Patient Safety

At Dupont Hospital we take your safety and security seriously. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to speak with any team member.

  • The main entrance is closed each night at 9:00 P.M. and opens each morning at 5:00 A.M. The Emergency Department entrance and the Birthplace entrance are open 24 hours a day.
  • Free valet parking is available for your convenience Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
  • Security is available to escort guests or family members to and from their cars by calling (260) 416-3266.
  • Surveillance cameras are located throughout the hospital.
  • Our team conducts regular drills, including fire, disaster and other emergency drills to ensure that we are prepared to meet any challenge.
  • We take the security of our newborns very seriously and have instituted safeguards. Infant security measures can be found in our postpartum handbook.

The Joint Commission
Dupont Hospital is committed to patient safety. Please call 260 416-3057 to share any compliments or concerns. Or you may click here External Website Link or call (800) 994-6610 to share any comments regarding patient safety with TJC. We are fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC).

United States Department of Health & Human Services: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Click here for a patient safety fact sheet External Website Link developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the American Medical Association.

Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Campus
Dupont Hospital is a smoke- and tobacco-free facility. Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, vaping devices and other similar products, along with the use of any other tobacco products, is prohibited on the hospital campus.

The tobacco-free policy was not created to infringe upon the right of personal choice, but rather to promote and protect the health of those for whom we provide care. It is especially important that those who may have compromised immune systems or other health conditions that leave them more susceptible to the effects of secondhand smoke not be exposed to it while on the hospital campus.

Anyone motivated to stop smoking or using tobacco is encouraged to check out these resources.

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LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | MEDSTAT | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
*ER wait times are door to clinical professional and can change quickly depending on the urgency of patients that arrive by ambulance. Lutheran Health Network provides care to patients with life-threatening illnesses first.
Patients are seen in order of severity, therefore, your spot may not be guaranteed. In case of a life-threatening emergency, call 911.
Dupont Hospital is owned in part by physicians.
Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.