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About Us

Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond.

The not-for-profit hospital and health care system is Louisville’s fourth largest employer, with more than 16,500 employees, over 1,500 employed medical providers and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. The system includes five hospitals with 1,907 licensed beds, seven outpatient centers, 16 Norton Immediate Care Centers, eight Norton Prompt Care at Walgreens locations and an expanded telehealth program. It provides care at more than 250 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas.

In 2019 Norton Healthcare was named by Healthiest Employers as the fifth healthiest place to work in the country and has twice been awarded an honorable mention for the C. Everett Koop National Health Awards. In 2020 Norton Healthcare’s five hospitals and Norton Cancer Institute were named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, earning a top score of 100 on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for the third year in a row.

Mission

Norton Healthcare’s purpose is to provide quality health care to all those we serve, in a manner that responds to the needs of our communities and honors our faith heritage.

Vision

We will be the region’s most comprehensive, strongest and preferred health care organization, setting the standard for quality and caring.

Values

At Norton Healthcare, we will:

  • Respect every person
  • Set the standard for quality and caring
  • Continually improve care and service
  • Demonstrate stewardship of resources
  • Accept accountability for results
  • Succeed with integrity

Our Faith History

Our rich faith history includes founding organizations and other faith communities: Episcopal Church, The United Methodist Church, United Church of Christ, Presbyterian Church and Roman Catholic Church.

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