About Daviess Community Hospital
Great Community, Great Hospital
Daviess Community Hospital is a not-for-profit and county-owned 74-bed
hospital in Washington, Indiana that includes acute care, OB, intensive
care, inpatient rehabilitation facility and behavioral health. The facility
also owns and operates medical clinics in Loogootee, Odon, and Washington,
including a walk-in Quick Care Clinic.
We are committed to improving the health of our community. Our staff of
highly trained professionals works closely as a team to provide your healthcare
services. We know that hospitalization is never an entirely pleasant experience,
but we do our best to make you as comfortable as possible.
Daviess Community Hospital incorporates state-of-the-art procedures and
equipment to care for our patients. An extensive offering of services
and programs is available. We work cooperatively with physicians, other
health care providers, local businesses and industries, and other community
organizations to address community needs and to provide a continuum of care.
Open Admission Policy
It is the policy of Daviess Community Hospital, Washington, Indiana, to
admit and treat all persons without regard to race, color, sex, handicap,
national origin, or religious creed. Admission requirements and assignments
of hospital facilities are the same for all persons. There are no distinctions
in eligibility for receiving any patient care services. Hospital facilities
are available to all patients and visitors. Individuals and organizations
having occasion to refer patients for admission or recommend Daviess Community
Hospital are advised to do so within the hospital’s policy of holding
to a standard of excellence in delivering health care services.
By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission‘s national
standards for health care quality and safety, Daviess Community Hospital
has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. Founded
in 1951, the Joint Commission is dedicated to continuously improving the
safety and quality of the nation's health care through voluntary accreditation.
"Above all, the national standards are intended to stimulate continuous,
systematic and organization-wide improvement in an organization's
performance and the outcomes of care," says Darlene Christiansen,
executive director, Hospital Accreditation Program, Joint Commission.
"The community should be proud that Daviess Community Hospital is
focusing on the most challenging goal -- to continuously raise quality
and safety to higher levels."