World Class Healthcare in Knox County Indiana
Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes first opened its doors in February, 1908 as a 25-bed facility. It is now a well respected, regional referral medical complex with an operating complement of over 260 beds, serving southwestern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.
Good Samaritan Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), is approved by the Department of Health and Human Services and consistently ranks in the top 5% in the nation for patient satisfaction.
Throughout its history, Good Samaritan Hospital has grown to meet the health care needs of residents in several neighboring counties in southwestern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. While progressive in the utilization of advanced technologies, Good Samaritan has remained committed to an atmosphere of personal, compassionate patient care.
With a highly trained medical staff, Good Samaritan offers a wide scope of medical and surgical services.
Good Samaritan Lincoln Trail Hospice is another service available in the region that fills the special needs of those dealing with a terminal illness. Lincoln Trail Hospice serves people within a 50-mile radius of Vincennes. In addition to volunteers there is a full-time professional staff of 19.
Wabash Valley Human Services, with administrative offices at 525 N. Fourth St., Vincennes, is a community action agency providing four counties with an array of services.
Welch Diabetes Center in Vincennes continues to expand. Stressing early diagnosis and education, the center reinforces its focus through support and encouragement for patients.
Today, in addition to the administrator, the center has two nurses, a full-time dietitian, and a coordinator and part-time dietitian to meet the expanding needs in southwestern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.
Knox County Association for Retarded Citizens is a multi-faceted organization headquartered in Vincennes providing services for citizens with disabilities. KCARC services include a children's program which provides early childhood intervention.
Affiliated with Vincennes University, Generations is a not-for-profit corporation which serves elderly and disabled individuals of all ages in Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Knox, Martin and Pike counties.
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