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Owensboro Health is proud of its high quality care, partnerships with leading organizations and initiatives to improve the health of our region. From our advanced care to offering the region’s only medical-based fitness center, Owensboro Health is meeting the needs of patients throughout western Kentucky and southern Indiana.

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Stop the Bleed Education at RWRA 6/21/2022
On June 13, team members from Trauma Services and the Emergency Department had the opportunity to participate in community education and outreach.  Kay Ewing, RN,…
Overheating A Danger During Summer 6/17/2022
By Joseph Russell, Messenger-Inquirer As temperatures continue to rise and the heat index regularly hovers around triple digits, health officials are urging caution for…
Don’t Waste Time In The Gym 6/16/2022
By W. Scott Black, M.D. for Messenger-Inquirer According to recent statistics, the average life expectancy in the United States is about 78 years. That adds up…
OH Reaches 90% Normalcy 6/14/2022
By Keith Lawrence, Messenger-Inquirer Owensboro Health Regional Hospital has returned to about 90% of normalcy, Dr. Francis DuFrayne, executive vice president and chief…
Hospital Offers Natural Campus 6/13/2022
By Keith Lawrence, Messenger-Inquirer Owensboro Health Regional Hospital is more than a place for sick people. There are a lot of wellness opportunities on the 160-acre…
Nursing Honor Guard 6/09/2022
The Nurse Honor Guard is a group of active and retired nurses who volunteer their time to pay tribute to nurses who have served their community as nurses during…
Fiber Has Many Benefits 6/09/2022
By Sarah Renschler, RDN, LD for Messenger-Inquirer June is National Fruits and Vegetables Month and we all know that fruits and vegetables are great for our…

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.