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Those in Hobe Sound don’t have to look far for quality, modern health care options. In 2016, Martin County, which is home to Hobe Sound, was ranked fourth out of 67 counties in the state in national, annual County Health Rankings data. The study compares counties’ overall healthiness using a host of variables such as quality of life, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and physical environment.

Health care facilities are available in many neighboring towns – many of which are a short drive from Hobe Sound.

Nearest is Jupiter Medical Center that recently broke ground on a new 75,000-square-foot world-class research and cancer-treatment center. Construction of the Anderson Family Cancer Institute is being partly funded by a $25 million gift – the largest single gift in the medical center’s history – from Marjorie Matheson and the Anderson Family Charitable Fund.

The Anderson Family Cancer Institute will be recognized as a leading cancer research and treatment center for the region, offering the most advanced diagnostic services and outpatient treatment.

The Medical Center was established in 1979. It is a nonprofit, 327-bed facility with 207 private acute-care beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds. It provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in cardiology, oncology, imaging, orthopedics and spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung and thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Jupiter Medical Center continues to perform in the top 10 percent of hospitals for patient quality and satisfaction.

Hobe Sound residents can also utilize the Martin Health System, which is based in Stuart but has numerous hospitals, MediCenters, emergency centers and outpatient facilities located in nearby communities, including a walk-in MediCenter in Hobe Sound. The system has a combined 434 hospital beds – 244 at Martin Medical Center, 100 at Martin Hospital South and 90 at Tradition Medical Center.

In late 2016, the Tradition Hospital opened the first phase of an expansion that includes an interventional lab for cardiac catheterizations, interventional radiology and vascular procedures, an 18-bed observation unit designed to improve the flow of emergency patients who require an extended or overnight stay and a 12-bed post-anesthesia care unit.

Martin Health System has received many accolades in recent years, including a spot on the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals list for several consecutive years In addition, its Frances Langford Heart Center has been named multiple times to Reuters’ 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation.

Outside of these medical centers mentioned above, there are also dentists, chiropractors, physicians and more located in and around Hobe Sound.

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