|Message from our President/CEO, Jay Cahalan
Welcome to our website. We appreciate your interest in Columbia Memorial Hospital and hope you find this information helpful. We also encourage you to contact us should you have suggestions or questions. Input from our patients and the community is used to improve our care and services.
At Columbia Memorial our philosophy is "Patients First". This simple philosophy drives all our decision-making, whether undertaking new technology, developing our facilities, locating an outpatient service or hiring physicians and staff. The Number 1 criterion is to make a positive impact on our patients. Utilizing this simple philosophy we have made major strides in improving our hospital to better serve you and your family and friends.
|In recent years our hospital has grown to where we not only have a major impact on the health of our community but we have become a significant economic force in the community as well.
We treat over 34,000 patients in our emergency department every year; deliver over 500 babies, and provide over 220,000 physician office visits. Our annual operating budget is over $150,000,000 and we employ over 1500 individuals who reside in our area. Over 200 physicians are on staff and we invite you to review their stellar credentials by clicking on "find a physician". We provide over $8,000,000 in free care every year to those in need.