Samaritan Hospital and is located on the hospital's main campus.


In 1928, the city of Dayton partnered with the Sisters of Charity in Cincinnati to raise $1 million to construct the hospital. The hospital was completed four years later. In 1975, the hospital expanded by adding its south wing. In 2003, Samaritan Pavilion was opened and included an emergency department, intensive care unit, and two additional surgical suites.[5]

The hospital opened Samaritan North Health Center in 1995, at the time the largest outpatient care center in the country. Good Samaritan Hospital acquired Dayton Heart Hospital in May 2008. The Dayton Heart Hospital is now located on the Good Samaritan Hospital main campus.[6]

Awards and recognition[edit]

From 2009 to 2012 the hospital received the following HealthGrades honors:

  • 2009 - 2011 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence[7]
  • 2010 - 2012 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award[8]
  • 2009 - 2011 Pulmonary Care Excellence Award[9]
  • 2011 Critical Care Excellence Award[10]

In 2012, the hospital was rated in the Top 10 in Ohio for Cardiology by HealthGrades. HealthGrades also placed the hospital at Five Star Rated in Cardiology Services, Treatment of Heart Attack & Heart Failure, Treatment of Pneumonia, Treatment of Sepsis, Treatment of Respiratory failure.[11]

In 2006 and 2008, they were received the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.[12]

The Hospital was rated #1 in Ohio for vascular surgery and best in Dayton for joint replacement surgery in 2010.[13]

Good Samaritan Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals for Cardiovascular care by Thomson Healthcare.[14]

GSH was named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top-rated hospitals in the nation for respiratory disorders care in its 20th annual Best Hospitals issue in 2009. U.S.[15]

The hospital also was recognized for its top national rankings for clinical quality with five-star ratings in nine categories: Total Knee Replacement Surgery, Carotid Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Bypass, Overall Pulmonary Services, Treatment of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Failure, Treatment of Pneumonia, Treatment of Respiratory Failure and Treatment of Sepsis.[16]

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