Samaritan Healthcare’s mission is to serve as a patient centered medical home providing a continuum of comprehensive care throughout the life span in a safe and respectful environment. Our priority is to provide excellent evidence based patient care with dedication, honesty, and integrity.


“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease”
— Sir William Osler

Our core values

  • We respect each individual’s uniqueness.

  • We treat each patient with kindness, and gentleness in words and unspoken acts.

  • We believe our patients are partners in their healthcare decisions.

  • We continually provide patient-centered care.

  • We hold patient confidentiality as the highest standard of professionalism.

  • We protect the integrity of the patient medical record.

  • We honor the dignity of each patient.

Guiding Principles

Respect

  • We are committed to treating everyone in our practice and community with respect and dignity.

  • We provide an environment that is free of harassment or discrimination of all kinds.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer, hiring the best individuals regardless of sex, race, color, religion, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or age.

  • We respect the privacy of patients’ families, and employees and protect improper access to personal information.

  • We value the contributions of our employees and partners by blending the skills of each individual member in stellar collaboration

Integrity

  • We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility promoting trust among patient-provider relationships, provider-provider relationships, and provider-community partner relationships. 

  • We strive to recognize and avoid conflicts of business interests in all business relationships.

Compassion

  • We treat our patients, patient family members, co-workers, and community partners with sensitivity and empathy.

  • We strive to create a positive experience of care for each patient and patient families.

Quality

  • We employ and maintain the highest standards of care delivery and strive to improve our outcomes by continual monitoring.

  • We deliver high-quality care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient focused.

Innovation

  • As professionals, we continually seek to deliver evidence-based current care by committing to life-long learning and research.

  • We are committed to reducing unnecessary cost, and avoiding waste or unneeded care by utilizing efficacious, judicious “tried-and-true” care.