Salem Health fast facts

Salem Health is the premier health care provider for Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Made up of Salem Hospital, West Valley Hospital in Dallas, and other clinics and services, we’ve provided pioneering medicine since 1896.

We are proud to be a community-based, not-for-profit institution. Our board of trustees is made up of 15 volunteers who share a common belief: Our duty is to heal the sick and injured—not to answer to stockholders.

Salem Hospital is one of the largest of Oregon's 62 acute care hospitals and operates the busiest emergency department in Oregon. It is a not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 454 acute-care beds. 

The hospital is the Salem's largest private employer, with approximately 4,700 employees. West Valley Hospital rounds out our numbers with an additional 190 employees.

There are about 820 providers on the active medical staff at Salem Health. In addition, more than 480 people provide nonmedical support as volunteers in both Salem and Dallas.

Salem Hospital 2017 statistics

  • Births - 3,461
  • Diagnostic imaging procedures - 189,410
  • ED visits - 109,131
  • Laboratory procedures - 1,627,600
  • Patient meals and meal equivalents served – 996,224
  • Surgeries - 14,158

West Valley Hospital 2017 statistics

  • Diagnostic imaging procedures - 18,191
  • Emergency department visits - 14,784
  • Inpatient admissions - 134
  • Laboratory tests/draws - 134,011
  • Surgeries - 641


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