Associates at St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital have recently celebrated their 10-year anniversary with St.Vincent Health and Ascension Health.
“Since joining St.Vincent Health, our hospital has experienced growth, offered access to more services and continues to play an integral part in the communities in and around Clinton County,” said Thomas Crawford, administrator for St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital.
In March 2000, St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital was established. Since joining St.Vincent Health, the 25-bed acute care facility has added the following services and equipment:
“As a member of the St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital board, it’s been my privilege to take part and witness the growth and impact this hospital has had on the community,” said Don Rusk, chairman of the St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital board. “The access patients have to cutting-edge and personalized care throughout the entire St.Vincent Health system is significant.”
To date, St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital has added 11 physicians; annually sponsors the Open Door Clinic (a volunteer-based, community-sponsored, clinic for the un- and under-insured, low income residents of Clinton County); averages more than 50,000 patients a year; and averages more than $2 million in charity care annually. In 2008, St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital also received the Olive Branch Award from the St.Vincent Health Patient Safety Summit.