8 REASONS TO STAY LOCAL
Exceptional healthcare delivered to our friends and neighbors in a manner consistent with the human values that define a small town creates a healthcare experience shaped by the compassion and connection that distinguishes life in a small community.
Dickinson Memorial Hospital is part of the fabric of our community … there is every reason to STAY LOCAL for your healthcare.
#1: Local Healthcare is …. Quality Care
#2: Local Healthcare is … Safe Care
#3: Local Healthcare is … Experienced Care
Our physicians … quality individuals and dedicated, board certified professionals bring clinical expertise in a diverse array of medical specialties.
Our allied health professionals … extensively trained graduates of specialized programs at accredited colleges and universities, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants work collaboratively with physicians as important members of the healthcare team.
Our nurses … have all graduated from accredited colleges and universities. Additionally, most have completed certifications in their chosen nursing specialties.
Our clinical staff … technologists, technicians, and therapists throughout your community hospital maintain national certifications in their areas of patient care.
#4: Local Healthcare is … High Tech Care
A dedication to the acquisition of leading edge medical technology has equipped your community hospital with advanced diagnostic and treatment equipment thus placing the most up-to-date tools in the experienced hands if its physicians and staff.
#5: Local Healthcare is … Personal Care
Whether they have family ties to the area that go back generations or hail from other parts of the country and have made our home theirs, Dickinson physicians and staff know their patients as friends and neighbors. They know you as someone’s father or mother, brother or sister, or friend …. not just a medical record. There is a connection to family, connection to community, connection to people … this personal connection brings compassion to the practice of medicine at Dickinson Memorial Hospital.
#6: Local Healthcare is … Convenient Care
Dickinson Memorial Hospital is right here … across the parking lot from your local bank, across the highway from your local grocery store, down the block from a favorite family restaurant. Whether a few blocks away or a few miles, a trip to your community hospital usually takes less than a half hour … and you do not have to battle road construction on unfamiliar roads in urban traffic to get to us.
#7: Local Healthcare is … Less Costly Care
Many major insurance companies, due to complex reimbursement formulas and specially negotiated contracts, actually pay less for healthcare provided at Dickinson Memorial Hospital. When insurance companies pay less, your co-pay amount is also less.
And …when you stay local for your healthcare, you experience less time away from work, less money in the gas tank and other costs associated with travel, and your family incurs less cost coming to visit you in the hospital.
#8: Local Healthcare is … Community Care
Dickinson County Healthcare System cares for the Community by being a part of the economic engine that keeps the Community viable. DCHS provides economic opportunity for its people and contributes to a healthy economic base for the region. Healthcare dollars spent locally are an investment in our Community’s quality of life.
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