Bedford Memorial Hospital (BMH) provides quality care with a special touch.For over half-century of growth and expansion, BMH has remained committed to its mission of improving the health of this community. As part of a partnership between Carilion Clinic and Centra, the hospital provides a full-service medical facility with special emphasis on outpatient surgery, emergency services, geriatrics, and rehabilitative services.
The facility offers services, including 24-hour emergency care, to more than 60,000 patients yearly.
Mission, Values and Vision
We’re Here to Serve
To provide you – our patient – with the best possible care takes the cooperative efforts of many different people doing many different jobs. Not only are there doctors, nurses, therapists and technicians to help you, there are many employees you may not meet face-to-face, such as registration representatives, security officers, medical records transcriptionists, telephone operators and secretaries, to name only a few. Plus, you will find our housekeeping staff keeping your room clean; dietary personnel preparing and serving your meals; and maintenance personnel who keep the hospital building and systems in operation.
But whatever job Bedford Memorial Hospital employees and staff are performing; they are doing it for you.
Bedford Memorial Hospital exists to improve the health of the communities it serves.
We acknowledge the dignity, diversity and worth of the people we serve, each other and our institutions.
We act responsibly, honestly, confidentially and within ethical and professional principles.
We strive to improve continually in everything we do as individuals, team and organizations.
The people of Bedford Memorial Hospital and its affiliated organizations are the source of its success, knowledge, skill and compassion.
We are dedicated to the highest quality of customer service, delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride and company spirit.
Bedford Class Directors
Brian Buchanan, M.D.
Patsy Dooley, Chair
Michael LeMaster, Vice Chair
John Kerr, M.D., Chief of Medical Staff
Carilion Class Directors
G. Robert Vaughan, Jr.
R. Wayne Gandee, M.D.
Cynthia P. Smith
Melina D. Perdue
Centra Class Directors
Deborah A. Shipman