Med Center Health to Acquire Logan Memorial Hospital

Med Center Health announced today that Logan Memorial Hospital will become Med Center Health’s seventh hospital, anticipated to be effective July 1, 2024.

Logan Memorial Hospital is a 75-bed acute care hospital located in Russellville, Kentucky that serves a population of approximately 45,000.  

Logan Memorial Hospital’s bed complement includes 6 ICU/CCU beds and 10 swing beds. Other services include a surgery center with 3 operating rooms, 2 endoscopy suites, a 24-hour physician staffed chest pain accredited emergency department, and imaging technology including PACS, 3D digital mammography, spiral 16-slice CT, 3D ultrasound, MRI, echo and nuclear medicine. Logan Memorial Hospital also offers cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation, laboratory services, infusion center, outpatient rehabilitation and a 2-bed sleep disorder center. The medical staff is comprised of family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, general surgery, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, nephrology, pain management, urology, pathology, orthopedic surgery, interventional radiology, and ophthalmology.  The acquisition also includes 3 medical office buildings on the main campus as well as rural health clinics located in Russellville, Auburn, and Elkton.

Med Center Health owns and operates the region’s most comprehensive hospital, The Medical Center, in Bowling Green. It also owns and operates The Medical Center at Scottsville, The Medical Center at Franklin, The Medical Center at Caverna, The Medical Center at Albany and Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital. Following the acquisition, the hospital formerly known as Logan Memorial Hospital will become The Medical Center at Russellville.

“Med Center Health’s mission is to care for people and improve the quality of life in the communities we serve,” said Connie Smith, President and CEO. “This acquisition aligns perfectly with that mission as we look to further enhance healthcare services for residents of Logan County and surrounding communities. We have a proven track record of improving access to care and services in our rural communities, and we could not be more excited to do the same for our friends and family in Logan County.”

“We are proud of the quality patient care that we deliver at Logan Memorial Hospital to the local families, individuals, and our neighbors and we are very pleased with the progress we have made under ScionHealth’s ownership,” said Kamal Singh, MD,  a local physician leader and Board Member at Logan Memorial Hospital. “We are confident that Med Center Health’s breadth and depth of care services will best serve the local community as they seek to expand services and offer the resources of the most comprehensive health system in the region.  We believe that Med Center Health has the tools and resources to provide exceptional patient care in the near term and well into the future.”