About Owensboro Health
Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health care system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves. Owensboro Health has been recognized by Healthgrades as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence (2009 to 2014) and America’s 100 Best Hospitals (2013). The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, a new acute care hospital; a 200+ member medical group; numerous clinics and diagnostic centers; wound healing center; cancer center; home care services; and the Healthpark, a medical-based health and wellness center. Owensboro Health Regional Hospital is licensed to operate 477 beds, with an average of 1,800 births, 64,000 emergency room visits, 18,000 admissions and 500,000 outpatient visits each year. Systemwide, the organization has nearly 3,400 employees and 219 medical staff. For more information, visit OwensboroHealth.org.
Living in Owensboro
Owensboro is the industrial, medical, retail and cultural hub of Western Kentucky and is located on the Ohio River, providing a majestic backdrop to its downtown revitalization initiative. The $270 million public and private downtown and riverfront investment includes construction of a beautiful riverfront park, two downtown hotels and a convention center. Owensboro placed fourth on Area Development’s Top 20 Southern Cities, with a ninth-place ranking for its “recession-busting” factors among 25 small cities. Its three-year employment growth related to percentage of population was 23rd-best among 100 leading locations.