If you're having a baby, need cardiac care or are looking for hospice or nursing home care, you can find all the medical services you need right here in Boynton Beach.
The greater Boynton Beach area is home to some of the nation's best hospitals. Residents and visitors have access to more than 1,000 qualified physicians as well as excellent hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient facilities and specialty care centers ensuring the highest quality of care.
With full accreditation by the Joint Commission, Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Boynton Beach, Delray Beach Medical Center, and JFK Medical Center in Atlantis provide local residents with a full range of comprehensive medical services from prenatal to geriatric care.
Each of these state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, with long-standing reputations for professionalism, is committed to preserving patient dignity while providing superior care. In addition, Delray Beach Medical Center's trauma center accepts critical care patients from across the county. Should you experience a medical emergency, require major surgery or need a rehabilitative program, home health care, stress management program or psychological treatment, rest assured that quality care is available right in your backyard. These local healthcare facilities serve thousands of patients each year and have received numerous awards.
A leading industrial sector in the state and local area, the healthcare industry employs 50,000 in Palm Beach County alone with more than 1,500 healthcare-related businesses. In fact, several local healthcare businesses employ thousands of Boynton Beach residents, including Columbia Palm Beach Healthcare Systems, Inc., and Intracoastal Healthcare Systems, Inc.
With the county's recent focus on attracting new healthcare and bioscience businesses to the area, local communities and educational institutions are developing comprehensive healthcare educational programs to train students for tomorrow's professional workforce. For example, Palm Beach Community College in Lake Worth is actively training students for allied healthcare positions, and Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton recently opened a satellite medical school in association with the University of Miami's Medical School. Some local area middle and high schools within the School District of Palm Beach County now offer students the opportunity to study a healthcare-related curriculum intended to train students for careers in the healthcare and bioscience industries.
How To Choose A Hospital
Ask your doctor. He should know which hospital is best prepared to treat your problem.
Match your health insurance policy to a hospital that will provide you with the best benefits.
See if the hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a national organization that routinely reviews hospitals that request the service. An accredited hospital has demonstrated nationally recognized optimum standards of quality. Visit www.jcaho.org for more information.
Talk to relatives and friends. They can provide valuable information and give you a user's perspective on the admitting and billing process.
Details on Hospitals who are members of the Chamber of Commerce can be found at the links below:
2815 South Seacrest Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
5352 Linton Blvd.
Delray Beach, FL 33484
JFK Medical Center
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