Recruiting the best of the best means subscribing to a set of values that creates a culture of success. These values embody our mission and the "why" of our organization.
We believe in excellence for Life.
Inspired by our namesake Charles F. Kettering, one of the world's most renowned inventors, Kettering Health Network has a long history of innovation and is committed to excellence in all that we do. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of those living in the communities we serve through health care and education.
- Diagnostic radiology
- Emergency medicine
- Family medicine
- General surgery
- Internal medicine
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- Orthopedic surgery
- Transitional year
- Interventional cardiovascular
- Sports medicine
- Hand surgery
Kettering College is a coeducational college owned by Kettering Medical Center and located on its campus. Kettering College offers a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, a Master of Physician Assistant Studies, multiple bachelor's degree options, two-year Associate of Science degrees, and several certificate programs.
We are here to serve our patients and our community.
As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, we are committed to caring for the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. Our employees and physicians make caring their sacred work.
At Kettering Health Network, we believe that providing a loving, compassionate, aesthetically pleasing environment promotes healing.
Patient satisfaction scores speak for themselves. Press Ganey Surveys are reported monthly and compared in nationwide benchmarking as a foundation for process improvement initiatives, unit by unit.
Our award-winning hospitals are focused on One Best Practice in quality, safety, and patient experience.
We embrace people who work at Kettering Health Network.
Ours is a welcoming atmosphere where physicians are made to feel like partners in the comprehensive medical care we provide. The Kettering Health Network leadership team is responsive to physician needs and welcomes their input and participation. We offer extensive support to our physicians and employees to ensure their professional growth and continued success as well as enable them to effectively treat the patients in their care.
We provide physicians with all that they need, both tangible and intangible, to get the best patient outcomes and experiences.
We work for quality in all that we do.
We strive to make quality health care a reality for individuals and families living in our communities. Kettering Health Network is committed to a process of introspection and quality improvement. We adhere to stringent internal structures, strategies, and values—all to keep the patient at the center of all we do.
Kettering Health Network hospitals and specialty care areas are ranked among the best in Ohio and across the nation. These awards and recognitions are an example of our commitment to providing quality care and value to our patients:
- Kettering Health Network was ranked a 15 Top Health System by Truven Health Analytics in 2017.
- Kettering and Sycamore medical centers earned the Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus award from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
- Kettering Medical Center was ranked #1 by CareChex for Trauma Care in Ohio for 2017-2018.
- Kettering Medical Center ranked among the best hospitals for 2017-2018 by U.S. News & World Report.
- Sycamore Medical Center was recognized among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2018
- Several Kettering Health Network hospitals are the proud winners of the Women's Choice Award in various categories.
Growing to serve our community
Since the inception of our flagship hospital in 1964, we have had a legacy of continuous growth and progress. Our locations continue to grow throughout southwest Ohio. Our investments reflect our ongoing commitment to improving patient outcomes and creating new knowledge to better serve our patients, their families, and our communities. To focus on our communities, we remain financially sound with bond ratings by both Moody's and Standard and Poor's in the "A" category with a stable outlook.
By the Numbers
- 10-county market area
- 1,202,668 outpatient visits
- 61,840 inpatient discharges
- 314,243 emergency visit
- 13,400+ employees