Jupiter Medical Center and UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, today announced plans for their first jointly operated clinical facility, the result of the organization’s recently announced alliance.
The two-story, 50,000-square-foot Jupiter Medical Center | UF Health Neighborhood Hospital at the Health Park at Avenir will include 24-hour emergency services, inpatient beds, operating rooms, a diagnostic laboratory and imaging services. Additionally, there will be medical office space for physicians, including primary care and various specialties. Sina Companies, a highly respected national real estate firm headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, will develop the facility, which is scheduled to open in 2024.
Avenir is a new and innovative development taking shape in western Palm Beach Gardens. The 4,752-acre sustainable community will feature 3,900 new homes, a resort-style clubhouse, retail space, offices, shops and restaurants.
“The Jupiter Medical Center | UF Health Neighborhood Hospital at the Health Park at Avenir is an example of our strong commitment to expanding access to health care for our growing community,” said Amit Rastogi, M.D., MHCM, president and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center. “This new, state-of-the-art facility will provide the latest in leading-edge medicine, right where patients want their care — close to home. We look forward to serving the many communities in the western Northlake corridor, including Ibis, Bayhill Estates and the surrounding communities. We will continue to share developments on this project, and more about our relationship with UF Health, as details evolve.”
In June, the healthcare partners announced plans to transform healthcare delivery, research and education in Palm Beach and Martin counties and surrounding communities. The organizations share complementary missions of providing the best possible care through their distinctive approach to academic and community medicine. In addition to a focus on jointly operated facilities, like Health Park at Avenir, discussions advance on the development of novel clinical and hospital services as well as programs that support the translation of research findings into innovative treatments that improve patient outcomes.
“With the exponential population growth in Palm Beach County and surrounding areas comes the need for innovative and diverse health care offerings,” said David R. Nelson, M.D., senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health. “The Neighborhood Hospital is the perfect opportunity to increase community health care access in the region by bringing world-class doctors, state-of-the-art facilities and transformational technology closer to home.”
Earlier this year, the Florida campus of Scripps Research integrated with UF and UF Health as UF Scripps Biomedical Research, establishing a scientific powerhouse a few miles from the highly rated, independent nonprofit Jupiter Medical Center.
For more information about Jupiter Medical Center UF Health Neighborhood Hospital at the Health Park at Avenir, visit jupitermed.com, call 561-263-2234 or follow Jupiter Medical Center on Twitter @JupiterMedCtr or on Facebook and Instagram @jupitermedicalcenter.
ABOUT JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER
Top-rated in the region for quality, safety, and patient experience, Jupiter Medical Center is the leading destination for world-class health care in Palm Beach County and across the Treasure Coast. Jupiter Medical Center’s state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies enable its award-winning physicians to provide a comprehensive continuum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. Jupiter Medical Center’s specialty centers of excellence include orthopedics, comprehensive cancer care, cardiovascular care, neurosciences, and women’s and children’s services. For more information about Jupiter Medical Center, please call 561-263-2200 or visit www.jupitermed.com.
ABOUT UF HEALTH
UF Health is a world-class academic health center that combines leading-edge research at campuses around Florida with outstanding clinical care at a network of hospitals around the state. The flagship is UF Health Shands Hospital, part of Florida’s preeminent health system, with 10 adult and pediatric specialties ranked among the nation’s elite in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals surveys. That’s more than any other hospital in Florida.
Our mission is to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care, innovative and rigorous education in the health professions and biomedical sciences, and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical investigation. Visit www.UFHealth.org to learn more.
Originally published on October 4, 2022 by Jupiter Medical Center News. To view the original article click here.