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Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment

At Methodist, our enduring commitment is providing the best care possible for you and your loved ones. We treat you as we would want our own family members to be treated: with great compassion and expertise based upon the latest proven measures of clinical quality.

Mission Statement

Methodist Health System is committed to improving the health of our communities by the way we care, educate and innovate.

Vision Statement

Methodist Health System will be the preferred integrated health system in the region.

Cultural Competence in Our Workplace

At Methodist, all employees are expected to behave in a way that is consistent with our core values. We will hold each other and ourselves mutually accountable for our actions.

Demonstrating our values in the workplace means that we will respect a wide range of people. Our similarities and differences may include race, gender, class, native language, ethnic origin, physical ability, age, religion, sexual orientation, professional experience, personal preferences and work style.

We value our diversity. These similarities and differences will be affirmed and respected as we serve all of our patients, customers, families and coworkers.

Core Values

  • Patient-Centered: We are patient/customer-centered and patient/customer-driven. Our patients are our first priorities. We listen to and understand their needs, and we strive to exceed their expectations.
  • Respect: We honor and respect the dignity of all. We say what we mean and mean what we say. We require fair, honest and ethical behavior in every activity under all circumstances.
  • Excellence: We strive for excellence and push beyond. We continuously improve performance through knowledge, experience, innovation and risk-taking.
  • Teamwork: We work as one. People are our most important resource. We demonstrate respect and concern for everyone, value each individual as an equal team member, and support professional growth and autonomy.
  • Community Service: We are dedicated to serving our community. We strive to achieve a healthy balance between enhancing the welfare of our community and sustaining our economic growth.

Our Commitment

We know that quality care means the best care possible for you and your individual needs. This is what we strive to deliver to every person every day at every Methodist facility. We call this The Meaning of Care.

Commitment to Patient Safety

At Methodist, we’re committed to your safety – and you can help us keep you safe, too. We encourage you to watch the Patient Safety and Medication History programs. These education programs will inform you on what you can do before, during and after your hospital stay to keep yourself safe and keep your health care provider informed about your medication history.  

Commitment to Community 

Since the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our community has been a priority. Charitable care, health education, outreach to the underserved, and community-centered events and activities have been central to our mission. Read our community health needs assessment and learn more about our Community Benefits.