About Union Hospital
Union Hospital exists to serve our patients with compassionate healthcare of the highest quality.
Union Hospital, Union Hospital Clinton, and our network of primary care physicians join together to provide comprehensive care to residents of west central Indiana and eastern Illinois. Our facilities include two hospitals and 14 primary care physicians.
As a not-for-profit health care system, we are committed to providing advanced, quality health care to our communities. Since our beginnings in 1893, we have continued to improve and expand our services, facilities and the skills of our employees to provide care to all residents of the Wabash Valley, regardless of their ability to pay.
Union Hospital's unique and vital role:
Union is a teaching hospital providing education and training to family medicine physicians, medical students, nursing students and other allied health professionals.
In 2009, $31.3 million in charity care was provided with additional $28.9 million in Medicaid and $44.0 million in Medicare care (at cost) for a total of $72.9 million in uncompensated care.
In addition Union Hospital provided $2.2 million in community health education and $3.0 million in community programs and services.
2009 was a landmark year for Union Hospital providing a total of $94.5 million (at cost) in total community benefits.
Being not-for-profit means: All excess revenues are reinvested in the community
Providing state of the art services such as NICU, electrophysiology, diagnostic imaging
Meeting the needs of our rural residents: Lugar Center for Rural Health, Clay City Center for Family Medicine and Union Hospital Clinton
Providing care to those in need: Maternal Health Clinic, the St. Ann Clinic, support groups, RTS Bereavement Services and much more.
Provider of Choice:
Union Hospital is the provider of choice for patients, physicians and employees.
Consumers in Vigo and surrounding Counties prefer Union Hospital 3:1 over any other hospital.*
64% of Vigo County residents who had an inpatient hospital stay in 2009 trusted Union Hospital for their care.**
Over 350 physicians choose to have privileges at Union Hospital.
*Source: National Research Corporation (NRC), June 2010
**Source: IHHA Inpatient Discharge Study