Myron L Meters Thanks Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare!

Posted by 8 Feb, 2012

About Us

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare (JHSMH) was created when two of the region’s most well established health systems – Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services and CARITAS Health Services – joined together in 2005.  The merged company is a major regional health network that includes over 70 health care facilities with more than 1,412 licensed beds, over 37,000 discharges and nearly 200,000 emergency room visits annually.  JHSMH employs nearly 7,700 team members who are dedicated to providing quality care to the residents of Louisville, KY and the surrounding region.  JHSMH provides a complete array of health care services in Kentucky and southern Indiana including: hospitals, behavioral health, home health care, outpatient care, occupational health and rehab medicine.

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, Jewish Hospital is a 462-bed, internationally renowned, high-tech tertiary referral center located in downtown Louisville, developing leading-edge advancements in the minimally invasive surgery, hand and microsurgery, heart and lung care, emergency care, orthopaedics, neuroscience, and organ transplantation. Noted for numerous medical “firsts” in Kentucky, the nation and the world, Jewish Hospital is the site of the nation’s first four hand transplants, and the world’s first and second successful AbioCor® Implantable Replacement Heart transplant.

The Transplant Center – a program of Jewish Hospital and the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine – is in the elite percentage of organ transplant centers in the nation and one of a handful of hospitals performing all five solid organ transplants.

Jewish Hospital’s Outpatient Care Center expanded in 2001 to include a new state-of-the-art Hand Care Center – the first in the U.S. The Center is the site of the world’s first successful human hand transplant with a total of six hand transplants to date, including Kentucky’s first double hand transplant.

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital (SMEH) is a 331-bed, full-service hospital, founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in 1874. SMEH offers a full range of orthopaedic, cardiac, medical imaging, surgical and emergency services, a wound healing center, sleep disorders center and has three medical plazas on campus to provide office space for a wide array of physicians representing a number of specialties.  Additionally, SMEH is home to Jewish Bariatric Care, the region’s only weight-loss management program utilizing the Lap-Band® System and The Women’s Center, a state-of-the-art diagnostic facility specifically for women.

Founded by the SCN’s in 1951, Our Lady of Peace is dedicated to treating individuals and their families with an array of 21 different psychiatric inpatient, outpatient and partial programs for patients with emotional, behavioral and psychiatric disorders and chemical dependencies. Approximately 75 percent of patients are children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders or who have physical and developmental disabilities such as brain injury, autism, mental retardation and fetal alcohol syndrome. A team of psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, recreational therapists, play therapists and others strive each day to help patients regain their confidence, rebuild trust and develop the skills they need to function successfully in the world.

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville was founded in 1906 by the King’s Daughters and Sons Organization and purchased by Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare in 1992. The 70-bed hospital provides excellence in care to the residents of Shelby, Henry and Spencer counties. Located just 30 minutes east of downtown Louisville, it provides a full range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services.

In 2003, Jewish Hospital Medical Center East ushered in the next generation of health care in Louisville.  With a high-tech and patient-focused vision, the facility offers the most comprehensive technological enhancements available, distinguishing it from other outpatient facilities.

Jewish Hospital Medical Center South in Bullitt County is an outpatient surgical, diagnostic and comprehensive primary care center.  Opened in 2006, it offers 24-hour emergency services, diagnostic imaging and magnetic resonance imaging services and ambulatory surgical services.

In 2007, JHSMH brought about many new additions. The rise continued with the world-class Frazier Rehab and Neuroscience Center, a 15-story, 135-bed acute rehab hospital offering physical, occupational and speech therapies, therapeutic recreation and psychological and neuropsychological testing services in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Comprehensive rehab programs, highly skilled therapists, state-of-the-art-facilities and innovative therapeutic techniques have earned Frazier Rehab Institute national recognition.

Jewish Hospital Medical Center Southwest opened in 2007, giving the residents of southwest Louisville access to an array of health services.  Services include a 24-hour emergency department and a full complement of diagnostic services, including digital mammography and diagnostic imaging. The facility also includes a satellite location of the world-renowned Frazier Rehab Institute.

To improve care for patients with advanced heart disease, Jewish Hospital partnered with U of L in 2007 to open the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (CII). CII focuses on research, development, pre-clinical and clinical evaluation of bio-adaptive heart innovations and combination therapies including heart assist devices, gene therapies, biofeedback sensors and related technologies.

Jewish Hospital Medical Center Northeast (JHMCNE) opened in 2009 in the fast-growing, northeastern part of Jefferson County.  JHMCNE is an outpatient diagnostic/treatment and emergency care facility that also houses the Owsley Brown Frazier Cancer Center™.  Signature services at the facility include outpatient cancer services including radiation therapy, infusion/chemotherapy, PET/CT and support services.  JHMCNE provides patients a full range of diagnostic medical imaging services, laboratory services, 24/7 emergency care and Frazier Rehab outpatient services.  Primary care and specialty physician practices are also located at the facility.

Myron L Meters is proud to do business with Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare.

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