Silverton Hospital

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Silverton Hospital
Silverton Hospital entrance - Silverton, Oregon.JPG
Entrance
Geography
LocationSilverton, Oregon, United States
Coordinates44°08′43″N 120°35′00″W / 44.1454°N 120.5834°W / 44.1454; -120.5834Coordinates: 44°08′43″N 120°35′00″W / 44.1454°N 120.5834°W / 44.1454; -120.5834
Organization
Care systemCommunity-owned, non-profit
Hospital typeGeneral medical and surgical
Services
Emergency departmentLevel IV trauma center
Beds48
History
Founded1917
Links
WebsiteOfficial website
ListsHospitals in Oregon

Legacy Silverton Medical Center is a non-profit regional hospital located in Silverton, Oregon. Founded in 1917, the 48-bed facility moved to its current location in 1938. The hospital includes a Level IV trauma center, a 24-hour emergency department, a birth center, and diagnostic imaging.[1]

Joined the Legacy medical group in 2017. Legacy Silverton Medical Center offers a comprehensive mix of services, many of which are not typically available in a small rural hospital, including:

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Family Birth Center
  • Foot Care Clinic
  • General Surgery
  • Lab Services
  • Nutrition Services
  • Orthopedic/Sports medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care & Infusion Services

Since 2008, Silverton Hospital earned recognition each year with the Press Ganey Summit Award,[2][3][4][5] which is give to hospitals ranked in the top 5 percent for clinical performance and patient satisfaction.[6] The hospital reported in January 2015 that ten patients had been burned during surgeries due to unfiltered halogen lights in the operating room.[7] The parent Silverton Health entered into discussion with Legacy Health in 2015 that led to a letter of intent to affiliate with the much larger Legacy hospital system.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Silverton Health. Silverton Health. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.pressganey.com/pressGaneyAwards/summitAward/2012_Recipients.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.pressganey.com/pressGaneyAwards/summitAward/2011_Recipients.aspx
  4. ^ http://www.pressganey.com/pressGaneyAwards/summitAward/2010_Recipients.aspx
  5. ^ http://www.pressganey.com/pressGaneyAwards/summitAward/2009_Recipients.aspx
  6. ^ "Summit Award". Press Ganey. Press Ganey Associates, Inc. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  7. ^ Lupkin, Sydney (January 23, 2015). "Patients Get 'Burned' During Surgery at Oregon Hospital". ABC News. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  8. ^ Hayes, Elizabeth (March 17, 2015). "Legacy in talks to buy Silverton Hospital". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  9. ^ Hayes, Elizabeth (June 2, 2015). "Silverton Health may become part of larger Legacy system". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 6 June 2015.

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