Hospital Executive Summary

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May 07, 2011
Nightingale Community Hospital Mission

Nightingale Community Hospital provides professional care that ensures total security and satisfaction to those who wish to benefit from our care.

Out of concern for the welfare of our patients and we continually improve the process of improving the quality of health services provided.

Services are provided by highly qualified, cooperating with each other, mutually respectful and stable staff, friendly patient and his family, and honoring all of its rights.

Nightingale Community Hospital's mission is to restore health, relieve suffering and to make sure that the patients regardless of their social status, they remained in good health in all periods of life.

Nightingale Community Hospital was built in Tawas City in 1946, immediately after WWII, it was at that time a modern and innovative institution, with a courageous, pioneering thinking for psychiatric treatment, surgery, dermatology, internal medicine and obstetrics. Procedures at that time were very successful in the field of modern healthcare practices in the late 1940's and beginning of 1950's. Nightingale Community Hospital kept pace with the most modern hospitals in the country, and has remained so to this day.

Long tradition in the healthcare services and playing a pioneering role in the development of medicine have made this hospital a provider of health services at a very high level, not only locally, statewide, but also nationwide.

Nightingale Community Hospital is a 200-bed, acute care, not-for-profit community hospital. We provide services in this areas:

·General Medical/Surgical Services
·Critical Care & Emergency Services
·Neuroscience Unit
·Telemetry Care
·Vascular Lab
·Endoscopy and Surgery
·Level II Nursery
·Imaging Services

Nightingale Community Hospital vision

To be the hospital of choice for patients, employees and physicians in Mid-Michigan because of our leading patient care and educational programs.

To be the academic center of choice for residents and healthcare professionals.

To be well recognized as a technology leader in Michigan.

To be a standing out community member known for meeting the healthcare needs of the local and regional community through inimitable patient care and wellness programs.

Nightingale Community Hospital values

We expect of ourselves and guaranty to our community, a commitment to the following core values:

Honest and open communication with patients and among staff.

Service Excellence
We are committed to our standards of service excellence and dedicated to exceeding the expectations of those we serve.

Recognizes the contribution of all but requires sacrifice for the benefit of the patient so as to enhance the health of the communities served and works in cooperation with other organizations to protect vulnerable populations throughout the region. We collaborate with others for the benefit of all. We acknowledge differences among people and recognize the strength of diversity.

Honesty, fairness and self-scrutiny in everything we do, as the ideal means to protect overall safety, as well as assure confidentiality and privacy.

We promote open communication that fosters partnership and enhances timely, effective and appropriate responses.

Between patient and staff, as well as the various clinical professions and specialties.

We are dedicated to creating a safest hospital for all. We believe that excellence begins with providing a...
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