Union Hospital (Indiana)

Union Hospital (Indiana)
Location 1606 N 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47874, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Coordinates 39°29′09″N 87°24′26″W / 39.485850°N 87.407107°W / 39.485850; -87.407107Coordinates: 39°29′09″N 87°24′26″W / 39.485850°N 87.407107°W / 39.485850; -87.407107
Funding Non-profit hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university None
Founded 1892
Website http://myunionhospital.org
Lists Hospitals in Indiana

Union Hospital is a not-for-profit healthcare system in west central Indiana. Its main facility is in Terre Haute, Indiana. [1]


Union Hospital was originally founded August 11, 1892 as the Terre Haute Sanitarium by Dr. Benjamin F. Swafford and Dr. Leo J. Weinstein. The name was changed in 1895 to Union Home for Invalids after the two doctors donated half of their holdings to a group of citizens of various Protestant and Jewish backgrounds.[2]

In 1900 a nurse named Sister Johanna M Baur, superintendent of the building, organized a Training School for Nurses, which would graduate more than nine hundred nurses before it closed in 1965. The school also collaborated to train nursing students from Indiana State University.

Union Hospital begin managing the Vermillion County Hospital in Clinton, Indiana, in 1996 with the encouragement of the Indiana State Department of Health.

Rating data

HealthGrades provides much data on Union Hospital. Of the large amount of data, three separate factors are listed for this article: patient outcomes in the hospital, patient safety indicators, overall patient rating of hospital. The most current data as of May 2015 is being used.

For patient outcomes inside the hospital HealthGrades lists twenty-seven outcome indicators. The indicators have three possible values (worse than average, average, better than average). The numbers for each ranking are:

HealthGrades lists thirteen patient safety indicators (ranked as worse than expected, as expected, better than expected). The numbers for each ranking are:

a number of patient experience indicators exist. Only one is presented here, the percentage of patients giving the hospital an overall rating of 9 or 10 (the two best ratings):


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