The health system has formed a joint venture with CommonSpirit Health at Home, part of the largest non-profit health care system in the country, to expand services and enhance access to quality home-based care.
MADISONVILLE, KY - October 3, 2023 – Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. and CommonSpirit Health at Home have formed a joint venture to provide home-based health care services in Western Kentucky as Baptist Health Deaconess Health at Home.
Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc., a leader in providing exceptional health care services where and when patients need them, has formed this new joint venture with CommonSpirit Health at Home to enhance their services, assure a stronger and more versatile organization and to expand its home care service offerings and value-based solutions.
This alignment is in step with a growing trend where health care organizations across the country are aligning to maximize patient access to resources, while leveraging best practices and implementing innovative care solutions.
“Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. remains committed to providing the best care possible to our patients in need of home health services,” said Alisa Coleman, President of Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. “We look forward to the expertise and innovation that this relationship will bring into our community as we continue to provide needed healthcare services in our patients’ homes.”
Building upon the reputation Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. has established in the community for home care services, Baptist Health Deaconess Health at Home will continue to deliver clinical and service excellence and care for people in our community in their most preferred setting; their home.
“Baptist Health Deaconess and CommonSpirit Health at Home share common core, organizational, and long-term values for care”, said CommonSpirit Health at Home President and CEO Dan Dietz. “Both organizations will bring their strengths to the table to create the next evolution of home health care services, together.”
As of October 1, the new joint venture will provide quality, compassionate home care to patients by integrating CommonSpirit Health at Home’s state of the art electronic medical record system, Homecare Homebase with its successful chronic disease management programs that have helped position 73% of their home care locations to be rated as a 4 Star or higher in a pursuit of clinical excellence.
About Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc.
Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. is a 410-bed acute and skilled care facility with a special emphasis on community outreach and training students to provide medical care in rural areas. For its patients, the hospital has clinics conveniently located in nearby communities to provide care close to home. Overall, Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. offers over 40 points of care by a network of providers representing a wide variety of specialties.
Specialized, comprehensive services include the Jack L. Hamman Heart & Vascular Center for heart care, including electrophysiology, the Merle M. Mahr Cancer Center and mother and baby care, including a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Recognized as a pioneer, Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc. was the first Kentucky hospital outside a metropolitan area to offer open heart surgery.
The hospital has earned Pathway to Excellence® designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nursing Credentialing Center.
In 2012, the hospital – formerly known as The Trover Clinic Foundation, Inc. and Regional Medical Center joined Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. and in 2021 became Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, Inc., a joint venture of Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. and Deaconess Health Kentucky, Inc. Learn more at BaptistHealthDeaconess.com.
About CommonSpirit Health at Home
CommonSpirit Health at Home is a full-service health care organization that believes the best place for someone to get better, and faster, is in their own home. Providing quality home-based health care for over 40 years through specialized home care, home infusion, hospice care and supplemental staffing services CommonSpirit Health at Home offers unique services dedicated to meeting the total needs of its patients.
Located in Loveland, Ohio, CommonSpirit Health at Home’s geographic footprint serves 13 states through the dedicated work of employees, volunteers, clinical and office staff; delivery quality and compassionate care and services across 84 U.S. locations.
CommonSpirit Health at Home is proud to be part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health care systems. Dedicated to advancing health for all people, CommonSpirit Health was created in February 2019 through the combination of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health operates 139 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states. Learn more at commonspirithealthathome.org.