Trover Health System becomes Baptist Health Madisonville | Business
Trover Health System has become Baptist Health Madisonville The move became official Thursday morning, culminating about four years of partnership talks and implementation.
“This is a monumental day in the history of healthcare in Hopkins County and the surrounding communities,” said E. Berton Whitaker, President and CEO of Baptist Health Madisonville in a news release. “By joining the Baptist Health family, we are well positioning our health system to address the ever-changing needs of providing healthcare in the years to come. Both Trover and Baptist value our patients, our employees and our communities. We share common missions and our culture and tradition of community service are well aligned so that together, we can build upon and further strengthen the depth and breadth of the services provided by our organization.”
Trover will join Baptist Hospital East (Louisville), Baptist Hospital Northeast (La Grange), Baptist Regional Medical Center (Corbin), Central Baptist Hospital (Lexington), Western Baptist Hospital (Paducah), and Baptist Health Richmond as the family of hospitals in the Baptist system.
Company officials say that by joining the Baptist Health system, the Madisonville location will gain:
- More physicians — currently recruiting for Internal Medicine and Family Practice
- Improved facilities — including renovations to the Mother/Baby Unit, remodel of the Emergency Department and Same Day Surgery, and updates to the hospital cafeteria
- Advanced technology
- Access to the entire Baptist Health family of hospitals and specialists
Baptist Health is not only a new name for Trover, it also is a new name for Baptist Healthcare System. The system decided to rebrand itself in order to unify its family of services.
For more information, visit www.BaptistHealthMadisonville.com