CHI - Saint Joseph London
- 1001 Saint Joseph Lane
Founded in 1926, Saint Joseph London opened a new $152 million, 340,000 square-foot regional facility in 2010. The facility features the latest technology along with nationally ranked, award-wining services. The 150 bed licensed facility (all private rooms) overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing enviornment. Services are provided to a population of 250,000.
About London-Laurel Kentucky
London is located in the foothills of the beautiful scenic Appalachian Mountains. The north/south corridor is open via Interstate 75. London is located between Lexington, Kentucky and Knoxville, Tennessee. London/ Laurel County is surrounded by natural beauty, designed for the nature enthusiast. The birth of Colonel Sander’s famous fried chicken and home of the “World Chicken Festival”, Surrounded by the Daniel Boone National Forest, miles of nature trails and habitat for native animals and plants and trees. Two, 18 hole golf courses, hiking, camping, fishing, tennis and boating are just some of the ways to enjoy the natural resources of the area. Laurel County offers a high quality of life with living expenses 4.7% lower than the national average.
Laurel County Public Schools are a "Distinguished" District
Laurel County Schools have something to talk about and that is the success of their students. Laurel County School District is the 15th highest scoring district in the 2016 Kentucky Unbridled Learning Assessment & Accountability System report.
The district reflects a collection of twelve “Distinguished” schools and 2 “Proficient” schools. Among those high ranking classifications, the assessment results also show 2 “High Performing” schools and (5) “Schools of Distinction.” Laurel County has entered new territory with (12) “Distinguished Schools,” which is the highest number ever for the district. The success of Laurel County students has placed the district as being numbered among the top 10% of districts in the entire Commonwealth.
Catholic Health Initiatives
Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care. One of the nation’s largest health systems, Englewood, Colorado-based CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 93 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals: 24 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2013, CHI provided $762 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.