Jewish Hospital opened in 1905 with a mission to provide all patients with the highest quality care and a strong emphasis on research and education. Today, it is a 462-bed, internationally renowned, high-tech tertiary referral center located in downtown Louisville, developing leading-edge advancements in hand and microsurgery, heart and lung care, cancer care, home care, rehab medicine, sports medicine, orthopedics, neuroscience, occupational health, organ transplantation, and outpatient and primary care. Jewish Hospital is at the vanguard of medical science. It is among a select group of hospitals performing heart, lung, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. It was the site of the world’s first successful hand transplant, the world’s first and second successful AbioCor® Implantable Replacement Heart procedures, and world’s first trial of cardiac stem cells in chronic heart failure.
Jewish Hospital is part of KentuckyOne Health, one of the largest health systems in Kentucky with more than 200 locations including hospitals, outpatient facilities and physician offices, and more than 3,100 licensed beds. An 18-member volunteer board of directors governs KentuckyOne Health, its facilities and operations, including Jewish Hospital, with this mission:
To bring wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.
To transform the health of communities, care delivery and health care professions so that individuals and families can enjoy the best of health and wellbeing.
Reverence: Respecting those we serve and those who serve.
Integrity: Doing the right things in the right way for the right reason.
Compassion: Sharing in others’ joys and sorrows.
Excellence: Living up to the highest standards.