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Patient Advocate

The Patient Advocate for T.J. Regional Health strives to improve patient satisfaction, enhance quality of care and promote patient rights by facilitating communication with physicians, nurses, and all other hospital departments and employees.

This service is available at no charge to all patients to ensure that your stay or visit at any of T.J. Regional Health's locations is as convenient and comfortable as possible. If you are not satisfied with any aspect of your care or treatment or the services provided, please bring this to the attention of your physician, nurse, house supervisor, other staff members or the Patient Advocate. As healthcare providers, our goal is to address and resolve concerns and answer your questions in a timely, reasonable, and consistent manner.

You may also call the Patient Advocate directly for information regarding advance directives at 270.651.4242 or 270.651.4284

To lodge a complaint or grievance directly with the federal government and/or state agencies, please use the following contact information:

The Joint Commission's website:
Fax: 630.792.5636


Office of Quality and Patient Safety
The Joint Commission
1 Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Division of Healthcare Facilities and Services (Licensing and Regulation)
Office of Inspector General
275 E. Main St., 5 E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621