Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

Pioneers in rural health; providing exceptional, personalized care.

A team of health care providers, administrators, support staff, elected commissioners and citizen volunteers.


We pledge to perform the healthcare services entrusted to us by our community.


We are accepting of the different needs and expectations of the people we serve and strive to meet those needs with warmth, caring and compassion.


Personalized physical and behavioral health services, including preventive services, illness care and health education which maintain, improve and restore health.


To improve and expand the awareness of all that is in and around us in order to create a sense of security and wellbeing.


A personal sense of security, satisfaction and dignity realized by the fulfillment of physical, social and emotional needs.


People who live in, work in, or visit the community we serve.

Our Vision

Uniting the community. Improving lives. 

Our Quality Policy

Forks Community Hospital is committed to delivering excellence in health care with the highest levels of skill, professionalism, and compassion while always maintaining a focus on patient safety. We are committed to continual improvements and meeting all regulatory requirements; and we strive to consistently exceed the expectations of our patients and their families.

Our Values

TEAMWORK – We believe teamwork results in the attainment of the finest finished product possible.  This is achieved through the cooperation and use of resources of individual team members.

PERSONALIZED CARE – We believe that personalized care is an essential element of the healing process.  Personalized care should be individualized to patients, residents, clients, and their families; integrating their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.

DEDICATION/COMPASSION/RESPECT – We believe that those who serve in our organization reflect a tradition of gentleness and empathy for all patients, residents, clients, and their families, co-workers and others.  We believe each person is worthy of love and respect, and we share the responsibility to safeguard personal dignity.

INNOVATION & CREATIVITY – As a rural hospital district serving a large geographic area, we have the responsibility for providing diverse health-related inpatient, outpatient and residential services.  We encourage innovative and creative ideas in problem solving to overcome limited resources.