Our mission is to enhance the lives of people in our community by providing exceptional, patient-centered healthcare.

We will achieve this mission by: 

  • Delivery of high quality services and programs directly and through affiliations with other health care providers and agencies
  • Meeting the needs and exceeding the expectations of patients, physicians, employees and buyers of health care, through a commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • Taking a leadership role on issues of health care by providing education and seeking community participation to improve the health of all citizens
  • Maintaining the financial strength required to deliver health care services by being good stewards of resources


Van Diest Medical Center will serve our community by delivering quality care and creating an atmosphere of healing by our collaborative healthcare team.


Compassion - We recognize the needs of others and respond by showing we care.

Accountability - We believe in employee ownership and a commitment to always perform at our best.

Respect - We appreciate the importance of each encounter and treat one another with dignity.

Excellence - Using our collective strengths we work together to exceed the expectations of patients, families, physicians and staff.

Service - We create an environment that focuses on the very core of our organization - to serve others.

For anyone wishing to recognize a VDMC team member, please fill out our Spotlight on Values card.

 Click here to download and print the C.A.R.E.S. Award Nomination card. (in .pdf format)