As an organiztion entrusted with what may be one of the most important experiences in your life, we extend our sincere appreciation for your confidence in the care we provide and thank you for choosing Long Beach Medical Center. Our renowned culture of caring has been built upon the following statements.
To be the first name that comes to mind when people need health care.
Care, Competence, Compassion
To promote health and ease pain.
The fundamental mission of Long Beach Medical Center is to provide high quality services to meet the health care needs of the communities of Long Beach, Lido Beach, Point Lookout, Atlantic Beach, Island Park and other neighboring communities. To the residents of these communities, and to others needing health services, Long Beach Medical Center will provide a broad range of services, including acute care, long term care, home care and ambulatory care consistent with the needs of the community and the capacity of the institution to meet those needs. Where appropriate, the Medical Center will collaborate with other institutions to enhance services to the community.
The Medical Center will be responsive to all patients. It is dedicated to providing services to patients and their families with humanity and compassion. It will not discriminate against any person or group of people on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, or handicap.
Long Beach Medical Center will maintain the highest standards in its appointments to its Medical Staff and in its hiring of all Medical Center personnel. It is committed to excellence and, by embracing the principles of continuous quality improvement, will strive to increase the value of its services by promoting quality and reducing cost.
Long Beach Medical Center is committed to professional education and will provide undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate medical education programs, as well as education programs in other health professions. To achieve and maintain the highest standards of practice, Long Beach Medical Center will also provide educational opportunities for physicians, nurses, and other professional, technical and support personnel associated with the Medical Center.
Long Beach Medical Center will establish and maintain programs designed to increase the public’s awareness of its own health needs, utilizing educational techniques which stress health promotion, prevention services, and the constructive use of the health resources available through the Medical Center.