History & Mission

A Brief History
Since opening our doors in the year 1969, we have helped generation after generation achieve better health. As medicine has evolved over the years, we have adapted to the changing healthcare needs of our community, added new services, implemented the latest advances in technology and most importantly, we have never strayed from our commitment to deliver quality, cost-effective community-based healthcare to all citizens of Effingham County. Our intent has always been - and will forever be...To Grow with You!

Effingham Health System Mission
Our Mission is to provide access and delivery of quality, cost effective, community based healthcare to all the citizens of Effingham County.

Our Vision
Every patient will experience compassionate, quality care and service at a level of excellence that will make Effingham Health System the healthcare provider of choice.

Our Valued Principles
We believe the success of Effingham Health System is directly related to the values we hold, share, and practice. These values must form the basis for every action we take toward patients, families, physicians, volunteers, and each other with commitment to:

  • Quality
  • Service
  • Compassion
  • Leadership
  • Education
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity
  • Fiscal Responsibility