St. Vincent General Hospital is a small rural district hospital serving Leadville, Twin Lakes, Lake County and the Upper Arkansas River Valley along with an outreach clinic in Buena Vista. It is the only hospital in Lake County providing 25 beds of high-quality and compassionate acute, skilled and extended care to their local families and visitors, and is a Critical Access Hospital that provides general medical services for a wide variety of acute illnesses, as well as emergency, laboratory and imaging services. In 2004, St. Vincent Hospital was named one of the Top 100 Hospitals by Solucient.
The mission of St. Vincent General Hospital is to provide the best possible continuum of healthcare services to meet the health needs of persons in Lake County and surrounding areas. These services will be provided in a quality, cost-effective and accessible basis, and achieve a balance between community needs and available resources. We will reflect the caring and noble nature of this mission in all that we do.