UH Samaritan Medical Center in Ashland, OH
University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is a 55-staffed-bed acute care facility located between two of Ohio’s largest cities, Cleveland and Columbus.
We provide state-of-the-art, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)-accredited facilities with equally advanced technology and equipment to fulfill our mission, “To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.” combined with our vision, “Advancing the Science of Health & the Art of Compassion.”
History of UH Samaritan Medical Center
Samaritan Hospital was given to the city of Ashland in 1912 by local philanthropists Jesse Lewis Clark and his wife Mary.
Their decision to build the hospital was inspired by a Sunday school lesson about the Good Samaritan. The couple believed Ashland needed “a hospital where no sick person would ever be refused care.”
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Community Health Needs Assessment & Implementation Strategy
As part of our commitment to the Northeast Ohio community, UH identifies the most pressing health needs of each community we serve through a periodic community health needs assessment (CHNA) for each UH hospital facility. Learn more about the most recent UH Samaritan Medical Center CHNA.