Salem Health fast facts

Salem Health is the premier health care provider for Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Made up of the main campus in Salem, Salem Health West Valley 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 Health's 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 4,600 employees. Salem Health West Valley rounds out our numbers with an additional 180 employees.

There are about 700 practitioners on the active medical staff at the hospital in Salem, 29 at Salem Health West Valley and another 120 that split duty between the two locations. In addition, more than 495 people provide nonmedical support as volunteers in Salem and 30 in Dallas.

Salem campus 2016 statistics

  • Births - 3,522
  • Diagnostic imaging procedures - 183,826
  • ED visits - 111,002
  • Inpatient admissions - 25,147
  • Laboratory procedures - 1,613,627
  • Patient meals served – 577,734
  • Surgeries - 13,690

Dallas campus 2016 statistics

  • Diagnostic imaging procedures - 40,799
  • Emergency department visits - 14,596
  • Inpatient admissions - 114
  • Laboratory tests/draws - 120,414
  • Surgeries - 681


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