Benton County healthcare providers recognize the importance of responding to a growing and aging population. It is transforming from providing predominantly primary care to more advanced specialty care needs. By advancing the level of care through innovative healthcare strategies such as electronic health records and recruiting specifically trained staff and physicians, the healthcare community is becoming a destination for care. In addition, the healthcare systems provide a strong base for economic development in Benton County.
Northwest Medical Center – Bentonville accredited by The Joint Commission, is a 128-bed acute care facility offering comprehensive cardiac care, including open-heart surgery and cardiac catheterization. The hospital’s women’s center features maternity care suites with home-like comfort inÂ The Family Birth Place, andÂ The Orthopedic and Spine CenterÂ focuses on joint, muscle and bone injuries. The hospital has earned national accreditation from The Joint Commission for advanced total joint hip and knee surgery as well as spine surgery. The emergency department holds chest pain center accreditation and is recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health as anÂ Arkansas Stroke Ready Hospital.
Mercy Health System of Northwest Arkansas – a-for-profit, faith-based health system, provides healthcare services to residents in Northwest Arkansas and southwest Missouri. The system includes Mercy Medical Center, Mercy Health Foundation of Northwest Arkansas, The Gardens at Osage Terrace assisted living facility and Mercy medical clinics in 22 locations throughout the area.
Other major hospitals and medical services in the area include:
Washington Regional Medical Center
3215 N. North Hills Blvd., Fayetteville
The Veterans Administration Medical Center
1100 N. College Ave., Fayetteville
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
800 Marshall St., Little Rock
Vista Health – Behavioral Health Hospital
4253 Crossover Rd., Fayetteville
Ozark Guidance – Mental Health Center
2508 S.E. 20th St., Bentonville
Decision Point – Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
602 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville