St. Claire opened its doors on July 1, 1963, as a general acute care hospital with 41 beds, 9 nurses and 6 physicians representing 3 medical specialties (General Practice, Surgery and Internal Medicine).
Today, St. Claire is much more than just a hospital, it’s an integrated healthcare system known as St. Claire HealthCare.
St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) is the largest employer in the region with nearly 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, a multi-specialty medical pavilion, an outpatient center, homecare services and operates 3 retail services including family medical supply, pharmacy and aesthetics.
All St. Claire HealthCare services are accredited by the Joint Commission.
St. Claire HealthCare is a not-for-profit health system sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame - United States.