About Us : Founded in 1861, St. Elizabeth Healthcare has locations in Covington, Edgewood, Grant, Ft. Thomas, Falmouth, Florence, and throughout Northern Kentucky and is one of the largest and most respected medical centers in the region. St. Elizabeth is the first and only Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky hospital to achieve Magnet status, the internationally recognized gold standard for nursing excellence. HealthGrades has named St. Elizabeth a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence, placing it in the top 5% in the nation for quality of care five years in a row. The medical center has been nationally recognized for heart, stroke, cancer, orthopedics, neurology and respiratory care and has been named a finalist in the Best Place to Work competition by the Cincinnati Business Courier in the large company category three years in a row. Sponsored by the Diocese of Covington, St. Elizabeth fulfills a healing mission, providing over $51 million in uncompensated care and benefits to the community in 2007.