About Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital
At Davenport & Taylor, we are dedicated to excellence, providing exceptional and compassionate healthcare service that promotes the dignity and well-being of the people we serve. We offer a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, and physician services to care for individuals throughout their lifetime.
1904—Nurses Marianna Dethloff, Blanche and Katherine Belknap move their hospital to Bath, NY.
1910—Bath hospital opens with Dr. Douglas Smith and Dr. Henry J. Wynkoop as chief surgeons.
1912—School of nursing founded.
1916—Bath Hospital moves to the home of Dr. Alexis H. Cruttenden and connected to the house next door.
1935—Bath Memorial Hospital opens in a renovated 3-story building, funded by a local bond issue and a Federal grant.
1960—A new, modern hospital opens with $1.6 million raised by area citizens, the former Davenport Home for Female Orphan Children and the Federal government.
1966—An Intensive Care Unit is established.
1972—A physical therapy department opens.
1977—Construction begins on the Keuka Medical Arts Building.
1990—The Fred & Harriett Taylor Health Center opens to provide long-term care and rehabilitation.
2008—The Meade Rehabilitation Center opens to provide physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services.
2011—Davenport & Taylor becomes part of Arnot Health.
2012—A $3.1 million capital campaign is launched for a new Emergency Department.
Support Our Mission
Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital is a non-profit organization, supported by our community through the Keuka Healthcare Foundation. Contributions help fund medical equipment, patient services, health education, scholarships, and more.
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About Arnot Health
Arnot Health physicians, clinicians, and specialists work together to offer integrated quality care to our patients, their families, and our community. Our services are available throughout the region at 1 tertiary medical center and 2 acute-care hospitals, long-term care centers, rehabilitation facilities, and local physicians' offices.