Southern Ohio Medical Center

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Facility Information
Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC), a 222-bed non-profit hospital, has been in the community since 1954. It is the mission of SOMC to truly make a difference in the lives of patients, employees, and the surrounding community. Accredited by The Joint Commission, SOMC continually strives to provide the highest quality of care to make healthcare a remarkable experience for everyone served by opening multiple urgent care centers, medical practice offices, and community support programs.

Awards & Recognition:

  • FORTUNE Magazine "Fifth Best Place to Work in Healthcare," 2015
  • FORTUNE Magazine "Top 100 Best Companies to Work" (#29), 2013
  • "Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence" by Healthgrades, 2013

Emergency Department Profile

  • 52,000 volume ED
  • 45 private treatment rooms with Fast-Track
  • 56 hours of physician coverage
  • Additional 24 hours of NP/PA coverage daily
  • Excellent backup coverage
  • EMR Picis ED Pulsecheck
  • BC/BE in Emergency Medicine

Community Information

  • Located on the northern banks of the Ohio River
  • Within 45 minutes of Marshall University
  • One of the oldest shipping ports on the Ohio River
  • Home to the Shawnee State Forest with abundant fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and more.