Jewish Hospital is a 442-bed regional referral center, based in Louisville, Kentucky. It is the flagship of Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services (JHHS), the parent company of a regional health care network of roughly 60 health care facilities in Kentucky and southern Indiana.
Jewish Hospital opened its door in 1905, to serve the underprivileged in the community. Since then, it has been a world-class hospital in the region, with a broad range of national and international recognized medical firsts.
A premier heart hospital in the nation, Jewish is the site where the first and second implants of the AbioCorŪ Implantable Replacement Heart were done. The totally implantable heart and the totally implantable Left Ventricular Assist System (the Lionheart) are performed only at this hospital in the nation.
Some of the high-tech specialty centers of this hospital are Heart and Lung Institute, the Klein Neuroscience Institute, the Jewish Hospital Transplant Center, the Orthopaedic Center, and the Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Center. The Outpatient Care Center is an eight-story facility which includes the state-of-the-art hand care center.
The Frazier Rehab Institute is featured with inpatient and outpatient facilities, a 135-bed hospital on the campus, an expanding system of outpatient rehab sites in Kentucky and southern Indiana, and a 60-bed inpatient hospital (Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital).
The hospital provides telemedicine links and a number of clinical trials and education programs for the public and the physicians. Also, home care services are available.
Further, Jewish is the first hospital in the region to receive Magnet designation for its excellent nursing services.