Patient Care & Safety
It is important to the workforce at Daviess Community Hospital that all
our patients and families are comfortable with and confident of the care
we provide. Should an issue arise regarding the quality of patient care,
hospital administration encourages you to bring your concerns to the department
director by calling the hospital at 812-254-2760 and asking for the director
of the department in which you received care.
If you feel the director’s response is inadequate, please contact
the Administration Executive Assistant at (812) 254-2760 x 4500 or email:
Letters of concern may also be mailed to:
Daviess Community Hospital, Attn: Administration, 1314 E Walnut Street,
Washington, IN 47501
As safe, high quality patient care is our goal, we value your input.
Since Daviess Community Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission,
patients also have the option to file issues of concern with them. Please
summarize the issues in one to two pages and include the name, street
address, city, and state of the health care organization. You can also
fax this form to the Joint Commission office: 630-792-5636.
Office of Quality and Patient Safety
Mail: Office of Quality and Patient Safety
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Daviess Community Hospital is Accredited by The Joint Commission
You can report a patient safety event electronically at
When submitting a complaint to The Joint Commission, you may either provide
your name and contact information or submit your complaint anonymously.
Providing your name and contact information enables The Joint Commission
to inform you about the actions taken in response to your complaint, and
also to contact you should additional information be needed. It is the
policy of The Joint Commission to treat your name as confidential information
and not to disclose it to any other party. However, it may be necessary
to share the complaint with the subject organization in the course of
a complaint investigation.
If you have questions about how to file your complaint, you may contact
The Joint Commission at 630-792-5000 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central