Legacy Silverton Medical Center

Legacy Silverton Medical Center, known as Silverton Hospital before its affiliation with Legacy Health System in 2017,[1][2] is a nonprofit regional hospital located in Silverton, Oregon, United States. 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 family birth center, and diagnostic imaging.[3]

Legacy Silverton Medical Center
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
TypeGeneral medical and surgical
Services
Emergency departmentLevel IV trauma center
Beds48
History
Opened1917
Links
WebsiteOfficial website
ListsHospitals in Oregon

ServicesEdit

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

Awards and recognitionEdit

Since 2008, Legacy Silverton has earned recognition each year with the Press Ganey Summit Award,[4][5][6][7] which is given to hospitals ranked in the top 5 percent for clinical performance and patient satisfaction.[8]

ControversiesEdit

The hospital reported in January 2015 that ten patients had been burned during surgeries due to unfiltered halogen lights in the operating room.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hayes, Elizabeth (March 17, 2015). "Legacy in talks to buy Silverton Hospital". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  2. ^ Hayes, Elizabeth (June 2, 2015). "Silverton Health may become part of larger Legacy system". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  3. ^ "About Us". Silverton Health. Silverton Health. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-21. Retrieved 2013-01-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-08. Retrieved 2013-01-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2013-01-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2013-01-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Summit Award". Press Ganey. Press Ganey Associates, Inc. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  9. ^ Lupkin, Sydney (January 23, 2015). "Patients Get 'Burned' During Surgery at Oregon Hospital". ABC News. Retrieved 21 February 2015.

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