Clark Memorial Hospital
Population: 46,000 :: Service Area: 175,000
Jeffersonville, Indiana is located in southern Indiana, sitting directly across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky and is the county seat of Clark County. Many people living in the area work, attend school and enjoy activities on both sides of the Ohio River. A family-friendly community offering affordable housing, access to a variety of entertainment and attractions and a growing business community, Jeffersonville offers residents and visitors the best of small town America and a major metropolitan area.
Clark Memorial Hospital has provided superior health care services to the residents of southern Indiana since 1922. The hospital is a 241-bed, acute-care facility located on a 22-acre campus. The campus also includes two medical office buildings and an outpatient surgery center. Clark Memorial owns an urgent care center and a diagnostic imaging center. Additionally, it manages its growing physician offices through the Clark Physician Group, which employs more than 50 providers that includes physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
Together, Clark Memorial’s 1,600 employees and more than 200 active medical staff bring the culture of patient-centered care to nearly 90,000 patients each year. With a long-standing tradition of care and continuous expansion of new programs and services, Clark Memorial Hospital is truly a premier health care provider and a standard for excellence in the region.
The hospital offers comprehensive emergent, acute and elective health care services including cardiology, thoracic and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, wound care, cancer care, women’s health and obstetrics, and interventional radiology. In addition, Clark Memorial’s diagnostic imaging centers offer low-dose Cat (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and digital mammography.
Clark Memorial Hospital is part of the Regional Health Network of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, a joint venture between Norton Healthcare and LifePoint Health.
Jeffersonville is one of several southern Indiana communities that are part of the greater metropolitan area of Louisville, Kentucky known as Kentuckiana. With a total population of more than one million people, the area is rich in culture, commerce, history, dining, shopping, sports and entertainment.
Jeffersonville’s economy is experiencing significant growth primarily due to development of the River Ridge Commerce Center, home to a one million square foot Amazon fulfillment center. Other large southern Indiana-based businesses include American Commercial Lines, Horseshoe Casino, Heartland Payment Systems and Accent Marketing Services.
Collectively, Clark County’s three school districts serve nearly 15,000 students from kindergarten to 12th grade. Residents have convenient access to advanced education opportunities at a number of colleges and universities including Indiana University Southeast, Ivy Tech Community College, Purdue Polytechnic, Bellarmine University, Spalding University, Hanover College and the University of Louisville.
Popular Kentuckiana attractions include the Derby Dinner Playhouse, Falls of the Ohio, Carnegie Center for Art & History, Huber’s Winery & Orchard, Kentucky Center for the Arts, Jeffersonville RiverStage, the annual Forecastle Music Festival, Louisville Science Center, Louisville Bats baseball team and the Kentucky Derby Museum. Annual events in southern Indiana include Steamboat Days, Harvest Homecoming, Art in Speed Park and Sellersburg Celebrates.
More than 100 public parks, 50 golf courses, numerous tennis courts, and area lakes offer residents a diverse selection for relaxation and outdoor fun. The Big Four Walking Bridge connects southern Indiana with Louisville allowing residents and tourists to walk, bike and run across the Ohio River.
Visitors with an appetite will find a wide variety of dining options along Jeffersonville’s riverfront, in downtown Louisville or in New Albany’s developing foodie scene. Restaurants in the area offer southern cooking, ethnic cuisine, wines and craft beers as well as farm-to-table dining experiences. For those that prefer to stay home, the area has many farmers’ markets to choose from including the Jeffersonville Farmers’ Market.
A popular three-week celebration known as the Kentucky Derby Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the globe to celebrate and witness “the greatest two minutes in sports,” The Kentucky Derby. As part of the festival, locals and tourists are treated to events such as a balloon race, boat race, parade and “Thunder over Louisville,” the largest fireworks display in the continental United States. The infamous horse race is held on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, just 15-minutes from Jeffersonville.