St. Vincent's Health System

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Coordinates: 33°30′30.21″N 86°47′22.35″W / 33.5083917°N 86.7895417°W / 33.5083917; -86.7895417

St. Vincent's Health System
Private Company
Industry Healthcare
Founded 1898
Headquarters Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Area served
United States
Services Hospital management
Number of employees
4,700 (2009)
Parent Ascension Health
Divisions St. Vincent's Birmingham
St. Vincent's Blount
St. Vincent's East
St. Vincent's St. Clair
St. Vincent's One Nineteen
Website http://www.stvhs.com/

St. Vincent's Health System, based in Birmingham, Alabama, United States is an operator of acute care hospitals located in the Birmingham area and a health ministry of Ascension Health. St. Vincent's Health System is made up of five facilities: St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's East, St. Vincent's St. Clair, and St. Vincent's One Nineteen. The company employs over 4,700 people throughout its five facilities.

History[edit]

St. Vincent's Hospital (now St. Vincent's Birmingham) was founded in 1898 and is Birmingham's oldest hospital. It was founded by the Daughters of Charity and named after the 17th century Parisian St. Vincent de Paul, who started the Daughters of Charity in 1633. In July 2007, St. Vincent's Hospital merged with Eastern Health System to become St. Vincent's Health System.

Facilities[edit]

St. Vincent's Birmingham campus
  • St. Vincent's Birmingham
  • St. Vincent's Blount
  • St. Vincent's East
  • St. Vincent's St. Clair
  • St. Vincent's One Nineteen
  • St. Vincent's Chilton

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