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Annual Report 2021 A year in review

Looking back on another year of COVID-19

The upside of a difficult year

2020 was a year unlike any other. It didn't go as anyone planned, but I'm immensely proud of Columbia Memorial Hospital's work and progress, despite the threat of a global pandemic.

A year unlike any other

By the numbers

Provider update

In many ways, 2021 was a year of change for providers.

Provider update

A resilient team

As the country reels from the COVID pandemic, I am proud of our providers for their continued attention to our patients’ and community’s needs.

A resilient team

Looking to a bright future

Following on the heels of last year, 2021 continued to be a trying time for hospitals throughout Oregon.

Looking to a bright future

Person-centered care in every interaction

As a gold-certified Planetree hospital, we pride ourselves in providing exceptional, person-centered care in every interaction with patients. Although there were challenges presented by the pandemic in the last year, we continued to meet our commitment to patients even though it may have felt different than previous years.

Person-centered care in every interaction

Investing for our patients

In 2021, our main capital investments focused primarily on upgrading patient care equipment, improving IT security and expanding key service lines.

Investing for our patients
$7.8m

in community financial outreach

$2.7m

in charity care provided

Strategically planning for the future

Strategic plans exist to guide organizations through difficult times, when it is challenging to know what to do or where to go. Over the last two years, following our plan has helped CMH navigate through the COVID storm.

Strategically planning for the future
1,997

CMH caregivers held more than 20 COVID-19 vaccination events for health care workers and first responders, giving nearly 2,000 shots.

655

COVID-19 vaccines provided to pediatric patients at CMH vaccination clinics in November and December.

63%

of Clatsop County considered fully vaccinated at the end of 2021. Getting the public vaccinated would not have been possible in Clatsop County without the support of CMH.

'Caring for this community is our calling'

Caring for this community is our calling. Our dedication to our patients has helped us continue to be resilient despite the stress and strain placed on us by the long COVID-19 pandemic.

'Caring for this community is our calling'
13,192

visits to the Emergency Department

13,604

visits to the Urgent Care Clinics

More stories from 2021

Exciting news and happenings from the last year.