About Methodist Hospital
70+ Years Providing Healthcare in our community
Methodist Hospital was first founded in 1946 in Western Kentucky. At the
time it contained 80 beds on one story. Today, our facility consists of
2 hospitals, including a 192 bed hospital in Henderson, and a 25 bed Critical
Access Hospital in Morganfield. We also manage the Methodist Physician
Group, a team of more than 50 medical professionals working throughout
20 clinics throughout the state.
Throughout our decades of service we have been guided by our mission and vision:
Mission – Methodist Hospital, in keeping with its Christian heritage, exists to
provide a broad based healthcare delivery system. In partnership with
our medical staff, the focus will be on safe, compassionate, high-quality
and cost-effective services that address mental, spiritual and physical
needs, and work to improve the health status of the people in the communities served.
Vision – Methodist Hospital, in partnership with others, will pursue a plan to
continue to build and position the hospital as a comprehensive healthcare
delivery system to meet the healthcare needs and expectations of the people
in the communities served.
Services Designed to Handle Any Emergency
On average, our emergency room sees 30,000 patients a year. The ER is staffed
24/7 by physicians and nurses ready receive and immediately treat patients
in critical condition. In our efforts to make sure the people of our community
have local, comprehensive healthcare, we are always adding to our staff
and outfitting the Hospital with new and improved medical equipment.
As part of our commitment to healthcare, Methodist Hospital:
- Has over 1,100 employees
- Manages the city and county ambulance services
- Offers on-site childcare
- Services a 4 county area with a population over 75,000
- Trains promising doctors through the residency program
- Offers CT and Ultrasounds 24 hours a day
How we accomplish our mission is as important as the mission itself. The
following values provide a path to accomplishing our mission.
PATIENT – the individual patient is our focus. Our success depends on each
employee identifying, satisfying, and striving to exceed the expectations
of our patients.
TEAM – fostering the ideals of honesty, integrity, and commitment, when
combined with team performance leads to excellence.
EMPLOYEE – relentlessly strive for quality, by developing individuals and
the organization to provide the opportunity for each employee to achieve
their maximum potential in performing their duties.
SERVICE – develop innovative and effective ways to deliver safe, high-quality
services across the health care continuum.
COMMUNICATION – encouraging open dialogue and incorporating the expressions of
diverse opinions in our decisions. Staff will be trained in patient communication
skills to emphasize reporting, updating, and involving the patient in