Our Mission | El Camino Hospital

Our Mission

Our Mission

It is the mission of El Camino Hospital, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, to be an innovative, publicly accountable and locally controlled comprehensive healthcare organization that cares for the sick, relieves suffering and provides quality, cost-competitive services to improve the health and well-being of our community.

Our Vision

We are unified by a vision of the goals we aspire to achieve, every hour and every day.


When our employees and physicians talk about El Camino Hospital, they will feel a great sense of pride in knowing their contributions will make a difference to the people they serve.

When our patients talk about El Camino Hospital, they will express satisfaction and confidence in their personal choice and the convenient, compassionate and comprehensive care they receive.

When our payers speak about El Camino Hospital, they will recognize the value of our services. But, most importantly, we will be distinguished by our dedication to quality and service.

Health and Well-being

We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the people in our community. We will continue our tradition of delivering compassionate, high quality and comprehensive care. We will be recognized as a national leader by demonstrating that the path to implementing healthcare reform starts at the community level. 

People and Technology

We will capitalize on the unique talents of the people in our organization and new technologies to provide a comprehensive array of services. Our organization will be efficient, effective and grounded in our values of public community accountability and compassionate care.

Dedicated to Success

Our community model of healthcare delivery will create new systems and approaches to care. We have continuously adapted and created innovative approaches to providing quality patient care for over 50 years. Our commitment is to successfully respond and excel in the constantly changing and competitive environment of the future.

Managed Care

We recognize the demand for competitively priced services that have measurable value to the customers and payers. We will develop managed care systems that combine the expertise of our staff with state-of-the-art information technology to meet this demand. We can be distinctive in the marketplace by demonstrating our ability to manage resources responsibly while preserving our commitment to quality service.