In 1858, a pioneering nun, Mother Joseph, opened a hospital that would survive until this day. Although the facilities, name and technology have changed, our 150-year history as the first permanent hospital in the Northwest territories gives us the distinction as one of the west’s oldest hospitals.
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is the flagship provider in a network of health care services that make up Southwest Washington Health System. As a not-for-profit provider, Southwest is governed and owned by the community. Named a 100 Top HospitalTM six times, we accept nearly all insurance plans. We recommend that you contact your health plan provider if you would like clarification that your plan is accepted.