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About Us

About Us

Ephraim McDowell Health is a comprehensive, integrated healthcare delivery system that serves more than 119,000 residents from six counties in central Kentucky.

At the core of the system is Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, a non-profit, 222-bed licensed hospital that was established more than a century ago. The Ephraim McDowell Health system also includes Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital in neighboring Lincoln County (Stanford).

Hospitals have a strong impact on the economies of the communities they serve. To read about the economic impact of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center or Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital, just click on the reports below.

KHA Economic Report EMFLH FY 12

KHA Economic Report EMRMC FY 12


Ephraim McDowell Health Source is a magazine with articles highlighting several Ephraim McDowell Health services. . If you would like a hard copy of our most recent magazine mailed to you or if you would like to be on our mailing list to receive the magazine, please fill out our Contact form and provide your mailing address.

EMH Health Source - Fall 2014

EMH Health Source - Winter 2014

Our Facilities

Other components in the Ephraim McDowell Health system include:Careers

McDowell Wellness Center - Physical fitness and rehabilitation center that provides the latest in fitness equipment, an aerobics studio, classrooms, and a six-lane indoor pool.

McDowell Place of Danville - A 98-residence independent, assisted living and personal care community

A Children's Place - Children's learning and development center that provides age-specific programming to children from six weeks to 10 years of age.

Eleven Family Medical and Immediate Care Centers - Located in Boyle, Mercer, Garrard, Casey, Washington, and Lincoln counties, these facilities offer convenient access to family medical care, including on-site laboratory and X-ray services. The immediate care centers in Boyle and Lincoln counties offer immediate, walk-in care without an appointment.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Services - Provided in Danville at McDowell Wellness Center, in Stanford at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital, in Liberty at Ephraim McDowell Liberty Family Medical Center and also at Ephraim McDowell Spine Physical Therapy and Ephraim McDowell Kids Can Do Pediatric Therapy Center.

Ephraim McDowell Diagnostic Center - This outpatient facility with laboratory, mammography and X-ray services (including Open MRI) also offers screenings for occupational health-related situations.

Ephraim McDowell MedSource - A supplier for home medical equipment in Danville, Stanford and Liberty.

Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation - Established in 1992, the Foundation is responsible for fundraising and implementing new and enhanced services.

Ephraim McDowell Heart & Vascular Institute - Offers a full range of services for diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart and vascular system, with two locations in Danville.

Ephraim McDowell Commonwealth Cancer Center - Our team of hematologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, urologists, surgeons, nurses and other health care professionals is specially trained in the care of cancer patients and support of family members.

Cancer Care Center – Offering private rooms to enhance the comfort of cancer patients during their hospital stay.

Cancer Support Center – Providing education and support services to cancer patients.

CooperativeCare - A network of hospitals and physician providers that contract directly with area industries to keep medical care local with the most efficient use of monies.

Central Kentucky Surgery Center – A multi-specialty outpatient surgery center where a wide variety of procedures are performed, located in Danville.

Specialty Physician Practices –  Provided through Ephraim McDowell Heart & Vascular Institute, Ephraim McDowell Pulmonology, Ephraim McDowell Neurology and Ephraim McDowell Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as outpatient Behavioral Health Services (including child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry and addiction and recovery treatment), all located in Danville.

Diabetes & Endocrinology Center – Providing comprehensive services to manage diseases affecting the endocrine system as well as diabetes.

Sleep Disorders Center – Sleep specialists diagnose and treat sleep-related pathologies in children and adults.

Wound Healing Center – Offering state-of-the-art specialized wound healing care, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

OrthoSpineCenter – Patient care unit dedicated to patients with orthopedic and spine conditions, including a rehabilitation gym and a rehabilitation apartment.

Pain Management Center – Assisting individuals in learning how to manage their pain.