St. Claire Regional Medical Center opened its doors on July 1, 1963 as a general acute care hospital with 41 beds, nine nurses and six physicians representing three specialties (general practice, surgery and internal medicine).
Today, St. Claire Regional is much more than a hospital. It has become an integrated healthcare system known as St. Claire HealthCare.
St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) is the largest employer in the region with over 1,200 staff members including more than 100 medical providers representing 32 medical specialties. It includes the largest rural hospital in Northeastern Kentucky with 159 beds, 7 family medicine locations located within 5 counties, specialty physician practices, homecare services and operates 3 retail services including family medical supply, pharmacy and aesthetics.
All St. Clare HealthCare services are accredited by the Joint Commission.
St. Claire HealthCare is a non-for-profit health system sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame - Covington Province.