Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital is a 267-bed, full-service community hospital. Leading the region in providing cutting-edge technology, Lourdes is also an IHI Mentoring Hospital with a demonstrated record of improving patient safety. Lourdes has a 10-bed ICU, a 24/7 Hospitalist program and its Emergency Department treats over 37,000 patients each year. Lourdes employs a network of 80 primary care physicians, and independent specialists make up the rest of the 350+ medical staff. Lourdes, a Magnet hospital, has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925.
A midsize University town and the birthplace of IBM, Binghamton boasts great diversity in culture, religion and lifestyles. The community's cost of living is 10% below national average, and the public and parochial schools are nationally ranked. Binghamton University, part of the SUNY system, has been ranked in the top 50 public universities for the last 10 years. Recreation and leisure activities are plentiful in Binghamton's four season climate and include excellent dining, museums, minor league baseball and hockey, opera, galleries and historic landmarks.