Kettering Medical Center


Kettering Medical Center

Kettering Medical Center (KMC) is located in Kettering, Ohio, United States. Its network of area facilities, known as Kettering Health Network, also includes Grandview Hospital (an osteopathic teaching hospital) located in Dayton; Sycamore Hospital, in the southern suburb of Miamisburg, Southview Hospital, Kettering Youth Services, an adolescent psychiatric hospital, and a number of community clinics, several of which provide needed health care to Greater Dayton residents who do not have health insurance and need free or low cost option. The Kettering Medical Center is a faith-based not-for-profit regional acute care hospital. It is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, hence most of its administrative staff are Seventh-day Adventists.

The KMC Network also includes Kettering Affiliated Health Services that provides a host of other services and programs that extend KMC care to homes and businesses throughout the greater Dayton area and beyond.

U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Ranking

In the 2006 Report, Kettering Medical Center now, ranked in the Top 50 for hospitals specializing in Digestive Disorders. It is considered a Nurse Magnet Hospital because it satisfied standards for nursing excellence set by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. It received the highest possible rating for technological services, however sadly it has let some departments become technologically inferior. Another area of note is in its community services programs.

See also

* Adventist Health System
* List of Seventh-day Adventist hospitals

References

* [http://www.usnews.com/usnews/health/best-hospitals/rankings/specihqgast.htm US News and World Report, Best Hospitals 2006]
* [http://www.columbiaunion.org/visitor/backissues/2005/Health/Healthcare%20issue.pdf Columbia Union Visitor, June 2005]
* [http://www.llu.edu/info/legacy/legacy22.html LLUMC Legacy: Daring to Care] , Chapter Twenty-one

External links

* [http://www.kmcnetwork.org/ Kettering Health Network]


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